October 12th Market Close: GovConIndex Closes Up Reverse to the Major Indices Closing Down

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) moved upward to close at 109.761, up 0.376 percent with advancing shares outpacing declining 21 to 8.

The three major indices all closed negative with the S&P500 down 0.17 percent to 2,550.93, while the DJIA closed at 22,841.01 off 0.14 percent, and the NASDAQ Composite declined 0.18 percent at 6,591.51.

WTI crude oil on the NY Mercantile Exchange closed down however, remains above the $50.00 mark. WTI was in the negative for the entire day and at market close settled at $50.65 per barrel, down 1.27 percent.

Market Summary

INDEX SETTLEMENT VALUE DAY NET CHANGE DAY % CHANGE   Y-T-D NET CHANGE Y-T-D % CHANGE
GovCon Index  109.761 +0.525 +0.376% +21.784 +24.76%
S&P 500 2,550.93 -4.31 -0.17% +299.36 +13.30%
Dow Jones Industrial Average 22,841.01 -31.88 -0.14% +2,968.15 +14.94%
NASDAQ 6,591.51 -12.04 -0.18% +1,165.89 +21.49%
Advancing GovCon Index Issues  21
Declining GovCon Index Issues  8
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues  1

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 BAH  Booz Allen Hamilton 38.33  +0.83 +2.21%
 NAV  Navistar Int’l  43.74  +0.61 +1.41%
 NOC*  Northrop Grumman*  298.68  +3.49 +1.18%
 CSRA*  CSRA*  31.38  +0.35 +1.13%
 RTN*  Raytheon*  188.91  +1.69 +0.90%

Top GovCon Index Daily Net Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 NOC*  Northrop Grumman* 298.68 +3.49 +1.18%
 LMT*  Lockheed Martin* 321.15  +2.56 +0.80%
 RTN*  Raytheon*  188.91  +1.69 +0.90%
 HII  Huntington Ingalls Industries 235.44  +1.51 +0.65%
 LLL*  L3 Technologies* 188.82  +1.16 +0.62%

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Decliners

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▾ % Change
 SAIC  SAIC 69.18  -0.55 -0.79%
 TXT*  Textron, Inc.*  53.55  -0.37 -0.69%
 EGL  Engility Holdings, Inc. 34.57  -0.18 -0.52%

*Companies Included in S&P500 Index

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