July 14 Market Close: GovCon Index Extends Gain Streak to 4 Days

GovConIndexUPThe GovCon Index closed in positive territory for the fourth consecutive trading session Tuesday with a gain of 0.470 points to end at 76.867.

Semiconductor and biotechnology stocks drove gains in U.S. markets Thursday despite a report that said consumer purchases fell 0.3 percent in June after a 1-percent climb in May, according to Bloomberg.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 75.90 points to 18, 053.58, the S&P 500 composite index gained 9.35 points to 2, 108.95 and the NASDAQ composite index rose 33.38 points to 5, 104.89.

Top Percentage Gainers

Company $ Stock Price $ Change % Change
Serco Group 2.06 +0.08 +4.04%
Cubic Corp. 46.29 +0.76 +1.67%
CGI Group 40.40 +0.61 +1.53%
AECOM 32.32 +0.37 +1.16%
McKesson 233.83 +2.40 +1.04%
SAIC 53.42 +0.55 +1.04%

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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