The GovCon Index closed in positive territory for the second consecutive day Tuesday with a gain of 0.263 to close at 74.324.
Gains in European and Chinese markets helped U.S. stocks to a second straight day of gains and eight out of 10 sectors in the S&P 500 composite index ended the day in positive territory, according to the Wall Street Journal.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 46.34 points to 18, 070.40, the S&P 500 composite index climbed 6.20 points to 2, 114.49 and the NASDAQ composite index gained 11.54 points to 5, 016.93.
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.