October 9th Morning Report: GovCon Index and Indices End First Week of October Positive

As we ended the first week in October the Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) continued for its sixth consecutive day of gains, to close up 0.032 percent for the day and up 0.67 percent from the monthly open.

The markets closed mixed with the S&P500 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. From Octobers open the S&P500 gained 27 points or 1.07 percent, the DJIA is up 320 points or 1.43 percent, and the NASDAQ advanced 80 points or 1.23 percent.

WTI crude oil on the NY Mercantile Exchange turned down 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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