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October 29 Morning Report: GovCon Index Up on Tuesday’s Close

GovConIndexThe GovCon Index closed Tuesday at 67.274, up 1.081 or 1.581 percent.

Positive earnings pulled up U.S. markets with the Dow Jones industrial average closing 17, 005.75 points, up 187.81 (1.1%), and the Standard & Poor’s 500 index at 1985.05, up 23.42 points (1.2%), USA Today reported Tuesday.


Top Percentage Gainers

Company Stock Price % Change
Maximus Inc. 46.37 5.53%
Textron 40.49 4.11%
ICF International Inc. 35.46 3.96%
Engility Holdings Inc. 37.62 3.78%
Navistar 35.56 3.70%

Market Summary

Advancing Issues 28 (93.33%)
Declining Issues 2 (6.67%)
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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