The GovCon IndexÂ remained largely level for a second consecutive day as it roseÂ 0.044 points toÂ 71.008.
Traders considered Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s testimony to the Senate Banking Committee, where she indicated the central bank would change its guidance before any interest rate increase, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Investors also mulled earnings reports from Home Depot and news that Eurozone finance leaders approved a four-month extension to Greece’s bailout, the Journal reported.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 92.35 points to 18, 209.19, the S&P 500 composite index gained 5.83 points to 2, 115.49 and the NASDAQ composite index climbed 7.15 points to 4, 968.12.
Top Percentage Gainers
|Â Company||Â Stock Price||Â $ Change||Â % Change|
|Â Intelsat||Â Â 13.00||Â Â 0.50||Â Â 4.00%|
|Â ICF International||Â Â 40.78||Â Â 0.99||Â Â 2.49%|
|Â AECOM Technology||Â Â 29.42||Â Â 0.42||Â Â 1.45%|
|Â Â Navistar||Â Â 29.64||Â Â 0.29||Â Â 0.99%|
|Â Â Orbital ATK||Â Â 68.97||Â Â 0.67||Â Â 0.98%|
|Â Advancing Issues||Â Â 17Â (53.33%)|
|Â Declining Issues||Â Â 13Â (46.66%)|
|Â Unchanged Issues||Â Â Â 0|
Executive Mosaic‘s GovCon Index is a composite index that tracks 30 of the largest publicly-traded Government Contracting (GovCon) firms.