April 25 Market Close: GovCon Index Down Slightly as Markets Near Record Highs on Strong Earnings

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index moved opposite to market direction and closed down slightly to 92.815 down 0.071 percent. Advancers outpaced decliners 2 to 1.

U.S. markets were up significantly for the second day. The S&P500 and DJIA closed near record high, while the NASDAQ closed at a new 52 week high of 6,025.49. Strong first quarter earnings fueled optimism about the viability of the economy.

At market close WTI reversed it 5 day slide to close up $0.45 to $49.68 per barrel.

Today Market Summary

Index Value Net Change % Change
GovCon Index 92.815 -0.066 -0.071%
S&P 500 2,388.61 +14.46 +0.61%
Dow Jones Industrial Average 20,996.12 +232.23 +1.12%
NASDAQ 6,025.49 +41.67 +0.70%
Advancing GovCon Index Issues 20
Declining GovCon Index Issues 9
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues 1

Top GovCon Index Net Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
BA Boeing * 183.51 +1.45 +0.80%
GD General Dynamics * 193.24 +1.33 +0.69%
HII Huntington Ingalls 205.00 +1.28 +0.63%
NAV Navistar Intern. 26.36 +0.74 +2.89%
VEC Vectrus 25.21 +0.58 +2.35%

Top GovCon Index Percentage Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
NAV Navistar Intern. 26.36 +0.74 +2.89%
VEC Vectrus 25.12 +0.58 +2.35%
ACM AECOM 34.67 +0.40 +1.17%
CUB Cubic Corp. 52.40 +0.50 +0.96%
BAESY BAE Sytems 32.75 +0.26 +0.80%

GovCon Index Decliners

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▾ % Change
LMT Lockheed Martin * 270.02 -6.19 -2.24%
MCK  McKesson Corp. * 135.00 -1.15 -0.84%
EGL Engility Holdings Inc. 28.92 -0.20 -0.69%

*Companies Included in S&P500 Index

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