Top Performing Industries For January 12, 2016
At 10:20 am, the Dow rose 0.51 percent to 16,482.94, the broader Standard & Poor's 500 index moved up 0.60 percent to 1,935.19 and the NASDAQ composite index gained 1.09 percent to 4,688.69.
The industries that are driving in the market today are:
Toy & Hobby Stores: This industry gained 6.2 percent by 10:20 am. The top performer in this industry was Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc(NYSE: BBW), which rose 5.3 percent. Build-A-Bear expects Q4 sales of $117.70 million.
Consumer Services: This industry rose 4.5 percent by 10:20 am ET. The top performer in this industry was Student Transportation Inc (NASDAQ: STB), which gained 9.5 percent. Student Transportation shares have dropped 47.86 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has declined 4.91 percent in the same period.
Dairy Products: The industry gained 3.2 percent by 10:20 am. The top performer in this industry was Dean Foods Co (NYSE: DF), which gained 2.8 percent. Stephens & Co. upgraded Dean Foods from Equal-weight to Overweight.
Home Health Care: This industry moved up 2.7 percent by 10:20 am. The top performer in this industry was BioScrip Inc (NASDAQ: BIOS), which rose 8.7 percent.
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