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Former IBM Govt Lead Chuck Prow Appointed CEO at Vectrus

Chuck Prow, a former head of IBM‘s (NYSE: IBM) global government business and a 12-year Big Blue veteran, has joined Colorado Springs-based government services contractor Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) as CEO and board of directors member in a transition that took effect Tuesday. Vectrus announced the transition in a Tuesday release and said Ken …

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December 1 Market Close: GovCon Index Flat on Services Stock Declines & Aerospace Gains

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed in narrow range Thursday to start the final month of 2016 as sharp declines by government services contractors offset large gains for aerospace stocks in a session that saw U.S. stocks close mixed. GovCon Index decliners outnumbered advancers by a 2-to-1 ratio and five of its 11 S&P 500 stocks …

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November 30 Market Close: GovCon Index Retreats, Ends Best Month Since July as US Stocks Stay in Tight Range

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index retreated Wednesday on declines by large prime and middle-tier services contractors that offset a surge by McKesson Corp. (NYSE: MCK) in a session that saw U.S. stocks trade in narrow range to close the month of November. U.S. market activity was dominated by the agreement among OPEC countries to reduce …

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AECOM Vet Maliek Ferebee Named Chief HR Officer at Alion Science

Alion Science and Technology has appointed G. Maliek Ferebee, former corporate vice president of human resources at AECOM (NYSE: ACM), as chief HR officer of the McLean, Virginia-based government engineering and technology services contractor. He will oversee Alion Science’s efforts to grow its technical and operational workforce in his new role, the company said Tuesday. …

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November 29 Market Close: GovCon Index Briefly Touches, Closes Short of 90 Points

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index ended at an all-time record close for a fourth session over the last five Tuesday and briefly touched the 90-point barrier for the first time in its two-year history during afternoon trade to resume its post-election rally with defense stocks in particular strong performers. The U.S. equity benchmark S&P 500 also climbed …

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November 28 Market Close: GovCon Index Down as Post-Election Rally Pauses

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index ended its six-day win streak Monday as U.S. stocks also took a break from the post-election rally after a stretch that saw equities post three straight weekly gains. GovCon Index decliners edged gainers and six of its 11 S&P 500 components advanced with General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) the …

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Air Force Picks 16 Firms for $11.4B Fielded Active Weapon Tech Services IDIQ

The U.S. Air Force has awarded positions on a potential seven-year, $11.40 billion contract to 16 companies for support services to the Defense Department‘s fielded active weapon systems. The Air Force Sustainment Center in Oklahoma received 25 offers for the Contract Field Teams indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract through a competitive procurement,  DoD said Thursday. The CFT …

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November 21 Morning Report: GovCon Index Posts 2nd Straight Weekly Gain Amid Defense Stock Outlook

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index recorded a 0.134-percent or 0.117-point increase Friday to 87.249 to register its second consecutive weekly gain as investors continue to have a positive outlook on defense stocks compared to healthcare and other sectors. GCI gainers outnumbered laggards Friday with L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) as the best net performer and Leidos (NYSE: …

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November 18 Market Close: GovCon Index Narrowly Green to Close 2nd Straight Weekly Gain

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index posted a small gain Friday to register its second consecutive weekly gain on continued positive sentiment among investors toward defense stocks compared to other sectors. U.S. stocks traded lower Friday on healthcare sector declines to continue the slowdown in markets from the post-election rally but the S&P 500 …

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Army Picks 3 Companies for $75M Horizontal Construction Services Contract

AECOM (NYSE: ACM), Granite Construction and Kiewit Infrastructure West have won a $75 million shared contract for horizontal construction services to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ southwestern border patrol sectors. Contractors will perform work in various locations that will depend on each order through Nov. 16, 2021, the Defense Department said Thursday. The Army …

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