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September 7th Market Close: GovConIndex Closes Up and Major Indices Close Mixed

After two days of downward direction, The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) closed up 0.456 percent to 101.643. Advancing outpaced declining shares 2 to 1. Navistar International at the top of the GCI, reported Wednesday a fiscal third quarter net profit of $37 million as compared to a $34 million loss reported the same period a year prior.

The major indices closed mixed with minor change as the S&P500 down 0.02 percent to 2,465.10, while the DJIA was negative 0.10 percent to 21,784.10, and the NASDAQ Composite gained 0.07 percent to close at 6,397.87.

Crude oil pulled back slightly today as WTI on the NY Mercantile Exchange closed down 0.08 percent to $49.12 per barrel. The Florida Coast braces for Hurricane Irma.

 

Market Summary

INDEX SETTLEMENT VALUE DAY NET CHANGE DAY % CHANGE   Y-T-D NET CHANGE Y-T-D % CHANGE
GovCon Index 101.643 +0.327 +0.456% +13.66 +15.53%
S&P 500 2,465.10 -0.44 -0.02% +213.53 +9.48%
Dow Jones Industrial Average 21,784.78 -22.86 -0.10% +1,911.92 +9.62%
NASDAQ  6,397.87 +4.55 +0.07%   +972.25 +17.92%
Advancing GovCon Index Issues  20
Declining GovCon Index Issues 8
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues 2

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 NAV  Navistar Int’l  38.20 +1.91 +5.26%
 KBR  KBR 18.04 +0.76 +4.40%
 MCK*  McKesson Corp.* 155.84 +3.75 +2.47%
 GIB  CGI Group 52.12 +0.64 +1.24%
 CUB  Cubic Corp. 43.40 +0.45 +1.05%

Top GovCon Index Daily Net Performers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▴ % Change
 MCK*  McKesson Corp.*  155.84 +3.75 +2.47%
 NAV  Navistar Int’l  38.20 +1.91 +5.26%
 BA*  Boeing* 236.31 +1.69 +0.72%
 RTN*  Raytheon* 181.30 +1.05 +0.58%
 LMT*  Lockheed Martin*  302.35 +0.90 +0.30%

Top GovCon Index Daily Percentage Decliners

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change ▾ % Change
 CACI  CACI Int’l, Inc. 129.25 -1.85 -1.41%
 ICFI  ICF 48.85 -0.65 -1.31%
 HII  Huntington Ingalls Industries 209.93 -1.67 -0.79%

*Companies Included in S&P500 Index

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