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Top Performing Industries For August 10, 2016

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At 10:30 am, the Dow rose 0.10 percent to 18,552.36, the broader Standard & Poor's 500 index moved down 0.03 percent to 2,181.06 and the NASDAQ composite index declined 0.14 percent to 5,218.29.

The industries that are supporting the market today are:

  • Foreign Utilities: This industry gained 1.2 percent by 10:30 am. The top stock within the industry was CPFL Energia S.A. (ADR) (NYSE: CPL), which gained 1.2 percent. CPFL Energia shares have surged 36.78 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has gained 3.69 percent in the same period.
  • Cement: This industry rose 1.1 percent by 10:30 am ET. The top performer in this industry was Cemex SAB de CV (ADR) (NYSE: CX), which gained 1.7 percent. Cemex shares have dropped 2.22 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has gained 3.69 percent in the same period.
  • Silver: The industry gained 1 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Endeavour Silver Corp (NYSE: EXK), which gained 5.2 percent. Silver futures gained 1.9 percent to trade at $20.22 an ounce.
  • Drug Stores: This industry moved up 0.9 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD), which rose 5 percent.
 

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