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Top Performing Industries For September 30, 2016

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At 10:30 am, the Dow rose 0.59 percent to 18,250.83, the broader Standard & Poor's 500 index moved up 0.49 percent to 2,161.49 and the NASDAQ composite index climbed 0.45 percent to 5,292.85.

The industries that are driving the market today are:

  • Publishing - Books: This industry gained 1.8 percent by 10:30 am. The top stock within the industry was Educational Development Corporation (NASDAQ: EDUC), which gained 2.1 percent. Educational Development shares have climbed 47.93 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has increased 12.04 percent in the same period.
  • Investment Brokerage - Regional: This industry rose 1.6 percent by 10:30 am ET. The top performer in this industry was Stifel Financial Corp (NYSE: SF), which gained 2.7 percent. Stifel Financial’s PEG ratio is 1.80.
  • Residential Construction: The industry gained 1.5 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was New Home Company Inc (NYSE: NWHM), which gained 3.6 percent. New Home Company shares have dropped 21.54 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has gained 12.04 percent in the same period.
  • Research Services: This industry moved up 1.5 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Qiagen NV (NASDAQ: QGEN), which rose 2.3 percent.
 

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