Market Overview

Top Performing Industries For April 28, 2016

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At 10:30 am, the Dow fell 0.44 percent to 17,962.18, the broader Standard & Poor's 500 index moved down 0.23 percent to 2,090.33 and the NASDAQ composite index rose 0.23 percent to 4,874.43.

The industries that are supporting the market today are:

Movie Production, Theaters: This industry gained 5 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Dreamworks Animation Skg Inc (NASDAQ: DWA), which rose 24 percent. Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA) confirmed on Thursday morning that its NBCUniversal segment has acquired Dreamworks Animation for $41 per share.

Meat Products: This industry rose 1.9 percent by 10:30 am ET. The top performer in this industry was Bridgford Foods Corporation (NASDAQ: BRID), which gained 5.5 percent. Bridgford Foods shares have surged 46.56 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has gained 0.46 percent in the same period.

Catalog & Mail Order Houses: The industry gained 1.8 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN), which gained 2.7 percent. Amazon.com is expected to report quarterly earnings after the closing bell.

Silver: This industry moved up 1.1 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Great Panther Silver Ltd (NYSE: GPL), which rose 4 percent. Great Panther Silver is estimated to announce Q1 financial results on May 4, 2016.

 

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