Top Performing Industries For July 18, 2016
At 10:30 am, the Dow rose 0.14 percent to 18,542.23, the broader Standard & Poor's 500 index moved up 0.24 percent to 2,166.84 and the NASDAQ composite index climbed 0.57 percent to 5,058.42.
The industries that are driving the market today are:
- Building Materials Wholesale: This industry gained 2.1 percent by 11:00 am. The top stock within the industry was Huttig Building Products Inc (NASDAQ: HBP), which gained 3.7 percent. Huttig Building Products shares have climbed 120.74 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has gained 1.57 percent in the same period.
- Electronics Stores: This industry rose 2 percent by 10:30 am ET. The top performer in this industry was GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME), which gained 3.6 percent. GameStop’s PEG ratio is 0.80.
- Semiconductor - Integrated Circuits: The industry gained 1.5 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was ParkerVision, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRKR), which gained 60 percent. ParkerVision announced a patent license and settlement agreement with Samsung.
- Toy & Hobby Stores: This industry moved up 1.4 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc (NYSE: BBW), which rose 1.4 percent.
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