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PwC: Aerospace, Defense Sector Recorded $57.8B in 2018 M&A Deal Value

A new PwC report says the value of mergers and acquisitions in the aerospace and defense sector worldwide reached $57.8B in 2018, reflecting a 19 percent drop from the previous year. Despite the decline, PwC said the deal value in 2018 was 83 percent higher than the 10-year average and the third largest in …

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November 10 Market Close: GovCon Index Adds 2% to Record High on Post-Election Defense Buying Spree

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index added 2 percent to another record close Thursday as investors continued a buying spree on defense stocks after Donald Trump’s election win and Maximus (NYSE: MMS) rebounded after its sharp drop Wednesday. GovCon Index gainers again outnumbered laggers at a 9-to-1 ratio for a second consecutive session and all …

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Maximus Issues FY 2017 Outlook Falls Below Street Forecasts, Expects Continued Brexit Currency Headwinds

GovCon Index-listed Maximus (NYSE: MMS) released earnings and revenue guidance for fiscal year 2017 below the consensus Wall Street forecast Thursday in part on expectations of continued headwinds from the British pound’s post-Brexit weakening. The Reston, Virginia-based government services contractor forecasts earnings of $2.90-$3.10 per share versus the analysts’ midpoint forecast of …

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August 5 Market Close: GovCon Index, S&P 500 Hit Record Closes on July Jobs Numbers

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index hit a new all-time high and had its best day in nearly two months Friday and the U.S. stock bellwether S&P 500 composite index also closed at a record after the latest jobs report far exceeded economists’ expectations for the second straight month. The GovCon Index rose 0.535 points to 82.835 …

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July 12 Market Close: GovCon Index, S&P 500 Set Record Highs for 2nd Straight Close

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index and the U.S. stock bellwether S&P 500 composite index closed at record highs Tuesday for the second consecutive day as markets continue to shed fears over potential ramifications from the Brexit and investors show more willingness to take risks. The GovCon Index recorded a gain of 0.416 points …

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UK Govt Unveils New Boeing Defense Purchases, Aerospace R&D Partnership Pacts

The U.K. government and Boeing (NYSE:BA) have announced a set of defense-related pacts that cover sales of maritime patrol aircraft and attack helicopters to the country’s military, added research-and-development spending and initiatives to create new aerospace jobs in Britain. In a series of statements Monday, the U.K.’s defense ministry said it will …

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July 5 Market Close: GovCon Index Lower as Oil Declines, Brexit Uncertainty Return to Markets

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index held lower to start July’s first full trade week Tuesday as U.S. stocks stumbled on a decline in crude oil prices that weighed on energy stocks and new investor uncertainty over Britain’s June 23 vote to leave the European Union. The GovCon Index ended its four-day gain …

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July 5 Morning Report: GovCon Index Continues Post-Brexit Recovery

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed Friday with a gain of 0.178 points to 79.718 and recorded a weekly climb of 3.216 percent as it continues to recover from the previous week’s losses following the “Brexit” referendum vote in the U.K. Friday was also the second consecutive session in which Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT),  Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), Huntington …

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Weekly Roundup June 27 – July 1 2016: Defense Prime Stocks Soar Post-Brexit & more

June 27 – July 1 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson   As massive the selloff was in global financial markets in the wake of June 23’s “Brexit” vote in the U.K., so was the reversal in equities after investors took a deep breath …

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June 30 Market Close: GovCon Index Completes Turnaround From Post-Brexit Selloff, 4 GCI Stocks Hit 52-Week Highs

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index added at least one full percentage point for the second session in three Thursday to complete a reversal of its losses stemmed from the two-day selloff in global financial markets after Britain’s Thursday vote to leave the European Union. The GovCon Index closed up 2.066 percent to 79.540 at a mark 0.007 …

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