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April 24 Market Close: GovCon Index and Markets Surge On French Election Results

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index followed advancing global markets to close at a 30 day high of 91.881, up 1.437 percent.

Global markets surged with major U.S. indices up over 1.0 percent  on French election results. There are strong indication that Emmanuel Macron (a centrist) will win the June runoff against Marine Le Pen, easing concerns that France will exit the European Union.

At market close WTI retreated $0.39 to $49.23 per barrel as U.S. rig count and oil production increase.

Today Market Summary

Index Value Net Change % Change
GovCon Index 91.881 +1.316 +1.437%
S&P 500 2,374.15 +25.46 +1.08%
Dow Jones Industrial Average 20,763.89 +216.13 +1.05%
NASDAQ 5,983.82 +73.30 +1.24%
Advancing GovCon Index Issues 30
Declining GovCon Index Issues 0
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues 0

Top GovCon Index Net Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
HII Huntington Ingalls 203.72 +4.09 +2.05%
CACI CACI Intern. 119.50 +3.50 +3.02%
LMT Lockheed Martin * 276.21 +3.12 +1.14%
GD General Dynamics * 191.91 +2.97 +1.57%
NOC Northrop Grumman * 249.14 +2.81 +1.14%

Top GovCon Index Percentage Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
NAV Navistar Intern. 25.62 +1.46 +6.04%
EGL Engility Holdings 29.12 +0.95 +3.37%
CACI CACI Intern. 119.50 +3.50 +3.02%
SAIC SAIC 74.22 +1.91 +2.64%
ACM AECOM 34.27 +0.86 +2.57%

*Companies Included in S&P500 Index

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