Tag Archives: Executive Mosaic

January 28 Market Close: GovCon Index Retreats, Fed Holds to ‘Patient’ Interest Rate Line

The GovCon Index extended its current stretch of declines to a third straight day with a loss of 0.306 points — or 0.432 percent — to close at 71.223 on Wednesday. Boeing (NYSE: BA) recorded the largest gain of any index member — a nearly 5-percent increase — after the company said revenue for its 2014 …

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David Thompson: Orbital, ATK Set Feb. 9 Date to Close A&D Merger and Outdoor Group Spinoff

Both sets of stockholders Orbital Sciences (NYSE: ORB) and ATK (NYSE: ATK) voted Tuesday to approve the transaction that will see Orbital merge with ATK’s aerospace and defense groups. The merger is scheduled to close Feb. 9 and the combined company will trade as Orbital ATK under the stock ticker symbol “OA” …

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January 26 Market Close: GovCon Index Dips, US Stocks Flat

The GovCon Index held relatively level alongside a largely flat U.S. stock market to record a nominal loss of 0.110 points — or 0.152 percent — and close at 74.447 on Monday. Traders considered the results from Greece’s national election that saw an anti-austerity party win 149 out of a 300 possible seats in that country’s parliament …

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January 26 Morning Report: GovCon Index Closes Friday with Slight Gain

The GovCon Index recorded a gain of 0.211 points (0.290%) to close at a new all-time high of 72.557 on Friday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 141.38 points to 17, 672.60, the Standard &Poor’s 500 was down 11.33 points at 2, 051.82 and the NASDAQ composite index gained 7.48 points to 4, 757.88. Top Percentage Gainers   Company …

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January 23 Market Close: GovCon Index Ticks Up, US Stocks Have Mixed Day

The GovCon Index held relatively level against a mixed day of results in the U.S. stock market and recorded a slight gain of 0.211 points — or 0.290 percent — to close at a new all-time high of 72.557 on Friday. Disappointing earnings results from companies such as UPS and Kimberly-Clark offset investor confidence in the European …

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Executive Mosaic Unveils 2014-2015 Wash100 Inductees: The GovCon Sector’s Most Influential Voices

The 2014 GovCon market experienced an active year that saw several of its major players either combine forces or make acquisitions, realign their organizations in an effort to adjust to new realities and reorganize the executive teams that steer their companies in an evolving market. Sequestration and budget shifts in …

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January 22 Market Close: GovCon Index Sets Record High, Traders Welcome ECB Stimulus Plan

The GovCon Index set a new record-high Thursday with a gain of 1.134 points — or 1.543 percent — to close at 72.346. All but two stocks on the index recorded increases in a day that saw the GovCon Index surpass the previous record of 71.722 set on Dec. 26, 2014. U.S. stocks …

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January 21 Market Close: GovCon Index Stays Flat, Earnings Lift US Stocks

The GovCon Index stayed flat Tuesday with a nominal gain of 0.079 points — or 0.111 percent — to close at 71.212. U.S. markets reacted to reports that the European Central Bank could launch a quantitative easing program for one year and earnings reports from firms such as UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), CNBC reported. …

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January 20 Morning Report: GovCon Index Scores Gain on Friday’s Close

The GovCon Index ended a week of trading with an increase of 0.711 points (0.990%) to close at 71.121 on Friday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average reported a 1.10 percent gain to 17, 511.57, the Standard & Poor’s 500 rose 1.34 percent to 2, 019.42 and the NASDAQ composite index jumped 1.39 percent to 4, 634.38. Top Percentage Gainers   …

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January 16 Market Close: GovCon Index Ends Week With Increase, Oil Jumps 5%

The GovCon Index ended the trading week with a gain of 0.711 points — or 0.990 percent — to close at 71.121 on Friday. Energy stocks recovered ground as the price of crude oil increased 4.71 percent on the New York Mercantile Exchange to close at $48.43 and the ratio of gainers-to-laggers on the New York Stock …

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