December 22 Market Close: GovCon Index Follows Major Exchanges Down Slightly

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index remained relatively unchanged mirroring the other major US exchanges. Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) led the GCI on the news that several institutional investors increased their positions in the company. Huntington Ingalls closed up 1.65 percent to close at 187.90.

The GovCon Index ending the day at 88.540 down 0.018 points or 0.020 percent. Decliners slightly outpaced gainers 21-to-9.

The dollar further strengthened and West Texas Intermediate crude oil rose 0.9 percent to settle at $52.95 a barrel on speculation that Iraq will adhere to the OPEC production schedule.

Market Summary

Index Value Net Change % Change
GovCon Index 88.540 -0.018 -0.020%
S&P 500  2, 260.96 -4.22 -0.19%
Dow Jones Industrial Average 19, 918.88 -23.08 -0.12%
NASDAQ 5, 447.42 -24.01 -0.44%
Advancing GovCon Index Issues 9
Declining GovCon Index Issues 21
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues 0

Top GovCon Index Net Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
HII Huntington Ingalls Industries 187.90 +3.05 +1.65
RTN Raytheon * 143.31 +0.75 +0.53%
CUB Cubic Corp. 48.80 +0.70 +1.46%
ICFI ICF 54.90 +0.65 +1.20%
NOC Northrop Grumman * 233.72 +0.57 +0.24%

Top GovCon Index Percentage Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change % Change ▴
HII Huntington Ingalls Industries 187.90 +3.05 +1.65%
CUB Cubic Corp. 48.80 +0.70 +1.46%
ICFI ICF 54.90 +0.65 +1.20%
RTN Raytheon* 143.31 +0.75 +0.53%
OA Orbital ATK 87.38 +0.41 +0.47%

Lowest GovCon Index Net Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▾ % Change
MMS Maximus Inc. 54.11 -1.34 -2.42%
MCK McKesson Corp. * 140.34 -1.25 -0.88%
NAV Navistar Intern. 30.93 -0.87 -2.74%
SAIC SAIC 84.56 -0.78 -0.91%
VEC Vectrus 23.97 -0.58 -2.36%

Lowest GovCon Index Percentage Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change % Change ▾
NAV Navistar Intern. 30.93 -0.87 -2.74%
MMS Maximus Inc. 54.11 -1.34 -2.42%
VEC Vectrus 23.97 -0.58 -2.36%
BAESY BAE Systems 28.99 -0.39 -1.33%
GIB CGI Group 46.79 -0.48 -1.02%

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