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September 23 Market Close: GovCon Index Rally Halted, Posts Weekly Gain as Energy Weighs on US Stocks

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index dropped Friday but registered a weekly gain as U.S. stocks took a break from their two-day surge after the Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged Wednesday. The post-Fed decision rally helped the GCI add 2.57 percent over five days with its S&P 500-listed companies and other large defense platform makers among the drivers of gains as …

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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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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 10 Market Close: GovCon Index Falls on Orbital ATK Plunge After Accounting Disclosure

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index recorded its worst session in four weeks Wednesday despite gainers as the clear majority after Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) announced it would restate all financial results dated back to April 2014. Shares in Orbital ATK plummeted 20.25 percent — or $17.987 — at the stock’s biggest one-day loss in nearly a year after the space systems …

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AECOM 3Q Earnings Top Street Forecast, Revenue Misses on Energy Market Headwinds

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AECOM (NYSE: ACM) reported third fiscal quarter earnings above the consensus analyst outlook Tuesday as revenue for the period fell year-over-year on continued softness in the oil and gas markets with exacerbated effects from the mid-year fire in Fort McMurray, Canada. Earnings for the quarter ended June 30 came in at 81 …

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July 25 Market Close: GovCon Index Down on Prime Declines & Oil Fall, Engility Surges on Debt Refinance Plan

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index held in slight negative range Monday as gains by services contractors Engility Holdings (NYSE: EGL) and CACI International (NYSE: CACI) failed to offset declines by defense primes and platform makers. The GovCon Index declined 0.110 points to 81.678 and only two of the GCI’s 11 S&P 500-listed stocks closed in green …

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July 18 Market Close: GovCon Index Slightly Down Ahead of Lockheed 2Q Earnings Report

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index traded lower Monday and the U.S. stock bellwether S&P 500 composite index closed at a new all-time record as investors mulled new second quarter earnings reports as many GCI companies prepare to state their April-June results. The GovCon Index closed down 0.233 points to 81.586 with four of the GCI’s …

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July 7 Market Close: GovCon Index Down Ahead of June Payrolls Report as Energy Losses Weigh

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index turned downward in late morning trade Thursday then traded in slight negative territory during the afternoon session as investors looked ahead to the June labor report due for release before markets open Friday. The GovCon Index fell 0.263 points to 79.557 with Boeing (NYSE: BA) and CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) …

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July 5 Market Close: GovCon Index Lower as Oil Declines, Brexit Uncertainty Return to Markets

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index held lower to start July’s first full trade week Tuesday as U.S. stocks stumbled on a decline in crude oil prices that weighed on energy stocks and new investor uncertainty over Britain’s June 23 vote to leave the European Union. The GovCon Index ended its four-day gain …

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June 7 Market Close: GovCon Index Boosted by L-3 Upgrade, Navistar Surges on Earnings Beat

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The GovCon Index stretched its current streak of gains to five Tuesday by 0.212 points to 79.746 on an upgrade to L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) and a spike in Navistar International (NYSE: NAV) shares despite a full-year revenue guidance cut. Credit Suisse lifted its target price on L-3 to $169.00 and …

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