October 16th Market Close: GovConIndex Closes Down While Major Indices Set New Highs

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) closed down 0.195 percent to settle at 109.179 as declining shares outpaced advancing almost 3 to 1.

The three major indices all closed positive setting new record highs. The S&P500 closed up 0.18 percent to 2,557.64, while the DJIA was approaching the 23,000 mark settled at 22,956.96 a positive 0.37 percent, and the NASDAQ Composite advanced 0.28 percent to end the day at 6,624.00.

WTI crude oil on the NY Mercantile Exchange opened the week up 0.82 percent to close at $51.87 per barrel. The fifth trading day for WTI above $50.00 per barrel.

Market Summary

INDEX SETTLEMENT VALUE DAY NET CHANGE DAY % CHANGE   Y-T-D NET CHANGE Y-T-D % CHANGE
GovCon Index 109.179 -0.179 -0.195% +21.202 +24.10%
S&P 500 2,557.64 +4.47 +0.18%   +306.07 +13.59%
Dow Jones Industrial Average 22,956.96 +85.24 +0.37%   +3,084.10 +15.52%
NASDAQ 6,624.00 +18.20 +0.28%   +1,198.38 +22.09%
Advancing GovCon Index Issues 8
Declining GovCon Index Issues  20
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues  2

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 KBR KBR 18.29  +0.64 +3.63%
 HII Huntington Ingalls Industries 235.93  +1.53 +0.65%
 RTN* Raytheon*  188.71  +0.82 +0.44%
 VEC Vectrus 32.87  +0.10 +0.31%
 ACM  AECOM  35.79  +0.10 +0.28%

Top GovCon Index Daily Net Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
HII Huntington Ingalls Industries 235.93 +1.53 +0.65%
RTN* Raytheon* 188.71  +0.82 +0.44%
KBR KBR 18.29  +0.64 +3.63%
 HON* Honeywell Int’l Inc.* 143.75  +0.38 +0.27%
GD* General Dynamics* 213.44  +0.10 +0.05%

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Decliners

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▾ % Change
 EGL  Engility Holdings, Inc. 34.28  -0.46 -1.32%
 CAE CAE 17.56  -0.23 -1.29%
BAH Booz Allen Hamilton 38.11  -0.45 -1.17%

*Companies Included in S&P500 Index

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