Top Performing Industries For August 22, 2014
At 11:40 am, the Dow dropped 0.18% to 17,009.07, the broader Standard & Poor's 500 index moved down 0.19% to 1,988.55 and the NASDAQ composite index rose 0.10% to 4,536.58.
The industries that are supporting the market today are:
Office Supplies: This industry rose 2.80% by 11:40 am ET. The top performer in this industry was ACCO Brands (NYSE: ACCO), which gained 4.5%. On Thursday, ACCO Brands announced a $100 million share repurchase authorization..
Computer Peripherals: The industry gained 2.02% by 11:40 am. The top performer in this industry was Voxeljet AG (NYSE: VJET), which gained 7.1%. Voxeljet's trailing-twelve-month revenue is $16.81 million.
Electronics Stores: This industry moved up 1.63% by 11:40 am. The top performer in this industry was GameStop (NYSE: GME), which gained 6.1%. GameStop reported upbeat results for its fiscal second-quarter.
Gold: This industry jumped 1.20% by 11:40 am. The top performer in this industry was Sibanye Gold (NYSE: SBGL), which rose 3.2%. Gold futures gained 0.44% to trade at $1,281.00 an ounce.
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