The GovCon Index rallied 1.046 percent to close Friday at 73.943, recovering four days of losses in a row for the week.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 1.49 percent to 18, 191.11, the Standard & Poor’s 500 composite index jumped 1.35 percent to 2, 116.09 and the NASDAQ composite index rose 1.17 percent to 5, 003.55.
Top Percentage Gainers
|Company||Stock Price||$ Change||% Change|
|BAE Systems Inc.||31.47||0.88||2.88%|
|Advancing Issues||25 (83.33%)|
|Declining Issues||5 (16.66%)|
Executive Mosaic‘s GovCon Index is a composite index that tracks 30 of the largest publicly-traded Government Contracting (GovCon) firms.