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October 5th Market Close: GovConIndex and Major Indices Continue to Push to New Highs

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) continued its fifth consecutive day of record highs, up 0.32 percent to 109.157 with advancing shares outpacing declining 3 to 1.

The markets furthered their positive trend with the S&P500 closing up 0.56 percent to 2,552.07, while the DJIA posted its seventh day of gains closing at 22,775.39 up 0.50 percent, and the NASDAQ Composite with its eighth day of gains ended up 0.78 percent to close at 6,585.36.

WTI crude oil on the NY Mercantile Exchange reversed its downward direction of the past few days to close above $50 once again at $50.74 per barrel, up 1.52 percent.

Market Summary

INDEX SETTLEMENT VALUE DAY NET CHANGE DAY % CHANGE   Y-T-D NET CHANGE Y-T-D % CHANGE
GovCon Index 109.157 +0.462 +0.32%   +21.18 +24.07%
S&P 500  2,552.07 +14.33 +0.56%   +300.50 +13.35%
Dow Jones Industrial Average  22,775.39 +113.75 +0.50%   +2,902.53 +14.61%
NASDAQ 6,585.36 +50.73 +0.78%   +1,159.74 +21.38%
Advancing GovCon Index Issues 22
Declining GovCon Index Issues  8
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues  0

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 LDOS  Leidos Holdings, Inc. 61.53 +1.28 +2.12%
 SAIC  SAIC 69.41 +1.14 +1.67%
 EGL  Engility Holdings, Inc.  34.97 +0.56 +1.63%
 GD*  General Dynamics Corp.* 213.45 +2.99 +1.42%
 BA*  Boeing*  258.89 +3.13 +1.22%

Top GovCon Index Daily Net Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 BA*  Boeing* 258.89 +3.13 +1.22%
 GD*  General Dynamics Corp.*  213.45 +2.99 +1.42%
 LMT*  Lockheed Martin*  314.58 +1.56 +0.50%
 LDOS  Leidos Holdings, Inc.*  61.53 +1.28 +2.12%
 SAIC  SAIC  69.41 +1.14 +1.67%

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Decliners

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▾ % Change
 BAESY  BAE Systems 32.83 -0.66 -1.97%
 CAE  CAE 17.22 -0.22 -1.26%
 CSRA*  CSRA* 31.62 -0.36 -1.13%

*Companies Included in S&P500 Index

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