The GovCon Index posted gains of 0.817 points (1.152%) Friday to close at 70.116, with majority of index companies reporting an increase in stock prices.
Reports that Greece could receive additional funding from the European Union saw the U.S. dollar weaken versus the Euro, according to Bloomberg.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average increased 168.36 points to 18, 127.39, the Standard & Poor’s 500 composite index gained 18.81 points to 2, 108.08 and the NASDAQ composite index rose 34.04 points to 5, 026.42.
Top Percentage Gainers
|Company||Stock Price||$ Change||% Change|
|Advancing Issues||27 (90.00%)|
|Declining Issues||3 (10.00%)|
Executive Mosaic‘s GovCon Index is a composite index that tracks 30 of the largest publicly-traded Government Contracting (GovCon) firms.