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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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April 12 Market Close: GovCon Index Lifts on HII Upgrade, US Markets Up on Energy Gains

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The GovCon Index staged a full reversal from an early morning dip into negative territory Tuesday to close at a gain of 0.482 points to 74.487 as energy shares helped spur U.S. markets into positive. Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) was the GCI’s top nominal gainer at $2.22 — or …

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April 6 Market Close: GovCon Index Posts 1% Rally After Fed Minutes Show Leaders’ Rate Hike Hesitance

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The GovCon Index erased two days of losses with a gain of 1.183 percent to a one-month high close of 74.769 Wednesday as U.S. markets reacted to the Federal Reserve‘s April meeting minutes that showed some hesitance by policymakers over whether to raise interest rates in April. Healthcare stocks in the S&P 500 …

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March 23 Market Close: GovCon Index Weighed by Commodity Declines, Health Net Up 4% on Centene Deal Approval

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The GovCon Index stumbled from the open to close at a loss of 0.279 points to 75.052 as U.S. stock declines mirrored a fall in commodities such as oil and investors continued to speculate over when the next interest rate increases could occur. Los Angeles-based health insurance provider Health Net (NYSE: HNT) …

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March 15 Market Close: GovCon Index Posts Loss, US Markets Hedge Ahead of Fed Statement

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The GovCon Index traded in negative territory throughout the session Tuesday and closed at a decline of 0.355 points to 73.388 as U.S. stocks also held marginally downward ahead of the scheduled Wednesday afternoon statement from Federal Reserve policymakers when their two-day meeting concludes. Index stock Vectrus (NYSE: VEC), a Colorado Springs-based government technology …

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Huntington Ingalls FY 2015, 4Q Earnings Below Wall Street Outlook; Full-Year Margin Hits Post-Northrop Spin Goal

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Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) — one of 30 companies listed in Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index — has reported earnings of $8.36 per share for the full 2015 calendar year to fall below Wall Street analysts forecasts of $8.99. Full 2015 net income rose 19.52 percent year-over-year to $404 million …

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February 10 Market Close: GovCon Index Narrowly Up, US Stocks Mixed on Oil Pressure & Yellen Remarks

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The GovCon Index largely reversed its spike from morning trade Wednesday but held onto nominal gain/loss of 0.152 points to 70.231 in a choppy session for U.S. financial markets. The Index rose at least 0.75 percent in the first two hours of activity and mirrored gradual declines by U.S. stocks …

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January 29 Market Close: GovCon Index Surges Out of Correction to End Volatile January

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The GovCon Index surged out of correction territory Friday with a gain of 2.643 percent to 71.807 which mirrored investor optimism that the Federal Reserve may slow down future interest rate hikes and a bounce-back from technology stocks. The Index ends the week at a 2.81-percent loss and the first …

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Weekly Roundup Jan. 18 – Jan. 22 2016: Analysts Call Defense Stocks Steady in Wild Market & more

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Jan. 18 – Jan. 22 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Volatility in financial markets has become a fact of life all over the world and has sent investors questioning where the opportunities are in the midst of headwinds such as declining …

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