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Top Performing Industries For December 12, 2016

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At 10:30 am, the Dow rose 0.23 percent to 19,802.89, the broader Standard & Poor's 500 index moved up 0.07 percent to 2,261.00 and the NASDAQ composite index fell 0.36 percent to 5,424.98.

The industries that are supporting the market today are:

  • Research Services: This industry gained 3.6 percent by 10:30 am. The top stock within the industry was CareDx Inc (NASDAQ: CDNA), which gained 5.2 percent. CareDx shares have dropped 54.69 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has increased 11.75 percent in the same period.
  • Telecom Services - Domestic: This industry rose 1.6 percent by 10:30 am ET. The top performer in this industry was AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T), which gained 2.3 percent. Baird upgraded AT&T from Neutral to Outperform and raised the price target from $39.00 to $44.00.
  • Telecom Services - Foreign: The industry gained 1.5 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Corp (ADR) (NYSE: NTT) which gained 3.9 percent. Nippon Telegraph & Telephone announced plans to buy back up to $1.3 billion in stock.
  • Toys & Games: This industry moved up 1.2 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS), which rose 1 percent.
 

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