August 9th Market Close: GovConIndex Closes Up While Major Indices Close Down

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) closed up 0.144 percent to 100.857. Advancers and decliners split even on the day.

The major indices responded to heightened tensions between the U.S. and North Korea and closed slightly down for the day. The S&P500 off 0.04 percent while DJIA moved downward by 0.17 percent, and the NASDAQ Composite was off 0.28 percent.

Crude oil reversed yesterdays downward close. WTI on the NY Mercantile Exchange closed up by 0.92 percent to $49.62 per barrel.

Market Summary

INDEX SETTLEMENT VALUE DAY NET CHANGE DAY % CHANGE   Y-T-D NET CHANGE Y-T-D % CHANGE
GovCon Index  100.857 +0.145 +0.144% +12.88 +14.64%
S&P 500  2,474.02 -0.90 -0.04% +222.45 +9.88%
Dow Jones Industrial Average  22,048.70 -36.64 -0.17% +2,175.84 +10.95%
NASDAQ 6,352.33 -18.13 -0.28% +926.71 +17.08%
Advancing GovCon Index Issues 16
Declining GovCon Index Issues  14
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues  0

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 RTN*  Raytheon* 179.30 +4.50 +2.57%
 LLL*  L3 Technologies* 181.73 +3.55 +1.99%
 ICFI  ICF 45.75 +0.80 +1.78%
 BAESY  BAE Systems 30.87 +0.54 +1.76%
 LMT*  Lockheed Martin* 305.22 +5.12 +1.71%

Top GovCon Index Daily Net Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 LMT*  Lockheed Martin*  305.22 +5.12 +1.71%
 RTN*  Raytheon*  179.30 +4.50 +2.57%
 LLL*  L3 Technologies* 181.73 +3.55 +1.99%
 NOC*  Northrop Grumman* 273.10 +3.28 +1.22%
 GD*  General Dynamics Corp.*  201.00 +2.20 +1.11%

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Decliners

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▾ % Change
 VEC  Vectrus 25.77 -7.53 -22.61%
 BAH  Booz Allen Hamilton 32.30 -0.85 -2.56%
 ACM  AECOM 33.01 -0.84 -2.48%

*Companies Included in S&P500 Index

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