January 26 Market Close: GovCon Index Dips, US Stocks Flat


GovConIndexDOWNThe GovCon Index held relatively level alongside a largely flat U.S. stock market to record a nominal loss of 0.110 points — or 0.152 percent — and close at 74.447 on Monday.

Traders considered the results from Greece’s national election that saw an anti-austerity party win 149 out of a 300 possible seats in that country’s parliament and a coming winter storm for the East Coast, according to CNBC.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average inched up 6.10 points to 17, 678.70, the S&P 500 composite index gained 5.27 points to 2, 057.09 and the NASDAQ composite index increased 13.88 points to 4, 771.76.

Top Percentage Gainers

  Company   Stock Price   $ Change   % Change
  AECOM Technology   26.66   0.70   2.70%
  Booz Allen Hamilton   29.43   0.38   1.31%
  Navistar   31.50   0.39   1.25%
  Intelsat   16.47   0.19   1.17%
  Cubic Corp.   52.95   0.47   0.90%

Market Summary

  Advancing Issues   15 (50.00%)
  Declining Issues   15 (50.00%)
  Unchanged Issues    0

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index is a composite index that tracks 30 of the largest publicly-traded Government Contracting (GovCon) firms.

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