March 18 Market Close: GovCon Index Ends Week With a Three Day Positive Streak

GovConIndexUPThe GovCon Index continued it positive trend for the third consecutive day closing up 1.417% to 75.314.

According to Bloomberg, the Dow and S&P 500 closed Friday in positive territory for 2016. Strong performance from emerging market stocks, and oil prices helped prop up stock prices.

Top GovCon Index Gainers

Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change % Change
I Intelsat 2.60 0.12 +4.84%
MCK McKesson Corp* 158.31 6.62 +4.36%
VEC Vectrus Inc. 22.58 0.87 +4.01%
EGL Engility Holdings 18.53 0.66 +3.69%
TXT Textron* 36.17 1.20 +3.43%
  • S&P 500 Company

Market Summary

Advancing GovCon Index Issues 26
Declining GovCon Index Issues 4
Unchanged GovCon Index Issues 0
Index Value Net Change % Change
GovCon Index 75.341 +1.053 +1.417%
S&P 500 2, 049.56 +8.97 +0.44%
Dow Jones Industrial Average 17, 602.30 +120.81 +0.69%
NASDAQ 4, 795.65 +20.66 +0.43%

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