April 17 Market Close: GovCon Index and Markets Rebound Strongly From Last Week

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index turned in better than 1 percent gain on the day as advancing stocks closed 29 to 1 versus decliners.

With the European markets closed the U.S. markets all closed strongly as investors geopolitical concerns dampened.

At market close WTI was down $0.57 to $ 52.61 per barrel as the shale drilling increased indicating that U.S. oil production may compensate for OPEC’s cuts. 

 Today Market Summary

Index Value Net Change % Change
GovCon Index 90.801 +0.924 +1.028%
S&P 500 2,349.01 +20.06 +0.86%
Dow Jones Industrial Average 20,636.92 +183.67 +0.90%
NASDAQ 5,856.79 +51.64 +0.89%
Advancing GovCon Index Issues 29
Declining GovCon Index Issues 1
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues 0

Top GovCon Index Net Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
BA Boeing * 179.02 +3.40 +1.94%
NOC Northrop Grumman * 243.10 +2.90 +1.21%
GD General Dynamics Corp * 188.89 +2.16 +1.16%
CACI CACI Intern. 114.30 +1.95 +1.74%
LMT Lockheed Martin * 269.88 +1.88 +0.70%

Top GovCon Index Percentage Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
EGL Engility Holdings 27.29 +0.95 +3.61%
ICFI ICF 42.90 +1.30 +3.13%
CSRA CSRA * 28.52 +0.84 +3.03%
ACM AECOM 33.37 +0.76 +2.33%
SAIC SAIC 71.70 +1.60 +2.28%

*Companies Included in S&P500 Index

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