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November 7 Morning Report: GovCon Index Enters Election Eve on 6-Week Losing Streak

GovConIndexExecutive Mosaic’s GovCon Index enters the eve of the U.S. presidential election on a six-week streak of declines with Friday’s close at 78.088, up 0.024 points from Thursday.

Both the GCI and U.S. stock market at-large have felt effects of election-related uncertainty among investors over the past month with frequent swings between gains and losses during trading days.

Leidos Holdings (NYSE: LDOS) led 13 GCI companies higher for the week on a percentage basis with McKesson Corp. (NYSE: MCK) the worst performer.

This week’s round of earnings reports from GovCon Index companies includes CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) and Vectrus (NYSE: VEC).

Market Summary

Index Value Net Change % Change
GovCon Index 78.088 +0.024 +0.031%
S&P 500 2, 085.18 -3.48 -0.17%
Dow Jones Industrial Average 17, 888.35 -42.32 -0.24%
NASDAQ 5, 046.31 -12.04 -0.24%
Advancing GovCon Index Issues 14
Declining GovCon Index Issues 16
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues 0

Top GovCon Index Net Gainers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
CACI CACI International 102.70 +1.65 +1.63%
HRS Harris Corp. * 94.25 +1.45 +1.56%
CUB Cubic Corp. 42.00 +1.25 +3.07%
MCK McKesson Corp. * 130.76 +1.17 +0.90%
MMS Maximus 52.52 +1.04 +2.02%

Top GovCon Index Percentage Gainers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change % Change ▴
CUB Cubic Corp. 42.00 +1.25 +3.07%
NAV Navistar International 23.43 +0.60 +2.63%
EGL Engility Holdings 27.28 +0.56 +2.10%
MMS Maximus 52.52 +1.04 +2.02%
CAE CAE 14.36 +0.28 +1.99%

Lowest GovCon Index Net Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▾ % Change
LMT Lockheed Martin * 236.28 -2.42 -1.01%
HII Huntington Ingalls Industries 146.75 -1.99 -1.34%
RTN Raytheon * 132.97 -1.17 -0.87%
LDOS Leidos Holdings 43.76 -0.63 -1.42%
BA Boeing * 139.54 -0.48 -0.34%

Lowest GovCon Index Percentage Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change % Change ▾
KBR KBR 13.52 -0.39 -2.80%
LDOS Leidos Holdings 43.76 -0.63 -1.42%
HII Huntington Ingalls Industries 146.75 -1.99 -1.34%
ACM AECOM 26.92 -0.32 -1.17%
LMT Lockheed Martin * 236.28 -2.42 -1.01%

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