The GovCon Index recorded a relatively flat trading day Wednesday with a nominal gain of 0.18 points to close at 69.798.
U.S. traders mulled the release of the Federal Reserve‘s minutes showed the central bank would exercise continued patience before a potential interest rate increase, according to CNBC.
Investors also considered news that the European Central Bank signed off on a two-week extension of liquidity for Greece’s banks, CNBC reported.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 17.73 points to 18, 029.85, the S&P 500 composite index dropped 0.69 points to 2, 099.65 and the NASDAQ composite index gained 7.1 points to 4, 906.36.
Top Percentage Gainers
|Company||Stock Price||$ Change||% Change|
|Booz Allen Hamilton||44.82||0.38||1.28%|
|Advancing Issues||23 (76.66%)|
|Declining Issues||7 (23.33%)|
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)