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August 10th Market Close: GovConIndex and Major Indices All Close Down

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) followed the markets downward closing at 100.168 off 0.706 percent. Declining shares outpaced advancers 3 to 1.

The major indices responded to heightened geopolitical tensions between the U.S. and North Korea to close down significantly. The S&P500 was off 1.45 percent while DJIA moved downward by 0.93 percent, and the NASDAQ Composite dropped by 2.13 percent.

Crude oil closed downward. The good news about U.S. inventories shrinking was over shadowed by the rise Libya’s production which pushed OPEC’s output to a yearly high. WTI on the NY Mercantile Exchange closed down by 2.30 percent to $48.42 per barrel.

Market Summary

GovCon Index  100.168 -0.673 -0.707% +12.191 +13.86%
S&P 500 2,438.21 -35.81 -1.45% +186.64 +8.29%
Dow Jones Industrial Average 21,844.01 -204.69 -0.93% +1,971.15 +9.92%
NASDAQ  6,216.87 -135.46 -2.13% +791.25 +14.58%
Advancing GovCon Index Issues  8
Declining GovCon Index Issues  22
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues  0

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 CUB  Cubic Corp.  42.35 +2.15 +5.35%
 VEC  Vectrus 26.59 +0.82 +3.18%
 BAH  Booz Allen Hamilton 32.67 +0.54 +1.68%
 LLL*  L3 Technologies*  183.29 +1.56 +0.86%
 LDOS  Leidos Holdings, Inc.  56.47 +0.29 +0.52%

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Decliners

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▾ % Change
 KBR  KBR  16.07 -1.10 -6.41%
 CAE  CAE  16.55 -0.60 -3.50%
 NAV  Navistar Int’l  30.31 -1.09 -3.47%

*Companies Included in S&P500 Index

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