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October 2nd Morning Report: GovCon Index and Indices all Positive for the 3rd Qrt.

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) ended the third quarter in the positive, up 11.71 points or 12.24 percent for the third quarter.

The major indices were up for the fiscal year third quarter with all three indices reaching new highs. The S&P500 quarterly performance was up 90.35 points or 3.72 percent, while the DJIA advanced 925.82 points or 4.31 percent, and the NASDAQ Composite pushed to new highs up 385.90 points or 6.32 percent.

WTI crude oil on the NY Mercantile Exchange closed $4.09 per barrel or 8.62 percent to the better, holding its ground in remaining north of the $50 per barrel mark.

Market Summary

INDEX SETTLEMENT VALUE DAY NET CHANGE DAY % CHANGE   Y-T-D NET CHANGE Y-T-D % CHANGE
GovCon Index 107.363 +0.457 +0.228%   +19.386 +22.04%
S&P 500 2,519.36 +9.30 +0.37%   +267.79 +11.89%
Dow Jones Industrial Average  22,405.09 +23.89 +0.11%   +2532.23 +12.74%
NASDAQ 6495.96 +42.51 +0.66%   +1,070.34 +19.73%
Advancing GovCon Index Issues  21
Declining GovCon Index Issues  9
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues  0

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 MANT  ManTech International 44.15 +0.76 +1.75%
 HII  Huntington Ingalls Industries 226.44 +3.38 +1.52%
 RTN  Raytheon*  186.58 +2.56 +1.39%
 NOC  Northrop Grumman*  287.72 +3.10 +1.09%
 CAE  CAE 17.53 +0.17 +0.98%

Top GovCon Index Daily Net Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 HII Huntington Ingalls Industries 226.44 +3.38 +1.52%
 NOC Northrop Grumman*  287.72 +3.10 +1.09%
 RTN Raytheon*  186.58 +2.56 +1.39%
 LMT Lockheed Martin  310.29 +1.16 +0.38%
HON  Honeywell International Inc.*  141.74 +1.16 +0.83%

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Decliners

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▾ % Change
 ICFI  ICF  53.95 -1.45 -2.62%
 VEC  Vectrus  30.84 -0.70 -2.22%
 NAV  Navistar International 44.07 -0.31 -0.70%

*Companies Included in S&P500 Index

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