Market Overview

Top Performing Industries For October 28, 2016

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At 10:30 am, the Dow rose 0.16 percent to 18,199.23, the broader Standard & Poor's 500 index moved up 0.04 percent to 2,133.85 and the NASDAQ composite index slipped 0.01 percent to 5,215.69.

The industries that are supporting the market today are:

  • Appliances: This industry gained 2.4 percent by 10:30 am. The top stock within the industry was Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR), which gained 2.8 percent. Whirlpool’s PEG ratio is 0.80.
  • General Entertainment: This industry rose 1.8 percent by 10:30 am ET. The top performer in this industry was Carnival plc (ADR) (NYSE: CUK), which gained 2.2 percent. Carnival shares have declined 15.59 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has increased 2.04 percent in the same period.
  • Publishing - Books: The industry gained 1.6 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Pearson PLC (ADR) (NYSE: PSO) which gained 2.3 percent. Pearson shares have dropped 33.31 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has increased 2.04 percent in the same period.
  • Auto Parts Stores: This industry moved up 1.5 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was O'Reilly Automotive Inc (NASDAQ: ORLY), which rose 2.7 percent.

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