August 8th Market Close: GovConIndex and Major Indices All Move Downward

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) reversed direction to close down 0.261 percent to 100.760 . Decliners outpaced advancers 19 to 11.

The major indices closed down for the day with the S&P500 off 0.24 percent, while DJIA moved slightly downward by 0.15 percent and the NASDAQ Composite was off 0.21 percent.

Crude oil closed down on the day. WTI on the NY Mercantile Exchange closed today at $49.11 per barrel, down 0.57 percent as the market still shows concerns about global over-supply.

Market Summary

GovCon Index 100.760 -0.090 -0.261% +12.783 +14.53%
S&P 500 2,474.93 -5.98 -0.24% +223.36 +9.92%
Dow Jones Industrial Average 22,085.34 -33.08 -0.15% +2,212.48 11.13%
NASDAQ 6,370.46 -13.31 -0.21% +944.84 +17.41%
Advancing GovCon Index Issues 11
Declining GovCon Index Issues 19
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues  0

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
ACM AECOM 33.85 +2.52 +8.04%
KBR KBR 17.36 +0.26 +1.52%
MCK*  McKesson Corp.*  157.26 +1.58 +1.01%
LMT* Lockheed Martin* 300.10 +2.95 +0.99%
LLL* L3 Technologies* 178.18 +1.60 +0.91%

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Decliners

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▾ % Change
CUB Cubic Corp. 40.80 -3.10 -9.09%
MANT ManTech Intern. 40.42 -0.96 -2.32%
BAESY BAE Systems 30.34 -0.52 -1.67%

*Companies Included in S&P500 Index

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