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October 6th Market Close: GovConIndex Closes Up While Major Indices Close Mixed

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) continued for its sixth consecutive day of gains, to close up 0.032 percent to 109.193 with advancing and declining shares pretty well split even.

The markets showed marginal movement closing mixed, with the S&P500 closing down 0.11 percent to 2,549.33, while the DJIA also moved down closing at 22,773.67 off 0.01 percent, and the NASDAQ Composite with its ninth consecutive day of gains ended up 0.07 percent at 6,590.18.

WTI crude oil on the NY Mercantile Exchange turned downward from yesterdays positive direction to drop below the $50 to close at $49.32 per barrel, down 2.89 percent.

Market Summary

INDEX SETTLEMENT VALUE DAY NET CHANGE DAY % CHANGE   Y-T-D NET CHANGE Y-T-D % CHANGE
GovCon Index  109.193 +0.036 +0.032% +21.216 +24.12%
S&P 500 2,549.33 -2.74 -0.11% +297.76 +13.22%
Dow Jones Industrial Average  22,773.67 -1.72 -0.01% +2,900.81 +14.60%
NASDAQ  6,590.18 +4.82 +0.07% +1,164.56 +21.46%
Advancing GovCon Index Issues 13
Declining GovCon Index Issues  16
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues  1

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 HII  Huntington Ingalls Industries* 235.83 +1.67 +0.71%
 HRS*  Harris Corp.*  135.66 +0.87 +0.65%
 LMT*  Lockheed Martin* 316.46 +1.88 +0.60%
 ICFI  ICF  55.65 +0.30 +0.54%
 GIB  CGI Group  52.39 +0.27 +0.52%

Top GovCon Index Daily Net Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 LMT*  Lockheed Martin* 316.46 +1.88 +0.60%
 HII  Huntington Ingalls Industries 235.83 +1.67 +0.71%
 HRS*  Harris Corp.*  135.66 +0.87 +0.65%
 NOC*  Northrop Grumman*  293.33 +0.65 +0.22%
 RTN*  Raytheon*  187.73 +0.55 +0.29%

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Decliners

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▾ % Change
 MCK*  McKesson Corp.*  151.29 -2.43 -1.58%
 VEC  Vectrus  31.79 -0.34 -1.06%
 CSRA*  CSRA*  31.35 -0.27 -0.85%

*Companies Included in S&P500 Index

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