Market Overview

Worst Performing Industries For April 19, 2016

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The Dow rose 0.38 percent to 18,072.02, while the NASDAQ composite index declined 0.07 percent to 4,956.43. The broader Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 0.39 percent to 2,102.42.

The worst performing industries in the market today are:

Catalog & Mail Order Houses: This industry slipped 1.2 percent by 11:00 am. The worst stock within the industry was Vipshop Holdings Ltd - ADR (NYSE: VIPS), which fell 3.8 percent. Vipshop shares have dropped 51.40 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has declined 0.14 percent in the same period.

Cigarettes: This industry declined 0.9 percent by 11:00 am with Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE: PM) moving down 1.6 percent. Philip Morris reported downbeat Q1 results.

Electronic Equipment: This industry fell 0.6 percent by 11:00 am ET. Koss Corporation (NASDAQ: KOSS) shares dropped 5.1 percent in today's trading. Koss shares have declined 10.83 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has dropped 0.14 percent in the same period.

Toys & Games: The industry dropped 0.5 percent by 11:00 am. The worst performer in this industry was Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT), which declined 0.8 percent.

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