Top Performing Industries For August 19, 2014
At 10:30 am, the Dow gained 0.31% to 16,891.36, the broader Standard & Poor's 500 index moved up 0.29% to 1,977.47 and the NASDAQ composite index rose 0.22% to 4,518.06.
The industries that are driving the market today are:
Toy & Hobby Stores: This industry rose 6.55% by 10:30 am ET. The top performer in this industry was Build-A-Bear Workshop (NYSE: BBW), which gained 6.5%. Build-A-Bear's PEG ratio is 0.79.
Sporting Goods Stores: The industry gained 2.96% by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Dick's Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), which gained 5.1%. Dick's Sporting Goods reported upbeat fiscal-second quarter profit.
Building Materials Wholesale: This industry moved up 2.48% by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Louisiana-Pacific (NYSE: LPX), which gained 3.7%. Louisiana-Pacific shares have dropped 7.42% over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has gained 19.79% in the same period.
Manufactured Housing: This industry jumped 2.46% by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Skyline (NYSE: SKY), which rose 5.3%. Skyline's trailing-twelve-month revenue is $182.86 million.
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