May 11 Morning Report: GovCon Index Posts Friday Gains

GovConIndexUPThe 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
  Serco Inc.   2.15   0.16   7.93%
  BAE Systems Inc.   31.47   0.88   2.88%
  Boeing   145.46   3.97   2.81%
  SAIC   51.41   1.36   2.72%
  Health Net   57.43   1.51   2.70%

Market Summary

  Advancing Issues   25 (83.33%)
  Declining Issues     5 (16.66%)
  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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