Market Overview

Top Performing Industries For December 6, 2016


At 10:30 am, the Dow fell 0.08 percent to 19,200.53, the broader Standard & Poor's 500 index moved down 0.04 percent to 2,203.86 and the NASDAQ composite index rose 0.03 percent to 5,310.34.

The industries that are supporting the market today are:

  • Foreign Money Center Banks: This industry gained 2.4 percent by 10:30 am. The top stock within the industry was Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC (NYSE: RBS), which gained 4.6 percent. Royal Bank of Scotland shares have dropped 44.24 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has increased 6.15 percent in the same period.
  • Apparel Stores: This industry rose 1.7 percent by 10:30 am ET. The top performer in this industry was Francesca's Holdings Corp (NASDAQ: FRAN), which gained 17 percent. Francesca's posted better-than-expected Q3 results.
  • Movie Production, Theaters: The industry gained 1 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CNK) which gained 1.1 percent. Cinemark’s PEG ratio is 1.32.
  • Semiconductor - Integrated Circuits: This industry moved up 0.9 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was MoSys Inc. (NASDAQ: MOSY), which rose 12 percent.

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