Top Performing Industries For January 15, 2013
At 10:25 am, the Dow dropped 0.23% to 13,476.52, the broader Standard & Poor's 500 index moved down 0.32% to 1,466.00 and the NASDAQ composite index fell 0.66% to 3,096.95.
The industries that are still afloat in the market today are:
Publishing - Books: This industry jumped 1.45% by 10:25 am. The top stock within the industry was Pearson plc (NYSE: PSO), which rose 2.7%. Pearson's trailing-twelve-month ROE is 17.04%.
Medical Appliances & Equipment: This industry rose 1.27% by 10:25 am ET. The top performer in this industry was Fonar (NASDAQ: FONR), which gained 4.3%. Fonar shares have jumped 204.00% over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has gained 13.68% in the same period.
Auto Parts Stores: This industry moved up 0.91% by 10:25 am, with AutoZone (NYSE: AZO) moving up 2% to gain the top spot. AutoZone's PEG ratio is 0.84.
Toy & Hobby Stores: The industry gained 0.69% by 10:25 am. The top performer in this industry was Build-A-Bear Workshop (NYSE: BBW), which gained 0.9%. Build-A-Bear had $22.15 million in total cash for the latest quarter.
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