September 14th Market Close: GovConIndex Closes Down While Major Indices Close Mixed

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) closed down 0.456 percent to 101.596. Advancing shares slightly lagged declining 12 to 17.

The three major indices closed mixed on the day. The S&P500 closed down 0.11 percent to 2,495.62, while the DJIA set a new high gaining 0.20 percent to 22,203.48, and the NASDAQ Composite moved downward by 0.48 percent to close at 6,429.08.

Crude oil advanced for the fifth consecutive day reaching a 30 day high. WTI on the NY Mercantile Exchange closed up 0.83 percent to $49.71 per barrel.

Market Summary

INDEX SETTLEMENT VALUE DAY NET CHANGE DAY % CHANGE   Y-T-D NET CHANGE Y-T-D % CHANGE
GovCon Index 101.596 -0.201 -0.456% +13.619 +15.48%
S&P 500 2,495.62 -2.75 -0.11% +244.05 +10.84%
Dow Jones Industrial Average 22,203.48 +45.30 +0.20% +2,330.62 +11.73%
NASDAQ 6,429.08 -31.10 -0.48% +1,003.46 +18.49%
Advancing GovCon Index Issues 12
Declining GovCon Index Issues 17
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues  1

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 BAESY  BAE Systems  32.39 +0.50 +1.57%
 BA*  Boeing*  245.37 +3.44 +1.42%
 LLL*  L3 Technologies*  184.11 +1.39 +0.76%
 HRS*  Harris Corp.* 124.23 +0.94 +0.76%
 RTN*  Raytheon*  181.40 +0.91 +0.504%

Top GovCon Index Daily Net Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 BA*  Boeing*  245.37 +3.44 +1.42%
 LLL*  L3 Technologies*  184.11 +1.39 +0.76%
 LMT*  Lockheed Martin* 301.27 +1.07 +0.36%
 HRS*  Harris Corp.* 124.23 +0.94 +0.76%
 RTN*  Raytheon*  181.40 +0.91 +0.504%

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Decliners

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▾ % Change
 MCK*  McKesson Corp.*  151.65 -6.03 -3.82%
 EGL  Engility Holdings, Inc.  29.64 -0.93 -3.04%
 CSRA*  CSRA*  31.61 -0.71 -2.20%

*Companies Included in S&P500 Index

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