Stock Group Winners and Losers

Best- and worst-performing industries and companies in each group, with closing stock price, for the week ended Oct. 4. Only stocks trading for $1 or higher are included.

BEST PERFORMERS

1) Rare metals: +2.8%

Dickenson Mines (2 3/4): +22.2%

2) Business equipment: +2.7%

Pronet (7 3/4): +24%

3) Non-electric utilities: +2.4%

Southwest Gas (11 1/8): +11.3%

4) Banking: +1.9%

Fairfield First (3 1/2): +40%

5) Automotive: +1.5%

Envirosource (3): +26.3%

6) Railroads: +1.4%

Delaware Ostego (9 3/4): +8.3%

7) Electric utilities: +1.1%

El Paso Electric (5 5/8): +12.5%

8) Oil refining, marketing: +0.9%

Quaker State (14 3/8): +9.5%

9) Drug manufacturers: +0.6%

Procyte (6 3/4): +35%

10) Distillers, brewers: +0.6%

Chalone Wine (10 1/4): +5.1%

WORST PERFORMERS

1) Credit: -12.9%

American Express (21 5/8): -17.2%

2) Leather shoes: -4.1%

Barry (3 5/8): -19.4%

3) Apparel: -3.5%

Baker (9 3/4): -26.4%

4) Cosmetics: -3.5%

Cascade Intl (5 1/4): -33.3%

5) Department stores: -3.4%

Strawbrid & Cloth (24 3/8): -9.7%

6) Aerospace: -3.4%

Aero Systems Eng (3 1/8): -19.4%

7) Metals, nonferrous coal: -2.9%

Simetco (2 5/8): -30%

8) Savings and loan: -2.7%

Citadel (26 1/4): -23.4%

9) Airlines: -2.7%

America West (1 15/16): -22.5%

10) Discount drugstores: -2.5%

Sprouse-Reitz (2 7/8): -32.4%

Source: Media General Financial Services

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