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August 29th Market Close: GovConIndex and Major Indices Close Up

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) continued its upward direction to end the day at 100.917, positive 0.932 percent. Navistar International, ICF, Raytheon, and Rockwell Collins all topped the GCI with greater than 2.00 percent positive change on the day. Advancing shares outpaced declining 5 to 1.

The major indices all closed up. The S&P500 moved ahead by 0.08 percent to 2,446.30, while DJIA gained 0.26 percent to  21,865.37, and the NASDAQ Composite was up 0.30 percent to close at 6,301.89.

Crude oil continued to drop today as refiners in the Texas Gulf Coast are feeling the pains from Hurricane Harvey. WTI on the NY Mercantile Exchange ended the day negative 0.28 percent to $46.44 per barrel.

Market Summary

INDEX SETTLEMENT VALUE DAY NET CHANGE DAY % CHANGE   Y-T-D NET CHANGE Y-T-D % CHANGE
GovCon Index 100.917 +1.094 +0.932%   +12.94 +14.71%
S&P 500  2,446.30 +2.06 +0.08%   +194.73 +8.65%
Dow Jones Industrial Average 21,865.37 +56.97 +0.26%   +1,992.51 +10.03%
NASDAQ 6,301.89 +18.87 +0.30%   +876.27 +16.15%
Advancing GovCon Index Issues  25
Declining GovCon Index Issues 5
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues 0

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 NAV  Navistar Int’l  32.73 +0.86 +2.70%
 ICFI  ICF  44.30 +1.00 +2.31%
 RTN*  Raytheon*  182.11 +3.87 +2.17%
 COL  Rockwell Collins, Inc. 130.74 +2.75 +2.15%
 KBR  KBR 15.64 +0.28 +1.82%

Top GovCon Index Daily Net Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 LMT*  Lockheed Martin*  308.14 +4.53 +1.49%
 RTN*  Raytheon* 182.11 +3.87 +2.17%
 BA*  Boeing* 240.49 +3.31 +1.40%
 GD*  General Dynamics Corp.*  200.95 +3.08 +1.56%
 LLL*  L3 Technologies* 181.83 +2.93 +1.64%

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Decliners

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▾ % Change
 BAESY  BAE Systems 31.12 -0.35 -1.11%
 MCK*  McKesson Corp.* 147.21 -1.12 -0.76%
 MMS  Maximus, Inc. 59.57 -0.24 -0.40%

*Companies Included in S&P500 Index

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