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July 22 Market Close: GovCon Index Shakes Off Weak Open, Honeywell Plummets on Sales Outlook Cut

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index reversed an initial weak open to register a gain Friday that was not enough to push the GCI to positive for the week as second quarter earnings reports started for government contracting companies. The GovCon Index added 0.289 points to 81.788 Friday but ended at a nominal five-day decline of 0.031 points with …

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Weekly Roundup July 18 – July 22 2016: 2Q Earnings Season to Hit High Gear & more

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July 18 – July 22 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson    As is the custom of recent times, Lockheed Martin started a new earnings season for GovCon companies Tuesday with a boost to its full-year guidance and second quarter financial …

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General Dynamics Lands Award for Additional Funds on Virginia Payload Module Contract

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 21, 2016 — General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has secured an $18.9 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy for the development of a payload module for the Virginia-class attack submarines, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the award covers two Virginia payload module pre-production units and brings …

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July 20 Market Close: GovCon Index Up on Mid-Tier & Services Stock Gains, Lockheed Down

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed at an all-time high for the sixth time in eight sessions Wednesday on a mix of strong performances from middle-tier platform and product makers plus predominantly services-oriented contractors. The GovCon Index gained 0.328 points to 82.193 with nine of the GCI’s 11 S&P 500-listed companies in positive at the close and …

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July 19 Market Close: GovCon Index Flat, Lockheed Gains on 2Q Beat Despite F-35 & Profit Caution

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index scored a gain in choppy trade Tuesday on help from defense prime stocks such as Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), which posted second quarter earnings and sales above analyst expectations but issued some caution to analysts on future earnings and the F-35 program. The GovCon Index closed up …

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Lockheed Boosts Full-Year Guidance on 2Q Earnings, Revenue Beats

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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) lifted full-year earnings and revenue guidance Tuesday and exceeded analysts’ second quarter estimates for both figures on sales from the Sikorsky helicopter business acquired in November as negotiations between the company and U.S. government continue on the next two F-35 fighter jet batches. Bethesda, Maryland-based Lockheed said it now expects 2016 …

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Weekly Roundup July 11 – July 15 2016: Boeing Throws Hat Into Defense Services M&A Mix & more

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July 11 – July 15 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson    One of the world’s two largest airplane manufacturers is mulling acquisitions in the defense services arena that would continue a trend among prime contractors toward capability-based deals. Leanne Caret, …

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July 14 Market Close: GovCon Index Boosted on Boeing, General Dynamics Gains

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index held higher for a fifth straight session Thursday on contributions from aerospace stocks Boeing (NYSE: BA) and General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) as U.S. financial markets received a boost from gains in JPMorgan (NYSE: JPM) shares. The GovCon Index rose 0.072 points to a record 81.823 as the S&P …

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General Dynamics to Supply 7 Intl Clients With Hydra Rockets Under $170M Army Contract Modification

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General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has received a potential $169.7 million contract modification from the U.S. Army to produce Hydra-70 unguided rocket systems for seven U.S. allies under the foreign military sales program. The Defense Department said Monday the company will supply Hydra rockets with various warhead configurations to Colombia, Afghanistan, Iraq, Qatar, India, Belgium and the United Arab Emirates. General Dynamics …

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July 6 Market Close: GovCon Index Lifts as Fed Minutes Show Rate Hike Caution

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index turned around its decline in morning trade Wednesday and held higher in the afternoon session as U.S. investors welcomed new Federal Reserve meeting minutes that indicated some caution among central bank leaders on the next interest rate increase. The GovCon Index gained 0.610 points to 79.820 with 10 of the GCI’s …

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