November 23 Morning Report: GovCon Index Posts 5.45% Climb in Strongest Week of 4QTD

GovConIndexUPThe GovCon Index closed Friday with a gain of 0.710 points to 79.650 and capped its strongest week for the quarter so far with a 5.45-percent climb.

The Index’s strong performance over the past week follows increased activity in the defense sector, with Navistar International (NYSE: NAV), Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL), Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC),  Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) as the top five performers.

Top GovCon Index Gainers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change % Change
MMS Maximus 53.78 +1.95 +3.76%
HNT Health Net 62.93 +1.89 +3.10%
MCK McKesson Corp. 189.68 +4.32 +2.33%
ICFI ICF International 35.00 +0.60 +1.74%
LDOS Leidos Holdings 56.65 +0.97 +1.74%

Market Summary

Advancing Issues 25
Declining Issues 4
Unchanged Issues 1
Index Value Net Change % Change
GovCon Index 79.650 +0.710 +0.900%
S&P 500 2, 089.17 +7.93 +0.38%
Dow Jones Industrial Average 17, 823.81 +91.06 +0.52%
NASDAQ 5, 104.92 +31.28 +0.62%

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