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


Index Value Net Change % Change
GovCon Index 90.574 -0.604 -0.662%
S&P 500 2,358.84 -3.88 -0.16%
Dow Jones Industrial Average 20,650.21 -13.01 -0.06%
NASDAQ 5,894.68 -17.06 -0.29%
Advancing GovCon Index Issues 4
Declining GovCon Index Issues 26
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues 0

Top GovCon Index Net Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
HII Huntington Ingalls 201.84 +1.60 +0.80%
LMT Lockheed Martin * 268.68 +1.08 +0.40%
GD General Dynamics * 187.74 +0.54 +0.29%
COL Rockwell Collins Inc. 97.42 +0.26 +0.27%

GovCon Index Decliners

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▾ % Change
KBR KBR 14.48 -0.55 -3.66%
CUB Cubic Corp. 50.90 -1.90 -3.60%
EGL Engility Holdings Inc. 27.92 -1.02 -3.52%

*Companies Included in S&P500 Index

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