March 30 Morning Report: GovCon Index Posts Gains on Friday’s Close


GovConIndexUPThe GovCon Index posted a gain of 0.541 points (0.778%) at Friday’s close for 68.986 to mark a second straight day of increase going into the start of earnings season Monday.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average increased 34.43 points to 17, 712.66, the Standard & Poor’s 500 composite index rose 4.87 points to 2, 061.02 and the NASDAQ composite index gained 27.86 points to 2, 891.22.

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Top Percentage Gainers

  Company   Stock Price   $ Change   % Change
  Harris Corp.  76.75  3.47  4.74
  SAIC  54.36  1.69  3.21
  ManTech Intl Corp.  34.09  0.88  2.65
  Booz Allen Hamilton  29.20  0.58  2.03
  Exelis Inc.  24.22  0.39  1.64

Market Summary

  Advancing Issues    23 (76.67%)
  Declining Issues    7 (23.33%)
  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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