Market Overview

Top Performing Industries For August 11, 2016


At 10:30 am, the Dow rose 0.36 percent to 18,561.58, the broader Standard & Poor's 500 index moved up 0.24 percent to 2,180.72 and the NASDAQ composite index climbed 0.22 percent to 5,216.24.

The industries that are driving the market today are:

  • Home Furnishing Stores: This industry gained 1.9 percent by 10:30 am. The top stock within the industry was Restoration Hardware Holdings Inc (NYSE: RH), which gained 2.8 percent. Restoration Hardware’s PEG ratio is 1.06.
  • Consumer Services: This industry rose 1.7 percent by 10:30 am ET. The top performer in this industry was Envirostar Inc (NYSE: EVI), which gained 0.85 percent. Envirostar shares have increased 2.32 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has gained 4.39 percent in the same period.
  • Electronics Stores: The industry gained 1.6 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Best Buy Co Inc (NYSE: BBY), which gained 1.7 percent. Best Buy is expected to release quarterly results on August 23, 2016.
  • Silver: This industry moved up 1.3 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Silver Standard Resources Inc. (USA) (NASDAQ: SSRI), which rose 10 percent. On Wednesday, Silver Standard Resources reported Q2 net income of $12.5 million on revenue of $118.8 million.

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