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July 3 1:00 PM Market Close: GovConIndex Closes Up as Major Indices Are Mixed

In observance of Independence Day the markets closed at 1:00 PM today and will be closed tomorrow.

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) closed up 0.849 percent to 95.656 approaching a 30 day high. 25 of the 30 stocks that make up the Index where in the positive. Huntington Ingalls was near the top of the GCI posting a 2.89 percent gain with the announcement of two contract modifications totaling $438 million.

The major indices closed mixed on the day with the DJIA reaching a new record high and S&P500 up, driven by the Institute of Supply Management (ISM) released survey showing 15 of the 18 U.S. industries posting growth in June. The NASDAQ closed down as technology stocks declined.

WTI crude oil closed up sharply for the eighth consecutive day, to settle at $46.82 per barrel a positive 1.69 percent and an almost 10.0 percent gain for the eight day period.

Market Summary

GovCon Index  95.656 +0.771 +0.849% +7.679 +8.73%
S&P 500  2,429.02 +5.61 +0.23% +177.45 +7.88%
Dow Jones Industrial Average  21,479.40  +129.77 +0.61% +1606.54 +8.08%
NASDAQ 6,110.06  -30.36 -0.49% +684.44 +12.61%
Advancing GovCon Index Issues 25
Declining GovCon Index Issues  5
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues 0

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 NAV  Navistar Int’l  27.15 +0.92 +3.51%
 EGL  Engility Holdings, Inc. 29.26 +0.86 +3.03%
 HII  Huntington Ingalls Industries  191.54 +5.38 +2.89%
 KBR  KBR  15.60 +0.38 +2.50%
 VEC  Vectrus 33.01  +0.69  +2.13%

Top GovCon Index Daily Net Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 HII  Huntington Ingalls Industries 191.54 +5.38 +2.89%
 LLL*  L3 Technologies* 170.58 +3.50 +2.09%
 GD*  General Dynamics Corp.* 199.66 +1.56 +0.79%
 OA  Orbital ATK, Inc. 99.79  +1.43 +1.45%
 LMT*  Lockheed Martin*  278.92  +1.31 +0.47%

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Decliners

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▾ % Change
 BAESY  BAE Systems 33.13 -0.41 -1.22%
 ICFI  ICF 46.85 -0.25 -0.53%
 CAE  CAE  17.18 -0.06 -0.35%

*Companies Included in S&P500 Index

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