Top Performing Industries For January 2, 2013
At 11:03 am, the Dow surged 1.90% to 13,353.74, the broader Standard & Poor's 500 index moved up 1.83% to 1,452.22 and the NASDAQ composite index rose 2.36% to 3,090.70.
The industries that are driving the market today are:
Appliances: This industry jumped 4.13% by 11:03 am. The top stock within the industry was iRobot (NASDAQ: IRBT), which rose 8.1%. iRobot's trailing-twelve-month ROE is 13.45%.
Semiconductor - Integrated Circuits: This industry rose 3.91% by 11:03 am ET. The top performer in this industry was Aeroflex Holding (NYSE: ARX), which gained 9.3%. Aeroflex's PEG ratio is 1.58.
Toy & Hobby Stores: This industry moved up 3.66% by 11:03 am, with Build-A-Bear Workshop (NYSE: BBW) moving up 3.4% to gain the top spot. Build-A-Bear's trailing-twelve-month revenue is $381.89 million.
Semiconductor - Specialized: The industry gained 3.53% by 11:03 am. The top performer in this industry was Himax Technologies (NASDAQ: HIMX), which gained 6.6%. Himax Technologies shares have jumped 142.42% over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has gained 11.68% in the same period.
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