August 31st Market Close: GovConIndex and Major Indices Close Up

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) continued to climb for the fourth consecutive day, closing at 102.025 up 1.093 percent. ICF International topped the GCI delivering greater than 5.00 percent growth, while CACI, AECOM, Navistar, and ManTech all posted greater than 2.00 percent positive change on the day. Advancing shares outpaced declining 5 to 1.

The major indices all closed up for the fifth day. The S&P500 moved ahead by 0.57 percent to 2,471.65, while DJIA gained 0.25 percent to  21,948.10, and the NASDAQ Composite was up 0.95 percent to close at 6,428.66.

Crude oil rebounded today as the Texas Gulf Coast refiners begin to recover from Hurricane Harvey. WTI on the NY Mercantile Exchange ended the day up by 2.52 percent to $47.12 per barrel.

Market Summary

INDEX SETTLEMENT VALUE DAY NET CHANGE DAY % CHANGE   Y-T-D NET CHANGE Y-T-D % CHANGE
GovCon Index  102.025 +0.72 +1.093%   +14.048 +15.97%
S&P 500 2,471.65 +14.06 +0.57%   +220.08 +9.77%
Dow Jones Industrial Average 21,948.10 +55.67 +0.25%   +2,075.24 +10.44%
NASDAQ 6,428.66 +60.35 +0.95%   +100.04 +18.49%
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
 ICFI  ICF  48.05 +2.60 +5.72%
 CACI  CACI Int’l, Inc.  129.80 +3.90 +3.10%
 ACM  AECOM 33.50 +0.88 +2.70%
 NAV  Navistar Int’l 34.16 +0.79 +2.37%
 MANT  ManTech Int’l 40.22 +0.82 +2.08%

Top GovCon Index Daily Net Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 CACI  CACI Int’l, Inc. 129.80 +3.90 +3.10%
 HII  Huntington Ingalls Industries 213.96 +3.41 +1.62%
 MCK*  McKesson Corp.*  149.31 +2.61 +1.78%
 ICFI  ICF 48.05 +2.60 +5.72%
 NOC*  Northrop Grumman*  272.21 +1.20 +0.44%

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Decliners

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▾ % Change
 VEC  Vectrus  28.58 -0.15 -0.52%
 BA*  Boeing* 239.66 -0.80 -0.33%
 LMT*  Lockheed Martin* 305.39 -0.91 -0.30%

*Companies Included in S&P500 Index

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