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September 15 Market Close: GovCon Index Surges to Extend Volatility, Primes Lead Gains

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The GovCon Index rallied Thursday to extend its current stretch of volatility into a fifth straight session as large primes and S&P 500-listed contractors led advancers in conjunction with gains in the larger U.S. stock market on economic data traders view as a factor against a September interest rate hike. The GovCon Index …

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CGI President George Schindler to Add CEO Title; Serge Godin Comments

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George Schindler, president and chief operating officer of CGI (NYSE: GIB), will assume a new dual role as president and CEO at the Montreal-based technology services contractor  beginning Oct. 1. Schindler will also join the company’s board of directors and succeed Michael Roach, who will continue to serve on the board after he retires …

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September 6 Morning Report: GovCon Index Snaps Losing Streak to Register Weekly Gain

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index posted a gain of 0.508 percent or 0.412 points Friday to close at 81.565 and end a three-day losing streak as investors bet against the possibility of an interest rate hike in September. The Index also registered a weekly gain with S&P 500-listed Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) as the top advancer and …

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September 1 Market Close: GovCon Index Dragged by Vectrus Plunge After Mideast Contract Loss to URS

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index started September with a slight decline Thursday to register its third straight loss as Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) plunged almost 20 percent on the loss of a contract for Middle East-based logistics services the company held since 2010. Colorado Springs-based Vectrus said pre-open the Army Prepositioned Stocks-5 contract for …

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August 31 Market Close: GovCon Index Falls to End Red August, Lockheed & McKesson Pare GCI Decline

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index fell Wednesday to register a fifth decline over seven sessions in a stretch that puts the GCI in negative territory for August and ends its streak of monthly declines at six as U.S. market speculation over the next rate hike overshadows trading activity. Investors are looking at Friday’s labor report …

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August 29 Market Close: GovCon Index Ends 5-Day Losing Streak on Prime Gains, Financial Shares Lift Stocks on Fed Rate Chatter

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index snapped a five-day losing streak Monday on advances by mid- and large-tier defense contractors as gains by financial shares led Wall Street to end its three-day stretch of declines. GovCon Index gainers outnumbered laggers by a roughly 3-to-1 ratio and nine of the GCI’s 11 S&P 500-listed companies closed …

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August 24 Market Close: GovCon Index Down on McKesson Decline as Health Losses Weigh on US Markets

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index traded lower Wednesday with McKesson Corp. (NYSE: MCK) the worst net performer at more than double the decline of second-lowest Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) as losses in healthcare shares dragged U.S. stocks into negative territory. General Dynamics was the only GovCon Index-S&P 500 company to record a gain, while McKesson was …

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August 23 Market Close: GovCon Index Held Down By Large Primes Against US Stock Gains

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index traded lower against across-the-board gains by U.S. stocks Tuesday as declines by large prime defense contractors weighed on the GCI. GovCon Index gainers edged laggers but only four of the GCI’s 11 S&P 500-listed stocks closed green as Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) ended as the …

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CGI Secures Army Training Support Contract Option

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 19, 2016 — CGI (NYSE: GIB) has received a $34.2 million contract option to provide operating environment support services to the Army Training and Doctrine Command‘s intelligence directorate, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. It represents the first option year under a potential five-year $124 million contract awarded in 2015 and covers the provision of scenario development tools, …

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August 16 Market Close: GovCon Index Down, Lockheed in Steep Red & Leidos Up After Deal’s Closure

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index dropped at least one full net point Tuesday for the first time since June 24 on a sharp drop in Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) shares upon the defense contractor’s completion of the spinoff and subsequent merger of its government and technical services business into Leidos Holdings (NYSE: LDOS). Lockheed was the GCI’s …

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