October 24th Market Close: GovConIndex Closes Down and Major Indices Close Up

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) continued its second day of downward direction to close at 109.620 off 0.007 percent with advancing and declining shares evenly split.

The three major indices all advanced for the day as the DJIA set new record highs. Investors responded positively to encouraging earnings reports. The S&P500 closed up 0.16 percent to 2,569.13, while the DJIA closed at 23,441.76 a positive 0.72 percent and the NASDAQ Composite rose to 6,598.43 up 0.18 percent.

WTI crude oil on the NY Mercantile Exchange took a positive jump to $52.46 per barrel up 1.08 percent.

Market Summary

GovCon Index  109.620 -0.008 -0.007% +21.643 +24.60%
S&P 500 2,569.13 +4.15 +0.16%   +317.56 +14.10%
Dow Jones Industrial Average 23,441.76 +167.80 +0.72%   +3,568.90 +17.96%
NASDAQ  6,598.43 +11.60 +0.18%   +1,172.81 +21.62%
Advancing GovCon Index Issues  16
Declining GovCon Index Issues  13
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues 1

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 KBR  KBR  18.86  +0.35 +1.89%
 CUB  Cubic Corp.  56.10  +0.90 +1.63%
 BA*  Boeing*  266.00  +3.68 +1.40%
 TXT*  Textron Inc.*  54.42  +0.72 +1.34%
 SAIC  SAIC  72.19  +0.74 +1.04%

Top GovCon Index Daily Net Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 BA*  Boeing*  266.00  +3.68 +1.40%
 MCK*  McKesson Corp.*  149.75  +1.45 +0.98%
 HII  Huntington Ingalls Industries  235.93  +1.35 +0.58%
 CUB  Cubic Corp.  56.10  +0.90 +1.63%
 SAIC  SAIC  72.19  +0.74 +1.04%

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Decliners

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▾ % Change
 LMT*  Lockheed Martin* 313.15  -7.58 -2.36%
 LDOS  Leidos 61.24  -0.54 -0.87%
 NAV  Navistar Int’l  42.43  -0.29 -0.68%

*Companies Included in S&P500 Index

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