The 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|
*Also listed in the S&P 500 composite index
|Advancing GovCon Index Issues||16|
|Declining GovCon Index Issues||14|
|Unchanged GovCon Index Issues||0|
|Index||Value||Net Change||% Change|
|S&P 500||1, 917.78||-0.05||0.00%|
|Dow Jones Industrial Average||16, 391.99||-21.44||-0.13%|