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December 31 & 2015 Market Close: GovCon Index Ends Year on Down Note, Short of 10% YTD Gain

The GovCon Index ended 2015 on a negative note Thursday with a decline of 1.124 percent to 76.995 and fell short of a year-to-date gain of at least 10 percent. The Index has recorded a full-year gain of 9.01 percent driven by a surge in volume for defense stocks after …

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August 20 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Fall as Traders Cut Odds on September Rate Hike

The GovCon Index deepened its current streak of losses into a third consecutive day with a decline of 2.156 percent to close at 75.104. Three Index stocks out of 30 closed in positive territory: Maximus (NYSE: MMS), ICF International and Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH). Concerns over global growth amid China’s yuan devaluation, …

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