The GovCon Index closed Thursday at 67.703, up 0.726 or 1.061 percent.
Wall Street saw gains over news of a positive economic outlook, USA Today reported, with the Dow Jones adding 221.11 points to 17, 195.42 (1.3%), the Standard & Poor’s 500 rising 12.35 points to 1, 994.65 (0.6%) and Nasdaq rounding up 16.91 points for a 4, 566.14 close (0.4%).
Top Percentage Gainers
|Company||Stock Price||% Change|
|Booz Allen Hamilton||25.97||3.10%|
|Advancing Issues||24 (80.00%)|
|Declining Issues||6 (20.00%)|
The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index is a composite index that tracks 30 of the largest publicly-traded Government Contracting (GovCon) Companies.