The GovCon IndexÂ rallied Monday afternoon to a nominal gain of 0.043Â points to close at 70.980 on a day that saw the index split 16-14 in favor of laggers against gainers.
U.S. stocks declined as investors prepared to scrutinize the scheduled testimony ofÂ Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen to both houses of Congress Tuesday and Wednesday, CNBC reports.
Investors also anticipatedÂ a release of Greece’s reform proposals Tuesday morning to the Eurozone’s finance leaders after the country obtained a four-month extension on its bailout, according to CNBC.
The Dow Jones Industrial AverageÂ fellÂ 23.6 points to close at 18, 116.84, the S&P 500 composite index lost 0.64 points to 2, 109.66 and the NASDAQ composite index gained 5.01 points to 4, 960.97.
Top Percentage Gainers
|Â Company||Â Stock Price||Â $ Change||Â % Change|
|Â Computer Sciences Corp.||Â Â 71.75||Â Â 4.82||Â Â 7.20%|
|Â CGI Group||Â Â 44.09||Â Â 2.48||Â Â 5.96%|
|Â Huntington Ingalls||Â Â 142.41||Â Â 4.72||Â Â 3.43%|
|Â Â Healthnet||Â Â 57.82||Â Â 1.33||Â Â 2.35%|
|Â Booz Allen Hamilton||Â Â 30.46||Â Â 0.34||Â Â 1.13%|
|Â Advancing Issues||Â Â 15 (50.00%)|
|Â Declining Issues||Â Â 15 (50.00%)|
|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.