July 21st Market Close: GovConIndex Closes Up and Major Indices Close Down

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) closed up for the second consecutive day to 98.338. Decliners outpaced advancers 18 to 12. Manufacturers lead the top five gainers on the Index.

All the major indices closed marginally down on the day with the S&P500 at 2,472.54, while DJIA closed at 21,580.07, and the NASDAQ Composite settled at 6,387.75. Markets were lead downward by energy stocks as they left impact of declining oil prices.

Crude oil ended the week down with negative closings for the past two days. WTI on the NY Mercantile Exchange posted a lose of 2.62 percent to $45.69 per barrel. Estimates indicate that OPEC’s supply for July will reach a yearly high..

Market Summary

GovCon Index  98.338  +0.146 +0.149% +10.361 +11.78%
S&P 500 2,472.54  -0.91 -0.04% +220.97 +9.81%
Dow Jones Industrial Average 21,580.07 -31.71 -0.15% +1707.21 +8.59%
NASDAQ  6,387.75 -2.25 -0.04% +962.13 +17.73%
Advancing GovCon Index Issues  12
Declining GovCon Index Issues  18
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues 0

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 NAV  Navistar Int’l 29.41 +0.40 +1.38%
 HII  Huntington Ingalls Industries 201.35 +2.16 +1.08%
 GD*  General Dynamics Corp.*  204.55 +2.15 +1.06%
 HON*  Honeywell Int’l Inc.*  136.35 +1.40 +1.04%
 BA*  Boeing*  212.14 +1.86 +0.88%

Top GovCon Index Daily Net Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 HII  Huntington Ingalls Industries 201.35 +2.16 +1.08%
 GD*  General Dynamics Corp.*  204.55 +2.15 +1.06%
 BA*  Boeing*  212.14 +1.86 +0.88%
 HON*  Honeywell Int’l Inc.*  135.35 +1.40 +1.04%
 OA  Orbital ATK, Inc. 103.25 +0.85 +0.83%

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Decliners

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▾ % Change
 ICFI  ICF 46.20 -0.90 -1.91%
 EGL  Engility Holdings, Inc. 29.11 -0.33 -1.12%
 SAIC  SAIC 69.96 -0.71 -1.00%

*Companies Included in S&P500 Index

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