May 23 Market Close: GovCon Index Hits 30 Day High and S&P Close to 2,400

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index closed up for the fourth consecutive with the advancers outpacing the decliners 3 to 1. The GovCon Index reached 30 day high of 94.234, up 0.367 percent.

All the U.S. indices were up on the day as the S&P500 came within 2 points of breaking 2,400. Markets responded to supportive European data that indicated global markets are on solid ground.

WTI broke through the $51 mark to settle at one month high of $51.36 up 0.45 percent as markets are optimistic about the nine month extension on production cuts to come from May 25th OPEC meeting. 

  Market Summary

INDEX SETTLEMENT VALUE DAY NET CHANGE DAY % CHANGE   Y-T-D NET CHANGE Y-T-D % CHANGE
GovCon Index 94.234 +0.350 +0.367% +6.257 +7.11%
S&P 500 2,398.42 +4.40 +0.18% +146.85 +6.52%
Dow Jones Industrial Average 20,937.91 +43.08 +0.21% +1,065.05 +5.36% 
NASDAQ 6,138.71 +5.09 +0.08% +713.09 +13.14% 
Advancing GovCon Index Issues 21
Declining GovCon Index Issues 8
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues 1

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Performers

BAE Systems

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
LDOS Leidos Holdings 54.67 +1.30 +2.44%
MCK * McKesson Corp. * 159.00 +3.58 +2.30%
SAIC SAIC 74.19 +0.79 +1.08%
NAV Navistar Intern. 26.73 +0.26 +0.98%
KBR KBR  14.91  +0.14 +0.95%

Top GovCon Index Daily Net Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
MCK* McKesson Corp. 159.00 +3.58 +2.30%
GD * General Dynamics * 199.32 +1.57 +0.79%
LMT * Lockheed Martin * 278.36 +1.33 +0.48%
LDOS Leidos Holdings 54.67 +1.30 +2.44%
NOC Northrop Grumman *  250.65  +1.20 +0.48%

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Decliners

46

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▾ % Change
LLL  L3 Technologies * 164.18 -1.29 -0.78%
CAE CAE 15.76 -0.09 -0.57%
ICFI ICF 46.50  -0.25 -0.53%

*Companies Included in S&P500 Index

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