September 15th Market Close: GovConIndex Higher; S&P500 and DJIA Reach New Heights

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) moved up 0.782 percent to 102.302. Advancing shares outpaced declining  5 to 1.

The three major indices all closed in the positive. The S&P500 broke the 2500 threshold reaching a new high, closing up 0.18 percent to 2,500.23, while the DJIA set a reached new heights gaining 0.29 percent to 22,268.34, and the NASDAQ Composite moved upward by 0.30 percent to close at 6,448.47.

Crude oil advanced for the sixth consecutive day reaching a 30 day high. WTI on the NY Mercantile Exchange closed up 0.04 percent to $49.91 per barrel as it spent the better part of the trading day in the negative.

Market Summary

INDEX SETTLEMENT VALUE DAY NET CHANGE DAY % CHANGE   Y-T-D NET CHANGE Y-T-D % CHANGE
GovCon Index 102.302 +0.738 +0.782% +14.325 +16.28%
S&P 500  2,500.23 +4.61 +0.18% +248.66 +11.04%
Dow Jones Industrial Average 22,268.34 +64.86 +0.29% +2,395.48 +12.05%
NASDAQ  6,448.47 +19.38 +0.30% +1,022.85 +18.85%
Advancing GovCon Index Issues 25
Declining GovCon Index Issues  5
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues 0

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 SAIC  SAIC  63.28 +1.79 +2.91%
 ICFI  ICF 49.20 +1.35 +2.82%
 BAH  Booz Allen Hamilton 35.25 +0.80 +2.32%
 HRS*  Harris Corp.* 126.87 +2.62 +2.11%
 KBR  KBR 17.80 +0.31 +1.77%

Top GovCon Index Daily Net Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 BA*  Boeing*  249.00 +3.77 +1.54%
 HRS*  Harris Corp.* 126.87 +2.62 +2.11%
 HII  Huntington Ingalls Industries 212.41 +2.26 +1.08%
 SAIC  SAIC  63.28 +1.79 +2.91%
 HON*  Honeywell Int’l Inc.* 138.95 +1.74 +1.27%

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Decliners

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▾ % Change
 MANT  ManTech Int’l 39.69 -0.76 -1.88%
 MCK*  McKesson Corp.*  149.88 -1.80 -1.19%
 GIB  CGI Group  51.48 -0.58 -1.11%

*Companies Included in S&P500 Index

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