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January 3 Morning Report: GovCon Index Closes 2016 With 16.73% YTD Gain

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index registered a loss Friday to close what was only its second weekly decline since the Nov. 8 election of Donald Trump and end December in the negative. GCI decliners outnumbered gainers by a 3-to-1 ratio in the last trading session of 2016, while 25 out of 30 Index companies …

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December 31 & 2016 Market Close: GovCon Index Lower, Ends at 16% YTD Gain

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index retreated Friday in the final trading session of 2016 to close a negative December but but a positive year on a boost to defense stocks in the post-election rally that has swept through U.S. markets. The GovCon Index closes 2016 with a year-to-date gain of 16.73 percent as the U.S. stock …

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December 29 Market Close: GovCon Index Advances, US Stocks Turn Red After Russia Sanctions

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index moved higher Thursday on broad gains among defense primes and services contractors as U.S. stocks closed slightly lower in a mostly quiet penultimate trading session for 2016. Investors continued their post-election focus on defense and other GovCon stocks, while the S&P 500 composite index turned slightly negative as markets …

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December 28 Market Close: GovCon Index Falls, Primes Lead Losses

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index tumbled Wednesday on notable declines by large defense and government services primes as U.S. stocks also fell with every major sector in negative territory to damper hopes of a Dow Jones Industrial Average close above 20, 000 before the year’s end. Two out of 30 GovCon Index stocks …

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December 27 Market Close: GovCon Index Lifts to Start 2016’s Last Trading Week

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index traded higher Tuesday to start the final trading week of 2016 as GCI-S&P 500 company Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) led gains in conjunction with positive performances by mid- and lower-tier primes and services contractors. GovCon Index gainers outnumbered decliners by a 2-to-1 ratio and eight of its 11 S&P 500 …

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Lockheed CEO Marillyn Hewson Offers Trump ‘Personal Commitment’ to Reduce F-35 Cost

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) CEO Marillyn Hewson has said she assured President-elect Donald Trump that the company will work to reduce the cost of the F-35 fighter aircraft, CNN reported Friday. Danielle Wiener-Bronner writes Hewson made the remarks in a Twitter post Friday a day after Trump asked Boeing (NYSE: BA) to quote …

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December 27 Morning Report: GovCon Index Flat in Pre-Holiday Trading Session

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed Friday with a 0.001-point gain to 88.541 to remain nearly flat in the last day of trading before the holiday. Financial markets were thinly traded and showed minor change before the weekend. Gainers in the Index outnumbered decliners 19 to 11. Market Summary Index Value Net Change …

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December 23 Market Close: GovCon Index Remains Flat on Pre-Holiday Trading

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed unchanged. Financial markets were thinly traded and showed minor change in preparation for the upcoming Holiday. The GovCon Index ending the day at 88.541 up 0.001 points or 0.001 percent. Gainers outplaced decliners 19 to 11. Market Summary Index Value Net Change % Change GovCon Index …

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Trump Asks Boeing for Super Hornet Competing Price Following Comments on F-35 Cost

President-elect Donald Trump has asked Boeing (NYSE: BA) to quote a competing price for its F-18 Super Hornet fighter aircraft citing cost overruns in the Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) F-35 jet, Bloomberg reported Thursday. Anthony Capaccio and Alex Wayne write Trump made the announcement in a Twitter post Thursday a day after he …

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December 22 Market Close: GovCon Index Follows Major Exchanges Down Slightly

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index remained relatively unchanged mirroring the other major US exchanges. Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) led the GCI on the news that several institutional investors increased their positions in the company. Huntington Ingalls closed up 1.65 percent to close at 187.90. The GovCon Index ending the day at …

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