Market Overview

Top Performing Industries For March 19, 2015

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At 10:30 am, the Dow dropped 0.54% to 17,978.71, the broader Standard & Poor's 500 index moved down 0.44% to 2,090.33 and the NASDAQ composite index rose 0.09% to 4,987.40.

The industries that are supporting the market today are:

Building Materials Wholesale: This industry rose 2.4% by 10:30 am ET. The top performer in this industry was Huttig Building Products Inc. (NASDAQ: HBP), which gained 3%. Huttig Building Products shares have dropped 45.11% over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has gained 12.15% in the same period.

Toy & Hobby Stores: This industry jumped 2% by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Build-A-Bear Workshop Inc. (NYSE: BBW), which rose 1.6%. Build-A-Bear's PEG ratio is 0.63.

Specialty Eateries: This industry moved up 1.4% by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Papa Murphy's Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: FRSH), which gained 8%. On Tuesday, Papa Murphy's reported Q4 earnings of $0.17 per share on revenue of $28.3 million.

Healthcare Information Services: The industry gained 1.1% by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Authentidate Holding Corp. (NASDAQ: ADAT), which gained 7%.

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