March 13 Market Close: GovCon Index Up, With Markets Mixed

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed up on the day as markets were mixed; the S&P 500 up 0.04 % to 2372.47, the DJIA closing down 0.10% to 20,881.48, and the NASDAQ up 0.24% closing at 5875.78.

Advancing issues outpaced declining 4 to 1. Rockwell Collins lead the way for GovCon Index companies upon receiving an upgrade to overweight and Morgan Stanley saying it has a $121 target price and the B/E Aerospace (Nasdaq: BEAV) acquisition could add as much as 30% to earnings.

Stocks traded in very tight band awaiting an almost certain Fed rate increase at tomorrow’s meeting.

WTI crude flirted with dropping below the $48 mark however ended the day closing at $48.43 per barrel off 0.12%.

Market Summary

Index Value Net Change % Change
GovCon Index 93.298 +0.428 +0.461%
S&P 500 2,373.47 +0.87 +0.04%
Dow Jones Industrial Average 20,881.48 -21.50 -0.10%
NASDAQ 5,875.78 +14.06 +0.24%
Advancing GovCon Index Issues 24
Declining GovCon Index Issues 6
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues 0

Top GovCon Index Net Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
COL Rockwell Collins 99.30 +2.09 +2.15%
CACI CACI Intern. Inc 123.85 +1.55 +1.27%
HII Huntington Ingalls 213.25 +1.55 +0.73%
LDOS Leidos Holdings 53.95 +1.46 +2.78%
EGL Engility Holdings 30.12 +1.25 +4.33%

Top GovCon Index Percentage Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change % Change ▴
EGL Engility Holdings 30.12 +1.25 +4.33%
LDOS Leidos Holdings 53.9536.07 +1.46 +2.78%
COL Rockwell Collins 99.30 +2.09 +2.15%
NAV Navistar Intern. 26.46 +0.46 +1.77%
CSRA CSRA* 28.81 +0.39 +1.37%

GovCon Index Decliners

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▾ % Change
ICFI ICF 42.10 -0.90 -2.09%
HON Honeywell Intern. * 126.73 -0.31 -0.24%
KBR KBR 14.42 -0.26 -1.77%

*Companies Included in S&P500 Index

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