October 30th Morning Report: GovCon Index Down For The Week, Stock Market Up

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) closed Friday down 1.62 points or 1.47 percent from Monday’s open, settling at 108.162. McKesson Corp. was down 5.52 percent for the day at Friday’s close.

The three major indices all advanced Friday with the S&P500 and NASDAQ Composite reaching new highs. The S&P500 closed up 0.81 percent to 2,581.07, while the DJIA closed at 23,434.19 a positive 0.14 percent. The NASDAQ Composite was the story of the day surging 144.49 points to 6,701.26 up 2.20 percent lead by a strong performance with technology stocks.

WTI crude oil on the NY Mercantile Exchange took a positive jump to $53.97 per barrel up 2.50 percent.

Market Summary

INDEX SETTLEMENT VALUE DAY NET CHANGE DAY % CHANGE   Y-T-D NET CHANGE Y-T-D % CHANGE
GovCon Index 108.162 -0.159 -0.03% +20.185 +22.94%
S&P 500 2,581.07 +20.67 +0.81% +329.50 +14.63%
Dow Jones Industrial Average  23,434.19 +33.33 +0.14% +3,561.33 +17.92%
NASDAQ  6,701.26 +144.49 +2.20% +1,275.64 +23.51%
Advancing GovCon Index Issues  20
Declining GovCon Index Issues  10
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues 0

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 LLL*  L3 Technologies*  189.10  +3.65 +1.97%
 CAE  CAE  17.61  +0.31 +1.79%
 EGL  Engility Holdings, Inc.  33.60  +0.45 +1.36%
 HII  Huntington Ingalls Industries 233.46  +1.64 +0.71%
 BAESY  BAE Systems 31.60  +0.20 +0.65%

Top GovCon Index Daily Net Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 LLL*  L3 Technologies* 189.10  +3.65 +1.97%
 HII  Huntington Ingalls Industries  233.46  +1.64 +0.71%
 GD*  General Dynamics Corp.* 204.99  +1.08 +0.53%
 HRS*  Harris Corp.*  136.53  +0.67 +0.49%
 EGL  Engility Holdings, Inc.  33.60  +0.45 +1.36%

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Decliners

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▾ % Change
 MCK*  McKesson Corp.* 135.62  -7.92 -5.52%
 TXT*  Textron Inc.*  53.03  -0.73 -1.36%
 CUB  Cubic Corp.  54.20  -0.65 -1.19%

*Companies Included in S&P500 Index

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