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June 5 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Stay Flat After Payroll Data

GovConIndexUPThe GovCon Index hovered in slight positive territory Friday to record a nominal gain of 0.035 points and close at 75.953.

U.S. stock markets closed with mixed results Friday after the Bureau of Labor Statistics said nonfarm businesses added 280, 000 jobs in May and the unemployment rate saw little change at 5.5 percent, according to Bloomberg.

Investors also waited for new developments out of Greece on that country’s debt negotiations.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 56.12 points to 17, 849.46, the S&P 500 composite index lost 3.01 points to 2, 092.83 and the NASDAQ composite index gained 9.33 points to 5, 068.46.

Top Percentage Gainers

  Company   $ Stock Price   $ Change   % Change
  AECOM   34.29   0.74   2.21%
  Serco Group   2.05   0.04   1.99%
  Intelsat   10.79   0.18   1.70%
  Orbital ATK   73.88   1.21   1.67%
  SAIC   53.66   0.55   1.04%

Market Summary

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