Worst Performing Industries For December 26, 2012
At 10:40 am, the Dow surged 0.03% to 13,142.77, the broader Standard & Poor's 500 index moved down 0.12% to 1,424.89 and the NASDAQ composite index fell 0.18% to 3,007.08.
The worst performing industries in the market today are:
Textile - Apparel Footwear & Accessories: This industry tumbled 8.08% by 10:40 am. The worst stock within the industry was Coach (NYSE: COH), which fell 2.3%. Coach has a dividend yield of 2.10%.
Catalog & Mail Order Houses: This industry fell 1.07% by 10:40 am ET. The worst performer in this industry was Acorn International (NYSE: ATV), which dropped 1.5%. Acorn International announced its plans to buy around 8 million of its shares.
Diagnostic Substances: This industry moved down 0.96% by 10:40 am, with Chembio Diagnostics (NASDAQ: CEMI) moving down 4.9%. Chembio's trailing-twelve-month ROA is 6.18%.
Office Supplies: The industry dropped 0.79% by 10:40 am. The worst performer in this industry was Ennis (NYSE: EBF), which declined 1.1%. Ennis' trailing-twelve-month profit margin is 3.95%.
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