The GovCon IndexÂ mirrored slight across-the-board declines inÂ U.S. stocks Monday to record a nominal loss of 0.037 pointsÂ and closing figure of 73.906.
CNBC reports investors looked to bond yields and await this week’s release ofÂ retail sales and industrial production figures in order to further their understanding of U.S. economic indicators after Friday’s job report.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 85.94 points to 18, 105.17, the S&P 500 composite index dipped 10.77 points to 2, 105.33 and the NASDAQ composite index slipped 9.98 points to 4, 993.57.
Top Percentage Gainers
|Â Company||Â Stock Price||Â $ Change||Â % Change|
|Â Huntington Ingalls||Â Â 120.95||Â Â 2.20||Â Â 1.85%|
|Â BAE Systems Inc.||Â Â 31.88||Â Â 0.41||Â Â 1.30%|
|Â Health Net||Â Â 58.06||Â Â 0.63||Â Â 1.10%|
|Â Navistar||Â Â 29.80||Â Â 0.29||Â Â 0.98%|
|Â Orbital ATK||Â Â 74.87||Â Â 0.63||Â Â 0.85%|
|Â Advancing Issues||Â Â 12Â (40.00%)|
|Â Declining Issues||Â Â 18Â (60.00%)|
|Â Unchanged Issues||Â Â 0|
Executive Mosaic‘s GovCon Index is a composite index that tracks 30 of the largest publicly-traded Government Contracting (GovCon) firms.