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Benzinga's Top Performing Industries, February 25th (ABVT, HL, EXK, MU, NETL, RMBS, SRZ, ACTG)

The internet service providers industry was the best performing industry on Friday. It gained 4.45%, and in the space, AboveNet, Inc. (NYSE: ABVT) spiked 7.65%.

The silver industry companies had a good trading session today, with an increase of 3.73%. Hecla Mining Company (NYSE: HL) spiked 6.94% today, and Endeavour Silver Corp. (CAN) (AMEX: EXK) gained 5.59%.

The semiconductor-memory chips industry jumped 3.59%. In the space, Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: MU) gained 4.86%, and closed at $11.44. Micron Technology, Inc. (MU) was upgraded today from "hold" to "buy" by Lazard Capital Market. NetLogic Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ: NETL) jumped 4.80%, and Rambus Inc. (NASDAQ: RMBS) added 3.94%.

The long-term care facilities industry traded 3.54% higher on Friday, and Sunrise Senior Living, Inc. (NYSE: SRZ) was the best performer in the space, with an increase of 12.24%. SRZ traded higher after it reported better than expected earnings.

The research services industry gained 3.31% today, as Acacia Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ACTG) spiked 19.42%. ACTG announced that its unit has entered into a settlement agreement with ECI Telecom.

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