Top Performing Industries For August 4, 2014
At 10:30 am, the Dow gained 0.08% to 16,505.83, the broader Standard & Poor's 500 index moved up 0.19% to 1,928.81 and the NASDAQ composite index rose 0.32% to 4,366.47.
The industries that are driving the market today are:
Toy & Hobby Stores: This industry rose 3.62% by 10:30 am ET. The top performer in this industry was Build-A-Bear Workshop (NYSE: BBW), which gained 4.1%. Build-A-Bear's PEG ratio is 0.74.
Dairy Products: The industry gained 2.37% by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Synutra International (NASDAQ: SYUT), which gained 3.9%. Synutra is expected to release its FQ1 financial results on August 8, 2014.
Internet Service Providers: This industry moved up 2.32% by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Qihoo 360 Technology Co (NYSE: QIHU), which gained 3.4%. The rise in the stock may be attributed to a report that China has approved Qihoo anti-virus software, and banned Kapersky and Symantec software.
Appliances: This industry jumped 1.57% by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Whirlpool (NYSE: WHR), which rose 1.6%. Whirlpool's trailing-twelve-month revenue is $18.82 billion.
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