April 18 Market Close: GovCon Index and Major Markets Drop as Goldman Earnings Down

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index retreated to close down 0.407 percent to 90.431 giving back one-half of yesterday’s gains. Advancing and declining stocks were pretty well split on the day.

U.S. markets all closed down with a disappointing earning report from Goldman Sachs. Leading the decline were healthcare companies, energy producers, and financial firms.

At market close WTI was also down $0.29 to $ 52.36 per barrel as traders await the U.S. Energy Information Administration report due out on Wednesday. 

 

 Today Market Summary

Index Value Net Change % Change
GovCon Index 90.431 -0.370 -0.407%
S&P 500 2,342.19 -6.82 -0.29%
Dow Jones Industrial Average 20,523.28 -113.64 -0.55%
NASDAQ 5,849.47 -7.32 -0.12%
Advancing GovCon Index Issues 14
Declining GovCon Index Issues 16
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues 0

Top GovCon Index Net Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
EGL Engility Holdings 28.19 +0.90 +3.30%
VEC Vectrus 23.53 +0.61 +2.66%
TXT Textron Inc. * 47.34 +0.49 +1.05%
BAESY BAE Systems 32.96 +0.48 +1.46%
ACM AECOM 33.75 +0.38 +1.14%

Top GovCon Index Percentage Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
EGL Engility Holdings 28.19 +0.90 +3.30%
VEC Vectrus 23.53 +0.61 +2.66%
BAESY BAE Systems 32.96 +0.48 +1.46%
ACM AECOM 33.75 +0.38 +1.14%
TXT Textron Inc. *  47.34  +0.49 +1.05%

GovCon Index Decliners

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▾ % Change
MCK McKesson Corp. 137.60 -6.62 -4.59%
COL Rockwell Collins 96.78 -0.80 -0.82%
GD General Dynamics * 187.38 -1.51 -0.80%

*Companies Included in S&P500 Index

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