Industrial Growth | Fourth Quarter 2018

February 2019 – During the fourth quarter, equity capital market returns for SCA’s Industrial Sector Universe fell 16.0%, with an average decrease of 18.1% across the seven sectors. The Q4 index performance lagged slightly behind the average S&P (-14.3%) and the NASDAQ Composite (-17.4%) as all market indices felt the brunt of negative market sentiment throughout the quarter. The SCA Industrial Index performance was driven by significant losses in the Metals (-31.9%), Precision Machine Products (-22.8%), and Electronics & Components (-20.6%) segments.

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February 5, 2019