September 14 Morning Report: GovCon Index Opens at 72.702 After Friday Gains

GovConIndexUPThe GovCon Index closed at a gain of 0.434 points to 72.702 in Friday trading.

All three major indices in the U.S. recorded modest gains as investors continued to anticipate the Federal Reserve‘s meeting later this week, Bloomberg reported.

The Standard & Poor’s 500 composite index rose 2.1 percent for its best month since July.

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index tracks 30 large, publicly-traded government contracting firms.

Top GovCon Index Gainers

Company $ Current Price $ Change % Change
Serco Group plc 1.62 +0.06 +3.85%
BAE Systems 28.00 +0.68 +2.49%
Health Net 65.74 +1.29 +2.00%
Maximus 62.26 +1.22 +2.00%
Northrop Grumman 168.52 +2.82 +1.70%

Market Summary

Advancing Issues 24
Declining Issues 6
Unchanged Issues 0
Index Value Net Change % Change
GovCon Index 72.702 +0.434 +0.601%
S&P 500 1, 961.04 +8.74 +0.45%
Dow Jones Industrial Average 16, 432.89 +102.49 +0.63%
NASDAQ 4, 822.34 +26.09 +0.54%

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