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Top Performing Industries For October 7, 2016

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At 10:30 am, the Dow fell 0.23 percent to 18,227.10, the broader Standard & Poor's 500 index moved down 0.29 percent to 2,154.42 and the NASDAQ composite index declined 0.25 percent to 5,293.59.

The industries that are still afloat in the market today are:

  • Electronics Stores: This industry gained 1.7 percent by 10:30 am. The top stock within the industry was Best Buy Co Inc (NYSE: BBY), which gained 2.3 percent. Best Buy’s PEG ratio is 1.11.
  • Basic Materials Wholesale: This industry rose 1.2 percent by 10:30 am ET. The top performer in this industry was Empire Resources Inc (NASDAQ: ERS), which gained 2 percent. Empire Resources shares have surged 34.49 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has gained 8.26 percent in the same period.
  • Surety & Title Insurance: The industry gained 1 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was OneBeacon Insurance Group, Ltd. (NYSE: OB), which gained 2.2 percent. OneBeacon Insurance shares have declined 1.11 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has increased 8.26 percent in the same period.
  • Diagnostic Substances: This industry moved up 0.6 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Venaxis Inc (NASDAQ: APPY), which rose 2.6 percent.

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