The GovCon Index closed slightly down today with a loss of 0.035 points to end the Wednesday trading day at 76.835.
The GovCon Index spent most the trading day in the positive, however it dipped late in the day following the major U.S. markets on concerns of the Federal Reserve raising interest rate, and the increase in oil exports adding to global supply glut, as was reported on Yahoo Finance.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average had a minor loss 3.41Â points to 18, 050.17, the S&P 500 composite index slipped 1.55 points to 2, 107.40 and the NASDAQ composite index was off 5.95 points to 5, 098.94.
Top Percentage Gainers
|Company||$Â StockÂ Price||$ Change||% Change|
|Harris Corp.||Â 82.10||+1.31||+1.62%|
|ManTech Int.||Â 30.27||+0.44||+1.48%|
|Maximus Inc.||Â 66.98||+0.65||+0.98%|
|Booz Allen||Â 26.60||+0.23||+0.87%|
|Â Advancing Issues||Â Â 17 (56.67%)|
|Â Declining Issues||Â Â 13 (43.33%)|
|Â Unchanged Issues||Â Â Â 0|
Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index is a composite index that tracks 30 of the largest publicly-traded Government Contracting (GovCon) firms.