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August 18th Market Close: GovCon Index and Major Indices All Close Down

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) closed down today, dropping by 0.508 percent to settle at 98.841. Declining shares outpaced advancers 5 to 1.

The major indices closed down today with the S&P500 declining by 0.18 percent to 2,425.55, while DJIA dropped by 0.35 percent to 21,674.51, and the NASDAQ Composite fell by 0.09 percent to 6,216.53.

Crude oil closed up on the day with an increase of 3.23 percent, settling at 48.61.

Market Summary

INDEX SETTLEMENT VALUE DAY NET CHANGE DAY % CHANGE   Y-T-D NET CHANGE Y-T-D % CHANGE
GovCon Index  98.841 -0.446 -0.508% +10.864 +12.35%
S&P 500  2,425.55 -4.46 -0.18%   +178.98 +7.73%
Dow Jones Industrial Average 21,674.51 -76.22 -0.35% +1,801.64 +9.07%
NASDAQ 6,216.53 -5.39 -0.09% +790.91 +14.58%
Advancing GovCon Index Issues 5
Declining GovCon Index Issues 25
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues  0

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 VEC  Vectrus  29.00 +0.38 +1.33%
 COL  Rockwell Collins, Inc. 124.52 +1.63 +1.33%
 BAH  Booz Allen Hamilton 33.68 +0.17 +0.51%
 GD*  General Dynamics Corp.* 198.73 +0.74 +0.37%
 BA*  Boeing*  235.77 +0.18 +0.08%


Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Decliners

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▾ % Change
 CACI  CACI 123.00 -2.30 -1.84%
 ICFI  ICF 43.70 -0.75 -1.69%
 ACM  AECOM 30.58 -0.51 -1.64%

*Companies Included in S&P500 Index

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