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August 28th Market Close: GovConIndex Closes Down and Major Indices Close Mixed

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) reversed last weeks positive direction to close down 0.048 percent to 99.823. Advancing and declining shares split evening on the day.

The major indices closed mixed on a thinly traded day. The S&P500 moved ahead by 0.05 percent to 2,444.24, while DJIA lost 0.02 percent to 21,808.40, and the NASDAQ Composite closed up by 0.28 percent to 6,283.02.

Crude oil closed down today. WTI on the NY Mercantile Exchange ended the day negative 2.44 percent to $46.70 per barrel as the Texas Gulf Coast deals with the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. Oil refining capacity significantly impacted.

Market Summary

INDEX SETTLEMENT VALUE DAY NET CHANGE DAY % CHANGE   Y-T-D NET CHANGE Y-T-D % CHANGE
GovCon Index  99.823 -0.048 -0.048% +11.846 +13.46%
S&P 500 2,444.24 +1.19 +0.05% +192.67 +8.56%
Dow Jones Industrial Average 21,808.40 -5.27 -0.02% +1,935.54 +9.74%
NASDAQ  6,283.02 +17.37 +0.28%   +857.40 +15.80%
Advancing GovCon Index Issues 16
Declining GovCon Index Issues 14
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues 0

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 VEC  Vectrus  28.22 +0.79 +2.88%
 NAV  Navistar Int’l  31.87 +0.70 +2.25%
 HRS*  Harris Corp.* 121.33 +1.67 +1.40%
 KBR  KBR 15.36 +0.16 +1.05%
 MMS  Maximus Inc. 59.81 +0.45 +0.76%

Top GovCon Index Daily Net Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 HRS*  Harris Corp.* 121.33 +1.67 +1.40%
 BA*  Boeing* 237.18 +1.29 +0.55%
 LMT*  Lockheed Martin* 303.61 +0.81 +0.27%
 VEC  Vectrus 28.22 +0.79 +2.88%
 MCK*  McKesson Corp.* 148.33 +0.75 +0.51%

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Decliners

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▾ % Change
 HII  Huntington Ingalls Industries 206.12 -2.82 -1.35%
 BAH  Booz Allen Hamilton 33.54 -0.43 -1.27%
 CAE  CAE  15.98 -0.19 -1.18%

*Companies Included in S&P500 Index

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