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Top Performing Industries For August 31, 2015

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At 10:30 am, the Dow dropped 0.64 percent to 16,537.41, the broader Standard & Poor's 500 index moved down 0.64 percent to 1,976.20 and the NASDAQ composite index fell 0.48 percent to 4,805.00.

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

Long Distance Carriers: This industry moved up 3.1 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was General Communication, Inc. (NASDAQ: GNCMA), which rose 4.7 percent. General Communication shares have surged 49.96 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has declined 0.67 percent in the same period.

Computers Wholesale: The industry gained 2.1 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM), which gained 1.1 percent. Ingram Micro's PEG ratio is 1.14.

Appliances: This industry rose 0.6 percent by 10:30 am ET. The top performer in this industry was iRobot Corporation (NASDAQ: IRBT), which gained 1 percent. iRobot's trailing-twelve-month ROE is 9.41 percent.

Home Health Care: This industry jumped 0.5 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was LHC Group, Inc.(NASDAQ: LHCG), which rose 2.2 percent.

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