October 26 Morning Report: GovCon Index Rises as More Q3 Earnings Reports Loom

GovConIndexUPThe GovCon Index closed Friday at a gain of 1.057 percent to 75.312 ahead of third-quarter earnings reports from more Index companies scheduled through the end of the week.

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) reported Q3 earnings above Wall Street estimates, helping the Index record a weekly gain of 6.32 percent.

The GovCon Index is up 2.84 percent compared to the previous month and down 0.66 percent over the past three months.

Top GovCon Index Gainers

Company $ Current Price $ Change % Change
Navistar International 14.18 +1.04 +7.91%
McKesson Corporation 186.96 +5.52 +3.04%
Health Net Inc. 62.76 +1.51 +2.47%
Leidos Holdings, Inc. 46.42 +1.07 +2.36%
Intelsat 6.20 +0.14 +2.31%

Market Summary

Advancing Issues 26
Declining Issues 4
Unchanged Issues 0
Index Value Net Change % Change
GovCon Index 74.524 +1.425 +1.949%
S&P 500 2, 075.15 +22.64 +1.10%
Dow Jones Industrial Average 17, 646.70 +157.54 +0.90%
NASDAQ 5, 031.86 +111.81 +2.27%

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