Top Performing Industries For April 15, 2015
At 11:30 am, the Dow climbed 0.33 percent to 18,096.26, the broader Standard & Poor's 500 index moved up 0.44 percent to 2,104.97 and the NASDAQ composite index rose 0.37 percent to 4,995.57.
The industries that are driving the market today are:
Photographic Equipment & Supplies: The industry gained 4.2 percent by 11:30 am. The top performer in this industry was GoPro Inc (NASDAQ: GPRO), which gained 4.1 percent. Piper Jaffray analysts upgraded the rating on GoPro from Neutral to Overweight.
Computer Peripherals: This industry rose 1.5 percent by 11:30 am ET. The top performer in this industry was Voxeljet AG (ADR) (NYSE: VJET), which gained 4 percent. Voxeljet shares have dropped 46.88 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has gained 12.54 percent in the same period.
Diversified Computer Systems: This industry moved up 1.4 percent by 11:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE: HPQ), which gained 1.8 percent. Hewlett-Packard named Antonio Lucio as Chief Marketing Officer.
Basic Materials Wholesale: This industry jumped 1.4 percent by 11:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Global Partners LP (NYSE: GLP), which rose 1.3 percent. Global Partners' trailing-twelve-month revenue is $17.27 billion.
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