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Weekly Roundup May 16 – May 20 2016: The Private Sector’s Role in Fed Workforce Support & more

May 16 – May 20 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The future of the federal government and contractor workforces is our focus here as we look at a pair of new initiatives announced this week that aim to help build …

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May 19 Market Close: GovCon Index Held Down on Continued Rate Hike Speculation, RBC Downgrades Lockheed & Northrop

The GovCon Index felt the pressure from U.S. investor worries about a potential interest rate hike in June and closed at a decline of 0.520 points to 77.071. CAE (NYSE: CAE) was one of the GovCon Index’s lone bright spots with a gain of 2.65 percent after the Montreal-based aerospace and defense contractor …

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May 18 Market Close: GovCon Index Nudges Gain on Booz Allen, McKesson Boosts

The GovCon Index hovered in neutral territory during the final two hours of trade Wednesday and closed at a gain of 0.220 points to 77.591 despite its descent from a strong early afternoon session. The GCI hit volatility in conjunction with the S&P 500 composite index shortly after 2 p.m. upon the release of the Federal …

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May 13 Market Close: GovCon Index Sinks 1%, Large Primes Fall on Lockheed Downgrade

The GovCon Index held lower throughout Friday trade in a reflection of dim sentiment in U.S. markets and closed down 1.052 percent to 77.038 with many of the GCI’s largest prime contractors as the biggest decliners after a nearly four-day stretch as the drivers of gains. Friday’s close puts the Index at a …

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Weekly Roundup May 9 – May 13 2016: Frank Kendall Halts M&A Authority Push & more

May 9 – May 13 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The Pentagon’s top product and services buyer made it official this week that the would no longer advocate for greater authority to regulate GovCon merger-and-acquisition activities that involve the large primes. Frank …

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May 12 Market Close: GovCon Index Holds Steady Against Choppy US Markets

The GovCon Index held steady despite general choppy activity in U.S. financial markets during Thursday trade and closed at a gain of 0.304 points to 77.857 on strong performances by many platform and product makers in the contracting arena. Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) both rose at least $3.00 …

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May 9 Market Close: GovCon Index Turns Around Late AM & Noon Dip, Health Shares Lead Rally

The GovCon Index hit negative twice during the late morning and noon hours of trade Monday but closed up 0.153 points to 77.359 on gains by healthcare stocks to help offset declines from energy and utility shares on lower oil prices. McKesson Corp. (NYSE: MCK) ended Monday as the GovCon Index’s largest net …

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Lynn Dugle: Engility Shifts to Organic Growth Focus, Seeks $5B in New Bids

Engility Holdings (NYSE: EGL) expects to start seeing some organic sales growth in the second half of this year as the company has finished the integration of fellow government services contractor TASC one year out from that acquisition’s closure, CEO Lynn Dugle told investors Thursday. Chantilly, Virginia-based Engility has nearly $3.5 billion …

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May 5 Market Close: GovCon Index Rises on Huntington Ingalls & McKesson Gains, Orbital ATK Down on Sales Miss

The GovCon Index stayed clear of choppy activity in U.S. financial markets with a gain of 0.705 points — or 0.929 percent — to 76.572 on a first quarter earnings beat by shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) and a sharp spike in McKesson Corp. (NYSE: MCK) shares. Huntington Ingalls rose 4.13 percent after the …

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May 4 Market Close: GovCon Index Down as Job Estimates Weigh on US Markets

The GovCon Index slid for a second consecutive session Wednesday by 0.498 points to 75.867 as U.S. financial markets entered sell-off mode on new data that showed a slowdown in hiring for the month of April. Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) extended its stretch of declines into a second straight day after the communications …

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