Market Overview

Top Performing Industries For April 5, 2016

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At 10:30 am, the Dow fell 0.33 percent to 17,678.55, the broader Standard & Poor's 500 index moved down 0.67 percent to 2,052.29 and the NASDAQ composite index declined 0.46 percent to 4,869.48.

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

Home Furnishing Stores: This industry gained 0.7 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Restoration Hardware Holdings Inc(NYSE: RH), which rose 4.6 percent. Restoration Hardware will replace Atmel Corporation (NASDAQ: ATML) in the S&P MidCap 400 after the close of trading on April 6

Drug Manufacturers - Major: This industry rose 0.7 percent by 10:30 am ET. The top performer in this industry was NanoViricides Inc (NYSE: NNVC), which gained 6.3 percent. NanoViricides shares have gained 4.91 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has dropped 0.49 percent in the same period.

Home Improvement Stores: The industry gained 0.6 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc (NYSE: LL), which gained 13.3 percent. Lumber Liquidators shares have declined 61.79 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has dropped 0.49 percent in the same period.

Advertising Agencies: This industry moved up 0.5 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was ReachLocal Inc. (NASDAQ: RLOC), which rose 8.3 percent.

 

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