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August 30th Market Close: GovConIndex and Major Indices Close Up

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) continued to climb for the third consecutive day, closing at 101.305 up 0.958 percent. Engility Holdings topped the GCI delivering greater than 3.00 percent growth, while Cubic Corporation, ICF, CAE, KBR, and BAE Systems all posted greater than 2.00 percent positive change on the day. Advancing shares outpaced declining 3 to 1.

The major indices all closed up for the fourth day. The S&P500 moved ahead by 0.46 percent to 2,457.59, while DJIA gained 0.12 percent to  21,892.43, and the NASDAQ Composite was up 1.05 percent to close at 6,368.31. Markets responded positively to data indicating the U.S. economy is on solid ground.

Crude oil continued to drop further today as the Texas Gulf Coast refiners begin to recover from Hurricane Harvey. WTI on the NY Mercantile Exchange ended the day negative 1.01 percent to $45.97 per barrel, hitting a thirty day low.

Market Summary

GovCon Index  101.305 +0.464 +0.958%   +13.328 +15.15%
S&P 500 2,457.59 +11.29 +0.46%   +206.02 +9.15%
Dow Jones Industrial Average 21,892.43 +27.06 +0.12%   +2,019.57 +10.16%
NASDAQ 6,368.31 +66.42 +1.05%   +942.69 +17.37%
Advancing GovCon Index Issues 23
Declining GovCon Index Issues 7
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues 0

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 EGL  Engility Holdings, Inc.  30.69 +0.92 +3.09%
 CUB  Cubic Corp. 42.80 +1.08 +2.60%
 ICFI  ICF 45.45 +1.15 +2.60%
 CAE  CAE  16.37 +0.41 +2.57%
 KBR  KBR  16.00 +0.36 +2.30%

Top GovCon Index Daily Net Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 OA  Orbital ATK, Inc.  110.80 +1.87 +1.72%
 HII  Huntington Ingalls Industries  210.55 +1.75 +0.84%
 ICFI  ICF 45.45 +1.15 +2.60%
 SAIC  SAIC 73.02 +1.15 +1.60%
 CUB  Cubic Corp.  42.80 +1.08 +2.60%

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Decliners

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▾ % Change
 COL  Rockwell Collins, Inc.  130.54 -0.20 -0.15%
 LLL*  L3 Technologies*  181.61 -0.22 -0.12%
 MCK*  McKesson Corp.*  146.70 -0.17 -0.12%

*Companies Included in S&P500 Index

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