April 18 Morning Report: GovCon Index Caps Positive Week Amid Energy Shares Decline

GovConIndexUPThe GovCon Index closed Friday with a 0.386-point increase to 75.69, capping GCI’s third week in positive territory over the past four weeks.

Energy shares saw a decline of at least 1 percent ahead of a meeting between the world’s largest oil producers Sunday to discuss measures to address a potential surplus in the global oil supply, CNBC reports.

Top GovCon Index Gainers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change % Change
I Intelsat 3.10 +0.31 +11.11%
MCK McKesson Corp.* 172.77 +4.18 +2.48%
MMS Maximus 51.13 +0.87 +1.73%
VEC Vectrus 22.26 +0.37 +1.69%
CAE CAE 11.54 +0.19 +1.67%

* Also listed in the S&P 500 composite index

Market Summary

Advancing GovCon Index Issues 23
Declining GovCon Index Issues 7
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues 0
Index Value Net Change % Change
GovCon Index 75.692 +0.386 +0.513%
S&P 500 2, 080.72 -2.06 -0.10%
Dow Jones Industrial Average 17, 897.39 -29.04 -0.16%
NASDAQ 4, 938.22 -7.67 -0.16%

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