July 5th Market Close: GovConIndex Closes Up While Major Indices Close Mixed

Returning after the Independence Day Holiday the markets closed mixed.

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) closed up for the third straight day to 96.213 a gain of 0.172 percent threatening to set a new high. Advancers outpaced decliners 2 to 1. The top five ‘Net Performers‘ were major platform companies that are all S&P500 Index companies.

The major indices closed mixed on the day with the S&P500 and NASDAQ closing up, and the DJIA slightly negative amid the Federal Reserve meeting.

WTI crude oil dropped sharply today after eight days of positive movement. WTI on the NY Mercantile Exchange gave back 4.36 percent to settle at $45.02 per barrel as Russia opposes any further OPEC production cuts.

Market Summary

GovCon Index 96.213 +0.585 +0.172% +8.236 +9.36%
S&P 500  2,432.54 +3.53 +0.15% +180.97 +8.04%
Dow Jones Industrial Average  21,478.17 -1.10 -0.01% +1,605.31 +8.08%
NASDAQ  6,150.86 +40.80 +0.67% +725.24 +13.37%
Advancing GovCon Index Issues  19
Declining GovCon Index Issues 11
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues 0

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 BAH  Booz Allen Hamilton 33.11 +0.56 +1.72%
 BA*  Boeing* 201.81 +3.22 +1.62%
 CAE  CAE 17.45 +0.27 +1.57%
 OA  Orbital ATK, Inc. 101.30 +1.51 +1.51%
 RTN*  Raytheon* 164.81  +2.24  +1.38%

Top GovCon Index Daily Net Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 LMT*  Lockheed Martin* 282.40 +3.48 +1.25%
 BA*  Boeing* 201.81 +3.22 +1.62%
 NOC*  Northrop Grumman* 260.28 +2.58 +1.00%
 RTN*  Raytheon* 164.81  +2.24 +1.38%
 GD*  General Dynamics Corp*  200.74  +1.92 +0.97%

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Decliners

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▾ % Change
 NAV  Navistar Int’l 26.49 -0.66 -2.43%
 MANT  ManTech Int’l  40.37 -0.92 -2.23%
 BAESY  BAE Systems  32.57 -0.56 -1.69%

*Companies Included in S&P500 Index

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