Industrial Growth | First Quarter 2022

April 2022 – The SOLIC Industrial Sector Growth Index (“SISG Index”) declined (-2.7%) as compared to the broader S&P (-4.9%) and NASDAQ (-9.7%) indices over the same period, and experienced negative results across six of the seven subsectors – Metals was the only subsector to experience positive results. The Industrial sector’s capital markets performance relative to the previous quarter was due to the following interlinked drivers: spikes in certain commodities prices and ongoing supply chain constraints, exacerbated by the Russian invasion of the Ukraine, and the Fed’s signaling of prospective rate increases to combat rampant inflation, adversely impacting margins in a majority of the subsectors.

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April 27, 2022