January 4 Market Close: GovCon Index Up Second Day in a Row on Strong Market Performance

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index moved higher for the second day in a row Wednesday on broad gains across almost all of the thirty stocks that make up index. The Dow Jones Industrial moved ever closer to the 20, 000 mark, closing at 19, 942.16 up 0.30 percent.

GovCon Index gainers outnumbered laggards by a 14-to-1 ratio with all but two stock showing gains. Huntington Ingalls lead the index for the second straight day on news of winning a one-half billion dollar contract from the US Coast Guard.


Market Summary

Index Value Net Change % Change
GovCon Index 89.698 +0.769 +0.865%
S&P 500  2, 270.75 +12.92 +0.57%
Dow Jones Industrial Average 19, 942.16 +60.40 +0.30%
NASDAQ 5, 477.00 +47.92 +0.88%
Advancing GovCon Index Issues 28
Declining GovCon Index Issues 2
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues 0

Top GovCon Index Net Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
HII Huntington Ingalls Ind. 191.87 +2.82 +1.49%
CACI CACI International 126.55 +2.20 +1.77%
BA Boeing * 158.62 +1.65 +1.05%
RTN Raytheon * 146.68 +1.46 +1.01%
CUB  Cubic Corp. 50.25 +1.45 +2.97%

Top GovCon Index Percentage Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change % Change ▴
ACM AECOM 38.37 +1.37 +3.70%
CUB Cubic Corp. 50.25 +1.45 +2.97%
EGL Engility Holdings 34.12 +0.79 +2.37%
TXT Textron Inc* 50.30 +1.05 +2.13%
MMS Maximus Inc. 56.49 +1.03 +1.86%

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