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May 18 Market Close: Minor Positive Changes With GovCon Index and Market Indices

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index moved downward contrary to major market indices. Decliners outpaced advancers 18 to 12.

The major markets showed minor movement upward after recovering from significant drop yesterday.

At market close WTI followed the markets to close up 0.39 percent to $49.26 as the Algerian Energy Minister indicated that most OPEC member countries would comply with the Saudi Arabia and Russia proposal to extend oil cuts through March of next year. 

  Market Summary

INDEX SETTLEMENT VALUE DAY NET CHANGE DAY % CHANGE   Y-T-D NET CHANGE Y-T-D % CHANGE
GovCon Index 91.370 -0.183 -0.223% +5.393 +6.13%
S&P 500 2,365.72 +8.69 +0.37% +114.15 +5.07%
Dow Jones Industrial Average 20,663.02 +56.09 +0.27% +790.16  +3.98% 
NASDAQ 6,055.13 +43.89 +0.73% +629.51  +11.60% 
Advancing GovCon Index Issues 12
Declining GovCon Index Issues 18
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues 0

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
CUB Cubic Corp. 44.80 +0.55 +1.24%
SAIC SAIC 72.13 +0.59 +0.82%
ACM AECOM 32.43 +0.14 +0.43%
RTN * Raytheon * 157.89 +0.59 +0.38%
HON * Honeywell Intern. *  130.42  +0.48 +0.37%

Top GovCon Index Daily Net Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
GD * General Dynamics * 192.64 +0.63 +0.33%
SAIC SAIC 72.13 +0.59 +0.82%
RTN * Raytheon * 157.89 +0.59 +0.38%
NOC * Northrop Grumman * 246.88 +0.56 +0.23%
CUB Cubic Corp.  44.80  +0.55 +1.24%

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Decliners

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▾ % Change
EGL Engility Holdings 26.27 -0.53 -1.98%
NAV Navistar Intern. 25.22 -0.44 -1.71%
LDOS Leidos Holdings 51.53 -0.74 -1.42%

*Companies Included in S&P500 Index

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