The GovCon Index held relatively level against a mixed day of results in the U.S. stock market and recorded a slight gain of 0.211 points — or 0.290 percent — to close at a new all-time high of 72.557 on Friday.
Disappointing earnings results from companies such as UPS and Kimberly-Clark offset investor confidence in the European Central Bank’s latest stimulus decision, Bloomberg reports.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped 141.38 points to 17, 672.60, the S&P 500 composite index fell 11.33 points to 2, 051.82 and the NASDAQ composite index gained 7.48 points to 4, 757.88.
Top Percentage Gainers
|Company||Stock Price||$ Change||% Change|
|Computer Sciences Corp.||64.45||0.89||1.40%|
|Advancing Issues||16 (53.33%)|
|Declining Issues||14 (46.66%)|
The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index is a composite index that tracks 30 of the largest publicly-traded Government Contracting (GovCon) firms.