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Top Performing Industries For May 20, 2016

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At 10:30 am, the Dow rose 0.64 percent to 17,547.34, the broader Standard & Poor's 500 index moved up 0.72 percent to 2,054.78 and the NASDAQ composite index rose 1.25 percent to 4,771.50.

The industries that are driving the market today are:

Toy & Hobby Stores: This industry gained 5.1 percent by 11:00 am. The top stock within the industry was Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc (NYSE: BBW), which gained 5.1 percent. Build-A-Bear shares have dropped 23.74 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has declined 4.05 percent in the same period.

Sporting Goods Stores: This industry rose 4.2 percent by 10:30 am ET. The top performer in this industry was Hibbett Sports, Inc. (NASDAQ: HIBB), which gained 7 percent. Hibbett posted stronger-than-expected Q1 earnings.

Semiconductor- Memory Chips: The industry gained 2.3 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Sunedison Semiconductor Ltd (NASDAQ: SEMI), which gained 9.2 percent. Sunedison Semiconductor's PEG ratio is 0.07.

Semiconductor - Integrated Circuits: This industry moved up 2.2 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Sequans Communications SA ADR (NYSE: SQNS), which rose 8 percent.

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