Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed down for the day to 92.912 off -0.092%. The major market closed mixed as investors wait to see what the Fed will do with interest rates.
The Dow was down 0.33% to close at 20,855.73, the S&P500 off 5.41 points to close at 2,362.98, and the NASDAQ was positive 0.06% to 5,837.55.
GovCon Index advancers and decliners split fairly evenly on the day. The top five gainers were all up over two percent led by Orbital ATK (NYSE:OA) who released their strong fourth quarter and full year 2016 financial results.
Energy stocks led the market decline with WTI crude closing down 5.40% to $50.27 per barrel (lowest settlement of the year).
|Index||Value||Net Change||% Change|
|Dow Jones Industrial Average||20,855.73||-69.03||-0.33%|
|Advancing GovCon Index Issues||13|
|Declining GovCon Index Issues||17|
|Unchanged GovCon Index Issues||0|
Top GovCon Index Net Performers
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Top GovCon Index Percentage Performers
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GovCon Index Decliners
|Symbol||Company||$ Current Price||Net Change ▾||% Change|