Walt Disney Stock (DIS) Leads The Dow Higher today
The Dow Jones Industrial Average (^DJI) closed down one point at 12,019. During the day, 860.6 million shares of the 30 Dow components have changed hands vs. an average daily trading volume of 911.3 million. The NYSE advances/declines ratio closed at 1,829 issues advancing vs. 1,194 declining with 96 unchanged.
The Dow component that led the way higher today was Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS), which sported a 62-cent gain (+1.7%) bringing the stock to $36.61. Volume for The Walt Disney ended the day at 10.1 million shares traded vs. an average daily trading volume of 13.1 million shares.
The Walt Disney has a market cap of $64.4 billion and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are down 4.1% year to date as of Thursday’s close. The stock’s dividend yield sits at 1.1%.