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Worst Performing Industries For February 18, 2015


The Dow declined 0.30% to 17,993.99, while the NASDAQ composite index fell 0.14% to 4,892.56. The broader Standard & Poor's 500 index slipped 0.30% to 2,094.06.

The worst performing industries in the market today are:

Photographic Equipment & Supplies: This industry tumbled 7.8% by 11:00 am. The worst stock within the industry was GoPro, Inc. (NASDAQ: GPRO), which fell 7.2%. Tiger Global Management lifted stake in GoPro from 523,250 shares to 1,795,992 shares.

Internet Service Providers: This industry declined 4.2% by 11:00 am with Qihoo 360 Technology Co. Ltd. (NYSE: QIHU) moving down 7%. Jefferies downgraded Qihoo 360 Technology from Buy to Hold and lowered the price target from $90.00 to $67.00.

Wholesale, Other: The industry dropped 3% by 11:00 am. The worst performer in this industry was United Stationers Inc. (NASDAQ: USTR), which declined 3%. On Monday, United Stationers reported Q4 earnings of $0.67 per share.

Regional - Southeast Banks: This industry fell 1.1% by 11:00 am ET. Hancock Holding Company (NASDAQ: HBHC) shares dropped 2.1% in today's trading. Hancock Holding shares have dropped 10.47% over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has gained 14.85% in the same period.


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