Top Performing Industries For September 25, 2013
At 10:30 am, the Dow gained 0.06% to 15,343.04, the broader Standard & Poor's 500 index moved up 0.01% to 1,697.54 and the NASDAQ composite index surged 0.06% to 3,770.31.
The industries that are supporting the market today are:
Nonmetallic Mineral Mining: This industry jumped 0.94% by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Hallador Energy Company (NASDAQ: HNRG), which rose 0.95%. Hallador Energy has a dividend yield of 2.30%.
Silver: This industry rose 0.84% by 10:30 am ET. The top performer in this industry was Endeavour Silver (NYSE: EXK), which gained 4.6%. Silver futures gained 0.81% to trade at $21.76 an ounce.
Drugs Wholesale: This industry moved up 0.62% by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was McKesson (NYSE: MCK), which gained 1.2%. McKesson's PEG ratio is 1.18.
Internet Software & Services: The industry gained 0.61% by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Vocus (NASDAQ: VOCS), which gained 3.5%. Vocus shares have dropped 50.46% over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has gained 17.75% in the same period.
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