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May 9 Market Close: GovCon Index Up, Markets Mixed as NASDAQ Reaches New High

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index closed up 0.118 percent to 93.478 as advancers outpaced decliners 2 to 1. AECOM led the 30 GovCon Index companies as the company beat analysts projections reporting 5 percent quarterly earnings growth.

Major markets closed mixed with softness in commodity prices. The NASDAQ reached a new all time high as technology shares climbed.

At market close WTI was down $0.47 to $45.96 as Libya’s oil output rose to a two year high. Raising further concerns about oversupply.

 Today Market Summary

Index Value Net Change % Change
GovCon Index 93.478 +0.110 +0.118%
S&P 500 2,396.92 -2.46 -o.10%
Dow Jones Industrial Average 20,975.78 -35.50 -0.17%
NASDAQ 6,120.59 +17.93 +0.29%
Advancing GovCon Index Issues 20
Declining GovCon Index Issues 10
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues 0

Top GovCon Index Percentage Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
ACM AECOM 34.20 +1.00 +3.01%
MMS Maximus Inc. 63.55 +1.83 +2.96%
VEC Vectrus 26.60 +0.55 +2.11%
NAV Navistar Intern. 27.04 +0.41 +1.54%
MCK McKesson Corp. *  142.49  +1.62 +1.15%

Top GovCon Index Net Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
MMS Maximus Inc. 63.55 +1.83 +2.96%
LLL L3 Technologies * 167.77 +1.77 +1.07%
MCK McKesson Corp. * 142.49 +1.62 +1.15%
LMT Lockheed Martin * 273.87 +1.37 +0.50%
COL Rockwell Collins  105.07  +1.03 +0.99%

Top GovCon Index Percentage Decliners

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▾ % Change
CUB Cubic Corp. 46.80 -5.65 -10.77%
EGL Engility Holdings 28.38 -0.88 -3.01%
CSRA CSRA * 29.12 -0.52 -1.75%

*Companies Included in S&P500 Index

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