Top Performing Industries For October 19, 2016
At 10:30 am, the Dow rose 0.25 percent to 18,206.66, the broader Standard & Poor's 500 index moved up 0.16 percent to 2,142.95 and the NASDAQ composite index climbed 0.01 percent to 5,244.23.
The industries that are driving the market today are:
- Specialty Eateries: This industry gained 1.6 percent by 10:30 am. The top stock within the industry was Panera Bread Co (NASDAQ: PNRA), which gained 2 percent. Panera Bread is expected to release Q3 earnings on October 25, 2016.
- Consumer Services: This industry rose 1.1 percent by 10:30 am ET. The top performer in this industry was Envirostar Inc (NYSE: EVI), which gained 0.7 percent. Envirostar shares have surged 61.70 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has gained 5.21 percent in the same period.
- Jewelry Stores: The industry gained 0.9 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Signet Jewelers Ltd. (NYSE: SIG), which gained 1.1 percent. Signet shares have declined 44.96 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has gained 5.21 percent in the same period.
- Regional - Southwest Banks: This industry moved up 0.7 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was First Community Corporation (NASDAQ: FCCO), which rose 1.3 percent.
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