July 13 Morning Report: GovCon Index Up on Friday’s Close

GovConIndexUPThe GovCon Index continued its rally for the second straight day with a gain of 1.246 percent in Friday’s trading session to close at 75.617.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 1.21 percent to 17, 760.41, the Standard & Poor’s 500 composite index gained 1.23 percent to 2, 076.62 and the NASDAQ composite index increased 1.53 percent to 4, 997.70.

Top Percentage Gainers

  Company   $ Stock Price   $ Change   % Change
  Health Net   69.12   2.32   3.47%
  BAE Systems   29.44   0.86   3.01%
  Booz Allen Hamilton   25.94   0.59   2.33%
  L-3 Communications   120.22   2.63   2.24%
  ManTech International   35.53   0.73   2.10%

Market Summary

  Advancing Issues    27 (90.00%)
  Declining Issues      3 (10.00%)
  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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