The GovCon Index recorded an increase for the second consecutive day as it closed up 0.323 points to end the day at 76.078.
U.S. stock markets recorded a mixed day after a new slate of financial reports from many blue chip companies showed they beat Wall Street estimates on earnings per share but missed projections for revenue, according to CNBC.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 85.34 points to 17, 949.59, the S&P 500 composite index dipped a nominal 3.11 points to 2, 097.29 and the NASDAQ composite index gained 19.50 points to 5, 014.10.
Top Percentage Gainers
|Company||Stock Price||$ Change||% Change|
|Advancing Issues||21 (70.00%)|
|Declining Issues||9 (30.00%)|
Executive Mosaic‘s GovCon Index is a composite index that tracks 30 of the largest publicly-traded Government Contracting (GovCon) firms.