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May 31 Market Close: GovCon Index Closes Up as Indices All Close Down

On the last trading day in May the GovCon Index ended the month up as major U.S. indices all ended down.

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index ended the day up 0.540 percent to 95.745. Advancers outpaced decliners 2 to 1.

The three U.S. indices gave back more of May’s gains to close down on the day. However the trio of indices all showed positive gains for the month. The S&P 500 up 1.0 percent on the month, the DJIA up .004 percent, and the NASDAQ up 2.2 percent.

At market close WTI was down 2.62 percent to $48.36 per barrel as the market doubts that OPEC’s extended production cuts will be enough to offset increased production from the U.S.

  Market Summary

GovCon Index 95.745 +0.540 +0.144% +7.768 +8.83%
S&P 500 2,411.80 -1.11 -0.05% +160.23 +7.12%
Dow Jones Industrial Average 21,008.65 -20.82 -0.10% +1,135.79 +5.72% 
NASDAQ 6,198.52 -4.67 -0.08% +772.90 +14.25% 
Advancing GovCon Index Issues 20
Declining GovCon Index Issues 9
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues 1

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
HRS * Harris Corp. * 112.16 +2.16 +1.96%
COL Rockwell Collins 109.05 +1.82 +1.70%
LLL * L3 Technologies * 168.59 +2.45 +1.47%
ICFI ICF 47.05 +0.65 +1.40%
LDOS Leidos Holdings  55.56  +0.71 +1.29%

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Decliners

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▾ % Change
CAE CAE 16.13 -0.38 -2.30%
EGL Engility Holdings 26.33 -0.51 -1.90%
KBR KBR 13.63  -0.24 -1.73%

*Companies Included in S&P500 Index

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