Market Overview

Worst Performing Industries For December 28, 2015


The Dow fell 0.59 percent to 17,449.20, while the NASDAQ composite index dipped 0.90 percent to 5,003.32. The broader Standard & Poor's 500 index dropped 0.75 percent to 2,045.52.

The worst performing industries in the market today are:

Synthetics: This industry declined 2.8 percent by 11:00 am with Axiall Corp (NYSE: AXLL) moving down 1.7 percent. Axiall's PEG ratio is 4.31.

Sporting Goods Stores: The industry dropped 2.7 percent by 11:00 am. The worst performer in this industry was Dicks Sporting Goods Inc (NYSE: DKS), which declined 3.9 percent. Dicks Sporting trailing-twelve-month profit margin is 4.96 percent.

Computer Peripherals: This industry tumbled 2 percent by 11:00 am. The worst stock within the industry was Qumu Corp (NASDAQ: QUMU), which fell 7.8 percent. Qumu shares have declined 79.72 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has slipped 1.33 percent in the same period.

Nonmetallic Mineral Mining: This industry fell 1.9 percent by 11:00 am ET. Westmoreland Coal Company (NASDAQ: WLB) shares dropped 7.2 percent in today's trading.

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