April 24 Morning Report: GovCon Index and Markets End The Week In the Positive

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index ended the week on Friday at 91.565 up 1.7 points or 1.90 percent above the Monday morning open.

The major markets closed the week in the positive with the NASDAQ leading the way, up almost two full percentage points. For the week the S&P500 was up 19.74 or 0.8 percent, the DJIA ended at 94.51 up 0.5 percent and the NASDAQ advanced to 105.37 or 1.8 percent. Investors are cautiously awaiting French elections results and the release of President Trump’s tax plan on Wednesday.

WTI ended the week at a low of $49.55 per barrel, down 2.29 per cent and $4.00 off the weekly high. 

 Friday 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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