February 11 Market Close: GovCon Index Stays Level as Greece, Ukraine Talks Hang Over Market

GovConIndexUPThe GovCon Index mirrored largely flat activity in the larger U.S. stock market to record a nominal gain of 0.091 points to 68.582.

Traders showed concern over the outcome of negotiations between Greece’s new government and finance leaders in the Euro zone and are watching the progress of peace talks between France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine, according to Reuters.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 6.62 points to close at 17, 862.14, the S&P 500 composite index inched back 0.06 points to 2, 068.53 and the NASDAQ composite index gained 13.54 points to 4, 801.18.

Top Percentage Gainers

  Company   Stock Price   $ Change   % Change
  Computer Sciences Corp.   62.14   1.25   2.05%
  Intelsat   16.92   0.25   1.50%
  Serco Inc.   3.08   0.04   1.32%
  Leidos Holdings   42.66   0.54   1.28%
  Huntington Ingalls   121.97   1.48   1.23%

Market Summary

  Advancing Issues    16 (53.33%)
  Declining Issues    14 (46.66%)
  Unchanged Issues     0

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

(Editors note: Orbital ATK and Huntington Ingalls joined the Index Feb. 10)

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