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Top Industrial Analyst Reveals Top Picks

Industrials have been the best performing sector this year, up almost 17 percent and far outpacing the S&P.

But will the sector have legs in the months to come?

We couldn’t think of anyone better to turn to for an outlook on the sector than Institutional Investor's top analyst Scott Davis from Morgan Stanley.

He tells us his three favorite names in the space are:
Tyco
Honeywell
General Electric

"I think the story stays strong in 2011 and has the potential to stay strong in 2012," Davis tells us. "If you look at the past 50 years, industrials typically outperform over 2-3 year period."

Aside from history, Davis also thinks fundamentals in the space are quite strong.

"The environment is a little different now in that most of the industrial growth is coming from emerging markets but the US is coming back. And I think it’s back big for industrials next year."

And if you're wondering what the Fast Money gang thinks about these picks Guy Adami likes Honeywell best, while Tim Seymour thinks the trade is long GE against short Siemens . "They're similar but the European companies are probably under pressure due to the strength in the euro," says the Ambassador.

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Trader disclosure: On Oct.14, 2010, the following stocks and commodities mentioned or intended to be mentioned on CNBC’s Fast Money were owned by the Fast Money traders; Seymour owns (AAPL), (GE), (GOOG), (INTC), (MON), (MSFT), (MOS), (POT); Adami owns (AGU), (BTU), (NUE), (C), (GS), (INTC), (MSFT); Adami’s wife works at Merck; Terranova Owns (GLD), (APA), (AAPL), (IBM), (EOG), (HES), (OIH), (OXY), (ORCL), (SU), (VRTS), (XBI), ( C), (JOYG), (RIG), (UPL), (PEP), (FCX), (PFE), (HOC), (NOV), (CRM), (MMM), (MCD), (NKE), (CREE), (ISRG), (XLF), (SDS); Terranova is short (APOL); Finerman and Finerman’s Firm own (JPM); Finerman and Finerman’s Firm own (BAC); Finerman’s Firm own (MSFT); Finerman’s Firm owns (RIG); Finerman’s Firm owns (WMT); Finerman's firm is short (IJR); Finerman's firm is short (MDY); Finerman's firm is short (SPY); Finerman's firm is short (IWM); Finerman’s firm owns S&P 500 puts; Finerman’s firm owns Russell 2000 puts

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Morgan Stanley makes a market in (MMM), (CAT), (CMI), (DE), (GE), (HON), Bucyrus International Inc., Caterpillar, Cooper Industries, Cummins Inc., Danaher Corp., Dover Corporation, Eaton, Emerson Electric, Fastenal Co., Hubbell Inc., Illinois Tool Works, Ingersoll-Rand, ITT Corp., John Bean Technologies Corp, Joy Global Inc, Lennox International, Manitowoc Company Inc., MSC Industrial Direct, Mueller Water Products, Navistar International Corp., PACCAR Inc., Rockwell Automation Inc., Roper Industries Inc., Sensata Technologies Holding N.V., SPX Corp, Terex, Textron Inc., Thomas & Betts, Tyco International Ltd., United Technologies, W.W. Grainger, Wabash National Corporation, Watsco Inc., Wesco International Inc..

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