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August 21st Market Close: GovConIndex Closes Up As Major Indices Close Mixed

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) reversed last weeks downward trend to close up 0.133 percent to 99.026. Advancing and declining shares were almost evenly split on the day.

The major indices closed mixed with minor movement in either direction. The S&P500 advanced 0.12 percent to 2,428.37, while DJIA moved up by 0.13 percent to  21,703.75, and the NASDAQ Composite pulled back by 0.05 percent to 6,213.13.

Crude oil closed down on the day. WTI on the NY Mercantile Exchange ended the day down by 2.27 percent to $47.41 per barrel.

Market Summary

INDEX SETTLEMENT VALUE DAY NET CHANGE DAY % CHANGE   Y-T-D NET CHANGE Y-T-D % CHANGE
GovCon Index  99.026 +0.185 +0.133%   +11.049 +12.56%
S&P 500  2,428.37 +2.82 +0.12%   +176.80 +7.85%
Dow Jones Industrial Average  21,703.75 +29.24 +0.13%   +1,830.89 +9.21%
NASDAQ  6,213.13 -3.40 -0.05% +787.51 +14.51%
Advancing GovCon Index Issues  16
Declining GovCon Index Issues  13
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues  1

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 VEC  Vectrus  29.49 +0.49 +1.69%
 ICFI  ICF  44.35 +0.65 +1.49%
 LLL*  L3 Technologies*  180.12 +2.04 +1.15%
 BAESY  BAE Systems  60.81 +0.28 +0.92%
 LMT*  Lockheed Martin*  301.88 +2.68 +0.90%

Top GovCon Index Daily Net Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 LMT*  Lockheed Martin*  301.88 +2.68 +0.90%
 LLL*   L3 Technologies* 180.12 +2.04 +1.15%
 CACI  CACI Int’l, Inc.  123.85 +0.85 +0.69%
 ICFI  ICF 44.35 +0.65 +1.49%
 HON*  Honeywell Int’l Inc.* 135.57 +0.62 +0.46%

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Decliners

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▾ % Change
 KBR  KBR 14.67 -0.25 -1.68%
 NAV  Navistar Int’l 30.00 -0.35 -1.15%
 CUB  Cubic Corp. 41.95 -0.40 -0.94%

*Companies Included in S&P500 Index

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