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September 21 Market Close: GovCon Index Returns Above 80 After Fed Holds on Rate Hike & Signals December Move

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index added 1 percent Wednesday to record its best session in two months and close above 80 points for the first time since Sept. 12 with 29 out of 30 stocks in positive after the Federal Reserve left benchmark interest rates unchanged and signaled a potential move in …

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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 19 Morning Report: GovCon Index Posts Friday, Weekly Drop Ahead of Fed Reserve Meeting

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed in the negative Friday with a 0.953-percent or 0.760-point drop to 78.957. The Index also recorded a weekly decline ahead of the Federal Reserve‘s two-day meeting on Sept. 20 and 21. All of GCI’s S&P 500 stocks posted losses in Friday’s session while four registered gains for the week, with Honeywell …

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September 15 Market Close: GovCon Index Surges to Extend Volatility, Primes Lead Gains

The GovCon Index rallied Thursday to extend its current stretch of volatility into a fifth straight session as large primes and S&P 500-listed contractors led advancers in conjunction with gains in the larger U.S. stock market on economic data traders view as a factor against a September interest rate hike. The GovCon Index …

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September 12 Morning Report: GCI, US Markets Post Losses on Interest Hike Concerns

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed Friday with a 2.30-percent drop to 79.822 to post a two-month low with all 30 registered companies in the negative. U.S. markets also dropped with the S&P 500 at 2, 127.81, the Dow Jones Industrial Average at 18, 085.45 and Nasdaq at 5, 125.91. Investors have expressed concerns that the Federal Reserve could soon implement …

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SAIC CEO: GovCon Services Consolidation to Continue, ‘Time-To-Market’ Key in Bids

Science Applications International Corp.’s (NYSE: SAIC) chief executive told investors Thursday he expects consolidation among government services contractors to continue as companies continue to pursue portfolio reshaping initiatives. SAIC itself was a player in the GovCon services consolidation wave through the $790 million acquisition of Scitor announced in March 2015 nearly five months …

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SAIC 2Q Earnings Top Street on Integration Cost Decline, Revenue Flat

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) reported second quarter earnings above analyst forecasts before markets opened Thursday with a year-over-year increase to net income in part on lower acquisition and integration costs. GovCon Index-listed SAIC said earnings for the quarter ended Aug. 5, 2016 came in at 85 cents per share …

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September 2 Market Close: GovCon Index Rides Post-Jobs Report Surge, Notches Weekly Gain

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index ended its three-day losing streak Friday after August’s jobs report missed economists expectations to register a weekly gain and investors bet against the possibility of a September interest rate hike. GovCon Index gainers outnumbered laggers by a roughly 9-to-1 ratio and S&P 500-listed Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) was the top …

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September 1 Market Close: GovCon Index Dragged by Vectrus Plunge After Mideast Contract Loss to URS

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index started September with a slight decline Thursday to register its third straight loss as Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) plunged almost 20 percent on the loss of a contract for Middle East-based logistics services the company held since 2010. Colorado Springs-based Vectrus said pre-open the Army Prepositioned Stocks-5 contract for …

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