July 15 Market Close: GovCon Index Ends 4-Day Gain Streak

GovConIndexDOWNThe 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 3.41 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 $ Stock Price $ Change % Change
Harris Corp.  82.10 +1.31 +1.62%
ManTech Int.  30.27 +0.44 +1.48%
CACI  82.74 +0.82 +1.00%
Maximus Inc.  66.98 +0.65 +0.98%
Booz Allen  26.60 +0.23 +0.87%

Market Summary

  Advancing Issues    17 (56.67%)
  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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