November 2 Morning Report: October Ends as GovCon Index’s Strongest Month in 2015

GovConIndexDOWNThe GovCon Index closed Friday with a decline of 0.244 points to 77.274 but ended with October as its strongest month for 2015 with a gain of 10.56 percent.

A series of third-quarter earnings reports from 10 listed companies that met or exceeded consensus Wall Street forecasts bolstered the Index’s performance in the past month.

Index companies Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC), Engility Holdings (NYSE: EGL), Health Net (NYSE: HNT) and Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) will post their earnings for the third quarter this week.

Top GovCon Index Gainers

Company $ Current Price $ Change % Change
Huntington Ingalls Industries 119.94 +6.12 +5.38%
Serco Group 1.36 +0.03 +2.26%
Navistar International 12.30 +0.24 +1.99%
CACI International 97.04 +1.04 +1.08%
BAE Systems 27.05 +0.26 +0.97%

Market Summary

Advancing Issues 15
Declining Issues 15
Unchanged Issues 0
Index Value Net Change % Change
GovCon Index 77.274 -0.244 -0.315%
S&P 500 2, 079.36 -10.05 -0.48%
Dow Jones Industrial Average 17, 775.80 -92.26 -0.52%
NASDAQ 5, 053.75 -20.53 -0.40%

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