September 19th Market Close: GovConIndex Up as the Major Indices All Set New Records

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) posted another YTD high with its third consecutive daily increase, up 0.867 percent to 104.825. Engility Holdings topped the GCI with an almost 5 percent daily gain, while SAIC, AECOM, ICF, and ManTech International all posted greater than 2 percent increase on the day.

All three major indices all closed at new record highs. The S&P500 reached 2,506.65 up 0.151percent, while the DJIA gained 0.18 percent to 22,370.80, and the NASDAQ Composite, moved upward by 0.10 percent to close at 6,461.32.

Crude oil retreated after seven days of advancing. WTI on the NY Mercantile Exchange closed down 0.72 percent to $49.55 per barrel as the market awaits anticipated U.S. crude inventory numbers.

Market Summary

INDEX SETTLEMENT VALUE DAY NET CHANGE DAY % CHANGE   Y-T-D NET CHANGE Y-T-D % CHANGE
GovCon Index  104.825 +0.688 +0.867%   +16.848 +19.15%
S&P 500 2,506.65 +2.78 +0.11%   +255.08 +11.33%
Dow Jones Industrial Average 22,370.80 +39.45 +0.18%   +2,497.94 +12.57%
NASDAQ  6,461.32 +6.68 +0.10%   +1,035.70 +19.09%
Advancing GovCon Index Issues  22
Declining GovCon Index Issues  7
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues  1

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 EGL  Engility Holdings, Inc.  31.99 +1.47 +4.82%
 SAIC  SAIC  64.90 +1.62 +2.56%
 ACM  AECOM  35.01 +0.79 +2.31%
 ICFI  ICF 51.20 +1.10 +2.20%
 MANT  ManTech Int’l  41.47 +0.83 +2.04%

Top GovCon Index Daily Net Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 NOC*  Northrop Grumman* 278.33 +2.36 +0.86%
 CACI  CACI Int’l  133.55 +2.30 +1.75%
 LLL*  L3 Technologies*  189.42 +2.12 +1.13%
 HRS*  Harris Corp.*  130.91 +1.93 +1.50%
 LMT*  Lockheed Martin*  305.65 +1.85 +0.61%

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Decliners

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▾ % Change
 MMS  Maximus, Inc. 62.81 -0.48 -0.76%
 BA*  Boeing*  252.46 -0.62 -0.24%
 CAE  CAE  16.49 -0.03 -0.18%

*Companies Included in S&P500 Index

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