Market Overview

Top Performing Industries For October 1, 2015

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At 10:30 am, the Dow declined 0.38 percent to 16,222.37, the broader Standard & Poor's 500 index moved down 0.09 percent to 1,918.38 and the NASDAQ composite index fell 0.31 percent to 4,605.84.

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

Building Materials Wholesale: This industry jumped 1.9 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was BlueLinx Holdings Inc.(NYSE: BXC), which rose 14 percent. BlueLinx Holdings shares have declined 46.15 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has slipped 1.34 percent in the same period.

Copper: This industry rose 1.6 percent by 10:30 am ET. The top performer in this industry was Southern Copper Corp (NYSE: SCCO), which gained 1.9 percent. Southern Copper's trailing-twelve-month ROE is 21.23 percent.

Oil & Gas Pipelines: This industry moved up 1.5 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Martin Midstream Partners L.P. (NASDAQ: MMLP), which rose 8.2 percent. Martin Midstream Partners' trailing-twelve-month revenue is $1.31 billion.

Long Distance Carriers: The industry gained 1.4 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Elephant Talk Communications Corp (NYSE: ETAK), which gained 14 percent. Micron's PEG ratio is 0.36.

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