October 20 Morning Report: GovCon Index Up at Market Close

GovConIndexThe GovCon Index closed at 63.836 on Friday, up by 1.059 points (1.632 percent) from the previous day’s close.

The S&P 500 and Dow Jones indexes closed more than 1 percent up, as did Europe’s main indicators in a rebound from a volatile week that the BBC said came amid fears of weakening global economic data.

 

 

Top Percentage Gainers

Company Stock Price % Change
Intelsat 17.60 10.28%
Textron 36.65 8.88%
Honeywell 90.06 4.25%
AECOM Technology 30.04 3.66%
McKesson 191.23 3.19%

Market Summary

Advancing Issues 22 (73.33%)
Declining Issues 8 (26.67%)
Unchanged Issues 0

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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