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October 6 Market Close: GovCon Index Goes Green Against Muted US Markets, Booz Allen Rallies & Gets Analysts’ Backing

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index held higher against narrow trading activity in U.S. financial markets Thursday on strong performances by CACI International (NYSE: CACI) and defense platform makers as Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) rallied to recoup one-half of losses from a steep fall Wednesday. Thursday’s gain puts the GCI on pace for a weekly gain with Friday’s …

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October 3 Market Close: GovCon Index Stuck in Neutral on S&P Stocks’ Gains, KBR and McKesson Declines

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed flat Monday to start the year’s fourth quarter as a rebound by Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) in conjunction with advances by other large- and mid-tier primes offset declines by KBR (NYSE: KBR) and McKesson Corp. (NYSE: MCK). GovCon Index gainers slightly edged laggers and eight of its 11 S&P 500 companies advanced with Raytheon …

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October 3 Morning Report: GovCon Index Closes September With Loss, Maintains YTD Gain

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index recorded a 0.232-percent drop Friday to 80.575 and closed September with a 1.13-percent loss. McKesson Corp. (NYSE: MCK) was the top gainer for both GCI stocks and stocks co-listed with the S&P 500. KBR (NYSE: KBR), whose joint venture with Triple Canopy won the $117.8 million Kuwait Base Operations and Security Support Services …

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September 30 Market Close: GovCon Index Held By Vectrus Plunge Against S&P Gain, Post 2nd Straight Down Month

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index failed to reverse its steep morning decline Friday despite a significant gain by the S&P 500 as a record intraday plunge by Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) on a large contract loss weighed on the GCI against a 2-to-1 ratio in favor of green stocks. Six of the GovCon Index’s 11 S&P 500 …

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September 22 Market Close: GovCon Index Extends Post-Fed Rate Decision Gains, KBR Joins GCI After Govt Services Acquisitions

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index rose for a second straight session Thursday to extend gains on the Federal Reserve‘s Wednesday decision to leave interest rates unchanged on a mix of contributions from large defense platform makers and services-oriented contractors. Thursday also represented the GovCon Index’s first day of activity with KBR (NYSE: KBR) …

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September 19 Market Close: GovCon Index Lifts, US Stocks Mixed Ahead of Fed Policy Summit

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index rose Monday in an attempt to close above the 80-point barrier for the first time since Sept. 12 on gains by large defense primes and services-oriented companies. The GCI’s positive movement contrasted activity in U.S. financial markets as stocks turned south in the final hour of trade and closed mixed ahead …

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September 15 Market Close: GovCon Index Surges to Extend Volatility, Primes Lead Gains

The GovCon Index rallied Thursday to extend its current stretch of volatility into a fifth straight session as large primes and S&P 500-listed contractors led advancers in conjunction with gains in the larger U.S. stock market on economic data traders view as a factor against a September interest rate hike. The GovCon Index …

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September 12 Market Close: GovCon Index Reverses Friday Sharp Decline with Significant Increase

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index reversed it’s Friday closing position with a significant advance to 80.727, up 1.13 percent. All thrifty stock in the index advanced. Fed Governor Lael Brainard addressing The Chicago Council on Global Affairs  “counsels prudence in the removal of policy accommodation.” Markets move to the positive upon chances …

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SAIC CEO: GovCon Services Consolidation to Continue, ‘Time-To-Market’ Key in Bids

Science Applications International Corp.’s (NYSE: SAIC) chief executive told investors Thursday he expects consolidation among government services contractors to continue as companies continue to pursue portfolio reshaping initiatives. SAIC itself was a player in the GovCon services consolidation wave through the $790 million acquisition of Scitor announced in March 2015 nearly five months …

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September 7 Market Close: GovCon Index Closes Down with Modest Trading

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed down with mix results across trading markets. Crude oil climbed to a one week high in hopes the oil producing countries can reach an agreement to limit production. The government contracting community showed little movement with prices trading in a very tight band. Market Summary Index …

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