Market Overview

Worst Performing Industries For August 13, 2014

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The Dow surged 0.25% to 16,601.24, while the NASDAQ composite index rose 0.68% to 4,419.22. The broader Standard & Poor's 500 index gained 0.38% to 1,941.13.

The worst performing industries in the market today are:

Sporting Activities:

This industry tumbled 6.18% by 11:15 am. The worst stock within the industry was SeaWorld Entertainment (NYSE: SEAS), which fell 28.7%. SeaWorld Entertainment reported downbeat second-quarter results and lowered its full-year forecast.

Home Furnishing Stores:

This industry fell 1.02% by 11:15 am ET. Gordmans Stores (NASDAQ: GMAN) shares dropped 1.8% in today's trading. Gordmans' trailing-twelve-month profit margin is 0.63%.

Sporting Goods Stores:

The industry dropped 0.68% by 11:15 am. The worst performer in this industry was Big 5 Sporting Goods (NASDAQ: BGFV), which declined 0.6%. Big 5 Sporting Goods shares have dropped 47.69% over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has gained 14.74% in the same period.

Auto Parts Stores:

This industry declined 0.62% by 11:15 am, with AutoZone (NYSE: AZO) moving down 0.67%. AutoZone's trailing-twelve-month ROA is 16.21%.

 

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