The GovCon Index closed Friday at 68.027Â points, a decrease from Thursday’s trading byÂ 0.459 points — or 0.679Â percent.
BloombergÂ reportedÂ relatively flat figures on the stock market after new economic data showed a dip in the unemployment rate duringÂ October to a six-year low and job creation figures for the month that were lower than many economists expected.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average increased 19.46Â pointsÂ –Â or 0.11Â percentÂ –Â to 17573.93, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 increasedÂ 0.71 points — or 0.03 percent — to 2031.92.
The Nasdaq composite index lost 5.94Â points –Â or 0.13 percent — to close at 4632.53.
Top Percentage Gainers
|Company||Stock Price||% Change|
|Leidos Holdings, Inc.||38.99||1.83%|
|Booz Allen Hamilton||25.74||1.50%|
|CGI Group Inc.||35.19||0.69%|
Â Market Summary
|Advancing Issues||10Â (33.33%)|
|Declining Issues||19Â (66.33%)|
|Unchanged Issues||1 (3.33%)|
The Executive MosaicÂ GovCon Index is a composite index that tracks 30 of the largest publicly-traded Government Contracting (GovCon) Companies.