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Top Performing Industries For May 12, 2015

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At 10:30 am, the Dow declined 0.61 percent to 17,994.46, the broader Standard & Poor's 500 index moved down 0.61 percent to 2,092.50 and the NASDAQ composite index fell 0.85 percent to 4,951.22.

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

Dairy Products: This industry moved up 1.6 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Dean Foods Co (NYSE: DF), which gained 2.3 percent. On Monday, Dean Foods reported stronger-than-expected earnings for the first quarter, and issued a strong forecast for the second quarter.

Restaurants: The industry gained 0.7 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was RCI Hospitality Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: RICK), which gained 1.8 percent. RCI Hospitality reported Q2 adjusted earnings of $0.50 per share on revenue of $37.4 million.

Security & Protection Services: This industry jumped 0.4 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was NXT-ID Inc (NASDAQ: NXTD), which rose 6 percent. NXT-ID shares have dropped 37.11 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has gained 10.96 percent in the same period.

Cement: This industry rose 0.3 percent by 10:30 am ET. The top performer in this industry was James Hardie Industries plc (ADR) (NYSE: JHX), which gained 3.3 percent. James Hardie's trailing-twelve-month revenue is $1.62 billion.

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