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November 2nd Market Close: GovConIndex Closes Up While Major Indices Close Mixed

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) closed up 0.692 percent to 108.524. ManTech released a strong Q3 2017 earnings report which propelled them to the top of the GCI posting an 11 percent increase to 50.98. Advancing shares on the GCI outpaced declining 2 to 1.

The three major indices closed mixed for the day. The S&P500 closed up 0.02 percent to 2,579.85, while the DJIA closed at 23,516.26 a positive 0.35 percent and the NASDAQ Composite declined to 6,714.94  0.02 percent.

WTI crude oil on the NY Mercantile Exchange spent the second half of the day in positive territory posting a gain of 0.79 percent to $54.73 per barrel.

Market Summary

GovCon Index 108.524+0.746+0.692%+20.547+23.35%
S&P 500 2,579.85+0.49+0.02% +328.28+14.58%
Dow Jones Industrial Average 23,516.26+81.25+0.35% +3,643.40+18.33%
NASDAQ6,714.94-1.59-0.02% +1,289.32+23.76%
Advancing GovCon Index Issues 21
Declining GovCon Index Issues 9
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues 0

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Performers

SymbolCompany$ Current PriceNet Change ▴% Change
 MANT ManTech Int’l 50.98 +5.10+11.12%
 VEC Vectrus 31.53 +0.99+3.24%
 NAV Navistar Int’l 42.83 +1.15+2.76%
 CUB Cubic Corp. 55.60 +1.40+2.58%
 NOC* Northrop Grumman*301.36 +7.16+2.43%

Top GovCon Index Daily Net Performers

SymbolCompany$ Current PriceNet Change ▴% Change
 NOC* Northrop Grumman* 301.36 +7.16+2.43%
 MANT ManTech Int’l 50.98 +5.10+11.12%
 LMT* Lockheed Martin* 310.86 +4.18+1.36%
 BA* Boeing* 262.63 +4.10+1.59%
 RTN* Raytheon* 184.02 +3.74+2.07%

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Decliners

SymbolCompany$ Current PriceNet Change ▾% Change
 CACI CACI Int’l Inc. 133.45 -8.85-6.23%
 MCK* McKesson Corp.* 137.06 -2.57-1.84%
 SAIC SAIC71.67 -1.21-1.66%

*Companies Included in S&P500 Index

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