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Larry Prior: CSRA to Watch for ‘Strategic Opportunities’ From CSC-HPE Deal, Targets $16B in FY 2017 Bids

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Government technology services contractor CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) will observe the merger of its former parent Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) with Hewlett Packard Enterprise‘s (NYSE: HPE) enterprise services segment for any potential opportunities, CSRA CEO Larry Prior told investors Wednesday. Falls Church, Virginia-based CSRA entered the market in November 2015 …

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May 25 Market Close: GovCon Index Nudges Gain on Boeing, Navistar Lift

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The GovCon Index nudged out a gain of 0.081 points to 78.273 Wednesday on contributions from Boeing (NYSE: BA) and armored truck manufacturer Navistar International (NYSE: NAV). Boeing surged 1.07 percent and Navistar rose 9.09 percent, while shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) rebounded by one-half percent a day after its stock was downgraded to “Sell” from “Hold” by …

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May 24 Market Close: GovCon Index Posts 1% Rally as Services Providers Lead Gains

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The GovCon Index rallied 1.197 percent to 78.192 on gains led by the GCI’s services-focused contractors and defense prime Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) on news that the U.S. lifted its embargo on weapons sales to Vietnam. Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) added 4.01 percent — or $2.10  — after analysts at Jefferies listed SAIC as one of …

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Carlyle Group Reduces Booz Allen Ownership Stake to 11.3%

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The Carlyle Group (Nasdaq: CG) has cut its ownership stake in Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) to 11.3 percent after the private equity firm sold 13 million shares to Morgan Stanley & Co. for $377.13 million. Booz Allen said Monday the transaction is valued at $29.01 per share and the sale will close by …

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May 23 Market Close: GovCon Index Slides, US Markets Mixed on Apple Bounce & Rate Hike Chatter

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The GovCon Index consistently traded lower for the entirety of Monday trade and closed at a decline of 0.509 points to 77.267 with U.S. financial markets choppy in light of a sharp gain by Apple and speculation among investors about potential interest rate hikes this year. Boeing (NYSE: BA) nudged out …

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May 23 Morning Report: GovCon Index, Major Markets Post Gains

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The GovCon Index closed the week up 0.705 points to 77.776 to mirror major market indexes’ gains as fears of a June interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve subsided. The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 65.54 points to close at 17,500.94, the S&P 500 was up 12.28 points to 2,052.32 and Nasdaq gained 57.02 points to reach 4,769.56. …

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May 19 Market Close: GovCon Index Held Down on Continued Rate Hike Speculation, RBC Downgrades Lockheed & Northrop

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The GovCon Index felt the pressure from U.S. investor worries about a potential interest rate hike in June and closed at a decline of 0.520 points to 77.071. CAE (NYSE: CAE) was one of the GovCon Index’s lone bright spots with a gain of 2.65 percent after the Montreal-based aerospace and defense contractor …

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May 18 Market Close: GovCon Index Nudges Gain on Booz Allen, McKesson Boosts

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The GovCon Index hovered in neutral territory during the final two hours of trade Wednesday and closed at a gain of 0.220 points to 77.591 despite its descent from a strong early afternoon session. The GCI hit volatility in conjunction with the S&P 500 composite index shortly after 2 p.m. upon the release of the Federal …

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Booz Allen Posts First Revenue Jump in 3 Years for FY 2016; 2017 Guidance Shy of Street Outlook

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Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) — one of 30 companies listed in Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index — posted a revenue increase for its 2016 fiscal year for the first time in three such periods that have seen flat or contracting sales. The McLean, Virginia-based government consulting firm said sales in March 31-to-April 1 period — its …

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May 17 Market Close: GovCon Index Swings Negative on Investor Rate Hike Sentiment

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The GovCon Index mirrored losses by U.S. stocks Tuesday with a decline of 0.669 point to 77.421 as investors weighed the prospects of more than one interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve this year. Dennis Lockhart and John Williams, respective Fed presidents for Atlanta and San Francisco, indicated the central bank could move in …

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