The GovCon Index closed Thursday at 74.719 to end last week’s final trading day with a decline of 0.081 points.
Health Net (NYSE: HNT) soared 10.01 percent over news of its $6.3 billion acquisition from health insurer Centene (NYSE: CNC).
The Dow Jones Industrial Average went down 27.80 points to 17, 730.11, the Standard & Poor’s 500 composite index closed declined 0.64 points to 2, 076.78 and the NASDAQ composite index slipped 3.91 points to 5, 009.21.
Top Percentage Gainers
|Company||$ Stock Price||$ Change||% Change|
|Advancing Issues||8 (26.66%)|
|Declining Issues||22 (73.33%)|
Executive Mosaic‘s GovCon Index is a composite index that tracks 30 of the largest publicly-traded Government Contracting (GovCon) firms.