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September 20 Market Close: GovCon Index Lower on HII Downgrade, US Stocks Higher as Fed Meeting Begins

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed in narrow range Tuesday after Cowen and Company downgraded the stock of military shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) and GCI decliners over gainers at roughly 2-to-1 ratio. Newport News, Virginia-based Huntington Ingalls ended as the GovCon Index’s worst net performer on Cowen and Company’s downgrade of HII to …

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5 Contractors Win Spots on Potential $900M Navy Incidental Construction Services IDIQ

The U.S. Navy has selected five companies to compete for short-term facility support orders under a potential eight-year, $900 million indefinite/delivery-indefinite quantity contract. The multiple-award contract has one base year and seven option years and contractors will provide incidental construction services in support of disaster relief missions,   humanitarian efforts, the full range …

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September 12 Morning Report: GCI, US Markets Post Losses on Interest Hike Concerns

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed Friday with a 2.30-percent drop to 79.822 to post a two-month low with all 30 registered companies in the negative. U.S. markets also dropped with the S&P 500 at 2, 127.81, the Dow Jones Industrial Average at 18, 085.45 and Nasdaq at 5, 125.91. Investors have expressed concerns that the Federal Reserve could soon implement …

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September 9 Market Close: GovCon Index Follows Markets with a Sharp Decline

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed down sharply to reach a two month low. The Index retreated back to levels not seen since early July with all thirty companies declining. Markets responded to intensified fears that the Federal Reserve could finally pull the trigger on raising rates after a nearly ten month …

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September 8 Market Close: GovCon Index Closes Down Slightly, But Strong Performance From SAIC

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed down slightly for the second straight day. GovCon stocks split evening with 1/2 advancing and 1/2 declining. The biggest gainer in the GovCon sector was SAIC closing at $69.95, up $3.95 or 6.01%. SAIC released strong quarterly earning of $0.85 per share, beating the Wall Street …

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September 1 Market Close: GovCon Index Dragged by Vectrus Plunge After Mideast Contract Loss to URS

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index started September with a slight decline Thursday to register its third straight loss as Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) plunged almost 20 percent on the loss of a contract for Middle East-based logistics services the company held since 2010. Colorado Springs-based Vectrus said pre-open the Army Prepositioned Stocks-5 contract for …

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NNSA Cancels $5B Nevada Site Mgmt Contract Award to NVS3T

The National Nuclear Security Administration has decided to revoke a potential $5 billion contract NNSA awarded to Nevada Site Science Support and Technologies Corp. earlier this week on grounds that NVS3T did not inform the agency it was acquired by Leidos Holdings (NYSE: LDOS) as part of the latter’s merger with Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) government …

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August 31 Market Close: GovCon Index Falls to End Red August, Lockheed & McKesson Pare GCI Decline

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index fell Wednesday to register a fifth decline over seven sessions in a stretch that puts the GCI in negative territory for August and ends its streak of monthly declines at six as U.S. market speculation over the next rate hike overshadows trading activity. Investors are looking at Friday’s labor report …

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NNSA Picks Lockheed Subsidiary for $5B Follow-On Nevada Natl Security Site Operations Contract

A subsidiary of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won a potential 10-year, $5 billion contract to help the National Nuclear Security Administration manage and operate the Nevada National Security Site. NNSA said Friday it chose Lockheed subsidiary Nevada Site Science Support and Technologies Corp.‘s proposal for the follow-on NNSS M&O contract through a …

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August 24 Market Close: GovCon Index Down on McKesson Decline as Health Losses Weigh on US Markets

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index traded lower Wednesday with McKesson Corp. (NYSE: MCK) the worst net performer at more than double the decline of second-lowest Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) as losses in healthcare shares dragged U.S. stocks into negative territory. General Dynamics was the only GovCon Index-S&P 500 company to record a gain, while McKesson was …

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