October 6 Morning: Friday Surge in GovConIndex

GovConIndexThe GovConIndex rose 0.797, or 1.23 percent, to 64.085 by riding on an increase in the Dow Jones Industrial Average.

Friday’s rise came after four consecutive days of declines and new figures that show an increase in hiring by U.S. employers.




Top Percentage Gainers

Company Stock Price Change %Change
Healthnet 46.47 1.70 3.80%
Engilty Holding Inc. 32.77 1.00 3.15%
Exelis Inc. 16.90 0.48 2.92%
Booz Allen Hamilton 24.76 0.63 2.61%
McKesson 199.60 4.75 2.44%

Market Summary

Advancing Issues 26 (86.67%)
Declining Issues 4 (13.33%)
Unchanged Issues 0 (0%)

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