Top Performing Industries For December 18, 2012
At 10:30 am, the Dow surged 0.23% to 13,265.99, the broader Standard & Poor's 500 index moved up 0.32% to 1,434.93 and the NASDAQ composite index rose 0.59% to 3,028.28.
The industries that are driving the market today are:
Photographic Equipment & Supplies: This industry jumped 3.60% by 10:30 am. The top stock within the industry was Canon (NYSE: CAJ), which rose 3.7%. Canon U.S.A. launched sales of the new FPA-3030i5+ i-line stepper.
Music & Video Stores: This industry rose 2.68% by 10:30 am ET. The top performer in this industry was Hastings Entertainment (NASDAQ: HAST), which gained 8.5%. Hastings Entertainment's trailing-twelve-month revenue is $473.95 million.
Catalog & Mail Order Houses: This industry moved up 1.49% by 10:30 am, with dELiA*s (NASDAQ: DLIA) moving up 6.5% to gain the top spot. dELiA*s shares have dropped 12.30% over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has gained 15.23% in the same period.
Marketing Services: The industry gained 1.45% by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Arbitron (NYSE: ARB), which gained 23.6%. Nielsen Holdings NV (NYSE: NLSN) announced its plans to buy Arbitron for $1.26 billion.
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