May 27 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Rebound as Investors Eye Dollar & Greece News

GovConIndexUPThe GovCon Index ended a three-day streak of declines Wednesday as it closed up 0.648 points to end the trading session at 74.834.

Bond yields and the U.S. dollar rose on comments from Greece Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said negotiations with the Eurozone on the country’s debt situation are in the “final stretch, ” CNBC reports.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 121.45 points to 18, 162.99, the S&P 500 composite index climbed 19.28 points to 2, 123.48 and the NASDAQ composite index gained 73.84 points — or 1.47 percent — to 5, 106.59.

Top Percentage Gainers

  Company   Stock Price   $ Change   % Change
  Computer Sciences Corp.   69.21   1.73   2.56%
  Maximus   65.84   1.64   2.55%
  Booz Allen Hamilton   25.05   0.60   2.45%
  Serco Inc.   2.158   0.048   2.275%
  SAIC   52.99   1.15   2.22%

Market Summary

  Advancing Issues   26 (86.66%)
  Declining Issues     4 (13.33%)
  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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