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June 27 Market Close: GovCon Index Plunge Deepens on Post-Brexit Fallout Second Day

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The GovCon Index lost two full percentage points for a second consecutive trading session Monday as global financial markets continued to indicate investor concerns over the prospects of Britain’s vote Thursday to leave the European Union. Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed down 2.004 percent to 75.777 with Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) and Northrop Grumman …

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June 27 Morning Report: Raytheon Lone Gainer as GovCon Index Drops After Brexit Vote

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The GovCon Index closed Friday with its worst one-day percentage decline in 2016 at 2.805 percent to 77.327 on the heels of Britain’s vote to leave the European Union. The referendum vote impacted financial markets worldwide, with the Index capping the week at a 1.175-percent loss while the S&P 500 composite index dropped 3.6 percent Friday …

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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 14 Market Close: GCI Barely Nudges Up as Britain EU Vote, Central Banks Mute Markets

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The GovCon Index rallied late Tuesday afternoon and ended at a narrow gain of 0.033 points to 78.945 as global investors held back over the U.K.’s potential European Union exit and also started to watch world central bank meetings. CACI International (NYSE: CACI) rose after the Air Force announced the services provider as the …

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June 13 Morning Report: GCI Posts 4th Straight Weekly Gain on Strong Defense Contractor Stocks

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The GovCon Index closed Friday with a decline of 0.551 points to 79.942 but ended with its fourth consecutive weekly gain with a 1.20-percent increase. Upgrades to prime defense contractor stocks including L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) and strong performances from Boeing (NYSE: BA), General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) helped drive the Index’s …

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June 7 Market Close: GovCon Index Boosted by L-3 Upgrade, Navistar Surges on Earnings Beat

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The GovCon Index stretched its current streak of gains to five Tuesday by 0.212 points to 79.746 on an upgrade to L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) and a spike in Navistar International (NYSE: NAV) shares despite a full-year revenue guidance cut. Credit Suisse lifted its target price on L-3 to $169.00 and …

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June 6 Morning Report: GovCon Index Posts Narrow Friday Gain on May Jobs Data

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The GovCon Index closed Friday with a narrow gain of 0.091 points to 79.018 for its third consecutive week in positive territory as the Labor Department reported May jobs data below expectations. According to CNBC, analysts have also indicated that the Federal Reserve could implement a 54-percent increase in the interest rate as …

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June 3 Market Close: GovCon Index Holds Marginally Up Against US Stock Declines

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The GovCon Index recorded a narrow gain of 0.091 points to 79.018 Friday to post its third consecutive weekly rise as U.S. markets showed caution after the May payrolls report showed 38,000 jobs created in May to fall well short of economist forecasts. According to CNBC, analysts expected the Labor Department to …

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June 2 Market Close: GCI Turns Around AM Decline, L-3 Hits 52-Week High on $2B AF Logistics Contract

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The GovCon Index swung back into positive territory after an early morning decline Thursday and closed at a gain of 0.314 points to 78.927 as U.S. investors looked toward the release of Friday’s jobs report before markets open. L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) hit a new 52-week high in intraday trade after the New York City-based …

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