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Top Performing Industries For September 1, 2015

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At 10:30 am, the Dow dropped 2.17 percent to 16,169.46, the broader Standard & Poor's 500 index moved down 2.08 percent to 1,931.13 and the NASDAQ composite index fell 1.65 percent to 4,697.68.

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

Sporting Goods Stores: This industry jumped 0.6 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Cabelas Inc(NYSE: CAB), which rose 2.3 percent. Cabelas reported a $500 million buyback program.

REIT - Healthcare Facilities: This industry rose 0.3 percent by 10:30 am ET. The top performer in this industry was Community Healthcare Trust Inc (NYSE: CHCT), which gained 0.05 percent.

Long Distance Carriers: This industry moved up 0.2 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Elephant Talk Communications Corp (NYSE: ETAK), which rose 6.6 percent. Elephant Talk Communications shares have dipped 68.42 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has declined 1.50 percent in the same period.

REIT - Residential: The industry gained 0.2 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Post Properties Inc (NYSE: PPS), which gained 0.1 percent.

 

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