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February 17 Morning Report: GovCon Index Posts Gains on Thursday’s Close

The GovCon Index closed on a high for the fourth straight day Thursday at 19.503 or 0.231 points. The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 46.97 points to 18, 019.35, the Standard & Poor’s 500 composite index rose 8.51 points to 2, 096.99 and the NASDAQ composite index gained 36.22 points to 4, 893.84. Top Percentage Gainers …

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February 13 Market Close: GovCon Index Closes Up Ahead of President’s Day

The GovCon Index rose for a fourth consecutive day by 0.231 points to close at 69.503 ahead of the President’s Day weekend. Energy and services sector stocks led gains and traders continued to cast their eyes on negotiations between Greece and its creditors on the country’s debt situation, the Wall Street Journal reported. The …

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February 12 Market Close: GovCon Index Surges as Oil Price Jumps

The GovCon Index made a gain for a third consecutive trading day as it rose 0.69 points — or 0.986 percent — to 69.272 on Thursday. All but one company on the index saw their stock prices increase. An agreement between Russia and Ukraine on a ceasefire and a 4.9-percent jump in crude oil futures …

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February 11 Market Close: GovCon Index Stays Level as Greece, Ukraine Talks Hang Over Market

The GovCon Index mirrored largely flat activity in the larger U.S. stock market to record a nominal gain of 0.091 points to 68.582. Traders showed concern over the outcome of negotiations between Greece’s new government and finance leaders in the Euro zone and are watching the progress of peace talks between France, …

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February 9 Market Close: GovCon Index Falls, Greek Debt Talks Drag US Stocks

The GovCon Index started the trading week with a decline of 0.44 points — or 0.6 percent — to close at 73.746 Monday and end a three-day gain streak. On Tuesday, the GovCon Index will replace ATK and Orbital Sciences with Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA), the company formed out of the merger of ATK’s aerospace and defense …

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Vectrus Says Army to Re-Open Bids for Kuwait Logistics Contract, Narrows Earnings Guidance With Revenue Outlook Lift

GovCon Index-listed Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) said Tuesday the U.S. Army will seek revised proposals for a recompeted logistics contract the company originally was not selected for in late September as the program’s current iteration represents the largest the contractor’s portfolio. Vectrus added it is also awaiting a Government Accountability Office decision on a …

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January 29 Market Close: GovCon Index Rallies 1%, Jobless Claims Dip

The GovCon Index recovered some ground from a three-day stretch of losses Thursday with a gain of 0.868 points — or 1.191% percent — to close at 72.081. Boeing (NYSE: BA) was the index’s largest gainer at 5.8 percent or a second straight day and Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) stock jumped 2.16 percent after the company said profit …

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January 27 Market Close: GovCon Index Sinks 1%, Durable Goods Orders Fall in December

The GovCon Index reflected a sell-off in U.S. stock markets to record a decline of 1.301 percent — or 0.918 points — to close at 75.529. Orbital Sciences (NYSE: ORB) — the index’s largest gainer for the day — saw its stock price jump 2.36 percent to 30.32 per share after it said its merger with …

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January 26 Morning Report: GovCon Index Closes Friday with Slight Gain

The GovCon Index recorded a gain of 0.211 points (0.290%) to close at a new all-time high of 72.557 on Friday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 141.38 points to 17, 672.60, the Standard &Poor’s 500 was down 11.33 points at 2, 051.82 and the NASDAQ composite index gained 7.48 points to 4, 757.88. Top Percentage Gainers   Company …

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January 23 Market Close: GovCon Index Ticks Up, US Stocks Have Mixed Day

The GovCon Index held relatively level against a mixed day of results in the U.S. stock market and recorded a slight gain of 0.211 points — or 0.290 percent — to close at a new all-time high of 72.557 on Friday. Disappointing earnings results from companies such as UPS and Kimberly-Clark offset investor confidence in the European …

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