Industrials Higher Amid Deal Activity -- Industrials Roundup

Shares of manufacturing and transportation companies rose amid deal activity.

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,

(END) Dow Jones Newswires

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