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May 24 Market Close: GovCon Index Sets Another High and Markets Gain Back Losses

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index closed up for the fifth consecutive day with the advancers significantly outpacing the decliners 28 to 2. The GovCon Index reached another 30 day high of 94.842, up 0.701 percent.

All the U.S. indices were up on the day. The S&P500 reached a new record high of 2,404.39 gaining back all it losses from last week. The DJIA up strongly on the day also gained back last weeks losses.

WTI remained above the $50.00 mark however it settled back 0.02% to $50.32 per barrel on the eve of the OPEC meeting in Vienna.

  Market Summary

INDEX SETTLEMENT VALUE DAY NET CHANGE DAY % CHANGE   Y-T-D NET CHANGE Y-T-D % CHANGE
GovCon Index 94.842 +0.628 +0.701% +6.865 +7.80%
S&P 500 2,404.39 +5.97 +0.25% +152.82 +6.79%
Dow Jones Industrial Average 21,012.42 +74.51 +0.36% +1,139.56 +5.73% 
NASDAQ 6,163.02 +24.31 +0.40% +737.40 +13.59% 
Advancing GovCon Index Issues 27
Declining GovCon Index Issues 2
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues 1

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
OA Orbital ATK 100.90 +2.01 +2.03%
VEC Vectrus 29.77 +0.41 +1.40%
MCK * McKesson Corp. * 161.23 +2.23 +1.40%
CSRA * CSRA * 29.64 +0.38 +1.30%
CAE CAE  15.95  +0.19 +1.21%

Top GovCon Index Daily Net Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
NOC* Northrop Grumman * 253.38 +2.73 +1.09%
MCK * McKesson Corp. * 161.23 +2.23 +1.40%
OA Orbital ATK 100.90 +2.01 +2.03%
BA * Boeing * 185.25 +1.76 +0.96%
LMT * Lockheed Martin*  280.05  +1.69 +0.61%

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Decliners

 

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▾ % Change
HII Huntington Ingalls 195.25 -0.18 -0.09%
ACM AECOM 32.54 -0.01 -0.03%

*Companies Included in S&P500 Index

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