Top Performing Industries For April 1, 2013
At 10:40 am, the Dow dropped 0.12% to 14,561.73, the broader Standard & Poor's 500 index moved down 0.42% to 1,562.64 and the NASDAQ composite index declined 0.59% to 3,248.39.
The industries that are still afloat in the market today are:
Electronics Stores: This industry jumped 1.45% by 10:40 am. The top stock within the industry was GameStop (NYSE: GME), which rose 4.8%. GameStop posted upbeat quarterly profit.
Catalog & Mail Order Houses: This industry rose 0.98% by 10:40 am ET. The top performer in this industry was Acorn International (NYSE: ATV), which gained 5.5%. Acorn shares have dropped 38.55% over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has gained 11.41% in the same period.
Networking & Communication Devices: This industry moved up 0.76% by 10:40 am, with Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO) moving up 1.1% to gain the top spot. Cisco has a dividend yield of 2.70%.
Manufactured Housing: The industry gained 0.76% by 10:40 am. The top performer in this industry was CaesarStone Sdot-Yam (NASDAQ: CSTE), which gained 1.7%. CaesarStone Sdot-Yam's PEG ratio is 1.26.
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