August 7th Market Close: GovConIndex and Major Indices All Move in a Positive Direction

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) continued to climb and remained above the 100 mark to close at 100.850 up 0.243 percent. Shares of Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) topped the board on reports that United Technologies Corp. was considering a deal to buy the aircraft equipment maker.

The major indices started the week off with the S&P500 and DJIA reaching new highs again. The S&P500 gained 0.16 percent, while the DJIA closed at 22,118.15 up 0.11 percent, and the NASDAQ Composite moved upward by 32 points to close at 6,383.77.

Crude oil closed down on the day. WTI on the NY Mercantile Exchange closed today at $49.33 per barrel, down 0.50 percent as the market still shows concerns about global over-supply.

Market Summary

INDEX SETTLEMENT VALUE DAY NET CHANGE DAY % CHANGE   Y-T-D NET CHANGE Y-T-D % CHANGE
GovCon Index 100.850 +0.407 +0.243% +12.873 +14.63%
S&P 500 2,480.91 +4.08 +0.16% +229.34 +10.19%
Dow Jones Industrial Average 22,118.15 +25.34 +0.11% +2,245.29 11.30%
NASDAQ 6,383.77 +32.21 +0.51% +958.15 +17.66%
Advancing GovCon Index Issues 17
Declining GovCon Index Issues 13
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues  0

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
COL Rockwell Collins 127.07 +8.07 +6.78%
CUB Cubic Corp. 43.90 +1.25 +2.93%
KBR  KBR  17.10 +0.40 +2.40%
NAV  Navistar Intern. 31.67 +0.56 +1.80%
BA* Boeing* 240.23 +2.52 +1.06%

Top GovCon Index Daily Net Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
COL Rockwell Collins 127.07 +8.07 +6.78%
BA* Boeing* 240.23 +2.52 +1.06%
CUB Cubic Corp.  43.90 +1.25 +2.93%
GD*  General Dynamics * 201.14 +1.07 +0.53%
MCK* McKesson Corp.*  155.68 +0.99 +0.64%

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Decliners

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▾ % Change
BAH Booz Allen Hamilton 33.39 -1.22 -3.52%
EGL Engility Holdings 30.98 -0.62 -1.96%
ICFI ICF 45.40 -0.80 -1.73%

*Companies Included in S&P500 Index

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