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Top Performing Industries For August 21, 2014

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At 10:50 am, the Dow gained 0.47% to 17,058.53, the broader Standard & Poor's 500 index moved up 0.28% to 1,991.98 and the NASDAQ composite index fell 0.01% to 4,526.05.

The industries that are driving the market today are:

Diversified Computer Systems: This industry rose 3.96% by 10:50 am ET. The top performer in this industry was Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE: HPQ), which gained 4.2%. Hewlett-Packard reported in-line earnings for the third quarter and narrowed its FY14 earnings guidance. The company also reported upbeat quarterly revenue.

Office Supplies: The industry gained 1.72% by 10:50 am. The top performer in this industry was ACCO Brands (NYSE: ACCO), which gained 2.6%. ACCO Brands announced a $100 million share repurchase authorization.

Toy & Hobby Stores: This industry moved up 1.45% by 10:50 am. The top performer in this industry was Build-A-Bear Workshop (NYSE: BBW), which gained 1.9%. Build-A-Bear's PEG ratio is 0.79.

Meat Products: This industry jumped 0.95% by 10:50 am. The top performer in this industry was Hormel Foods (NYSE: HRL), which rose 4.6%. Hormel reported better-than-expected fiscal third-quarter profit.

 

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