The GovCon Index closed Friday at 68.417, up 0.714 or 1.033 percent.
Market indicators ended the month of October on a high Friday, with the Dow Jones industrial average adding 195.10 points (1.1 percent) to end at 17, 390.52, according to a Market Watch report.
Standard & Poor’s 500 gained 23.40 points, or 1.2 percent, to close at 2, 018.05, and the Nasdaq composite gained 64.60 points (1.4 percent) to 4, 630.74.
Top Percentage Gainers
|Company||Stock Price||% Change|
|BAE Systems Inc.||29.37||1.52%|
|Booz Allen Hamilton||26.35||1.46%|
|Advancing Issues||28 (93.33%)|
|Declining Issues||2 (6.67%)|
The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index is a composite index that tracks 30 of the largest publicly-traded Government Contracting (GovCon) Companies.