Benzinga's Worst Performing Industries (SVM, SLW, HL, LIWA, SCCO, FCX, BYD, LVS, MPEL, DKS, HIBB)
Silver industry fell 4.94% today, and in the space, Silvercorp Metals Inc. (USA) (NYSE: SVM) dropped 6.64%, and Silver Wheaton Corp. (USA) (NYSE: SLW) lost 4.52%. Hecla Mining Company (NYSE: HL) dropped 5.72%, and closed at $8.41.
Copper industry also struggled today. It dropped 4.39%, and Lihua International, Inc. (NASDAQ: LIWA) was the biggest decliner in the space, with a 7.18% loss. Southern Copper Corporation (USA) (NYSE: SCCO) dropped 4.69%, and Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (NYSE: FCX) fell 3.79%.
Resorts & Casinos industry dropped 3.80% on Friday. In the sector, Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE: BYD) lost 7.26%, and Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS) slipped 4.40%. Melco Crown Entertainment Ltd (NASDAQ: MPEL) also had a bad trading session; it dropped 5.38%.
Sporting goods stores industry traded 3.66% lower, as Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc. (NYSE: DKS) dropped 4.79%, and closed at $29.43. Hibbett Sports, Inc. (NASDAQ: HIBB) fell 2.79%, and had a volume of 233K traded shares.
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