Chart: These 7 sectors are less than 2% from 52-week highs

With the S&P 500 index reaching new records and flirting with the 1,700 level, it's worth looking into whether this surge is driven by a few outperforming sectors or is the result of a broad-based move upward.

A closer look shows that all 10 of the S&P 500 sectors are within 6 percent of 52-week highs and seven are less than 2 percent away.

_ By CNBC's Brian Beers. Follow him @brian_beers on Twitter.