The GovCon Index closed Friday with a gain of 0.710 points to 79.650 and capped its strongest week for the quarter so far with a 5.45-percent climb.
The Index’s strong performance over the past week follows increased activity in the defense sector, with Navistar International (NYSE: NAV), Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL), Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC), Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) as the top five performers.
Top GovCon Index Gainers
|Symbol||Company||$ Current Price||Net Change||% Change|
|Index||Value||Net Change||% Change|
|S&P 500||2, 089.17||+7.93||+0.38%|
|Dow Jones Industrial Average||17, 823.81||+91.06||+0.52%|