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August 14th Market Close: GovConIndex and Major Indices Close Up

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) continued its upward trend from the 11th to close up 1.229 percent to 101.260. Advancing shares outpaced decliners 24 to 6.

The major indices closed up today with the S&P500 advancing 1.00 percent to 2,465.84, while DJIA moved up by 0.62 percent to 21,993.71, and the NASDAQ Composite increased by 1.34 percent to 6,340.23.

Crude oil closed on the day with a drop of 2.68 percent, falling to 47.51.

Market Summary

INDEX SETTLEMENT VALUE DAY NET CHANGE DAY % CHANGE   Y-T-D NET CHANGE Y-T-D % CHANGE
GovCon Index  101.260 +0.959 +1.229%   +13.283 +15.10%
S&P 500  2,465.84 +24.52 +1.00%   +214.27 +9.52%
Dow Jones Industrial Average  21,993.71 +135.39 +0.62%   +2,120.85 +10.67%
NASDAQ  6,340.23 +83.68 +1.34%   +914.61 +16.86%
Advancing GovCon Index Issues 24
Declining GovCon Index Issues 6
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues  0

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 VEC Vectrus  30.66 +1.97 +6.87%
 EGL  Engility Holdings, Inc. 31.56 +1.22 +4.02%
 CUB  Cubic Corp. 43.85 +1.65 +3.91%
 NAV  Navistar Int’l  31.19 +0.69 +2.26%
 MANT  ManTech Int’l 39.81 +0.79 +2.02%

Top GovCon Index Daily Net Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 LMT*  Lockheed Martin*  307.58 +3.83 +1.26%
 GD*  General Dynamics Corp.* 200.30 +2.41 +1.22%
 BA*  Boeing* 237.15 +2.27 +0.97%
 NOC*  Northrop Grumman* 271.40 +2.12 +0.79%
 OA  Orbital ATK, Inc. 108.68 +2.10 +1.97%

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Decliners

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▾ % Change
 CAE  CAE  16.39 -0.16 -0.97%
 KBR  KBR 16.03 -0.13 -0.80%
 MCK*  McKesson Corp.* 149.08 -0.91 -0.61%

*Companies Included in S&P500 Index

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