February 27 Market Close: GovCon Index Ends February With Loss

GovConIndexDOWNThe GovCon Index closed the last trading day of February with a loss of 0.677 points to 69.615.

ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) was the biggest gainer after the company reported an 11-percent increase in revenue for its full 2014 fiscal year.

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Commerce Department data released Friday said the country’s gross domestic product rose at a 2.2 percent annualized rate in the fourth quarter and the latest Chicago Business Barometer hit its lowest point since July 2009, according to the Wall Street Journal.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 82.04 points to 18, 132.38, the S&P 500 composite index dipped 6.25 points to 2, 104.49 and the NASDAQ composite index slipped 24.36 points to 2, 963.53.

Top Percentage Gainers

  Company   Stock Price   $ Change   % Change
  ICF International   41.90   0.37   0.89%
  Serco Inc.   3.47   0.03   0.87%
  ManTech International   33.10   0.25   0.76%
  AECOM Technology   30.06   0.16   0.54%
  Textron   44.31   0.10   0.23%

Market Summary

  Advancing Issues     8 (26.66%)
  Declining Issues   22 (73.33%)
  Unchanged Issues      0

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

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