The GovCon Index rallied with a gain of 0.425 points — or 0.302 percent — to close at 70.762 on Tuesday.
Concerns over the prospects of economic growth in Europe weighed on trading activity in the U.S. and investors will watch for a potential stimulus from Europe’s central bank, the Wall Street Journal reports.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average retreated 27.16 points to 17, 613.68, the S&P 500 composite index slipped 5.23 points to 2, 023.03 and the NASDAQ composite index lost 3.21 points to 4, 661.50.
Top Percentage Gainers
|Company||Stock Price||$ Change||% Change|
|Booz Allen Hamilton||28.46||0.62||2.23%|
|Advancing Issues||20 (66.66%)|
|Declining Issues||10 (33.33%)|
The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index is a composite index that tracks 30 of the largest publicly-traded Government Contracting (GovCon) firms.