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Top Performing Industries For April 30, 2015

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At 11:30 am, the Dow dropped 0.29 percent to 17,983.48, the broader Standard & Poor's 500 index moved down 0.32 percent to 2,100.15 and the NASDAQ composite index fell 0.69 percent to 4,989.08.

The industries that are still afloat in the market today are:

Data Storage Devices: This industry rose 4.7 percent by 11:30 am ET. The top performer in this industry was Seagate Technology PLC (NASDAQ: STX), which gained 1.1 percent. Seagate's PEG ratio is 1.66.

Resorts & Casinos: This industry moved up 0.8 percent by 11:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corp (NYSE: VAC), which gained 5.3 percent. Marriott reported upbeat Q1 earnings.

Internet Software & Services: The industry gained 0.7 percent by 11:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Clicksoftware Technologies Ltd (NASDAQ: CKSW), which gained 26 percent. Francisco Partners announced its plans to buy ClickSoftware for $438 million in cash.

Packaging & Containers: This industry jumped 0.6 percent by 11:30 am. The top performer in this industry was MeadWestvaco Corp. (NYSE: MWV), which rose 5.8 percent. MWV announced the completion of the sale of European tobacco folding carton business to AR Packaging Group.

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