May 26 Market Close: GovCon Index Down Slightly With Mixed Market Results


GovConIndexDOWNThe GovCon Index closed down slightly 0.078 points to 78.195 with armored truck manufacturer Navistar International (NYSE: NAV) and CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) posting the largest percentage loses.

CSRA conducted their fourth-quarter and full-year earnings call yesterday after the market close and posted mixed results,  as reported in GovCon Wire.

U.S. stocks closed mixed on Thursday in spite of strong reports for the month of April on durable goods orders and sales of new and existing homes.

Both WTI and Brent crude oil futures flirted above the $50 per barrel mark during the course of the trading day, and both retracted and closed slightly down to $49.35 and $49.43, respectively.

Top GovCon Index Net Gainers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 HII  Huntington Ingalls 154.22 +2.40 +1.58%
 LMT  Lockheed Martin* 241.54 +0.70 +0.29%
 BA  Boeing* 129.31 +0.45 +0.35%
 ICFI  ICF International 40.57 +0.40 +1.00%
 HRS  Harris Corp.* 79.76 +0.40 +0.50%

Top GovCon Index Percentage Gainers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change % Change ▴
 HII  Huntington Ingalls 154.22 +2.40 +1.58%
 VEC  Vectrus 24.86 +0.37 +1.51%
 ICFI  ICF International 40, 57 +0.40 +1.00%
 CUB  Cubic Corp. 40.89 +0.39 +0.96%
 LDOS  Leidos Holdings 49.76 +0.27 +0.55%

*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 78.195 -0.078 -0.100%
S&P 500 2, 090.10 -0.44 -0.02%
Dow Jones Industrial Average 17, 828.29 -23.22 -0.13%
NASDAQ 4, 901.77 +6.88 +0.14%

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