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September 12th Market Close: GovConIndex Up, Major Indices Reach New Highs

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) closed up 0.478 percent to 102.351, reaching a second new 30 day high. Advancing outpaced declining shares 2 to 1.

Investors responded positively to better than expected damage reports from Hurricane Irma. All three major indices reached new highs. The S&P500 closed up 0.34 percent to 2,496.48, while the DJIA gained 0.28 percent to 22,118.86, and the NASDAQ Composite moved up 0.28 percent to close at 6,454.28.

Crude oil advanced on the day with WTI on the NY Mercantile Exchange closing up 0.27 percent to $48.20 per barrel.

 

Market Summary

INDEX SETTLEMENT VALUE DAY NET CHANGE DAY % CHANGE   Y-T-D NET CHANGE Y-T-D % CHANGE
GovCon Index  102.351 +0.170 +0.478%   +14.347 +16.34%
S&P 500 2,496.48 +8.37 +0.34%   +244.91 +10.88%
Dow Jones Industrial Average 22,118.86 +61.49 +0.28%   +2,246.00 +11.30%
NASDAQ 6,454.28 +22.02 +0.28%   +1,028.66 +18.96%
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
 KBR  KBR 17.54 +0.43 +2.51%
 TXT*  Textron, Inc.*  52.41 +1.22 +2.38%
 ACM  AECOM  34.07 +0.69 +2.07%
 ICFI  ICF  49.90 +0.90 +1.84%
 SAIC  SAIC  62.17 +0.86 +1.40%

Top GovCon Index Daily Net Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 HII  Huntington Ingalls Industries  213.56 +1.78 +0.84%
 CACI  CACI Int’l Inc.  131.95 +1.75 +1.34%
 TXT*  Textron, Inc.* 52.41 +1.22 +2.38%
 LLL*  L3 Technologies* 184.40 +1.14 +0.62%
 ICFI  ICF  49.90 +0.90 +1.84%

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Decliners

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▾ % Change
 MCK*  McKesson Corp.*  156.36 -2.88 -1.81%
 NAV  Navistar Int’l  38.06 -0.29 -0.76%
 GD*  General Dynamics Corp.*  199.00 -1.33 -0.66%

*Companies Included in S&P500 Index

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