October 31 Morning Report: GovCon Index Up on Thursday’s Close

GovConIndexThe GovCon Index closed Thursday at 67.703, up 0.726 or 1.061 percent.

Wall Street saw gains over news of a positive economic outlook, USA Today reported, with the Dow Jones adding 221.11 points to 17, 195.42 (1.3%), the Standard & Poor’s 500 rising 12.35 points to 1, 994.65 (0.6%) and Nasdaq rounding up 16.91 points for a 4, 566.14 close (0.4%).

 

Top Percentage Gainers

Company Stock Price % Change
CACI International 82.05 10.10%
Intelsat 19.42 8.07%
Booz Allen Hamilton 25.97 3.10%
Orbital 26.03 3.01%
McKesson 203.48 2.53%

Market Summary

Advancing Issues 24 (80.00%)
Declining Issues 6 (20.00%)
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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