July 17th Morning Report: Friday Close – GovConIndex, S&P500, DJIA End The Week at New Highs

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) closed the week on Friday at a new high while coming close to breaking the 98.00 mark. Advancers outpaced decliners 3 to 1 as the GCI closed at 97.971, up 0.450 percent.

The major indices all closed up with the S&P500 and DJIA reaching a new highs.  The S&P500 ended the day at 2,459.29, the DJIA at 21,637.74, and the NASDAQ Composite up to 6,312.47.

WTI crude oil closed positive for the fifth consecutive day. WTI on the NY Mercantile Exchange moved up settling at $46.61 per barrel up 1.15 percent as U.S. stockpiles decline and estimates indicate that global demand is increasing faster then supply.

Market Summary

INDEX SETTLEMENT VALUE DAY NET CHANGE DAY % CHANGE   Y-T-D NET CHANGE Y-T-D % CHANGE
GovCon Index  97.971  +0.552 +0.45%   +9.994 +11.36%
S&P 500  2,459.29  +11.46 +0.47%   +207.72 +9.23%
Dow Jones Industrial Average 21,637.74 +84.65 +0.39%   +1,764.88 +8.88%
NASDAQ  6,312.47 + 38.03 +0.61%   +886.85 +16.35%
Advancing GovCon Index Issues  23
Declining GovCon Index Issues  7
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues 0

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 NAV  Navistar Int’l  29.18 +0.69 +2.42%
 LLL*  L3 Technologies*  172.11 +3.12 +1.85%
 COL  Rockwell Collins, Inc. 110.51 +1.44 +1.32%
 LDOS  Leidos Holdings, Inc. 53.24 +0.63 +1.20%
 OA  Orbital ATK, Inc. 101.93  +1.13  +1.12%

Top GovCon Index Daily Net Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 LLL*  L3 Technologies* 172.11 +3.12 +1.85%
 BA*  Boeing*  208.51 +2.28 +1.11%
 COL  Rockwell Collins, Inc. 110.51 +1.44 +1.32%
 LMT*  Lockheed Martin 288.13  +1.37 +0.48%
 MCK*  McKesson Corp. 167.50  +1.17 +0.70%

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Decliners

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▾ % Change
 BAESY  BAE Systems 32.34 -0.21 -0.65%
 ICFI  ICFI 46.65 -0.25 -0.53%
 MMS  Maximus, Inc. 60.23 -0.14 -0.23%

*Companies Included in S&P500 Index

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