Market Overview

Top Performing Industries For July 19, 2016


At 10:30 am, the Dow rose 0.04 percent to 18,540.55, the broader Standard & Poor's 500 index moved down 0.19 percent to 2,162.88 and the NASDAQ composite index declined 0.21 percent to 5,045.23.

The industries that are supporting the market today are:

  • Aerospace/Defense - Major Diversified: This industry gained 1.2 percent by 11:00 am. The top stock within the industry was Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC), which gained 1.4 percent. Northrop Grumman shares have climbed 30.02 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has gained 1.81 percent in the same period.
  • Appliances: This industry rose 1.1 percent by 10:30 am ET. The top performer in this industry was Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR), which gained 1.3 percent. Whirlpool Corporation is expected to announce Q2 results on July 22, 2016.
  • Aerospace/Defense Products & Services: The industry gained 1.1 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT), which gained 2.5 percent. Lockheed Martin reported better-than-expected results for its second quarter and raised its FY16 guidance.
  • Home Health Care: This industry moved up 0.8 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Surgical Care Affiliates Inc (NASDAQ: SCAI), which rose 2.4 percent. Surgical Care Affiliates is projected to release Q2 financial results on August 2, 2016.

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