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January 6 Market Close: The GovCon Index Closes Up Following Markets On Strong U.S. Jobs Report

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed the week slightly higher Friday as the Dow neared the 20.000 mark. The major markets enjoyed a shot in the arm from The Labor Department’s report that 156, 000 new jobs were added in December.

Advancers equaled decliners on the day with the GovCon Index closing up 2.0% on the short trading week.

Market Summary

Index Value Net Change % Change
GovCon Index 89.761 +0.162 +0.181%
S&P 500  2, 276.98 +7.98 +0.35%
Dow Jones Industrial Average 19, 963.80 +64.51 +0.32%
NASDAQ 5, 521.06 +33.12 +0.60%
Advancing GovCon Index Issues 16
Declining GovCon Index Issues 14
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues 0

Top GovCon Index Net Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
LMT Lockheed Martin * 257.85 +1.87 +0.73%
HON L3 Technologies 154.11 +1.78 +1.17%
LLL Honeywell Intern. Inc. * 118.53 +1.77 +1.52%
GD General Dynamics * 177.46 +1.32 +0.75%
HRS Harris Corp * 104.55 +1.14 +1.10%

Top GovCon Index Percentage Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change % Change ▴
HII BAE Systems 195.67 +3.80 +1.98%
BAESY Honeywell Intern. Inc. * 29.25 +0.38 +1.32%
RTN L3 Technologies * 153.94 +1.48 +1.01%
LMT Harris Corp. * 104.46 +1.05 +1.02%
MMS General Dynamics * 177.38 +1.24 +0.70%

Lowest GovCon Index Net Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▾ % Change
HII Huntington Ingalls Ind. 193.55 -2.06 -1.05%
CUB Cubic Corp. 46.85 -0.95 -1.99%
ACM AECOM 36.93 -0.64 -1.70%
ICFI ICF 53.30 -0.55 -1.02%
MANT ManTech Intern. 41.73 -0.51 -1.21%

Lowest GovCon Index Percentage Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change % Change ▾
CUB Cubic Corp 46.85 -0.95 -1.99%
ACM AECOM 36.93 -0.64 -1.70%
EGL Engility Holdings Inc 33.36 -0.48 -1.42%
MANT ManTech Intern. 41.73 -0.51 -1.21%
HII Huntington Ingalls Ind. 193.55 -2.06 -1.05%

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