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Top Performing Industries For February 27, 2015

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At 10:30 am, the Dow dropped 0.04% to 18,207.19, the broader Standard & Poor's 500 index moved up 0.02% to 2,111.06 and the NASDAQ composite index slipped 0.06% to 4,984.96.

The industries that are supporting the market today are:

Publishing - Books: This industry rose 1.8% by 10:30 am ET. The top performer in this industry was Pearson plc (NYSE: PSO), which gained 2.5%. Pearson appointed Coram Williams as its new CFO.

Diversified Computer Systems: The industry gained 1.7% by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE: HPQ), which gained 2%. Hewlett-Packard's PEG ratio is 2.17.

Toy & Hobby Stores: This industry moved up 1.6% by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Build-A-Bear Workshop Inc. (NYSE: BBW), which gained 2.1%. Build-A-Bear shares have jumped 170.67% over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has gained 13.51% in the same period.

Home Furnishing Stores: This industry jumped 1% by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Restoration Hardware Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: RH), which rose 1.7%. Restoration Hardware's trailing-twelve-month ROE is 13.10%

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