April 3 Market Close: GovCon Index and Major Indices Close Down on Weak Auto Sales

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index and major markets all followed the auto stocks down as March reported weak vehicle sales, raising questions\concerns about economic growth. Investors continue to watch closely developments on the global political and economic front.

GovCon Index decliners outpaced advancers 6 to 1.

In spite of its Friday turn-around WTI closed down on the day to $50.25 off $0.35 after spending part of the day in the positive. Optimism about OPEC curbing production was dispelled as Libya reopened its largest oilfield.

 Today Market Summary


IndexValueNet Change% Change
GovCon Index90.574-0.604-0.662%
S&P 5002,358.84-3.88-0.16%
Dow Jones Industrial Average20,650.21-13.01-0.06%
Advancing GovCon Index Issues4
Declining GovCon Index Issues26
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues0

Top GovCon Index Net Performers

SymbolCompany$ Current PriceNet Change ▴% Change
HIIHuntington Ingalls201.84+1.60+0.80%
LMTLockheed Martin *268.68+1.08+0.40%
GDGeneral Dynamics *187.74+0.54+0.29%
COLRockwell Collins Inc.97.42+0.26+0.27%

GovCon Index Decliners

SymbolCompany$ Current PriceNet Change ▾% Change
CUBCubic Corp.50.90-1.90-3.60%
EGLEngility Holdings Inc.27.92-1.02-3.52%

*Companies Included in S&P500 Index

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