Market Overview

Worst Performing Industries For October 5, 2016

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The Dow rose 0.59 percent to 18,276.07, while the NASDAQ composite index gained 0.54 percent to 5,318.26. The broader Standard & Poor's 500 index gained 0.43 percent to 2,159.54.

The worst performing industries in the market today are:

  • Shipping: This industry slipped 2.3 percent by 11:00 am. The worst stock within the industry was Rand Logistics, Inc. (NASDAQ: RLOG), which fell 2.6 percent. Rand Logistics shares have declined 62.91 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has increased 8.23 percent in the same period.
  • Cigarettes: This industry declined 1.3 percent by 11:00 am with British American Tobacco PLC (ADR) (NYSE: BTI) moving down 2.7 percent. British American Tobacco shares have climbed 13.96 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has gained 8.23 percent in the same period.
  • Silver: This industry fell 1.2 percent by 11:00 am ET. Endeavour Silver Corp (NYSE: EXK) shares dropped 5.4 percent in today's trading. Silver futures declined 0.2 percent to trade at $17.75 an ounce.
  • Diversified Communication Services: The industry dropped 1 percent by 11:00 am. The worst performer in this industry was Crown Castle International Corp (NYSE: CCI), which declined 2.1 percent.

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