The GovCon Index extended its losses from the previous day’s session to close down 0.756 points Wednesday and end at 76.292.
Declines in raw material and railroad stocks held down U.S. markets Wednesday and investors grew concerned that Greece’s debt negotiations are not as close to completion as they previously anticipated, according to Bloomberg.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average sank 178 points to 17, 966.07, the S&P 500 composite index declined 15.62 points to 2, 108.58 and the NASDAQ composite index fell 37.68 points to 5, 122.41.
Top Percentage Gainers
|Company||$ Stock Price||$ Change||% Change|
|Advancing Issues||4 (13.33%)|
|Declining Issues||26 (86.66%)|
Executive Mosaic‘s GovCon Index is a composite index that tracks 30 of the largest publicly-traded Government Contracting (GovCon) firms.