Business Services Sector Update: Q2 2017
"As we wrap up the first half of 2017 we continue to see strong gains in the market as a whole. The S&P continues to climb, up 7.3% since the start of the year. Business Services subsectors have closely followed the broader market over the first half of the year. Environmental Services, Logistics, Education & Training, and Facilities Services have recorded gains of 6.9%, 6.7%, 6.3%, and 5.2% respectively. The Business Process Outsourcing subsector has significantly outpaced the S&P generating returns of 13.0% in the first half. Lagging the overall market is the Professional Services subsector, with just 2.7% gains through June."