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September 21st Market Close: GovConIndex Closes Up as Major Indices Close Down

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) continued to move up in posting its fifth consecutive day of gains. The CGI closed at 105.814 up 0.377 percent with advancing shares outpacing declining 3 to 1.

The S&P500 and DJIA ended their prolonged streak of gains to close in the negative today. The S&P500 ended the day at 2,500.60 down 0.30 percent, while the DJIA pulled back 0.24 percent to 22,359.23, and the NASDAQ Composite was down 0.52 percent to 6,422.69.

Crude oil continued its positive direction to remain above the $50 mark with WTI on the NY Mercantile Exchange closing up 0.06 percent to $50.72 per barrel.

Market Summary

INDEX SETTLEMENT VALUE DAY NET CHANGE DAY % CHANGE   Y-T-D NET CHANGE Y-T-D % CHANGE
GovCon Index  105.814 +0.364 +0.377% +17.837 +20.27%
S&P 500 2,500.60 -7.64 -0.30% +249.03 +11.06%
Dow Jones Industrial Average 22,359.23 -53.36 -0.24% +2,486.37 +12.51%
NASDAQ 6,422.69 -33.35 -0.52% +997.07 +18.38%
Advancing GovCon Index Issues  22
Declining GovCon Index Issues 8
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues  0

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 EGL  Engility Holdings, Inc.  32.49 +0.71 +2.23%
 MCK*  McKesson Corp.* 152.57 +2.39 +1.59%
 HON*  Honeywell Int’l Inc.* 140.86 +2.17 +1.56%
 BAESY  BAE Systems 34.76 +0.49 +1.43%
 ICFI  ICF 51.65 +0.70 +1.37%

Top GovCon Index Daily Net Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 MCK*  McKesson Corp.*  152.57 +2.39 +1.59%
 HON*  Honeywell Int’l Inc.*  140.86 +2.17 +1.56%
 GD*  General Dynamics Corp.*  205.72 +1.45 +0.71%
 HII  Huntington Ingalls Industries  219.18 +1.06 +0.49%
 LLL*  L3 Technologies* 190.32 +0.81 +0.43%

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Decliners

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▾ % Change
 MANT  ManTech Int’l 42.20 -0.59 -1.38%
 GIB  CGI Group 51.47 -0.40 -0.77%
 HRS*  Harris Corp.*  131.06 -0.54 -0.41%

*Companies Included in S&P500 Index

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