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Top Performing Industries For September 20, 2016

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At 10:30 am, the Dow rose 0.29 percent to 18,172.01, the broader Standard & Poor's 500 index moved up 0.25 percent to 2,144.43 and the NASDAQ composite index gained 0.22 percent to 5,246.63.

The industries that are driving the market today are:

  • Nonmetallic Mineral Mining: This industry gained 1.7 percent by 10:30 am. The top stock within the industry was Yanzhou Coal Mining Co Ltd (ADR) (NYSE: YZC), which gained 4.1 percent. Yanzhou Coal shares have surged 23.53 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has gained 8.75 percent in the same period.
  • Beverages - Soft Drinks: This industry rose 1.5 percent by 10:30 am ET. The top performer in this industry was Reed's, Inc. (NYSE: REED), which gained 2.5 percent. Reed's shares have declined 34.84 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has increased 8.75 percent in the same period.
  • Housewares & Accessories: The industry gained 0.9 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Clorox Co (NYSE: CLX), which gained 1.4 percent. Clorox launched a new corporate website.
  • Diversified Communication Services: This industry moved up 0.9 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was B Communications Ltd (NASDAQ: BCOM), which rose 2.4 percent. Chardan Capital upgraded B Communications from Hold to Buy.

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