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February 19 Market Close: GovCon Index Up Slightly In Mixed Markets

GovConIndexUPThe GovCon Index showed a modest gain today closing at 71.436, up 0.066%, as both the Dow Jones Industrial and S&P500 closed slightly down from effects of sliding oil prices. The NASDAQ Composite ending the day in the positive receiving a boost from Applied Materials (AMAT.O) up 7.9% and rebound in technology stocks.

As markets did rebound this week cutting their losses since the beginning of 2016, they are still down year-to-date with the S&P500 off 6.2%.

Top GovCon Index Gainers

 

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change % Change
EGL  Engility Holdings 13.41 +0.47 +3.63%
MMS Maximus Inc. 48.04 +1.36 +2.91%
MANT ManTech International 28.22 +0.78 +2.84%
RTN Raytheon* 123.57 +1.99 +1.64%
SAIC SAIC 43.04 +0.59 +1.39%

*Also listed in the S&P 500 composite index

Market Summary

Advancing GovCon Index Issues  16
Declining GovCon Index Issues 14
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues 0
Index Value Net Change % Change
GovCon Index 71.389 +0.041 +0.057%
S&P 500 1, 917.78 -0.05 0.00%
Dow Jones Industrial Average 16, 391.99 -21.44 -0.13%
NASDAQ 4, 504.43 +16.89 +0.057%

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