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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 Index109.628-0.154-0.087%+21.651+24.61%
S&P 500 2,564.98-10.23-0.40%+313.41+13.92%
Dow Jones Industrial Average23,273.96-54.67-0.23%+3,401.10+17.11%
Advancing GovCon Index Issues 12
Declining GovCon Index Issues 18
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues 0

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Performers

SymbolCompany$ Current PriceNet Change ▴% Change
 CUB Cubic Corporation55.20 +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

SymbolCompany$ Current PriceNet Change ▴% Change
 CUB Cubic Corporation55.20+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

SymbolCompany$ Current PriceNet 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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