Industrial Growth | Second Quarter 2017
August 2017 – During the second quarter, returns for the industrials sector in the equity capital markets continued their expansion momentum with the majority of the subsectors followed by SCA generating positive returns after a tumultuous six months of the Trump presidency. The Analytical Instrumentation & Testing Equipment subsector led the industry with a quarterly return of +12.4%, compared with the S&P 500 quarterly return of +2.7%. Other industry subsectors with notable positive quarterly growth include Plastics & Packaging +10.2% and Electronics & Components +5.0%.
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