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November 7 Morning Report: GovCon Index Up on Thursday’s Close

GovConIndexThe GovCon Index closed Thursday at 68.486, up 0.086 or 0.126 percent.

Reuters reported Thursday market optimism over anticipation that the European Central Bank may be getting ready with new measures to bolster the eurozone.

The Dow Jones industrial average hit a record high, up 69.94 points, or 0.4 percent, to 17, 554.5, while Standard & Poor’s 500 closed 7.64 points, up.0.38 percent, to 2, 031.2.

The tech-heavy Nasdaq gained 17.75 points, or 0.38 percent, to 4, 638.47, according to the report.

Top Percentage Gainers

Company Stock Price % Change
Exelis Inc. 29.71 1.58%
ICF International Inc. 35.83 1.47%
Serco Inc. 42.05 1.22%
Navistar 96.71 0.73%
Engility Holdings Inc. 50.32 0.72%

 Market Summary

Advancing Issues 18 (60.00%)
Declining Issues 11 (36.67%)
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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