July 31st Market Close: GovConIndex and Major Indices All Have a Positive July

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) ended todays trading down 0.359 percent. The GCI turned in a strong July performance closing at 98.961 up 3.31 points or 3.45 percent.

The major indices closed mixed for the day. The S&P500 closed the last July trading day slightly down, however posting a 1.47 percent gain for the month. The DJIA was up for the day and for the month, while The NASDAQ Composite was down on the day it posted 3.2 percent gain for the month.

Crude oil closed the month with the sixth day of gains and posted the single largest monthly gain this year. WTI on the NY Mercantile Exchange closed today at $50.30 per barrel, up 1.19 percent.

Market Summary

INDEX SETTLEMENT VALUE DAY NET CHANGE DAY % CHANGE   Y-T-D NET CHANGE Y-T-D % CHANGE
GovCon Index  98.962 -0.413 -0.357% +10.985 +12.49%
S&P 500  2,470.33 -1.77 -0.07% +218.76 +9.72%
Dow Jones Industrial Average  21,891.19 +60.88 +0.28%   +2,018.33 +10.16%
NASDAQ 6,348.12 -26.55 -0.42% +922.50 +17.00%
Advancing GovCon Index Issues  11
Declining GovCon Index Issues  19
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues  0

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 ACM  AECOM 31.90 +0.32 +1.01%
 MANT  ManTech Int’l 39.72 +0.34 +0.86%
 NAV  Navistar Int’l  30.77 +0.25 +0.82%
 CUB  Cubic Corp. 47.65 +0.30 +0.63%
 CAE  CAE 16.97 +0.10 +0.59%

Top GovCon Index Daily Net Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 LMT*  Lockheed Martin*  292.13 +1.72 +0.59%
 BA*  Boeing* 242.46 +1.19 +0.49%
 HII  Huntington Ingalls Industries 206.11 +0.46 +0.22%
 MANT  ManTech Int’l  39.72 +0.34 +0.86%
 ACM  AECOM  31.90 +0.32 +1.01%

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Decliners

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▾ % Change
 COL  Rockwell Collins, Inc.  106.53 -7.20 -6.33%
 VEC  Vectrus  34.01 -0.60 -1.73%
 SAIC  SAIC  70.41 -1.02 -1.43%

*Companies Included in S&P500 Index

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