Top Performing Industries For June 29, 2016
At 10:30 am, the Dow rose 0.99 percent to 17,582.47, the broader Standard & Poor's 500 index moved up 1.15 percent to 2,059.42 and the NASDAQ composite index gained 1.20 percent to 4,748.06.
The industries that are driving the market today are:
- Publishing - Books: This industry gained 4.2 percent by 11:00 am. The top stock within the industry was Pearson PLC (ADR) (NYSE: PSO), which gained 4.7 percent. Pearson shares have dropped 36.22 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has declined 1.99 percent in the same period.
- Sporting Goods Stores: This industry rose 3.5 percent by 10:30 am ET. The top performer in this industry was Dicks Sporting Goods Inc (NYSE: DKS), which gained 3.8 percent. Dicks PEG ratio is 1.37.
- Insurance Brokers: The industry gained 2.7 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Willis Towers Watson PLC (NASDAQ: WLTW), which gained 2.5 percent. Willis Towers Watson's PEG ratio is 0.45.
- Drug Related Products: This industry moved up 2.6 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Perrigo Company plc (NYSE: PRGO), which rose 3.2 percent.
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