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Worst Performing Industries For December 8, 2016

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The Dow rose 0.36 percent 19,619.82, while the NASDAQ composite index gained 0.29 percent to 5,409.60. The broader Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 0.17 percent to 2,245.05.

The worst performing industries in the market today are:

  • Semiconductor - Specialized: This industry slipped 3.2 percent by 3:00 pm. The worst stock within the industry was SunPower Corporation (NASDAQ: SPWR), which fell 5.6 percent. SunPower’s PEG ratio is 3.98.
  • Resorts & Casinos: This industry declined 2.1 percent by 3:00 pm with Melco Crown Entertainment Ltd (ADR) (NASDAQ: MPEL) moving down 13 percent. Melco Crown shares have climbed 24.92 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has increased 8.61 percent in the same period.
  • Photographic Equipment & Supplies: The industry dropped 2 percent by 3:00 pm. The worst performer in this industry was GoPro Inc (NASDAQ: GPRO), which declined 2.3 percent. GoPro shares have dropped 46.70 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has gained 8.61 percent in the same period.
  • Drug Stores: This industry fell 1.9 percent by 3:00 pm ET. Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (NASDAQ: WBA) shares dropped 1 percent in today's trading.

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