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Top Performing Industries For August 18, 2014

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At 11:45 am, the Dow gained 0.97% to 16,824.13, the broader Standard & Poor's 500 index moved up 0.81% to 1,970.96 and the NASDAQ composite index rose 0.87% to 4,503.75.

The industries that are driving the market today are:

Office Supplies: This industry rose 2.95% by 11:45 am ET. The top performer in this industry was ACCO Brands (NYSE: ACCO), which gained 3.8%. ACCO's PEG ratio is 1.31.

Photographic Equipment & Supplies: The industry gained 2.34% by 11:45 am. The top performer in this industry was Ballantyne Strong (NYSE: BTN), which gained 2.6%. Ballantyne Strong shares have dropped 9.69% over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has gained 18.77% in the same period.

Cement: This industry moved up 2.27% by 11:45 am. The top performer in this industry was James Hardie Industries plc (NYSE: JHX), which gained 3.8%. James Hardie's trailing-twelve-month revenue is $1.49 billion.

Regional Airlines: This industry jumped 2.18% by 11:45 am. The top performer in this industry was Hawaiian Holdings (NYSE: HA), which rose 3.7%. Hawaiian Holdings' trailing-twelve-month ROE is 23.15%.

 

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