October 23rd Market Close: A Negative Day For GovConIndex and Major Indices

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) reversed its two-day positive trend to close down by 0.087 percent to 109.628. Declining shares outpaced advancing 18 to 12.

The three major indices declined for the day as investors eagerly watch earnings reports and movement on the Trump administrations proposed tax plan. The S&P500 closed down 0.40 percent to 2,564.98, while the DJIA closed at 23,273.96 a negative 0.23 percent and the NASDAQ Composite sank to 6,586.83 off 0.64 percent.

WTI crude oil on the NY Mercantile Exchange closed slightly up by 0.06 percent to $51.87 per barrel.

Market Summary

GovCon Index 109.628 -0.154 -0.087% +21.651 +24.61%
S&P 500  2,564.98 -10.23 -0.40% +313.41 +13.92%
Dow Jones Industrial Average 23,273.96 -54.67 -0.23% +3,401.10 +17.11%
NASDAQ 6,586.83 -42.23 -0.64% +1,161.21 +21.40%
Advancing GovCon Index Issues  12
Declining GovCon Index Issues  18
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues  0

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 CUB  Cubic Corporation 55.20  +2.15 +4.05%
 EGL  Engility Holdings Inc.  34.40  +0.99 +2.96%
 GIB  CGI Group  53.56  +0.56 +1.06%
 SAIC  SAIC  71.45  +0.57 +0.80%
 HON*  Honeywell Int’l Inc.*  145.92  +0.57 +0.39%

Top GovCon Index Daily Net Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 CUB  Cubic Corporation 55.20 +2.15 +4.05%
 EGL  Engility Holdings Inc.  34.40  +0.99 +2.96%
 LMT*  Lockheed Martin*  320.73  +0.73 +0.23%
 SAIC  SAIC  71.45  +0.57 +0.80%
 HON*  Honeywell Int’l Inc.*  145.92  +0.57 +0.39%

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Decliners

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▾ % Change
 KBR  KBR  18.51  -0.55 -2.89%
 NAV  Navistar Int’l  42.72  -0.76 -1.75%
 MCK*  McKesson Corp.* 148.30  -2.48 -1.64%

*Companies Included in S&P500 Index

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