After reaching new highs last week, the GovCon Index slid back a bit to close Monday at 71.670, down 0.123 points, or 0.172 percent.
The stock markets closed mixed with the Nasdaq composite index unchanged at 4, 806.91, the Standard & Poor’s 500 up 0.1 percent to 2, 090.57 and the Dow Jones industrial average down 0.1 percent to close at 1, 8038.23.
Equities are approaching record levels fueled by America’s fastest economic expansion in more than a decade.
Top Percentage Gainers
|Company||Stock Price||$ Change||% Change|
|Advancing Issues||13 (43.33%)|
|Declining Issues||17 (56.67%)|
The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index is a composite index that tracks 30 of the largest publicly-traded Government Contracting (GovCon) firms.