Worst Performing Industries For October 7, 2013
At 10:40 am, the Dow dropped 0.56% to 14,988.22, the broader Standard & Poor's 500 index moved down 0.43% to 1,683.17 and the NASDAQ composite index fell 0.42% to 3,791.95.
The worst performing industries in the market today are:
Gold: This industry tumbled 5.69% by 10:40 am. The worst stock within the industry was Primero Mining (NYSE: PPP), which fell 0.6%. Primero Mining's trailing-twelve-month ROA is 3.39%.
Toys & Games: This industry fell 2.15% by 10:40 am ET. The worst performer in this industry was Mattel (NASDAQ: MAT), which dropped 2%. Mattel's PEG ratio is 1.98.
Nonmetallic Mineral Mining: This industry moved down 2.09% by 10:40 am, with Yanzhou Coal Mining Co (NYSE: YZC) moving down 3.5%. Yanzhou Coal Mining shares have dropped 36.60% over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has gained 16.12% in the same period.
Internet Service Providers: The industry dropped 1.63% by 10:40 am. The worst performer in this industry was Internet Initiative Japan (NASDAQ: IIJI), which declined 2.5%. Internet Initiative Japan has a dividend yield of 0.60%.
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