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Intel Corp (INTC) Tops DJIA Gainers for August 11

August 11, 2014

Equities Staff

The Dow closed at 16,570.00 on Monday, which is a 0.1% move from yesterday's close. Intel Corp led all gainers with a 1.29% jump. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is the oldest stock market index of the U.S. stock market, tracking the price performance of 30 blue chip companies. The Dow is a price-weighted index, which means it is calculated by the share price of its components.

Here are today's best and worst performers on the Dow.

Today's Best Performers:

1. Intel Corp (INTC) was today's best performer on the Dow with shares jumping 1.29% to $33.02 per share, on volume of 27,582,013. Intel Corp has an average daily volume of 33,364,465 shares.

Intel Corporation is a semiconductor chip maker, which develops integrated digital technology products, mainly integrated circuits, for industries such as computing and communications.

Intel Corp's current price to earnings ratio (P/E) is 16.8. The company also pays a dividend yield of 2.76%. Over the past 52 weeks, Intel Corp share prices have bounced 57.14% off a low of $21.89.

2. Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) came in second with a gain of 1.18% to $104.5. Shares of Caterpillar Inc. traded on volume of 5,188,657, versus an average daily volume of 4,151,205 shares.

Caterpillar Inc. has a current price to earnings ratio (P/E) of 17.2. It sports a dividend yield of 2.71%. Caterpillar Inc. share prices have rebounded 28.4% off its 52-week low of $81.46.

Caterpillar Inc is a manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel & natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines & diesel-electric locomotives. Its segments include Resource Industries, Construction Industries and Power Systems.

3. Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO) rounds out Monday top gainers after rising 0.8% to $25.23 on volume of 25,867,865. The average daily volume for Cisco Systems Inc. is 31,042,991.

Cisco Systems Inc designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol (IP) based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology (IT) industry.

Over the past 52 weeks, Cisco Systems Inc. share prices have recovered 25% from its low of $20.22. The company also pays a dividend yield of 3.04% to shareholders. Cisco Systems Inc. currently has a P/E of 16.9.

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