The GovCon Index closed in negative territory for the third consecutive day Thursday with a loss of 0.264 points to end at 76.030.
Losses in the transportation and biotechnology sector sent U.S. stocks slightly down Thursday and many investors attributed the trading activity and volume to uncertainty over negotiations between Greece and its creditors, according to CNBC.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 75.71 points to 17, 890.36, the S&P 500 composite index declined 6.27 points to 2, 102.31 and the NASDAQ composite index lost 10.22 points to 5, 112.19.
Top Percentage Gainers
|Company||$ Stock Price||$ Change||% Change|
|Booz Allen Hamilton||26.54||0.27||1.03%|
|Advancing Issues||8 (26.66%)|
|Declining Issues||22 (83.33%)|
Executive Mosaic‘s GovCon Index is a composite index that tracks 30 of the largest publicly-traded Government Contracting (GovCon) firms.