September 6th Market Close: GovConIndex Closes Slightly Down While Major Indices Close Up

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) closed down for the second day. The GCI was off 0.255 percent to close at 101.341. Advancing and declining shares closed even on the day.

The major indices reversed yesterday’s negative close with the S&P500 up 0.31 percent to 2,465.54, while the DJIA advanced 0.25 percent to 21,807.64, and the NASDAQ Composite gained 0.28 percent to close at 6,393.31. Lawmakers reached an agreement with President Trump to extend the U.S.debt limit and fund the government through December 15th.

Crude oil continued its positive direction as WTI on the NY Mercantile Exchange closed up 1.01 percent to $49.15 per barrel. The Texas Gulf Coast works to get refineries back online and Florida bracing for Hurricane Irma.

Market Summary

INDEX SETTLEMENT VALUE DAY NET CHANGE DAY % CHANGE   Y-T-D NET CHANGE Y-T-D % CHANGE
GovCon Index  101.341 -0.259 -0.255%   +13.364 +15.19%
S&P 500 2,465.54 +7.69 +0.31%   +213.97 +9.50%
Dow Jones Industrial Average 21,807.64 +54.33 +0.25%   +1,934.78 +9.74%
NASDAQ 6,393.31 +17.74 +0.28%   +967.69 +17.84%
Advancing GovCon Index Issues  16
Declining GovCon Index Issues 14
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues 0

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 NAV  Navistar Int’l 36.29 +2.36 +6.96%
 KBR  KBR 17.28 +0.73 +4.41%
 CSRA*  CSRA* 32.67 +1.11 +3.52%
 MCK*  McKesson Corp.* 152.09 +4.27 +2.89%
 ACM  AECOM  33.23 +0.44 +1.34%

Top GovCon Index Daily Net Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 MCK*  McKesson Corp. 152.09 +4.27 +2.89%
 NAV  Navistar Int’l  36.29 +2.36 +6.96%
 CSRA*  CSRA*  32.67 +1.11 +3.52%
 KBR  KBR  17.28 +0.73 +4.41%
 ACM  AECOM 33.23 +0.44 +1.34%

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Decliners

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▾ % Change
 BAESY  BAE Systems  31.58 -0.70 -2.17%
 OA  Orbital ATK, Inc.  107.80 -2.20 -2.00%
 RTN* Raytheon*  180.25 -2.83 -1.55%

*Companies Included in S&P500 Index

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