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August 23rd Market Close: GovConIndex and Major Indices Reverse Yesterday’s Positive Direction

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) followed markets downward to close off 0.639 percent settling at 99.699. Declining shares considerably outpaced gainers by 5 to 1.

The major indices all closed down after significant positive movement yesterday. The S&P500 retreated by 0.35 percent to 2,444.04, while DJIA moved down by 0.40 percent to  21,812.09, and the NASDAQ Composite closed down by 0.30 percent to 6,287.41.

Crude oil closed up for the second day. WTI on the NY Mercantile Exchange ended the day positive 1.15 percent to $48.38 per barrel.

Market Summary

GovCon Index  99.699 -0.586 -0.639% +11.722 +13.32%
S&P 500  2,444.04 -8.47 -0.35% +192.47 +8.55%
Dow Jones Industrial Average  21,812.09 -87.80 -0.40% +1,939.23 +9.76%
NASDAQ  6,278.41 -19.07 -0.30% +852.79 +15.72%
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
 LDOS  Leidos Holdings, Inc.  56.22 +0.31 +0.55%
 NAV  Navistar Int’l  30.92 +0.11 +0.36%
 COL  Rockwell Collins, Inc. 124.59 +0.30 +0.24%
 GIB  CGI Group 49.87 +0.06 +0.12%
 KBR  KBR 14.86 +0.01 +0.07%

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Decliners

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▾ % Change
 VEC  Vectrus 28.24 -1.31 -4.43%
 CUB  Cubic Corporation 41.85 -0.65 -1.53%
 CSRA*  CSRA*  31.33 -0.38 -1.20%

*Companies Included in S&P500 Index

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