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October 28 Market Close: GovCon Index Falls to 5th Consecutive Weekly Loss on McKesson Earnings Miss

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index fell at least 1 percent for a second straight time Friday to post its fifth consecutive weekly loss after pharmaceutical services provider McKesson Corp. (NYSE: MCK) issued a guidance cut due to nationwide drug pricing pressure on wholesalers. GovCon Index gainers outnumbered laggers at a 2-to-1 ratio and eight …

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Weekly Roundup September 19 – September 23 2016: KBR Becomes Major Govt Services Player & more

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September 19 – September 23 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson KBR’s expansion move into the U.S. and global government services markets became official on Monday when the Houston-based engineering company closed its $300 million purchase of the business known as …

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Weekly Roundup August 1 – August 5 2016: Leidos Further Details Post-Merger Picture & more

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August 1 – August 5 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Government contracting’s M&A and financial aspects took center stage again this week and GovCon Wire hit on all the major events as Executive Mosaic’s home of market-moving news for the sector. …

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Health Services Contractor DLH Buys Danya for $38.75M in Federal Market Push

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Atlanta-based healthcare and medical logistics contractor DLH Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: DLHC) has purchased health information technology and program management services provider Danya for $38.75 million cash-and-stock in a push to expand both business’ federal market footprints. DLH said Tuesday the deal value includes $36.25 million in cash from its existing balance, a term loan and revolving line of …

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Weekly Roundup Mar. 7 – Mar. 11 2016: GovCon Index, Defense Stocks Show Steady Recovery & more

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Mar. 7 – Mar. 11 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The start of March has given investors everywhere a respite of calm so far after a January and February period of across-the-board, worldwide market volatility that carried over from the …

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Weekly Roundup Feb. 8 – Feb. 12 2016: Three 2016 Wash100 CEOs Whose Firms ‘Beat The Street’ & more

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Feb. 8 – Feb. 12 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Many reasons have been put forth as to why global financial markets continue to be in turmoil but this week showed there may be no end in sight to this period …

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McKesson 2Q Earnings, Revenue Top Wall Street Forecasts; $2B Share Buyback Unveiled

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McKesson (NYSE: MCK) — one of 30 companies listed on Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index — has reported earnings of $3.31 per share for the second quarter of the healthcare technology and services provider’s 2016 fiscal year. Second quarter earnings exceeded Wall Street analyst expectations by 32 cents and prior year figures by 62 …

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Weekly Roundup Aug 31 – Sep 4 2015: CSC, SRA Unveil Blockbuster Deal & more

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Weekly Roundup Aug 31 – Sep 4 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson If you thought the GovCon space was done with or near the end of heavy merger-and-acquisition deals this year, you were wrong. The future Computer Sciences Government Services …

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Horace Blackman: Lockheed Strives for ‘Timely’ VA Healthcare via MASS Contract

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TYSONS CORNER, VA September 2, 2015 — Horace Blackman, vice president of health and life sciences at Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), said the company will be working to provide “timely” public health services for retired military service members under the Department of Veterans Affairs’ Medical Appointment Scheduling System program, ExecutiveBiz reported …

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