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September 18th Market Close: GovConIndex Rises on News of Northrop’s Acquisition of Orbital ATK

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) increased significantly on the day reaching a new YTD high of 104.137 up 1.786 percent. Orbital ATK  and Northrop Grumman top the GCI with the news of Northrop Grumman’s intent to acquire the global aerospace and defense company. The three major indices all closed in the positive. …

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September 18th Morning Report: Friday Close – GovCon Index Moves Up and S&P500, DJIA Set New Highs

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) set a monthly high during the course of the week. Friday’s close saw the GCI moving up 0.782 percent to 102.302. Advancing shares outpaced declining 5 to 1. The three major indices all closed Friday in the positive. The S&P500 broke the 2500 threshold reaching a new …

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September 15th Market Close: GovConIndex Higher; S&P500 and DJIA Reach New Heights

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) moved up 0.782 percent to 102.302. Advancing shares outpaced declining  5 to 1. The three major indices all closed in the positive. The S&P500 broke the 2500 threshold reaching a new high, closing up 0.18 percent to 2,500.23, while the DJIA set a reached new heights gaining 0.29 …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: The Landscape of M&A in GovCon

Weekly Roundup September 11 – September 15 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson This week, let’s take a look at the current landscape of mergers and acquisitions in the GovCon sector. Notable M&A activity includes: CenturyLink adjusting the closing date of its …

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September 14th Market Close: GovConIndex Closes Down While Major Indices Close Mixed

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) closed down 0.456 percent to 101.596. Advancing shares slightly lagged declining 12 to 17. The three major indices closed mixed on the day. The S&P500 closed down 0.11 percent to 2,495.62, while the DJIA set a new high gaining 0.20 percent to 22,203.48, and the NASDAQ …

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Boeing Lands $600M Contract Modification for Future Air Force One Preliminary Design Work

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a potential $599.9 million contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to conduct preliminary design activities to convert a pair of 747-8 aircraft into presidential planes. The modification covers the initial design of the future Air Force One fleet that includes the integration of a mission communication platform, self-defense …

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Boeing to Produce Additional Super Hornet Aircraft Under $677M Navy Contract Modification

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has secured a $676.6 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to build and deliver six Lot 41 F/A-18E and eight F/A-18F Super Hornet jets. The Defense Department said Wednesday Boeing will perform work in Arizona, California, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Texas, Canada and other locations within the U.S. through …

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September 13th Market Close: GovConIndex Closes Down While Major Indices Continue Reaching New Highs

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) closed down 0.421 percent to 101.803. Declining outpaced advancing shares 23 to 7. All three major indices reached new highs. The S&P500 closed up 0.08 percent to 2,498.37, while the DJIA gained 0.18 percent to 22,158.18, and the NASDAQ Composite moved up 0.09 percent to close …

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State Dept OKs Potential $5.23B Boeing Super Hornet Aircraft Sale to Canada

The State Department has approved Canada’s request to buy Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) F/A-18 Super Hornet aircraft and related equipment and services from the U.S. government under a potential $5.23 billion foreign military sales agreement. Boeing, Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and General Electric (NYSE: GE) will serve as principal contractors …

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September 11th Morning Report: Friday Close – GovCon Index and Markets All Down For The Week

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) ended Friday down .745 percent from Tuesday’s opening value. Friday saw the platform companies Navistar International, BAE Systems, Textron Inc., and Boeing all sharing the top four slots of the GCI, all posting in excess of 1.0 percent gains. The short trading week saw the major …

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