November 7 End of Day Report: GovCon Index Down on Thursday’s Close

GovConIndexThe GovCon Index closed Friday at 68.027 points, a decrease from Thursday’s trading by 0.459 points — or 0.679 percent.

Bloomberg reported relatively flat figures on the stock market after new economic data showed a dip in the unemployment rate during October to a six-year low and job creation figures for the month that were lower than many economists expected.

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average increased 19.46 points – or 0.11 percent – to 17573.93, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 increased 0.71 points — or 0.03 percent — to 2031.92.

The Nasdaq composite index lost 5.94 points – or 0.13 percent — to close at 4632.53.

Top Percentage Gainers

Company Stock Price % Change
Navistar 36.82 2.02%
Leidos Holdings, Inc. 38.99 1.83%
Booz Allen Hamilton 25.74 1.50%
CGI Group Inc. 35.19 0.69%
AECOM Technology 33.00 0.67%

 Market Summary

Advancing Issues 10 (33.33%)
Declining Issues 19 (66.33%)
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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