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February 9 Market Close: GovCon Index Falls, Greek Debt Talks Drag US Stocks

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The GovCon Index started the trading week with a decline of 0.44 points — or 0.6 percent — to close at 73.746 Monday and end a three-day gain streak. On Tuesday, the GovCon Index will replace ATK and Orbital Sciences with Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA), the company formed out of the merger of ATK’s aerospace and defense ...

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Orbital Sciences Closes Merger with ATK’s Aerospace, Defense Groups

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Orbital Sciences (NYSE: ORB) has completed its merger with the aerospace and defense groups of ATK (NYSE: ATK) to create a new company that will operate as Orbital ATK. Orbital ATK will start “regular-way” trading on the New York Stock Exchange Tuesday under the ticker symbol “OA,” Orbital and ATK said Tuesday. In ...

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February 4 Market Close: GovCon Index Records Flat Day, US Stocks React to ECB’s Greece Decision

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The GovCon Index saw a relatively flat day of trading Wednesday with a nominal gain of 0.065 points — or 0.089 percent — to close at 72.726. Most U.S. stocks fell late in the trading day after the European Central Bank said it would suspend a waiver to let banks use the Greek government’s ...

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February 3 Market Close: GovCon Index Rebounds 1.5% to Set Record

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The GovCon Index rose for a second consecutive day to record a gain of 1.16 points — or 1.572 percent — to close at 72.661 on Tuesday and set a new all-time high. Energy shares continued a four-day streak of increases in conjunction with an increase in crude oil prices in New York and U.S. ...

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January 29 Market Close: GovCon Index Rallies 1%, Jobless Claims Dip

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The GovCon Index recovered some ground from a three-day stretch of losses Thursday with a gain of 0.868 points — or 1.191% percent — to close at 72.081. Boeing (NYSE: BA) was the index’s largest gainer at 5.8 percent or a second straight day and Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) stock jumped 2.16 percent after the company said profit ...

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ATK Reports 3Q Aerospace, Defense Revenue Spikes Ahead of Orbital Merger

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ATK (NYSE: ATK) has announced financial results for the third quarter of its 2015 fiscal year ended Dec. 28, 2014. This is the company’s final earnings release under the name “ATK” as its aerospace and defense groups are scheduled to complete their merger with Orbital Sciences (NYSE: ORB) and create the ...

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January 27 Market Close: GovCon Index Sinks 1%, Durable Goods Orders Fall in December

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The GovCon Index reflected a sell-off in U.S. stock markets to record a decline of 1.301 percent — or 0.918 points — to close at 75.529. Orbital Sciences (NYSE: ORB) — the index’s largest gainer for the day — saw its stock price jump 2.36 percent to 30.32 per share after it said its merger with ...

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David Thompson: Orbital, ATK Set Feb. 9 Date to Close A&D Merger and Outdoor Group Spinoff

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Both sets of stockholders Orbital Sciences (NYSE: ORB) and ATK (NYSE: ATK) voted Tuesday to approve the transaction that will see Orbital merge with ATK’s aerospace and defense groups. The merger is scheduled to close Feb. 9 and the combined company will trade as Orbital ATK under the stock ticker symbol “OA” ...

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January 26 Morning Report: GovCon Index Closes Friday with Slight Gain

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The GovCon Index recorded a gain of 0.211 points (0.290%) to close at a new all-time high of 72.557 on Friday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 141.38 points to 17,672.60, the Standard &Poor’s 500 was down 11.33 points at 2,051.82 and the NASDAQ composite index gained 7.48 points to 4,757.88. Top Percentage Gainers   Company   Stock Price ...

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January 23 Market Close: GovCon Index Ticks Up, US Stocks Have Mixed Day

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The GovCon Index held relatively level against a mixed day of results in the U.S. stock market and recorded a slight gain of 0.211 points — or 0.290 percent — to close at a new all-time high of 72.557 on Friday. Disappointing earnings results from companies such as UPS and Kimberly-Clark offset investor confidence in the European ...

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