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August 17th Market Close: GovConIndex and Major Indices Close Down

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) closed down today, dropping by 1.443  percent to settle at 99.287. Declining shares outpaced advancers 28 to 2.

The major indices closed down today with the S&P500 falling 1.54 percent to 2,430.01, while DJIA dropped by 1.24 percent to 21,750.73, and the NASDAQ Composite decreased by 1.94 percent to 6,221.91.

Crude oil closed up on the day with an increase of 0.51 percent, settling at 47.02.

Market Summary

INDEX SETTLEMENT VALUE DAY NET CHANGE DAY % CHANGE   Y-T-D NET CHANGE Y-T-D % CHANGE
GovCon Index 99.287 -1.345 -1.443% +11.310 +12.86%
S&P 500  2,430.01 -38.10 -1.54% +178.44 +7.93%
Dow Jones Industrial Average  21,750.73 -274.14 -1.24% +1,877.87 +9.45%
NASDAQ 6,221.91 -123.19 -1.94% +796.29 +14.68%
Advancing GovCon Index Issues  2
Declining GovCon Index Issues 28
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues  0

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 NAV  Navistar Int’l 30.40 +0.35 +1.16%
 CAE  CAE 16.51 +0.08 +0.49%


Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Decliners

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▾ % Change
 MANT  ManTech Int’l  38.05 -1.22 -3.11%
 SAIC  SAIC  69.59 -2.22 -3.09%
 ICFI  ICF 44.45 -1.40 -3.05%

*Companies Included in S&P500 Index

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