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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 25 – April 29 2016: Investors Give Mixed Signals on Contractor Stocks & more

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April 25 – April 29 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson First quarter earnings season has given investors with keen interest in the aerospace, defense and government contracting sectors a smorgasboard of items to consider as they gauge the industry’s health. …

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April 27 Market Close: GovCon Index Boosted By Defense Prime Gains After 1Q Earnings Reports

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The GovCon Index soared 1.396 percent to 77.998 Wednesday on a series of pre-market earnings reports from several large defense prime contractors as Boeing (NYSE: BA) overcame an early morning decline to close in positive. GovCon Wire posted a summary of all six GovCon Index-related earnings figures plus that of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) …

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GovCon Index Defense & Services Primes Report Mixed 1Q Earnings; Boeing Misses

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Six companies listed in Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index plus another large non-GCI government contractor reported their latest quarterly earnings statements before U.S. financial markets opened Wednesday. Of those seven total, six posted results for the first quarter of their respective fiscal years that run on a calendar basis, with one for the second …

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April 26 Market Close: GovCon Index Soars 1% on Lockheed Forecast Lift & Defense Prime Gains

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The GovCon Index outpaced narrow activity in U.S. financial markets Tuesday with a sharp gain of 1.258 percent to 76.924 Tuesday on Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) lift of its full-year earnings and revenue outlook and subsequent positive swings by many prime aerospace and defense contractors. Lockheed led all net change gainers at $5.86 or …

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April 25 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Weighed By Oil Declines & Earnings Worries

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The GovCon Index followed the larger market forces of oil declines and concerns over corporate earnings reports Monday with a decline of 0.401 points to 75.968 on the first day of April 2016’s last trading week. As covered in our Friday market close report, 11 GCI-listed companies will release their latest quarterly …

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A&D Tech Industry Vets Carl Johnson, Rebecca McGrane Join Norsk Titanium

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Aviation component manufacturer Norsk Titanium has named Carl Johnson as senior vice president of technology, engineering and quality and Rebecca McGrane as vice president and general manager of its technology center. Norsk Titanium said Monday Johnson, a veteran of Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) for more than three decades; and McGrane, who spent 15 years at General Dynamics (NYSE: …

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April 25 Morning Report: GovCon Index Posts Positive Week Ahead of 1Q Earnings Reports

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The GovCon Index ended the Friday trading session with a gain of 0.387 points to 76.369 to close its second consecutive week in positive territory. Eleven GCI-listed companies, including the five largest government and defense contractors in the U.S., will report first-quarter earnings this week. The schedule is as follows: Tuesday: Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) …

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April 22 Market Close: GovCon Index Holds Positive Against Volatile Markets Ahead of 1Q Defense Earnings Week

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The GovCon Index held against choppy trading activity in U.S. markets during the afternoon session Friday to close at a gain of 0.387 points to 76.369 and notch its second consecutive week in the positive. Friday also marks the Index’s seventh weekly gain over the last eight in a stretch that has seen it climb nearly …

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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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