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October 2nd Market Close: GovConIndex and Three Major Indices Set New Record Highs

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) continued its strong performance gaining 1.144 percent to set a new high of 108.47 with advancing shares outpacing declining 28 to 2.

The markets started off the fourth quarter on a strong note with all three major indices reaching new record highs. The S&P500 was up 0.39 percent to 2,529.12, while the DJIA closed at 22,557.60 a positive 0.68 percent, and the NASDAQ Composite advanced 0.32 percent to close at 6,516.72.

WTI crude oil on the NY Mercantile Exchange spent the day in the negative, turning upward in the second half of the day but not enough to break into positive territory. WTI closed down 2.19 percent to $50.54 per barrel.

Market Summary

INDEX SETTLEMENT VALUE DAY NET CHANGE DAY % CHANGE   Y-T-D NET CHANGE Y-T-D % CHANGE
GovCon Index 108.392 +1.029 +1.08%   +20.415 +23.20%
S&P 500 2,529.12 +9.76 +0.39%   +277.55 +12.33%
Dow Jones Industrial Average  22,557.60 +152.51 +0.68%   +2,684.74 +13.51%
NASDAQ 6,516.72 +20.76 +0.32%   +1,091.10 +20.11%
Advancing GovCon Index Issues  +28
Declining GovCon Index Issues   – 2
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues    0

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 VEC  Vectrus 31.72  +0.88   +2.85%
 EGL  Engility Holdings, Inc. 35.56   +0.88  +2.54%
 MANT  ManTech International 45.07   +0.92  +2.08%
 CACI  CACI International, Inc.  142.20  +2.85  +2.05%
 ICF  ICF  55.05  +1.10  +2.04%

Top GovCon Index Daily Net Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 HII  Huntington Ingalls Industries  229.93  +3.49  +1.54%
 GD  General Dynamics Corporation* 208.72   +3.14 +1.53%
 LLL  L3 Technologies*  191.55 +3.12   +1.66%
 CACI  CACI International, Inc.  142.20 +2.85  +2.05%
 NOC  Northrop Grumman*  289.90 +2.18   +0.76%

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Decliners

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▾ % Change
 BAESY  BAE Systems 34.09  -0.41  -1.19% 
 GIB  CGI Group  51.43 -0.44   -0.85%

*Companies Included in S&P500 Index

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