November 3 Morning Report: GovCon Index to Open at 68.417

GovConIndexThe GovCon Index closed Friday at 68.417, up 0.714 or 1.033 percent.

Market indicators ended the month of October on a high Friday, with the Dow Jones industrial average adding 195.10 points (1.1 percent) to end at 17, 390.52, according to a Market Watch report.

Standard & Poor’s 500 gained 23.40 points, or 1.2 percent, to close at 2, 018.05, and the Nasdaq composite gained 64.60 points (1.4 percent) to 4, 630.74.


Top Percentage Gainers

Company Stock Price % Change
ATK 116.96 6.14%
Exelis Inc. 17.85 4.26%
BAE Systems Inc. 29.37 1.52%
SAIC 48.91 1.52%
Booz Allen Hamilton 26.35 1.46%
Navistar 35.37 1.46%

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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