Market Overview

Top Performing Industries For December 17, 2014


At 10:30 am, the Dow gained 0.32% to 17,123.33, the broader Standard & Poor's 500 index moved up 0.42% to 1,981.07 and the NASDAQ composite index climbed 0.24% to 4,558.66.

The industries that are driving the market today are:

Foreign Utilities: The industry gained 2.58% by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was CPFL Energia S.A. (NYSE: CPL), which gained 5.4%. CPFL Energia shares have dropped 23.37% over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has surged 8.95% in the same period.

Accident & Health Insurance: This industry rose 2.50% by 10:30 am ET. The top performer in this industry was Employers Holdings (NYSE: EIG), which gained 1.1%. Employers Holdings' trailing-twelve-month revenue is $773.18 million.

Diversified Computer Systems: This industry moved up 2.40% by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE: HPQ), which gained 2.4%. Hewlett-Packard's PEG ratio is 1.86.

Foreign Regional Banks: This industry jumped 2.12% by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Banco Bradesco S.A. (NYSE: BBDO), which rose 6.6%. Banco Bradesco's trailing-twelve-month operating margin is 37.27%.


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