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August 24th Market Close: GovConIndex Closes Up While Major Indices Close Down

In reverse of major US markets, The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) closed up on the day to 99.847; a gain of 0.060 percent. Advancing and declining shares almost evenly split.

The major indices closed down slightly for the second consecutive day. The S&P500 retreated by 0.21 percent to 2,438.97, while DJIA moved down by 0.13 percent to  21,783.40, and the NASDAQ Composite closed down by 0.11 percent to 6,271.33.

Crude oil reversed its two days positive direction to close down today. WTI on the NY Mercantile Exchange ended the day negative 1.63 percent to $47.62 per barrel.

Market Summary

INDEX SETTLEMENT VALUE DAY NET CHANGE DAY % CHANGE   Y-T-D NET CHANGE Y-T-D % CHANGE
GovCon Index  99.847 +0.181 +0.06% +11.87 +13.49%
S&P 500 2,438.97 -5.07 -0.21% +187.40 +8.32%
Dow Jones Industrial Average  21,783.40 -28.69 -0.13% +1,910.54 +9.61%
NASDAQ  6,271.33 -7.08 -0.11% +845.71 +15.59%
Advancing GovCon Index Issues 13
Declining GovCon Index Issues 17
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues 0

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 COL Rockwell Collins, Inc.  129.28 +4.69 +3.76%
 BAESY  BAE  31.37 +0.52 +1.685%
 HII  Huntington Ingalls Industries  209.37 +2.53 +1.22%
 SAIC  SAIC  71.56 +0.69 +0.97%
 MANT  ManTech Int’l  38.58 +0.26 +0.68%

Top GovCon Index Daily Net Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 COL  Rockwell Collins, Inc.  129.28 +4.69 +3.76%
 HII  Huntington Ingalls Industries  209.37 +2.53 +1.22%
 LLL*  L3 Technologies*  180.07 +0.79 +0.44%
 SAIC  SAIC 71.56 +0.69 +0.97%
 BA*  Boeing*  238.74 +0.65 +0.27%

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Decliners

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▾ % Change
 VEC  Vectrus  27.52 -0.72 -2.55%
 LDOS  Leidos Holdings, Inc.  55.55 -0.67 -1.19%
 BAH  Booz Allen Hamilton  34.00 -0.38 -1.11%

*Companies Included in S&P500 Index

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