Market Overview

Worst Performing Industries For September 30, 2016

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The Dow rose 0.66 percent to 18,263.26, while the NASDAQ composite index climbed 0.54 percent to 5,297.47. The broader Standard & Poor's 500 index gained 0.57 percent to 2,163.45.

The worst performing industries in the market today are:

  • Telecom Services - Foreign: This industry slipped 0.9 percent by 11:00 am. The worst stock within the industry was Telefonica S.A. (ADR) (NYSE: TEF), which fell 2.2 percent. Telefonica shares have dropped 14.78 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has increased 12.04 percent in the same period.
  • Long Distance Carriers: This industry declined 0.75 percent by 11:00 am with Elephant Talk Communications Corp (NYSE: ETAK) moving down 2.6 percent. Elephant Talk Communications shares have tumbled 62.12 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has gained 12.04 percent in the same period.
  • Toys & Games: This industry fell 0.7 percent by 11:00 am ET. JAKKS Pacific, Inc. (NASDAQ: JAKK) shares dropped 1.3 percent in today's trading. JAKKS Pacific shares have increased 1.17 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has gained 12.04 percent in the same period.
  • Shipping: The industry dropped 0.6 percent by 11:00 am. The worst performer in this industry was TOP SHIPS Inc (NASDAQ: TOPS), which declined 4.6 percent.

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