Top Performing Industries For October 14, 2013
At 10:40 am, the Dow dropped 0.44% to 15,170.48, the broader Standard & Poor's 500 index moved down 0.44% to 1,695.73 and the NASDAQ composite index declined 0.33% to 3,779.43.
The industries that are still afloat in the market today are:
Music & Video Stores: This industry jumped 2.85% by 10:40 am. The top performer in this industry was Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX), which rose 2.8%. The Wall Street Journal reported that Netflix is in talks with Comcast, Suddenlink to provide service via app on set-top boxes.
Staffing & Outsourcing Services: This industry moved up 0.93% by 10:40 am. The top performer in this industry was AMN Healthcare Services (NYSE: AHS), which gained 1.5%. AMN Healthcare Services is expected to host a conference call to discuss Q3 results on October 31.
Publishing - Books: The industry gained 0.85% by 10:40 am. The top performer in this industry was Pearson plc (NYSE: PSO), which gained 1.1%. Pearson has a dividend yield of 2.40%.
Rental & Leasing Services: This industry rose 0.74% by 10:40 am ET. The top performer in this industry was General Finance (NYSE: GFN), which gained 0.8%. General Finance shares have jumped 42.50% over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has gained 18.27% in the same period.
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