Data released on Friday reveals gross domestic product grew at a much faster-than-expected pace of 4.1% last quarter.  This rapid rate of growth is giving a big boost to economically sensitive industrial stocks.  Of the 64 industrial names in the S&P 500, 21, or one-third,  are on track to close out the week in record territory.

Industrial Stocks Charge to Record Highs

Ticker

Security

Last

Change

%Chg

(ITW)

Illinois Tool Works Inc.

82.13

0.31

0.38%

(FLS)

Flowserve Corporation

75.84

0.62

0.82%

(PH)

Parker-Hannifin Corporation

125.77

1.89

1.53%

(UPS)

United Parcel Service, Inc. Class B

103.76

0.58

0.56%

(EMR)

Emerson Electric Co.

69.42

0.76

1.11%

(CTAS)

Cintas Corporation

59.04

2.56

4.53%

(AME)

AMETEK, Inc.

52.13

0.76

1.48%

(MMM)

3M Company

137.18

0.77

0.56%

(ETN)

Eaton Corp. Plc

75.80

1.32

1.77%

(PCP)

Precision Castparts Corp.

267.80

3.91

1.48%

(PLL)

Pall Corporation

85.12

0.60

0.71%

(NSC)

Norfolk Southern Corporation

91.67

1.16

1.28%

(PNR)

Pentair Ltd.

75.70

0.81

1.08%

(CSX)

CSX Corporation

28.18

0.30

1.08%

(DNB)

The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation

120.31

2.34

1.98%

(FDX)

FedEx Corporation

142.50

2.81

2.01%

(LMT)

Lockheed Martin Corporation

144.41

1.42

0.99%

(HON)

Honeywell International Inc.

89.64

1.00

1.13%

(ROK)

Rockwell Automation, Inc.

116.76

2.73

2.39%

(DOV)

Dover Corporation

94.41

1.24

1.33%

(ROP)

Roper Industries, Inc.

135.29

1.35

1.01%