Worst Performing Industries For December 23, 2013
At 10:20 am, the Dow surged 0.39% to 16,283.53, the broader Standard & Poor's 500 index moved up 0.43% to 1,826.20 and the NASDAQ composite index rose 0.69% to 4,133.16.
The worst performing industries in the market today are:
Textile - Apparel Clothing: This industry tumbled 6.14% by 10:20 am. The worst stock within the industry was Superior Uniform Group (NASDAQ: SGC), which fell 3.2%. Superior Uniform Group's trailing-twelve-month profit margin is 3.40%.
Medical Practitioners: This industry fell 2.37% by 10:20 am ET. The worst performer in this industry was LCA-Vision (NASDAQ: LCAV), which dropped 2.5%. LCA-Vision's PEG ratio is -5.28.
Synthetics: This industry moved down 1.16% by 10:20 am, with Axiall (NYSE: AXLL) moving down 2.1%. Axiall reported that the cause of a December 20 fire that occurred in the vinyl chloride manufacturing area of the company's Lake Charles chemicals complex in Louisiana remains under investigation.
Air Services, Other: The industry dropped 0.98% by 10:20 am. The worst performer in this industry was Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, SAB de CV (NYSE: ASR), which declined 2.8%. ASUR's trailing-twelve-month ROA is 8.42%.
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