March 28 Morning Report: CAE Joins GovCon Index; Thursday Trading Ends With Decline

GovConIndexDOWNExecutive Mosaic will replace Health Net with aerospace and defense firm CAE (NYSE: CAE) in the GovCon Index effective Monday following the health insurer’s acquisition by Centene (NYSE: CNC).

CAE closed Thursday at $11.32 per share and a market capitalization of $3.1 billion.

GCI closed Thursday with a 0.412-point drop to 74.640, ending the week with a decline of 1.207 percent.


Top GovCon Index Gainers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change % Change
VEC Vectrus 21.75 +0.66 +3.13%
OA Orbital ATK 84.05 +1.28 +1.55%
MCK McKesson Corp.* 157.29 +2.26 +1.46%
EGL Engility Holdings 17.69 +0.16 +0.91%
NAV Navistar International 12.24 +0.10 +0.82%

* Also listed in the S&P 500 composite index

Market Summary

Advancing GovCon Index Issues 13
Declining GovCon Index Issues 16
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues 1
Index Value Net Change % Change
GovCon Index 75.640 -0.412 -0.549%
S&P 500 2, 035.94 -0.77 -0.04%
Dow Jones Industrial Average 17, 515.73 +13.14 +0.08%
NASDAQ 4, 773.50 +4.64 +0.10%

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