June 26 Market Close: GovCon Index Continues Slide, US Stocks Mixed

GovConIndexDOWNThe 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
  Orbital ATK   75.82   1.66   2.24%
  ICF International   36.06   0.57   1.61%
  Serco Group   1.98   0.03   1.54%
  General Dynamics   145.74   1.61   1.12%
  Navistar International   22.90   0.15   0.66%

Market Summary

  Advancing Issues    13 (43.33%)
  Declining Issues    17 (56.66%)
  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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