April 17 Morning Report: GovCon Index and Markets End Short Trading Week Down

Last week was a short trading week with markets closed on Friday in observance of the Easter holiday. The markets fell as banks reported earnings and stocks were down.

GovCon Index decliners outpaced advancers at a ratio of 6 to 1.

At market close WTI was positive $0.07  to close at $53.18 per barrel as some OPEC members expressed support for continued production cuts.. 

 Today Market Summary

Index Value Net Change % Change
GovCon Index 89.877 -0.493 -0.545%
S&P 500 2,328.95 -15.98 -0.68%
Dow Jones Industrial Average 20,453.25 -138.61 -0.67%
NASDAQ 5,805.15 -31.01 -0.53%
Advancing GovCon Index Issues 4
Declining GovCon Index Issues 26
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues 0

Top GovCon Index Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
NOC Northrop Grumman * 240.20 +0.84 +0.35%
RTN Raytheon * 151.75 +0.40 +0.26%
GD General Dynamics * 186.73 +0.39 +0.21%
MANT ManTech Intern. 34.39 +0.19 +0.56%

GovCon Index Decliners

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▾ % Change
NAV Navistar Intern. 22.89 -1.65 -6.72%
VEC Vectrus 22.67 -0.49 -2.12%
TXT Textron Inc * 46.54 -0.92 -1.94%

*Companies Included in S&P500 Index

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