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September 26th Market Close: GovConIndex Closes Up While Major Indices Close Mixed

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) closed up 0.478 percent to 106.661. Advancing shares outpaced declining 3 to 1.

The major indices barely changed on the day as Janet Yellen gave a caution to tightening monetary too gradually. The S&P500 closed at 2,496.84 up 0.01 percent, while the DJIA fell 0.05 percent to 22,284.32, and the NASDAQ Composite advanced 0.15 percent to 6,380.16.

Crude oil closed down today with WTI on the NY Mercantile Exchange at $51.92 per barrel off 0.57 percent over concerns of an expected fourth week of increase in U.S. crude inventories.

Market Summary

INDEX SETTLEMENT VALUE DAY NET CHANGE DAY % CHANGE   Y-T-D NET CHANGE Y-T-D % CHANGE
GovCon Index 106.661 +0.441 +0.478% +18.684 +21.24%
S&P 500 2,496.84 +0.18 +0.01%   +245.27 +10.89%
Dow Jones Industrial Average 22,284.32 -11.77 -0.05% +2,411.46 +12.13%
NASDAQ 6,380.16 +9.57 +0.15%   +954.54 +17.59%
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
 VEC  Vectrus 31.42 +1.27 +4.21%
 SAIC  SAIC 65.58 +0.91 +1.41%
 EGL  Engility Holdings, Inc.  33.94 +0.46 +1.37%
 ICFI  ICF  53.40 +0.70 +1.33%
 NOC*  Northrop Grumman*  284.74 +3.37 +1.20%

Top GovCon Index Daily Net Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 NOC*  Northrop Grumman*  284.74 +3.37 +1.20%
 LMT*  Lockheed Martin*  309.58 +2.73 +0.89%
 HII  Huntington Ingalls Industries  222.21 +1.73 +0.78%
 VEC  Vectrus  31.42 +1.27 +4.21%
 RTN*  Raytheon*  184.67 +0.91 +0.50%

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Decliners

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▾ % Change
 CUB  Cubic Corporation  50.95 -0.65 -1.26%
 BAESY  BAE Systems  34.64 -0.15 -0.43%
 HON*  Honeywell Int’l Inc.*  140.24 -0.57 -0.40%

*Companies Included in S&P500 Index

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