October 26th Market Close: GovConIndex Closes Down While Major Indices Close Mixed

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) closed down for the fourth consecutive day losing 1.307 points from Monday. The GCI ended the day at 108.321 off 0.782 percent with declining shares outpacing advancing 19 to 11.

The three major indices closed mixed on the day as the House approved the new proposed budget moving a step closer to tax reform. The S&P500 closed up 0.13 percent to 2,560.40, while the DJIA closed at 23,400.86 positive 0.31 percent and the NASDAQ Composite declined by 0.11 percent to 6,556.77.

WTI crude oil on the NY Mercantile Exchange moved upward by 0.90 percent to $52.67 per barrel.

Market Summary

INDEX SETTLEMENT VALUE DAY NET CHANGE DAY % CHANGE   Y-T-D NET CHANGE Y-T-D % CHANGE
GovCon Index  108.321 -1.245 -0.782% +20.344 +23.12%
S&P 500 2,560.40 +3.25 +0.13%   +308.83 +13.72%
Dow Jones Industrial Average 23,400.86 +71.40 +0.31%   +3,528.00 +17.75%
NASDAQ  6,556.77 -7.12 -0.11% +1,131.15 +20.85%
Advancing GovCon Index Issues 11
Declining GovCon Index Issues  19
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues 0

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 ACM  AECOM 35.17  +0.45 +1.30%
 NAV  Navistar Int’l  42.37  +0.41 +0.98%
 CAE  CAE  17.30  +0.12 +0.70%
 ICFI  ICF  54.70  +0.35 +0.64%
 GIB  CGI Group  53.28  +0.19 +0.36%

Top GovCon Index Daily Net Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 BA*  Boeing* 259.27  +0.85 +0.33%
 ACM  AECOM 35.17  +0.45 +1.30%
 NAV  Navistar Int’l  42.37  +0.41 +0.98%
 ICFI  ICF  54.70  +0.35 +0.64%
 CACI  CACI Int’l Inc.  144.80  +0.25 +0.17%

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Decliners

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▾ % Change
 MCK*  McKesson Corp.* 143.54  -7.84 -5.18%
 RTN*  Raytheon*  181.86  -7.33 -3.87%
 EGL  Engility Holdings, Inc. 33.15  -1.25 -3.63%

*Companies Included in S&P500 Index

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