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Mersen, Osram and General Cable Lead Electrical Stocks in 2017 with Big YOY Gains

In a year where the major stock indices boasted some of their biggest gains in recent memory, relatively few electrical stocks beat the indices’ gains for the year.

Prices of manufacturer, distributor and contractor stocks were all over the map in 2017. In a year where the major stock indices boasted some of their biggest gains in recent memory, as you will see in the chart on the next page, relatively few of the stocks that Electrical Marketing tracks beat the indices’ gains for the year (Dow Jones Industrial Average +24.3%; S&P 500 +18.4%; and NASDAQ +27.2%). Only 11 electrical manufacturers topped the three indices in terms of year

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