The GovCon Index closed Tuesday at 68.348 — a tiny increase of 0.154 percent, or 0.105 points.
Bloomberg said in its market summary that Tuesday’s trading day saw the three major stock indices record a fifth consecutive day of gains on the back of increases by homebuilder shares.
The S&P 500 composite index ended Tuesday’s trading day with a 0.1-percent increase to 2, 039.75 to continue what Bloomberg called the “longest rally since June.”
The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained less than 0.1 percent — to close at 17, 615.80, while the NASDAQ composite index increased 0.19 percent to 4, 660.56.
Top Percentage Gainers
|Company||Stock Price||$ Change||% Change|
|Advancing Issues||20 (67.67%)|
|Declining Issues||10 (33.33%)|
|Unchanged Issues||0 (0%)|
The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index is a composite index that tracks 30 of the largest publicly-traded Government Contracting (GovCon) firms.