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August 8 Morning Report: GovCon Index Posts All-Time High on July Jobs Report

GovConIndexUPExecutive Mosaic’s GovCon Index posted an all-time high Friday with a gain of 0.535 points to 82.835 following the Labor Department‘s report that nonfarm businesses added 255, 000 jobs in July.

The jobs report exceeded the forecast of 180, 000, a month after economists revised June’s jobs number from the forecast of 287, 000 to 292, 000.

The Index closed the week with a gain of 0.713 percent.

Top GovCon Index Net Gainers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
CACI CACI International 95.97 +2.61 +2.80%
LMT Lockheed Martin* 260.29 +2.54 +0.99%
MMS Maximus 59.35 +1.93 +3.36%
GD General Dynamics* 148.89 +1.52 +1.03%
VEC Vectrus 32.06 +1.08 +3.49%

Top GovCon Index Percentage Gainers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change % Change ▴
VEC Vectrus 32.06 +1.08 +3.49%
NAV Navistar International 12.52 +0.42 +3.47%
MMS Maximus 59.35 +1.93 +3.36%
EGL Engility Holdings 32.66 +1.00 +3.16%
CACI CACI International 95.97 +2.61 +2.80%

*Also listed in the S&P 500 composite index

Market Summary

Advancing GovCon Index Issues 26
Declining GovCon Index Issues 4
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues 0
Index Value Net Change % Change
GovCon Index 82.835 +0.535 +0.650%
S&P 500 2, 182.87 +18.62 +0.86%
Dow Jones Industrial Average 18, 543.53 +191.48 +1.04%
NASDAQ 5, 221.12 +54.87 +1.06%

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