Top Performing Industries For May 17, 2013
At 10:17 am, the Dow surged 0.36% to 15,288.10, the broader Standard & Poor's 500 index moved up 0.51% to 1,658.94 and the NASDAQ composite index rose 0.52% to 3,483.38.
The industries that are performing well in the market today are:
Medical Practitioners: This industry jumped 4.69% by 10:17 am. The top stock within the industry was Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: VNDA) surged 13.45%. Vanda Pharmaceuticals' trailing-twelve-month revenue is $32.65 million.
Semiconductor Memory Chips: This industry rose 2.46% by 10:17 am ET. The top performer in this industry was SemiLEDs Corporation (NASDAQ: LEDS), which gained 5.11%. SemiLEDs trailing twelve-month revenue is $25.70 million.
Building Materials Wholesale: This industry moved up 2.62% by 10:17 am, with Louisiana-Pacific Corp. (NYSE: LPX) moving up 2.78% to gain the top spot. Louisiana-Pacific Corp's trailing twelve-month revenue is $10.41%.
Electronics Stores: The industry gained 2.72% by 10:17 am. The top performer in this industry was GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME), which gained 3.17%. GameStop's trailing twelve-month revenue is $8.89 billion.
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