The GovCon Index continued its run of declines to a fourth consecutive day Friday with a loss of 0.114 points and closing figure of 75.917.
A 4-percent rise in Nike shares helped boost the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the Dow’s industrial segment with losses of technology stocks translated to a mixed day for U.S. markets, according to the Wall Street Journal.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 56.66 points to 17, 947.02, the S&P 500 composite index closed down 0.70 points to 2, 101.61 and the NASDAQ composite index fell 31.68 points to 5, 080.50.
Top Percentage Gainers
|Company||$ Stock Price||$ Change||% Change|
|Advancing Issues||13 (43.33%)|
|Declining Issues||17 (56.66%)|
Executive Mosaic‘s GovCon Index is a composite index that tracks 30 of the largest publicly-traded Government Contracting (GovCon) firms.