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April 21 Market Close:GovCon Index Up With Major Indices Slightly Down

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index closed up for the third consecutive day to a weekly high of 91.565 positive 0.252 percent. Advancers and decliners split evenly on the day.

The major markets declined slightly on the day as investors watch elections in France closely. However all U.S. market ended the week in the positive with the NASDAQ leading the way, up almost two full percentage points.

WTI ended the week at low of $49.55 per barrel, down 2.29 per cent and $4.00 off the weekly high. U.S. production hit the highest point since August of 2015 which undermines OPEC’s attempt to reduce global oil supply, driving prices down.

 Today Market Summary

Index Value Net Change % Change
GovCon Index 91.565 +0.230 +0.252%
S&P 500 2,348.69 -7.15 -0.30%
Dow Jones Industrial Average 20,547.76 -30.95 -0.15%
NASDAQ 5,910.52 -6.26 -0.11%
Advancing GovCon Index Issues 14
Declining GovCon Index Issues 15
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues 1

Top GovCon Index Net Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
COL Rockwell Collins 104.70 +5.11 +5.13%
HON Honeywell Intern. * 127.08 +3.31 +2.67%
NOC Northrop Grumman * 246.33 +1.48 +0.60%
LMT Lockheed Martin * 273.09 +1.24 +0.46%
BA Boeing * 180.38 +1.08 +0.60%

Top GovCon Index Percentage Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change % Change ▴
COL Rockwell Collins 104.70 +5.11 +5.13%
HON Honeywell Intern. * 127.08 +3.31 +2.67%
TXT Textron Inc. * 46.66 +0.75 +1.63%
KBR KBR 14.99 +0.14 +0.94%
NOC Northrop Grumman * 246.33 +1.48 +0.60%

GovCon Index Decliners

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▾ % Change
NAV Navistar Intern. 24.16 -1.29 -5.07%
EGL Engility Holdings 28.17 -0.48 -1.68%
MCK McKesson Corp. * 135.91 -1.75 -1.27%

*Companies Included in S&P500 Index

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