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October 17 Morning Report: GovCon Index Up Slightly at Market Close

GovConIndexWith mixed market results, the GovCon Index closed slightly up by 0.359 points — or 0.569 percent — to 62.777.

The S&P 500 closed flat at 1, 862.76 as the energy sector lead gains for that index.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped 24.5 points, or 0.2 percent, to 16, 116.24 and the Nasdaq Composite ticked up 2 points to 4, 217.39.

 

Top Percentage Gainers

Company Stock Price % Change
Orbital 28.99 8.54%
Engility Holdings 36.34 3.53%
Serco Inc. 4.55 3.41%
Navistar 32.67 2.96%
ATK 127.46 2.79%

Market Summary

Advancing Issues 18 (60%)
Declining Issues 11 (36.67%)
Unchanged Issues 1 (3.33%)

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index is a composite index that tracks 30 of the largest publicly-traded Government Contracting (GovCon) Companies.

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