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November 2 Market Close: GovCon Index Down Slightly in US Stock Market Selloff

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed narrowly down in the midst of a larger selloff in U.S. financial markets Wednesday as declines by defense primes offset gains on guidance boosts by government services contractors Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) and ICF (Nasdaq: ICFI) along with a sharp rise by McKesson Corp. (NYSE: MCK). By …

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

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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October 26 Market Close: GovCon Index Gets Northrop & Boeing Lift Against Mixed US Stock Trade

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index traded higher against mixed activity in U.S. stock markets Wednesday for a second consecutive session on large contributions from Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) after both aerospace-defense companies boosted their full-year outlooks. GovCon Index advancers edged laggers and nine of its S&P 500 companies gained as the latter U.S. stock bellwether …

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Weekly Roundup October 3 – October 7, 2016: L-3 Makes Buys, M&A Chatter Around Harris & more

October 3 – October 7, 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The stalwart GovCon technology maker L-3 Communications extended its profile as an active player in the merger-and-acquisition scene this week and closed its first buys since a large business divestiture …

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October 5 Market Close: GovCon Index Gets Boeing, Services Stock Boosts as KBR Gets Upgrades After Selloff

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index traded higher Wednesday with Boeing (NYSE: BA) the largest contributor with services-oriented contractors also leaders of gains as U.S. stocks rose on investor confidence in a strengthening domestic economy after the release new data. GovCon Index advancers slightly edged laggers and seven of its 11 S&P 500 companies that include Boeing closed …

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WSJ: Boeing Questions Denmark’s Fighter Aircraft Replacement Proposal Evaluations

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has raised concerns about a decision of Denmark to choose the Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) F-35 over the former’s F/A-18 to serve as the next fighter aircraft platform for the Danish military,  the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. Robert Wall and Doug Cameron write that Denmark’s defense ministry …

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August 30 Market Close: GovCon Index Drops, Lockheed & Primes Lead Losses on Low Volume Day

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index held negative in a light trading session for U.S. stocks Tuesday as defense primes led GCI losses ahead of the July jobs report scheduled for release before markets open Friday. Tuesday’s decline represents the GovCon Index’s fifth decline over six days in a stretch driven by extended losses …

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Weekly Roundup August 22 – August 26 2016: JPMorgan Analyst Bullish on Defense & more

August 22 – August 26 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson An investment analyst at the U.S.’ biggest and world’s fifth largest bank endorsed the defense sector this week in a note to investors with a forecast that views continued “green” movement in …

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August 19 Market Close: GovCon Index Narrowly Down, Ends Week at Slight Gain

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index pared back some losses in late afternoon trade Friday to register a narrow weekly gain as Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) extended its stretch of declines to a fourth straight day and CACI International (NYSE: CACI) again led gainers along with other mid-tier primes. Four of the GovCon Index’s 11 S&P …

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August 5 Market Close: GovCon Index, S&P 500 Hit Record Closes on July Jobs Numbers

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index hit a new all-time high and had its best day in nearly two months Friday and the U.S. stock bellwether S&P 500 composite index also closed at a record after the latest jobs report far exceeded economists’ expectations for the second straight month. The GovCon Index rose 0.535 points to 82.835 …

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