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January 3 Market Close: GovCon Index Continues Strong 2016 Performance Into New Year

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index moved higher Tuesday on broad gains among defense primes  as U.S. stocks closed significantly higher with the Dow Jones Industrial flirting with the 20, 000 mark.

GovCon Index gainers outnumbered laggards by a 3-to-1 ratio Tuesdayy and nine of its 11 S&P 500 components advanced with co-listed McKesson Corp. (NYSE:MCK) and Huntington Ingalls (NYSE: HII) overalltop net advancer.

Market Summary

Index Value Net Change % Change
GovCon Index 88.929 +0.952 +1.082%
S&P 500  2, 257.83 +19.00 +0.85%
Dow Jones Industrial Average 19, 881.76 +119.16 +0.60%
NASDAQ 5, 429.08 +45.97 +0.85%
Advancing GovCon Index Issues 22
Declining GovCon Index Issues 8
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues 0

Top GovCon Index Net Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
MCK McKesson Corp. * 147.42 +6.97 +4.96%
HII Huntington Ingalls Ind. 189.05 +4.86 +2.64%
LMT Lockheed Martin * 253.20 +3.26 +1.30%
RTN Raytheon * 145.22 +3.22 +2.27%
GD General Dynamics * 175.45 +2.79 +1.62%

Top GovCon Index Percentage Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change % Change ▴
MCK McKesson Corp. * 14.7.42 +6.97 +4.96%
KBR KBR 17.28 +0.59 +3.54%
HII Huntington Ingalls Ind. * 189.05 +4.86 +2.64%
RTN Raytheon * 145.22 +3.22 +2.27%
OA Orbital ATK Inc. 89.61 +1.88 +2.14%

Lowest GovCon Index Net Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▾ % Change
ICFI ICF 54.20 -1.00 -1.81%
SAIC SAIC 84.08 -0.72 -0.85%
MANT ManTech Intern. 41.76 -0.49 -1.16%
EGL Engility Holdings 33.33 -0.37 -1.10%
BAH Booz Allen Hamilton 35.72 -0.35 -0.97%

Lowest GovCon Index Percentage Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change % Change ▾
ICFI ICF 54.20 -1.00 -1.81%
MANT ManTech Intern. 41.76 -0.49 -1.16%
EGL Engility Holdings 33.33 -0.37 -1.10%
BAH Booz Allen Hamilton 35.72 -0.35 -0.97%
SAIC SAIC 84.08 -0.72 -0.85%

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