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September 30 Market Close: GovCon Index Held By Vectrus Plunge Against S&P Gain, Post 2nd Straight Down Month

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index failed to reverse its steep morning decline Friday despite a significant gain by the S&P 500 as a record intraday plunge by Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) on a large contract loss weighed on the GCI against a 2-to-1 ratio in favor of green stocks. Six of the GovCon Index’s 11 S&P 500 …

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September 28 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Move Green in PM Trade on Oil Supply Cut Reports

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index turned positive in mid-afternoon trade Wednesday along with U.S. stocks after reports surfaced that major oil producing countries reached an agreement to limit global supply with more details due in November. GovCon Index gainers outnumbered laggers at a 4-to-1 ratio and eight of its 11 S&P 500 companies …

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September 27 Market Close: GovCon Index Lifted By Defense Tech Maker Gains, Fitch Ratings Backs Sector

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index rebounded Tuesday on gains by defense technology makers as U.S. stocks also rose with jumps by technology and retail shares in conjunction with investor optimism on new consumer confidence data. GovCon Index gainers outnumbered laggers at a 4-to-1 ratio and all 11 of its S&P 500 companies advanced as co-listed stocks represented seven of …

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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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September 19 Market Close: GovCon Index Lifts, US Stocks Mixed Ahead of Fed Policy Summit

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index rose Monday in an attempt to close above the 80-point barrier for the first time since Sept. 12 on gains by large defense primes and services-oriented companies. The GCI’s positive movement contrasted activity in U.S. financial markets as stocks turned south in the final hour of trade and closed mixed ahead …

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September 16 Market Close: GovCon Index Down, Ends Week at Loss Ahead of Fed Rate Summit

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index held negative Friday to end at a weekly decline as U.S. stock markets extended the current stretch of sharp swings between gains and losses as the Federal Reserve‘s next two-day meeting looms for Tuesday and Wednesday. Decliners outnumbered advancers 9-to-1 and all of the GovCon Index’s S&P …

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August 29 Market Close: GovCon Index Ends 5-Day Losing Streak on Prime Gains, Financial Shares Lift Stocks on Fed Rate Chatter

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index snapped a five-day losing streak Monday on advances by mid- and large-tier defense contractors as gains by financial shares led Wall Street to end its three-day stretch of declines. GovCon Index gainers outnumbered laggers by a roughly 3-to-1 ratio and nine of the GCI’s 11 S&P 500-listed companies closed …

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Booz Allen to Help JIDA Build, Field IED Countermeasures Under Potential $380M Task Order

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has won a potential five-year, $379.6 million task order from the General Services Administration to develop and deploy technologies for the Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Agency to counter improvised explosive devices. The Defense Department said Thursday GSA’s Federal Systems Integration and Management Center awarded the task order through the Alliant information …

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Navy Selects 5 Companies for Potential $156M Joint Staff C4, Cyber Support IDIQ

The U.S. Navy has awarded five companies spots on a potential $155.8 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide a range of support services for the Joint Staff J6 Directorate’s C4/Cyber program. The Defense Department said Tuesday contractors will vie for analytical, engineering and program management task orders over a 60-month ordering period. Work will occur at Eglin …

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August 22 Market Close: GovCon Index Rises Against Choppy US Stock Trade

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index recovered from a slightly negative open Monday and held positive against choppy activity in U.S. stock markets as speculation over the next interest rate hike continued to dominate investors’ attention. GovCon Index gainers outnumbered laggers and unchanged stocks by a 2-to-1 ratio and eight of the GCI’s 11 …

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