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Boeing & Northrop Boost 2016 Outlooks as General Dynamics Posts 3Q Earnings Beat


Three of the world’s largest government contractors listed in both Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index and the U.S. stock bellwether S&P 500 composite index released third quarter financial results before markets opened Wednesday. Boeing (NYSE: BA), General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: GD) all posted earnings per share figures …

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Darin Powers Named Natl Security Division SVP at NT Concepts; Craig Reed Comments


Darin Powers, former chief operating officer of Toffler Associates, has joined NT Concepts as senior vice president for national security solutions at the Vienna, Virginia-based intelligence and investigative services provider. NT Concepts said Tuesday the 25-year government contracting and military service veteran will lead operations and strategic growth activities of the company’s …

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Bloomberg: GAO Issues Declassified Version of Air Force Bomber Contract Award Protest Decision

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The Government Accountability Office has said that Northrop Grumman’s (NYSE: NOC) proposal for the U.S. Air Force’s Long Range Strike Bomber program held “significant structural advantages” over a bid by the team of Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Bloomberg reported Wednesday. Anthony Capaccio and Julie Johnsson write GAO made …

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October 25 Market Close: GovCon Index Ends 2-Week Stay Below 80; Lockheed Posts Best Day in 7 Years on Upbeat Guidance


Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed above 80 points Tuesday for the first time in two weeks despite declines in the larger U.S. stock market after Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) posted its best one-day advance in seven years surged on upbeat financial outlooks for this year and 2017 to lead all GCI gainers. GovCon Index …

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Lockheed Boosts Intl Sales Goal to 30% on F-35, Missile Defense Prospects


Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has lifted its goal of international revenue from an initial goal of 25 percent originally set in 2014 to 30 percent in future years past 2016 as the defense contractor is “on track to exceed” the former benchmark this year, CEO Marillyn Hewson told investors Tuesday. Contributions …

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October 24 Market Close: GovCon Index Lifts on Defense Prime Gains, Rockwell Collins Tumbles on Flat Guidance


Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index held higher Monday with large prime contractors the top advancers to offset a large decline by Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) on flat revenue guidance for its current fiscal year as U.S. stocks advanced on deal activity and new earnings reports. GovCon Index gainers outnumbered laggers at a 5-to-1 …

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Northrop Grumman, Partners Get Extension on UK Sentry Whole Life Support Program

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 24, 2016 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will continue to provide maintenance and other support services for the U.K. air force’s Sentry E-3D airborne early warning and control aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Defense News reported Thursday Northrop is a partner of Cohort subsidiary MASS in the Sentry Whole Life Support …

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HII Promotes Susan Jacobs to HR & Admin VP at Newport News Division

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Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) has appointed Susan Jacobs, director of human resources and administration at HII’s Ingalls Shipbuilding segment, to succeed the retiring Bill Bell as vice president of HR and administration for the company’s Newport News Shipbuilding division. Huntington Ingalls said Friday Jacobs will manage the Newport News, Va.-based NNS segment’s HR administration, employment, labor relations and recruitment functions along with the …

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October 21 Market Close: GovCon Index Down, Posts 4th Straight Weekly Loss


Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index held lower Friday as large-cap primes fell to offset a jump by Honeywell International (NYSE: HON) on that company’s in-line third quarter earnings as the GCI ended at its fourth straight weekly loss. GovCon Index laggers outnumbered advancers 2-to-1 in Friday trade and Honeywell was the GCI’s lone S&P 500-listed stock of …

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Weekly Roundup October 17 – October 21, 2016: 3Q Financial Season Not Just Earnings & more


October 17 – October 21, 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Another third quarter earnings reporting season is now underway for many large blue chip companies including some in the government contracting arena but that is merely one of many …

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