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Top Performing Industries For August 28, 2014

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At 10:50 am, the Dow dropped 0.34% to 17,064.07, the broader Standard & Poor's 500 index moved down 0.23% to 1,995.46 and the NASDAQ composite index fell 0.24% to 4,558.75.

The industries that are still afloat in the market today are:

Photographic Equipment & Supplies: The industry gained 3.02% by 10:50 am. The top performer in this industry was Ballantyne Strong (NYSE: BTN), which gained 3%. Ballantyne Strong shares have dropped 5.00% over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has jumped 22.33% in the same period.

Jewelry Stores: This industry moved up 0.83% by 10:50 am. The top performer in this industry was Signet Jewelers (NYSE: SIG), which gained 6%. Signet reported Q2 adjusted earnings of $1.00 per share on revenue of $1.23 billion.

Telecom Services - Foreign: This industry jumped 0.61% by 10:50 am. The top performer in this industry was China Telecom Corp. Ltd (NYSE: CHA), which rose 4.5%. China Telecom's trailing-twelve-month revenue is $53.12 billion.

Cement: This industry rose 0.48% by 10:50 am ET. The top performer in this industry was Cementos Pacasmayo SAA (NYSE: CPAC), which gained 1.9%. Cementos Pacasmayo's PEG ratio is 1.00.

 

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