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September 20th Market Close: GovConIndex Closes Up and Major Indices Close Mixed

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) continued to post gains for the fourth consecutive day, reaching another new YTD record high. The CGI closed at 105.45 up 0.552 percent with advancing shares outpacing declining 3 to 1. Markets showed little change on the day as the Fed delivered their message to shrink the …

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Heather Wilson: Air Force to Keep an Eye on Northrop-Orbital ATK Merger Plan

Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson has said she has no concerns on Northrop Grumman’s (NYSE: NOC) proposal to acquire Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) and that the service branch intends to monitor the transaction’s progress, Defense News reported Tuesday. “Obviously, we watch these things and make sure that no matter [what] happens …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: The Landscape of M&A in GovCon

Weekly Roundup September 11 – September 15 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson This week, let’s take a look at the current landscape of mergers and acquisitions in the GovCon sector. Notable M&A activity includes: CenturyLink adjusting the closing date of its …

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September 13th Market Close: GovConIndex Closes Down While Major Indices Continue Reaching New Highs

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) closed down 0.421 percent to 101.803. Declining outpaced advancing shares 23 to 7. All three major indices reached new highs. The S&P500 closed up 0.08 percent to 2,498.37, while the DJIA gained 0.18 percent to 22,158.18, and the NASDAQ Composite moved up 0.09 percent to close …

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General Atomics Expands Industry Team to Address Australian RPA Requirement

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 8, 2017 — A General Atomics business unit has added five more industry partners to support work on an Australian government project that aims to develop a medium-altitude, long-endurance remotely piloted aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the new members of the General Atomics Aeronautical Systems-led Team Reaper …

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Greg Hayes: UTC-Rockwell Collins Merger Deal Aims to Advance Digital Platforms, Predictive Analytics

Greg Hayes, CEO of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has said UTC’s move to acquire Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) under an estimated $30 billion deal seeks to advance the development of digital platforms for the aviation sector, Reuters reported Tuesday. Hayes told Reuters the proposed acquisition also aims to facilitate the adoption of …

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September 5th Market Close: GovConIndex and Major Indices Close Down

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) reversed its five days of positive direction to close down today. The GCI was off 0.66 percent to close at 101.601. Declining shares outpaced advancing 3 to 1.he week. The major indices all closed to the negative with the S&P500 ending a six-day rally to close down 0.76 percent to 2,457.85, while the DJIA dropped 1.07 …

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UTC Inks $30B Deal for Rockwell Collins in Aerospace Market Push; Greg Hayes Comments

United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) has agreed to purchase Cedar Rapids, Iowa-based avionics contractor Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) through an estimated $30 billion transaction in a move to establish a new aerospace systems supplier that will work to meet the evolving needs of global clients. Farmington, Connecticut-based conglomerate UTC said Monday it will pay …

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Rockwell Collins Gets $109M DLA Contract for Fighter Pilot Helmet Display Spares

Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) has secured a potential six-year, $108.6 million contract from the Defense Logistics Agency to supply consumable and depot-level reparable spares for helmet displays used by F-15, F-16 and F-18 aircraft pilots. The Defense Department said Thursday Rockwell Collins’ ESA Vision Systems business will deliver Joint Helmet Mounted Cueing System spares to the …

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August 30th Market Close: GovConIndex and Major Indices Close Up

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) continued to climb for the third consecutive day, closing at 101.305 up 0.958 percent. Engility Holdings topped the GCI delivering greater than 3.00 percent growth, while Cubic Corporation, ICF, CAE, KBR, and BAE Systems all posted greater than 2.00 percent positive change on the day. Advancing …

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