August 28th Morning Report: Friday Close – GovCon Index and Markets End The Week Up

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) closed up for the week gaining 0.845 points to 99.871 posting the largest gain in three weeks.

The major indices closed the week in the positive. The S&P500 advanced on the week by 0.70 percent to 2,443.05, while DJIA gained 0.69 percent to  21,813.67, and the NASDAQ Composite ended the week up by 0.69 percent to 6,265.64.

Crude oil ended the down from Monday’s open. WTI on the NY Mercantile Exchange closed Friday down 2.00 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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