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SOLIConnect Quarterly Updates | Industrial Growth

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Industrial Growth | Fourth Quarter 2016

March 2017 – During the fourth quarter, returns for the industrials sector in the equity capital markets improved substantially with all of the subsectors followed by SCA generating positive returns after the much-anticipated Presidential election. The Metals subsector led the industry with a quarterly return of +28.8%, compared with…

Industrial Growth | Third Quarter 2016

November 2016 – During the third quarter, returns for the industrials sector in the equity capital markets drastically improved, with all but one of the subsectors followed by SCA generating positive returns. M&A activity for the quarter decreased compared…

Industrial Growth | Second Quarter 2016

August 2016 – During the second quarter, returns for the industrials sector in the equity capital markets were improved with five of the seven subsectors followed by SCA generating a positive return. The Resource Recovery & Waste Management subsector…

Industrial Growth | First Quarter 2016

May 2016 – During the first quarter, returns for the industrials sector in the equity capital markets were positive across the board with all seven subsectors followed by SCA generating a positive return. The metals subsector led the industry with…

Industrial Growth | Fourth Quarter 2015

February 2016 – The fourth quarter did not end well for the industrials sector as many key fundamentals reported sharp declines. Importantly, factory orders (-2.9%), orders for both durable (-5.0%) and non-durable (-0.8%) goods, and core capital goods (-4.3%) all declined due primarily to weakness in…

Industrial Growth | Second Quarter 2015

August 2015 – During much of Q2 2015, the industrial sector has shown sluggish to no growth across several indices as the ISM Manufacturing Index for July came in at 52.7 and well below consensus, and July’s PMI Manufacturing Index was in line with…

Industrial Growth | First Quarter 2015

May 2015 – Through Q1 2015, the industrial sector continues to experience weak performance across several indices, including (i) the PMI Manufacturing Index, which slipped to a new 16-month low; (ii) Industrial Production fell for the fifth straight month; (iii) Capacity Utilization…

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