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May 2 Market Close: GovCon Index Up as Major Markets Close to Record Highs

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index closed up 0.319 percent to 92.667 as the large platform companies lead the way. Advancers outpacing decliners 2 to 1.

On an active day of earnings reports the S&P500 and DJIA flirted with reaching 52 week highs as the NASDAQ set another record.

At market close WTI broke through the $48 floor to close at $47.66 off $1.18. According to a Bloomberg survey crude oil supplies are forecast to be down while petroleum products inventories are up.

Today Market Summary

Index Value Net Change % Change
GovCon Index 92.667 +0.295 +0.319%
S&P 500 2,391.17 +2.84 +0.12%
Dow Jones Industrial Average 20,949.89 +36.43 +0.17%
NASDAQ 6,095.37 +3.76 +0.06%
Advancing GovCon Index Issues 20
Declining GovCon Index Issues 10
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues 0

Top GovCon Index Net Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
RTN Raytheon * 156.16 +2.08 +1.35%
HII Huntington Ingalls 200.66 +1.12 +0.56%
HRS Lockheed Martin  * 269.49 +1.06 +0.39%
BA Boeing * 183.44 +1.05 +0.58%
NOC Northrop Grumman * 245.33 +0.99 +0.41%

Top GovCon Index Percentage Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
KBR KBR 15.23 +0.40 +2.70%
CAE CAE 15.68 +0.37 +2.42%
BAESY BAE Systems 33.18 +0.58 +1.79%
RTN Raytheon * 156.16 +0.50 +0.95%
MANT ManTech Intern. 183.22 +2.08 +1.35%

GovCon Index Decliners

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▾ % Change
EGL Engility Holdings 28.45 -0.50  -1.73%
TXT Textron Inc * 45.75 -0.38 -0.82%
BAH Booz Allen Hamilton 35.58 -0.26 -0.73%

*Companies Included in S&P500 Index

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