August 3rd Market Close: Leidos Leads the GovConIndex Up; While Major Indices Close Mixed

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) topped the 100 mark to close at 100.389 up 1.111 percent. Leidos (NYSE:LDOS) reported “second quarter earnings that exceeded expectations” to lead the GCI closing with a  8.36 percent increase.

The major indices closed mixed. The S&P500 down 0.22 percent, while the DJIA set another new high 22,026.17, and the NASDAQ Composite was down 0.35 percent to close at 6,340.34.

Crude oil closed down on the day  day. WTI on the NY Mercantile Exchange closed today at $48.94 per barrel, down 1.31 percent.

Market Summary

INDEX SETTLEMENT VALUE DAY NET CHANGE DAY % CHANGE   Y-T-D NET CHANGE Y-T-D % CHANGE
GovCon Index 100.389 +0.989 +1.111% +12.412 +14.11%
S&P 500 2,472.14 -5.43 -0.22% +220.57 +9.80%
Dow Jones Industrial Average 22,026.17 +9.93 +0.05%   +1,153.31 +5.80%
NASDAQ 6,340.34 -22.30 -0.35% +914.72 +16.86%
Advancing GovCon Index Issues 24
Declining GovCon Index Issues 6
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues  0

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 LDOS  Leidos Holdings, Inc. 56.64 +4.37 +8.36%
 COL  Rockwell Collins, Inc. 118.44 +6.08 +5.41%
 SAIC  SAIC  72.33 +2.20 +3.14%
 ICFI  ICF 46.05 +1.30 +2.91%
 OA  Orbital ATK, Inc. 106.46 +2.86 +2.76%

Top GovCon Index Daily Net Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 COL   Rockwell Collins, Inc.  118.44 +6.08 +5.41%
 HII  Huntington Ingalls Industries 213.93 +5.72 +2.75%
 LDOS  Leidos Holdings, Inc.  56.64 +4.37 +8.36%
 OA  Orbital ATK, Inc. 106.46 +2.86 +2.76%
 SAIC  SAIC  72.33 +2.20 +3.14%

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Decliners

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▾ % Change
 MCK*  McKesson Corp.* 155.34 -4.27 -2.68%
 EGL  Engility Holdings, Inc. 30.02 -0.48 -1.57%
 BAESY  BAE Systems 31.51 -0.29 -0.91%

*Companies Included in S&P500 Index

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