The GovCon Index ended a week of trading at 71.793 points on Friday, up 0.148 or 0.206 percent from Tuesday’s close.
Reuters reported that key market indicators closed a second straight week of gains, citing a positive economic outlook.
The Dow Jones industrial average gained 23.5 points, or 0.13 percent, to 18, 053.71, the Standard & Poor’s 500 rose 6.89 points (33%) to 2, 088.77 and the tech-heavy Nasdaq composite index went up 33.39 points (0.7%) to 4, 806.86.
Top Percentage Gainers
|Company||Stock Price||$ Change||% Change|
|CGI Group Inc.||38.71||0.32||0.83%|
|Advancing Issues||19 (63.33%)|
|Declining Issues||11 (36.67%)|
The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index is a composite index that tracks 30 of the largest publicly-traded Government Contracting (GovCon) firms.