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July 25 Morning Report: GovCon Index Posts Friday Gain, Nominal 5-Day Decline Ahead of Q2 Reports

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed Friday with a gain of 0.289 points to 81.788 but remained in the negative with a nominal five-day 0.031-point drop. The decline comes amid the large selloff of stocks in the defense and GovCon sectors Thursday as reports on second-quarter earnings among government contracting companies start coming in. GCI second-quarter reports Friday came …

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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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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 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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June 30 Market Close: GovCon Index Completes Turnaround From Post-Brexit Selloff, 4 GCI Stocks Hit 52-Week Highs

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index added at least one full percentage point for the second session in three Thursday to complete a reversal of its losses stemmed from the two-day selloff in global financial markets after Britain’s Thursday vote to leave the European Union. The GovCon Index closed up 2.066 percent to 79.540 at a mark 0.007 …

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June 29 Market Close: GovCon Index Extends Post-Brexit Shock Reversal as Primes Lead Surge

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index staged a second consecutive session of recovery Wednesday from the post-Brexit shock that loomed over global financial markets during the prior two trading days with McKesson Corp. (NYSE: MCK) as the top driver of gains with the prime defense stocks and platform also top performers. The GovCon …

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June 24 Market Close: GovCon Index Plummets on Brexit Vote Fallout, Raytheon Lone Gainer

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The GovCon Index was no exception to the effects of Britain’s vote to leave the European Union on global financial markets Friday as the GCI recorded its worst one-day percentage drop of 2016 by 2.805 percent to 77.327. Friday’s plunge brought the GCI from a weekly gain to a five-day loss of 1.175 percent …

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June 23 Market Close: GCI Up, CACI Guidance Miss & Downgrade Weigh as Markets Bet Against Brexit

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The GovCon Index lifted Thursday on U.S. investor speculation that Britain would vote in its referendum to remain in the European Union but felt some downward pressure from a guidance miss by CACI International (NYSE: CACI) and a subsequent downgrade on the stock. Executive Mosaic‘s GovCon Index of 30 publicly traded contractors rose 0.365 points …

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June 21 Market Close: GovCon Index Narrowly Down, US-Focused Contractors Gain in Brexit-Dominated Trade

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The GovCon Index fell into narrow range in afternoon trade Tuesday and closed at a nominal loss of 0.099 points to 79.190 as global investors continued to gauge the possibility of Britain’s departure from the European Union in a Thursday referendum there with new polls indicating a close vote either way. Many lead …

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June 20 Market Close: GCI Soars 1%, Stocks With UK Presence Lift as Markets View Britain’s EU Exit as Unlikely

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The GovCon Index started the week of Britain’s vote on whether to stay in the European Union on the front foot with a Monday gain of 1.192 percent to 79.289 as global investors took positions that the U.K. public will vote against the “Brexit.” BAE Systems PLC‘s over-the-counter listing in the U.S. closed …

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