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March 9 Market Close: GovCon Index Down, While Stock Markets Close Up and WTI Drops Below $50

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed down for the day to 92.798 off -0.123%, contrary to the major markets which all closed slightly up. Investors wait for the February official U.S. jobs data due to release tomorrow.

GovCon Index decliners outpaced advancers 19 to 11 as Orbital ATK (NYSE:OA) leds gainers for the second day in a row.

WTI crude fell below the $50 mark to close at $49.63 per barrel (lowest settlement since November).

Market Summary

Index Value Net Change % Change
GovCon Index 92.798 -0.114 -0.123%
S&P 500 2,364.87 +1.89 +0.08%
Dow Jones Industrial Average 20,858.19 +2.46 +0.01%
NASDAQ 5,838.81 +1.25 +0.02%
Advancing GovCon Index Issues 11
Declining GovCon Index Issues 19
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues 0

Top GovCon Index Net Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
OA Orbital ATK 99.34 +2.52 +2.60%
LLL L3 Technologies* 169.81 +2.26 +1.35%
MCK McKesson Corp.* 149.47 +1.64 +1.11%
LMT Lockheed Martin* 268.68 +0.96 +0.36%
NOC Northrop Grumman* 244.12 +0.55 +0.23%

Top GovCon Index Percentage Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change % Change ▴
OA Orbital ATK 99.34 +2.52 +2.60%
KBR KBR 14.74 +0.29 +2.01%
LLL L3 Technologies* 169.81 +2.26 +1.35%
MCK McKesson Corp.* 149.47 +1.64 +1.11%
GIB CGI Group 46.59 +0.31 +0.67%

GovCon Index Decliners

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▾ % Change
EGL Engility Holdings 28.44 -2.02 -6.63%
HII Huntington Ingalls 213.70 -1.68 -0.78%
BA Boeing* 180.57 -1.17 -0.64%

*Companies Included in S&P500 Index

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