June 25 Market Close: GovCon Index Down, US Stocks Stutter on Biotech Losses

GovConIndexDOWNThe 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
  Maximus   67.01   1.88   2.89%
  Health Net   65.04   1.33   2.09%
  CGI Group   41.41   0.68   1.67%
  ICF International   35.49   0.43   1.23%
  Booz Allen Hamilton   26.54   0.27   1.03%

Market Summary

  Advancing Issues     8 (26.66%)
  Declining Issues   22 (83.33%)
  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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