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February 17 Market Close: GovCon Index Stays Level, Greece Talks Continue

GovConIndexUPThe GovCon Index recorded a nominal gain of 0.114 points to 69.617 and mirrored a Tuesday trading day that saw U.S. stocks flunctuate across the board.

Negotiations between Greece’s government and the country’s creditors ended Monday without much progress and Greece could run out of cash by March if no deal is reached by then, according to Bloomberg.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 27.84 points to 18, 047.19, the S&P 500 composite index inched forward 3.32 points to 2, 100.32 and the NASDAQ composite index increased 5.43 points to 4, 899.27.

Top Percentage Gainers

  Company   Stock Price   $ Change   % Change
  SAIC   53.80   0.81   1.53%
  Cubic Corp.   53.00   0.68   1.30%
  Computer Sciences Corp.   66.69   0.59   0.89%
  Intelsat   17.43   0.13   0.75%
  ICF International   39.27   0.29   39.27

Market Summary

  Advancing Issues    18 (60.00%)
  Declining Issues    12 (40.00%)
  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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