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October 18th Market Close: GovConIndex Closes Down While Major Indices Set New Highs

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) closed down for the third consecutive day to settle at 108.573 off 0.175 percent. Advancing shares outpaced declining 17 to 13.

The three major indices all closed positive setting new record highs. The S&P500 closed up 0.07 percent to 2,561.26, while the DJIA topped the 23,000 mark settling at 23,157.60 a positive 0.70 percent, and the NASDAQ Composite advanced 0.01 percent to end the day at 6,624.22.

WTI crude oil on the NY Mercantile Exchange closed up 0.21 percent to $51.99 per barrel. The seventh 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 108.573 -0.190 -0.175% +20.596 +23.41%
S&P 500 2,561.26 +1.90 +0.07%   +309.69 +13.75%
Dow Jones Industrial Average 23,157.60 +160.16 +0.70%   +3,284.74 +16.53%
NASDAQ 6,624.22 +0.56 +0.01%   +1,198.60 +22.09%
Advancing GovCon Index Issues 17
Declining GovCon Index Issues  13
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues  0

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 MANT ManTech Intern. 46.19  +0.75 +1.65%
 SAIC SAIC 68.73  +0.84 +1.24%
 TXT* Textron Inc.*  53.57 +0.50 +0.94%
 CAE CAE 17.61  +0.16 +0.92%
 MMS Maximus  65.34  +0.55 +0.85%

Top GovCon Index Daily Net Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
BA* Boeing* 260.04 +1.42 +0.55%
SAIC SAIC 68.73  +0.84 +1.24%
MANT MantTech Intern. 46.19  +0.75 +1.65%
MMS Maximus 65.34  +0.55 +0.85%
TXT* Textron Inc* 53.57  +0.50 +0.94%

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Decliners

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▾ % Change
HRS* Harris Corp.* 134.84  -1.25 -0.92%
VEC Vectrus 32.21  -0.28 -0.86%
LMT* Lockheed Martin* 315.57  -2.70 -0.85%

*Companies Included in S&P500 Index

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