October 17th Market Close: GovConIndex Closes Down While Major Indices Close Mixed

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) closed down for the second consecutive day to settle at 108.763 off 0.460 percent.  Declining shares outpaced advancing 6 to 1.

The three major indices closed mixed with the S&P500 and DJIA closing at new highs and the NASDAQ Composite ending the day in the negative The S&P500 closed up 0.07 percent to 2,559.36, while the DJIA broke through 23,000 during the trading day however, closed at 22,997.44 a positive 0.18 percent, and the NASDAQ Composite declined 0.01 percent to end the day at 6,623.66.

WTI crude oil on the NY Mercantile Exchange topped the $52.00 mark to close up 0.27 percent to $52.01 per barrel.

Market Summary

INDEX SETTLEMENT VALUE DAY NET CHANGE DAY % CHANGE   Y-T-D NET CHANGE Y-T-D % CHANGE
GovCon Index  108.763 -0.416 -0.460% +20.786 +23.63%
S&P 500 2,559.36 +1.72 +0.07%   +177.82 +7.90%
Dow Jones Industrial Average 22,997.44 +40.48 +0.18%   +3,124.58 +15.72%
NASDAQ 6,623.66 -0.35 -0.01% +1,198.04 +22.08%
Advancing GovCon Index Issues 4
Declining GovCon Index Issues  26
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues  0

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 KBR  KBR  18.49  +0.20 +1.09%
 GIB  CGI Group  53.37  +0.53 +1.00%
 HRS*  Harris Corp.*  136.09  +0.19 +0.14%
 ICFI  ICF  55.25  +0.05 +0.09%


Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Decliners

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▾ % Change
 EGL  Engility Holdings, Inc.  33.73  -0.55 -1.60%
 NAV  Navistar Int’l  41.99  -0.66 -1.55%
 SAIC  SAIC  67.89  -0.92 -1.34%

*Companies Included in S&P500 Index

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