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August 4th Market Close: GovConIndex and Major Indices Up on Strong July Employment Numbers

Markets responded positively to better than expected July employment reports.

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) remained above the 100 mark to close at 100.443 up 0.122 percent. Advancers outpaced decliners 18 to 12.

The major indices closed up on the day. The S&P500 gained 0.19 percent, while the DJIA set another new high at 22,092.81 up 0.30 percent, and the NASDAQ Composite moved upward by 11 points to close at 6,351.56.

Crude oil closed up on the day. WTI on the NY Mercantile Exchange closed today at $49.43 per barrel, up 0.82 percent.

Market Summary

INDEX SETTLEMENT VALUE DAY NET CHANGE DAY % CHANGE   Y-T-D NET CHANGE Y-T-D % CHANGE
GovCon Index 100.443 +0.054 +0.122%   +12.466 +14.17%
S&P 500 2,476.83 +4.67 +0.19%   +225.26 +10.00%
Dow Jones Industrial Average 22,092.81 +66.71 +0.30%   +2,219.95 11.17%
NASDAQ 6,351.56 +11.22 +0.18%   +925.94 +17.07%
Advancing GovCon Index Issues 18
Declining GovCon Index Issues 12
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues  0

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 EGL Engility Holdings, Inc. 31.60 +1.58 +5.26%
 MANT  ManTech Intern. 41.70 +1.66 +4.15%
 KBR  KBR  16.70 +0.43 +2.64%
 NAV  Navistar Intern. 31.11 +0.58 +1.90%
 VEC  Vectrus 33.80 +0.41 +1.23%

Top GovCon Index Daily Net Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 MANT ManTech Intern. 41.70 +1.66 +4.15%
 EGL Engility Holdings 31.60 +1.58 +5.26%
 LMT* Lockheed Martin *  297.00 +1.18 +0.40%
 GD*  General Dynamics * 200.07 +0.74 +0.37%
 LLL* L3 Technologies*  176.00 +0.60 +0.34%

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Decliners

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▾ % Change
CUB Cubic Corp. 42.65 -4.20 -8.96%
BAESY BAE Systems 31.08 -0.43 -1.36%
ACM AECOM 31.15 -0.41 -1.30%

*Companies Included in S&P500 Index

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