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%.


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Meaning of "trough" -- Trough is the bottom of a transverse wave. And generically means a low point or a place to fill. Venus is related to this meaning. Veins are to be filled, and venusian people are loving. The left is more venusian than the right, hence The Trough--where Heloise helps the great and the small. Heloise the politico from Blogcritics.org. Physics preacher, blogger, gardener, beach lover, book lover, writer, author.

Posted on December 5, 2011, in Money Trough, The Reel Trough, TV Trough and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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