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August 26 Market Close: GovCon Index Down, US Stocks Mixed After Fed Chair’s Hawkish Rate Hike Outlook

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index stumbled to negative in late morning trade Friday for a second straight weekly loss as U.S. stocks tried for gains shortly before the close after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen told central bankers in Wyoming she believes the case has strengthened for another interest rate hike. Friday’s close …

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August 23 Market Close: GovCon Index Held Down By Large Primes Against US Stock Gains

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index traded lower against across-the-board gains by U.S. stocks Tuesday as declines by large prime defense contractors weighed on the GCI. GovCon Index gainers edged laggers but only four of the GCI’s 11 S&P 500-listed stocks closed green as Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) ended as the …

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Lockheed Vet Michael Grasso Joins Engility as Business Development Leader

Michael Grasso, a 35-year veteran and former vice president of government relations at Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), has joined Engility (NYSE: EGL) as senior vice president of business development and strategic planning for the government services contractor. Engility said Monday he will report directly to CEO Lynn Dugle in his new role. Grasso’s career at Lockheed includes …

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August 17 Market Close: GovCon Index Slide Deepens on Lockheed & Services Stock Declines

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index extended its losses Wednesday on another steep drop by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and declines by services contractor stocks despite an afternoon reversal by U.S. stocks into narrow range from red after the latest Federal Reserve meeting minutes went public. GCI gainers slightly outnumbered laggers with one stock …

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August 16 Market Close: GovCon Index Down, Lockheed in Steep Red & Leidos Up After Deal’s Closure

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index dropped at least one full net point Tuesday for the first time since June 24 on a sharp drop in Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) shares upon the defense contractor’s completion of the spinoff and subsequent merger of its government and technical services business into Leidos Holdings (NYSE: LDOS). Lockheed was the GCI’s …

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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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August 3 Market Close: GovCon Index Up on ICF Earnings Beat, Huntington Ingalls Lifts Before 2Q Report

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index rebounded Friday on gains by ICF International (Nasdaq: ICFI) on a second quarter earnings beat, plus boosts by Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) and Cubic Corp. (NYSE: CUB). The GovCon Index posted a gain of 0.292 points to 82.476 and six of the GCI’s 11 S&P 500-listed stocks closed positive as …

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August 1 Market Close: GovCon Index Lifted on Engility, General Dynamics & Cubic Gains

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index traded higher Monday in mixed activity for U.S. stocks as Engility Holdings (NYSE: EGL) surged on a second quarter earnings beat with General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) and Cubic Corp. (NYSE: CUB) also as top performers. The GovCon Index added 0.252 points to 82.500 with four of the GCI’s 11 …

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Engility CEO: ‘Niche’ Acquisitions Could Occur With Board Support, Organic Growth Remains Focus

Engility Holdings (NYSE: EGL) could make small “niche” acquisitions with support from the board of directors as the government services contractor looks to expand its current work and market footprints this year,  chief executive Lynn Dugle told investors Monday. “My full attention is on organic growth getting the team organized to getting the team …

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Engility Raises Full-Year Earnings Forecast on 2Q Beat

Engility Holdings (NYSE: EGL) lifted its full-year earnings outlook Monday in part on higher total contract bookings and bill-to-book ratio for the second quarter as the company continues on efforts to prioritize debt repayments. Chantilly, Virginia-based government services contractor Engility said it expects earnings of $1.18-$1.33 per share for its fiscal year compared to the original $1.00-$1.15  outlook …

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