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August 17 Morning Report: GovCon Index Up on Friday’s Close

GovConIndexUPThe GovCon Index gained 0.479 points to close at 76.970 on Friday, building more ground after three straight days of declining or flat activity.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 69.15 points to 17, 477.40, the S&P 500 composite index climbed 8.15 points to 2, 091.54 and the NASDAQ composite index increased 14.68 points to 5, 048.23.

Top Percentage Gainers

Company $ Current Price $ Change % Change
CGI Group 38.58 +0.94 +2.50%
Intelsat 9.83 +0.23 +2.40%
Cubic Corp. 41.78 +0.72 +1.77%
Huntington Ingalls 119.20 +2.02 +1.72%
Computer Sciences Corp. 67.47 +1.14 +1.72%

Market Summary

  Advancing Issues    24 (80.00%)
  Declining Issues      6 (20.00%)
  Unchanged Issues      0

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index is a composite index that tracks 30 of the largest publicly-traded Government Contracting (GovCon) firms.

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