Market Overview

Top Performing Industries For October 21, 2015

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At 10:30 am, the Dow gained 0.28 percent to 17,264.46, the broader Standard & Poor's 500 index moved up 0.05 percent to 2,031.72 and the NASDAQ composite index fell 0.11 percent to 4,875.73.

The industries that are supporting the market today are:

Long Distance Carriers: This industry jumped 1.6 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Elephant Talk Communications Corp(NASDAQ: ETAK), which rose 7.1 percent. Elephant Talk Communications shares have dropped 57.14 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has gained 4.61 percent in the same period.

Entertainment - Diversified: This industry rose 1.1 percent by 10:30 am ET. The top performer in this industry was Walt Disney Co (NYSE: DIS), which gained 1 percent. Disney's PEG ratio is 1.54.

Aerospace/Defense Products & Services: The industry gained 0.9 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Hexcel Corporation (NYSE: HXL), which gained 2.2 percent. Hexcel's trailing-twelve-month ROE is 19.85 percent.

Toys & Games: This industry moved up 0.8 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS), which rose 1.7 percent.

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