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August 25th Market Close: GovConIndex Closes Up While Major Indices Close Mixed

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) continued its upward direction to close up 0.247 percent to 99.871. Advancing shares outpaced declining 2 to 1.

The major indices closed mixed with modest movement. The S&P500 moved ahead by 0.17 percent to 2,443.05, while DJIA gained 0.14 percent to  21,813.67, and the NASDAQ Composite closed down by 0.09 percent to 6,265.64.

Crude oil closed up today. WTI on the NY Mercantile Exchange ended the day positive 0.78 percent to $47.80 per barrel as Hurricane Harvey bears down on the Texas Gulf Coast.

Market Summary

INDEX SETTLEMENT VALUE DAY NET CHANGE DAY % CHANGE   Y-T-D NET CHANGE Y-T-D % CHANGE
GovCon Index  99.871 +0.027 +0.274%   +11.894 +13.52%
S&P 500 2,443.05 +4.08 +0.17%   +191.48 +8.50%
Dow Jones Industrial Average 21,813.67 +30.27 +0.14%   +1,940.81 +9.77%
NASDAQ  6,265.64 -5.68 -0.09% +840.02 +15.48%
Advancing GovCon Index Issues 19
Declining GovCon Index Issues 11
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues 0

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 KBR  KBR 15.20 +0.37 +2.49%
 ACM  AECOM 31.59 +0.52 +1.67%
 CUB  Cubic Corp. 42.25 +0.60 +1.44%
 TXT*  Textron, Inc.*  48.43 +0.49 +1.02%
 CSRA*  CSRA* 31.34 +0.28 +0.90%

Top GovCon Index Daily Net Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 HRS*  Harris Corp.*  119.66 +0.82 +0.69%
 NOC*  Northrop Grumman*  269.33 +0.79 +0.29%
 MCK*  McKesson Corp.* 147.58 +0.71 +0.48%
 CUB  Cubic Corp. 42.25 +0.60 +1.44%
 OA  Orbital ATK 107.19 +0.59 +0.55%

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Decliners

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▾ % Change
 BA*  Boeing*  235.89 -2.85 -1.19%
 EGL  Engility Holdings, Inc.  29.69 -0.32 -1.07%
 MMS  Maximus, Inc. 59.36 -0.51 -0.85%

*Companies Included in S&P500 Index

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