July 31st Morning Report: Friday Close – GovConIndex Ends Week Up, With Markets Weekly Performance Mixed

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) ended the week up closing Friday at 99.374, advancing 1.0 percent from Monday’s open.

The major indices closed mixed on Friday. The S&P500 gave back earlier gains from the week to close unchanged from the Monday open. The DJIA posted a 291 point gain for the week. The NASDAQ Composite posted gains earlier in the week that were reversed on poor earnings reports from technology companies.

Crude oil ended Friday on a strong note, up for the fifth day in a row. WTI on the NY Mercantile Exchange closed at $49.70 per barrel, up more that $3.50, or 7.50 percent.

Market Summary

INDEX SETTLEMENT VALUE DAY NET CHANGE DAY % CHANGE   Y-T-D NET CHANGE Y-T-D % CHANGE
GovCon Index  99.374  +0.819 +0.693%   +11.397 +12.95%
S&P 500  2,472.10 -3.32 -0.13% +220.53 +9.79%
Dow Jones Industrial Average 21,830.31 +33.76 +0.15%   +1,957.45 +9.85%
NASDAQ 6,374.68 -7.51 -0.12% +949.06 +17.49%
Advancing GovCon Index Issues 22
Declining GovCon Index Issues 7
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues 1

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
COL Rockwell Collins, Inc. 113.73 +4.71 +4.32%
GD* General Dynamics Corp.* 197.94 +4.10 +2.12%
VEC Vectrus 34.61 +0.58 +1.70%
TXT* Textron Inc.* 49.25 +0.75 +1.55%
 MANT ManTech Int’l  39.38 +0.58 +1.49%

Top GovCon Index Daily Net Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
COL Rockwell Collins, Inc. 113.73 +4.71 +4.32%
GD* General Dynamics Corp.* 197.94 +4.10 +2.12%
NOC*  Northrop Grumman* 264.10 +3.34 +1.28%
HII Huntington Ingalls Industries 205.65 +2.81 +1.39%
RTN* Raytheon* 172.02 +2.49 +1.47%

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Decliners

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▾ % Change
ACM AECOM  31.58 -0.25 -0.79%
 CSRA*  CSRA* 32.69 -0.14 -0.43%
 NAV  Navistar Int’l 30.52 -0.07 -0.23%

*Companies Included in S&P500 Index

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