April 14 Market Close: GovCon Index Down on Mixed Day for US Stocks

GovConIndexDOWNThe GovCon Index mirrored a mixed day for U.S. stocks Tuesday as it closed down 0.105 points to 76.004.

Bloomberg cited increases of energy shares in tandem with oil prices and a decline in technology stocks as among the drivers of Tuesday’s trading activity.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 59.66 points to 18, 036.70, the S&P 500 composite index gained 3.41 points to 2, 095.84 and the NASDAQ composite index fell 10.96 points to 4, 977.29.

Top Percentage Gainers

  Company   Stock Price   $ Change   % Change
  Serco Inc.   2.67   0.12   4.71%
  Engility Holdings   31.76   0.59   1.89%
  Booz Allen Hamilton   28.49   0.49   1.75%
  McKesson   226.01   2.04   0.91%
  AECOM Technology   33.15   0.28   0.85%

Market Summary

  Advancing Issues    12 (40.00%)
  Declining Issues    18 (60.00%)
  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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