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Worst Performing Industries For August 20, 2014


The Dow gained 0.11% to 16,938.12, while the NASDAQ composite index fell 0.07% to 4,524.14. The broader Standard & Poor's 500 index surged 0.02% to 1,982.06.

The worst performing industries in the market today are:

Diagnostic Substances:

This industry tumbled 2.03% by 11:00 am. The worst stock within the industry was IDEXX Laboratories (NASDAQ: IDXX), which fell 3%. IDEXX Laboratories' PEG ratio is 2.29.

Long Distance Carriers:

The industry dropped 1.85% by 11:00 am. The worst performer in this industry was General Communication (NASDAQ: GNCMA), which declined 1.8%. General Communication's trailing-twelve-month profit margin is 1.40%.

Photographic Equipment & Supplies:

This industry declined 1.73% by 11:00 am, with Ballantyne Strong (NYSE: BTN) moving down 1.3%. Ballantyne Strong shares have dropped 12.12% over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has jumped 19.93% in the same period.

Wholesale, Other:

This industry fell 1.5% by 11:00 am ET. United Stationers (NASDAQ: USTR) shares dropped 1.5% in today's trading. Manchester United's trailing-twelve-month ROA is 6.55%.


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