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August 22nd Market Close: GovConIndex and Major Indices Close Up

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) continued on its upward direction to close at 100.305 up 1.202 percent. Advancing shares outpaced decliners 6 to 1. Navistar International, ManTech International, AECOM, and SAIC all closed up more than 2.0 percent on the day.

The major indices all closed up on the speculation that the Trump administration may be gaining some traction on reforming the tax codes. The S&P500 advanced 0.99 percent to 2,452.51, while DJIA moved up by 0.90 percent to  21,899.89, and the NASDAQ Composite reversed yesterday’s negative direction to close up by 1.36 percent to 6,297.48.

Crude oil closed up on the day. WTI on the NY Mercantile Exchange ended the day positive 0.59 percent to $47.65 per barrel.

Market Summary

INDEX SETTLEMENT VALUE DAY NET CHANGE DAY % CHANGE   Y-T-D NET CHANGE Y-T-D % CHANGE
GovCon Index 100.305 +1.279 +1.202%   +12.328 +14.01%
S&P 500  2,452.51 +24.14 +0.99%   +200.94 +8.92%
Dow Jones Industrial Average  21,899.89 +196.14 +0.90%   +2027.03 +10.20%
NASDAQ  6,297.48 +84.35 +1.36%   +871.86 +16.07%
Advancing GovCon Index Issues 26
Declining GovCon Index Issues 4
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues 0

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 NAV  Navistar Int’l 30.81 +0.81 +2.70%
 MANT  ManTech Int’l 38.62 +0.99 +2.63%
 ACM  AECOM 31.25 +0.78 +2.56%
 SAIC  SAIC  71.20 +1.52 +2.18%
 CACI  CACI Int’l Inc.  126.25 +2.40 +1.94%

Top GovCon Index Daily Net Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 NOC*  Northrop Grumman* 272.82 +5.12 +1.91%
 BA*  Boeing* 239.75 +4.07 +1.73%
 HII  Huntington Ingalls Industries 207.73 +3.81 +1.87%
 LMT*  Lockheed Martin* 304.80 +2.92 +0.97%
 GD*  General Dynamics Corp.* 201.23 +2.50 +1.26%

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Decliners

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▾ % Change
 GIB  CGI Group  49.81 -0.17 -0.34%
 CSRA*  CSRA*  31.71 -0.08 -0.25%
 CAE  CAE 16.26 -0.03 -0.18%

*Companies Included in S&P500 Index

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