Below are the top five performing stocks in the Dow Jones Industrials Index. These companies should be watched for additional outperformance to the upside.
EI Du Pont de Nemours (NYSE:DD) lead the charge up 4.04% today, well above the Dow's return of 0.93% thus far. Just behind are shares of Bank of America (NYSE:BAC), which is up 3.37%.
Rounding out the list of outperformers are shares of Travelers (NYSE:TRV) and Cisco Systems (NASDAQ:CSCO), which are up 2.12% and 1.94%, respectively. Finally we have Caterpillar (NYSE: CAT) up a respectable 1.80% on the day.
E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company is a global chemical and life sciences company, with businesses that include agriculture and industrial biotechnology, chemistry, biology, materials science and manufacturing. The Company operates globally and offers a wide range of products and services for markets including agriculture and food, building and construction, electronics and communications.
Potential upside of 0.3% exists for EI Du Pont de Nemours, based on a current level of $52.01 and analysts' average consensus price target of $52.18. The stock should find initial support at its 50-day moving average (MA) of $48.67 and further support at its 200-day MA of $47.76.