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September 11th Market Close: GovConIndex and Major Indices Close Up; S&P500 Hits New High

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) followed the major indices to close up 0.787 percent to 102.181, reaching a new 30 day high. Advancing outpaced declining shares 6 to 1.

Investors responded positively to better than expected damage reports from Hurricane Irma. The major indices all closed up as the S&P500 reached a new high of 2,488.11 increasing by 1.08 percent, while the DJIA gained 1.19 percent to 22,057.37 and the NASDAQ Composite moved up 1.13 percent to close at 6,432.26.

Crude oil advanced on the day with WTI on the NY Mercantile Exchange closing up 1.18 percent to $48.04 per barrel.

Market Summary

INDEX SETTLEMENT VALUE DAY NET CHANGE DAY % CHANGE   Y-T-D NET CHANGE Y-T-D % CHANGE
GovCon Index  102.181 +0.843 +0.787%   +14.204 +16.15%
S&P 500 2,488.11 +26.68 +1.08%   +236.54 +10.51%
Dow Jones Industrial Average  22,057.37 +259.58 +1.19%   +2,184.51 +10.99%
NASDAQ  6,432.26 +72.07 +1.13%   +1,006.64 +18.55%
Advancing GovCon Index Issues  25
Declining GovCon Index Issues  4
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues  1

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 TXT*  Textron, Inc*  51.19 +1.95 +3.96%
 MMS  Maximus, Inc.  62.77 +2.15 +3.55%
 CACI  CACI Int’l  130.20 +2.65 +2.08%
 MCK*  McKesson Corp.* 159.24 +2.30 +1.47%
 VEC  Vectrus 28.44 +0.40 +1.43%

Top GovCon Index Daily Net Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 CACI  CACI Int’l  130.20 +2.65 +2.08%
 GD*  General Dynamics Corp.* 200.33 +2.46 +1.24%
 MCK*  McKesson Corp.* 159.24 +2.30 +1.47%
 MMS  Maximus, Inc. 62.77 +2.15 +3.55%
 TXT*  Textron, Inc* 51.19 +1.95 +3.96%

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Decliners

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▾ % Change
 KBR  KBR 17.11 -0.30 -1.72%
 NAV  Navistar Int’l  38.35 -0.54 -1.39%
 BAESY  BAE Systems  32.09 -0.11 -0.34%

*Companies Included in S&P500 Index

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