Industrials Higher Amid Deal Activity -- Industrials Roundup

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Shares of manufacturing and transportation companies rose amid deal activity.

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Northrop Grumman agreed to buy Orbital ATK for $7.8 billion, as the defense contractor seeks more exposure to space technology amid expectations of more military installations in space.

Rob Curran, rob.curran@dowjones.com

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September 18, 2017 16:41 ET (20:41 GMT)