Market Overview

Worst Performing Industries For September 19, 2016

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The Dow rose 0.48 percent to 18,210.74, while the NASDAQ composite index gained 0.33 percent to 5,261.88. The broader Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 0.45 percent to 2,148.82.

The worst performing industries in the market today are:

  • Shipping: This industry slipped 1 percent by 11:00 am. The worst stock within the industry was DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ: DRYS), which fell 8.3 percent. DryShips shares have declined 97.62 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has gained 8.75 percent in the same period.
  • Specialty Eateries: This industry declined 0.6 percent by 11:00 am with Papa Murphy's Holdings Inc (NASDAQ: FRSH) moving down 0.8 percent. Papa Murphy's shares have dropped 64.05 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has gained 8.75 percent in the same period.
  • Telecom Services - Domestic: This industry fell 0.6 percent by 11:00 am ET. Otelco Inc (NASDAQ: OTEL) shares dropped 1.9 percent in today's trading. Otelco shares have tumbled 34.48 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has increased 8.75 percent in the same period.
  • Movie Production, Theaters: The industry dropped 0.6 percent by 11:00 am. The worst performer in this industry was Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (USA) (NYSE: LGF), which declined 4 percent.


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