Market Overview

Worst Performing Industries For August 29, 2016


The Dow rose 0.49 percent to 18,485.18, while the NASDAQ composite index rose 0.17 percent to 5,227.94. The broader Standard & Poor's 500 index gained 0.40 percent to 2,177.79.

The worst performing industries in the market today are:

  • Toy & Hobby Stores: This industry slipped 0.8 percent by 11:00 am. The worst stock within the industry was Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc (NYSE: BBW), which fell 0.8 percent. Build-A-Bear shares have declined 40.05 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has gained 9.98 percent in the same period.
  • Telecom Services - Foreign: This industry declined 0.7 percent by 11:00 am with iPass Inc. (NASDAQ: IPAS) moving down 1.1 percent. iPass’ PEG ratio is -0.58.
  • Electronics Stores: This industry fell 0.6 percent by 11:00 am ET. Best Buy Co Inc (NYSE: BBY) shares dropped 0.6 percent in today's trading. Best Buy shares have gained 7.46 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has increased 9.98 percent in the same period.
  • Drug Related Products: The industry dropped 0.5 percent by 11:00 am. The worst performer in this industry was Perrigo Company plc (NYSE: PRGO), which declined 0.7 percent.

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