The GovCon Index closed on a high for the fourth straight day Thursday at 19.503 or 0.231 points.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 46.97 points to 18, 019.35, the Standard & Poor’s 500 composite index rose 8.51 points to 2, 096.99 and the NASDAQ composite index gained 36.22 points to 4, 893.84.
Top Percentage Gainers
|Company||Stock Price||$ Change||% Change|
|Computer Sciences Corp.||66.10||1.60||2.48%|
|Advancing Issues||22 (73.33%)|
|Declining Issues||8 (26.66%)|
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)