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Weekly Roundup Nov 9 – Nov 13 2015: BAE’s Decision Gives Some US Govt Services M&A Clarity & more

Weekly Roundup Nov 9 – Nov 13 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson What will the U.S. government services market look like when we enter 2016 and who will be in it? We received some clarity to that question early Thursday morning …

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Weekly Roundup Nov 2 – Nov 6 2015: The Numbers Behind Record-Breaking M&A Year, CSC’s US Govt Spinoff Moves Forward & More

Weekly Roundup Nov 2 – Nov 6 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson While government agencies continue to operate at the established levels and tightly control the dollars they have on hand, the stock market is jumping in anticipation …

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Kathryn Hambleton: NASA to Award ISS Cargo Resupply Service Contracts Jan. 30

NASA has rescheduled the awarding of a new series of contracts to transport supplies to and from the International Space Station, Reuters reported Thursday. The agency was previously scheduled to name winners for its Commercial Resupply Services 2 competition Thursday and now expects to hand down a decision Jan. 30, 2016, according …

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Weekly Roundup Oct 26 – Oct 30 2015: Northrop Records Double Victory w/ 3Q Earnings, Bomber Win & more

Weekly Roundup Oct 26 – Oct 30 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The world’s fifth-largest defense contractor received a double-billing of good news this week via third quarter financial results that beat The Street and a landmark contract win …

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October 27 Market Close: GovCon Index Closes Down, Stocks Decline on Goods Data

The GovCon Index failed to recover from morning session losses Tuesday and closed with a nominal decline of 0.052 points to 75.304. Textron (NYSE: TXT) led all Index gainers at 4.15 percent to $40.43 after the conglomerate reported a 9-percent profit increase in its third quarter and earnings that exceeded Wall Street analyst forecasts despite …

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October 26 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Mixed on Apple & Energy Declines

The GovCon Index closed at a nominal gain of 0.058 points to 75.356 after a strong close to the previous week as declines in energy shares and Apple weighed on U.S. markets. The Index is up 7.8 percent for the month of October so far after a choppy September and third-quarter decline of 3.8 percent. …

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October 23 Market Close: GovCon Index Extends Climb, US Stocks Up on Earnings & China Rate Decision

The GovCon Index extended its current rally into a second day with a gain of 1.057 percent to 75.312 as investors continued to mull earnings reports from S&P 500 stocks, 11 of which are also listed in the Index. For the week, the Index recorded a gain of 6.32 percent on third quarter earnings reports above Wall Street …

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October 20 Market Close: GovCon Index Neutral as Lockheed, UTC Kick Off 3Q Defense Earnings Season

The GovCon Index continued to reflect a narrow range of trading activity across U.S. stock markets Tuesday with a nominal decline of 0.052 points to 73.241 as Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and United Technologies Corp. started the first full week of third quarter earnings season for many Index and other defense-GovCon companies. …

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October 12 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Close Up on Light Volume Day

The GovCon Index gained 0.230 points to 74.428 Monday and mirrored a narrow day of trades for U.S. stocks that saw losses in the morning session followed by gradual gains afterward. Monday was a light volume day for U.S. markets due to the Columbus Day holiday and bond markets were closed, …

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October 12 Morning Report: GovCon Index Records 2nd Straight Positive Week, Enters Earnings Season

The GovCon Index closed 74.198 Friday, up up 0.425 points from Thursday’s close and the Federal Reserve‘s release of its September meeting minutes. The record is the second straight positive week heading into earnings reports season, with Honeywell (NYSE: HON) slated to be the first GovCon Index company to release third quarter financial …

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