The GovCon Index took a slight dip Thursday to record a decline of 0.259 points and close at 69.229 on a day of mixed results in U.S. markets.
Investors continued to mull the Federal Reserve‘s statement Wednesday that an interest rate increase will be more gradual than they previously expected and considered the central bank’s economic outlook, CNBC reported.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 117.16 points to close at 17, 959.03, the S&P 500 composite index dipped 10.23 points to 2, 089.27 and the NASDAQ composite index gained a nominal 9.55 points to 4, 992.38.
Top Percentage Gainers
|Company||Stock Price||$ Change||% Change|
|Booz Allen Hamilton||29.82||0.57||1.95%|
|Advancing Issues||20 (66.66%)|
|Declining Issues||10 (33.66%)|
Executive Mosaic‘s GovCon Index is a composite index that tracks 30 of the largest publicly-traded Government Contracting (GovCon) firms.