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Proposed $260M F-16 Logistics Foreign Military Sale to Oman Gets State Dept Clearance

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The State Department has approved a $260 million foreign military sale of logistics support services, support and communications equipment, personnel training and spare and repair parts for F-16 units to Oman. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Thursday the government of Oman has also requested electronic combat international security assistance, contractor engineer …

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May 2 Morning Report: GovCon Index Posts Weekly Decline, Sharp Gain for April

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The GovCon Index posted a loss of 0.481 points to 76.361 Friday and closed the week with a decline amid the release of first-quarter earnings reports from large U.S. government contractors throughout the week. GCI closed April as its third consecutive month with positive movement at a year-to-date gain of 5.24 percent. Several of the largest GovCon companies reported first-quarter earnings and …

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April 29 Market Close: GovCon Index Free Fall Deepens to Post Weekly Decline, End Positive April

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The GovCon Index deepened its slide Friday with a loss of 0.481 points to 76.361 that puts the GCI at a weekly decline but a sharp gain for the month of April as earnings reports for large government contractors dominated trading activity Monday through Friday. April represents the Index’s third consecutive month …

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Weekly Roundup April 18 – April 22 2016: First Quarter Earnings Season Arrives & more

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April 18 – April 22 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Corporate earnings season is underway for the first quarter and gives an opportunity for investors to gauge the financial health and performance of the world’s largest defense and government contractors. We …

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April 20 Market Close: Boeing Downgrade Nudges GovCon Index Down Despite Textron 1Q Earnings, Sales Beat

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The GovCon Index ended its three-day gain streak Wednesday with a nominal loss of 0.008 points to 76.354 as a downgrade on Boeing‘s stock (NYSE: BA) and its subsequent decline offset gains from a first-quarter sales and earnings beat from Textron (NYSE: TXT). Providence, R.I.-based Textron climbed 4.89 percent — or $1.86 — as the GCI’s top gainer in …

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April 19 Market Close: GovCon Index Wavers to Positive Close in Choppy US Market Trade

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The GovCon Index held onto a positive close for the third consecutive session Tuesday at 0.148 points to 76.362 after a descent from a strong open to negative territory in early afternoon trade before a reversal into green. Losses by technology shares on disappointing earnings reporters weighed on U.S. markets but were offset by …

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April 14 Market Close: GovCon Index Descends to Loss in Afternoon Trade

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The GovCon Index descended into narrow range in a choppy afternoon trading session Thursday and closed at a nominal decline of 0.093 points to 75.306 as U.S. investors paused to gauge markets’ rally over Tuesday and Wednesday. Financial shares posted a fifth-straight positive day on earnings from banks that exceeded Wall Street’s expectations. …

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February 18 Market Close: GovCon Index Inches Up, Holds in Correction as US Stocks Decline

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The GovCon Index barely held positive territory in a narrow final hour of trade Thursday to record a nominal gain of 0.041 points to 71.389 Thursday and remain in a correction for the seventh consecutive day, or 10 percent down from its most recent high on Dec. 1. ManTech International (Nasdaq: …

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January 6 Market Close: GovCon Index Nosedives as Oil, China Weigh on US Markets

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The GovCon Index suffered a reversal from the prior day’s gain Wednesday to close at a decline of 0.7 points — or 0.910 percent — to 76.185 as U.S. investors reacted to more oil price declines and showed continued concerns about China’s economy. The S&P 500 plunged 1.31 percent to …

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Roundup of 2015: A Year Defined by Deals Ends w/ One in Congress & more

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Roundup of 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson (This is the last edition of the Roundup for 2015. Thank you for your readership and participation, have a great Christmas & New Year’s and see you again in 2016.) $15 …

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