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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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December 21 Market Close: GovCon Index Pulls Back As The Dollar and Oil Slip

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index declined Wednesday in spite of the strong performance by Navistar International (NYSE: NAV). Navistar closed up 5.79 percent to $31.80 on trading volume of over 1.2 million shares. Navistar International (NYSE: NAV) ended first for GCI performers after company executives told investors in the fourth quarter earnings call the …

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New CEO Chuck Prow: Vectrus Looks to ‘Fuse Physical & Digital Aspects’ of Logistics Work

Facility and logistics services provider Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) will continue to prioritize information technology and network communications as areas of pursuit for potential growth as the company looks ahead to 2017, its newly-appointed CEO has told GovCon Wire. Colorado Springs-based government services contractor Vectrus has $1.5 billion in bids for new …

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December 20 Market Close: GovCon Index Lifts on HII & Aerospace Climbs, Dow Closer to 20K

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index rose Tuesday with help from shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) and other large aerospace prime contractors as U.S. stocks also traded higher with financials the top gainers and the Dow Jones Industrial Average in touching distance of 20, 000. GovCon Index gainers edged decliners by a 2-to-1 …

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December 19 Market Close: GovCon Index Higher on Lockheed & Prime Gains, US Stocks Up With Caution on Global Turmoil

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index traded higher on contributions from large defense prime contractors as U.S stocks pared back some gains from earlier in the session after the terror attack in a Berlin Christmas market and the assassination of Russia’s ambassador to Turkey. GovCon Index gainers outnumbered decliners by a 3-to-1 ratio and …

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