February 21 Morning Report: GovCon Index Posts 5th Straight Record Close

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index ended the week with a five-day advance of 2.72 percent and extended its current stretch of positive movement to three trading weeks.

Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) was the top net performer among S&P 500 companies in the GCI while Boeing (NYSE: BA) was one of the best gainers listed in both indices.

Stocks of Boeing, HII, Cubic Corp. (NYSE: CUB), General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS), L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) also hit 52-week highs.

Market Summary

Index Value Net Change % Change
GovCon Index 92.799 +0.032 +0.034%
S&P 500 2,351.16 +3.94 +0.17%
Dow Jones Industrial Average 20,624.05 +4.28 +0.02%
NASDAQ 5,838.90 +23.68 +0.41%
Advancing GovCon Index Issues 13
Declining GovCon Index Issues 17
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues 0

Top GovCon Index Net Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
HII Huntington Ingalls Industries 211.91 +1.97 +0.94%
BA Boeing * 172.71 +1.90 +1.11%
MCK McKesson Corp. * 150.25 +0.83 +0.56%
HRS Harris Corp. * 109.46 +0.81 +0.75%
RTN Raytheon * 152.86 +0.47 +0.31%

Top GovCon Index Percentage Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change % Change ▴
BA Boeing * 172.71 +1.90 +1.11%
HII Huntington Ingalls Industries 211.91 +1.97 +0.94%
CUB Cubic Corp. 52.50 +0.45 +0.86%
HRS Harris Corp. * 109.46 +0.81 +0.75%
MCK McKesson Corp. * 150.25 +0.83 +0.56%

Lowest GovCon Index Net Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▾ % Change
CACI CACI International 126.70 -0.90 -0.71%
EGL Engility Holdings 31.16 -0.89 -2.78%
KBR KBR 16.50 -0.73 -4.24%
TXT Textron * 48.35 -0.66 -1.35%
ACM AECOM 37.75 -0.65 -1.69%

Lowest GovCon Index Percentage Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change % Change ▾
KBR KBR 16.50 -0.73 -4.24%
EGL Engility Holdings 31.16 -0.89 -2.78%
VEC Vectrus 23.34 -0.59 -2.47%
ACM AECOM 37.75 -0.65 -1.69%
TXT Textron * 48.35 -0.66 -1.35%

 

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