October 19th Market Close: GovConIndex Closes Up and Major Indices Close Mixed

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) reversed its three consecutive days of decline to close up 0.150 percent to settle at 108.840. Advancing shares outpaced declining 18 to 12.

The three major indices closed mixed for the day with the S&P500 and DJIA climbing to new highs. The S&P500 closed up 0.03 percent to 2,562.10, while the DJIA remained above the 23,000 mark ending at 23,163.04 a positive 0.02 percent, and the NASDAQ Composite declined 0.29 percent to close at 6,605.07.

WTI crude oil on the NY Mercantile Exchange closed down 1.31 percent to $51.36 per barrel after being in the negative for most of the trading day from the market open price of $52.04.

Market Summary

INDEX SETTLEMENT VALUE DAY NET CHANGE DAY % CHANGE   Y-T-D NET CHANGE Y-T-D % CHANGE
GovCon Index  108.84 +0.281 +0.15% +20.833 +23.71%
S&P 500 2,562.10 +0.84 +0.03%   +310.53 +13.79%
Dow Jones Industrial Average 23,163.04 +5.44 +0.02%   +3,290.18 +16.56%
NASDAQ 6,605.07 -19.15 -0.29% +1,179.45 +21.74%
Advancing GovCon Index Issues  18
Declining GovCon Index Issues  12
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues  0

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 MCK*  McKesson Corp.* 149.96  +3.75 +2.56%
 SAIC  SAIC  69.84  +1.11 +1.62%
 BAESY  BAE Systems 33.10  +0.44 +1.34%
KBR KBR 18.86  +0.24 +1.29%
 LLL* L3 Technologies*  187.57  +1.77 +0.95%

Top GovCon Index Daily Net Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 MCK*  McKesson Corp.*  149.96 +3.75 +2.56%
 LLL*  L3 Technologies*  187.57  +1.77 +0.95%
 LMT*  Lockheed Martin*  316.84  +1.27 +0.40%
 GD*  General Dynamics Corp.* 211.64  +1.25 +0.59%
 SAIC  SAIC  69.84  +1.11 +1.62%

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Decliners

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▾ % Change
 CAE  CAE 17.42  -0.19 -1.08%
 EGL  Engility Holdings, Inc.  33.52  -0.36 -1.06%
 NAV  Navistar Int’l 41.58  -0.43 -1.02%

*Companies Included in S&P500 Index

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