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March 17 Market Close: GovCon Index Up On Strong Economic Data

GovConIndexUPThe GovCon Index continued on a steady upward trend to close at 74.289, up 0.408%.

The Index rode the market up as WTI broke the $40/barrel mark and on positive economic news from the Federal Reserve agreeing to hold interest rate firm, at least for the time being.

According to Bloomberg, stocks are finally in the positive for the year.

Top GovCon Index Gainers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change % Change
I Intelsat 2.48 0.18 +7.83%
NAV Navistar 13.58 0.97 +7.69%
EGL Engility Holdings 17.87 0.75 +4.38%
ACM AECOM 31.47 0.88 +2.88%
BAESY BAE Systems 29.26 0.71 +2.49%

Market Summary

Advancing GovCon Index Issues 23
Declining GovCon Index Issues 7
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues 0
Index Value Net Change % Change
GovCon Index 74.289 +0.302 +0.408%
S&P 500 2, 040.59 +13.37 +0.66%
Dow Jones Industrial Average 17, 481.49 +155.73 +0.90%
NASDAQ 4, 774.99 +11.02 +0.23%

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