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Booz Allen Posts First Revenue Jump in 3 Years for FY 2016; 2017 Guidance Shy of Street Outlook

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) — one of 30 companies listed in Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index — posted a revenue increase for its 2016 fiscal year for the first time in three such periods that have seen flat or contracting sales. The McLean, Virginia-based government consulting firm said sales in March 31-to-April 1 period — its …

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May 17 Market Close: GovCon Index Swings Negative on Investor Rate Hike Sentiment

The GovCon Index mirrored losses by U.S. stocks Tuesday with a decline of 0.669 point to 77.421 as investors weighed the prospects of more than one interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve this year. Dennis Lockhart and John Williams, respective Fed presidents for Atlanta and San Francisco, indicated the central bank could move in …

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May 16 Market Close: GovCon Index Posts 1% Gain as Markets Welcome Buffett’s Apple Stake

The GovCon Index posted its second gain of more than a full point in three weeks Monday to close up 1.052 points — or 1.366 percent — to 78.090. Contractor stocks rode the wave of positivity in U.S. markets after Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway investment arm disclosed its now-$1 billion stake in Apple as of the first quarter’s …

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May 16 Morning Report: GovCon Index Posts 1% Decline Friday

The GovCon Index closed Friday with a loss of 1.052 percent to 77.038 and posted a weekly decline of 0.155 percent or 0.12 points. U.S. investors remain wary as earnings reports from consumer companies were below expectations, although retail sales exceeded the consensus economist expectation with an increase of 1.3 percent in April, Reuters reported. …

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May 13 Market Close: GovCon Index Sinks 1%, Large Primes Fall on Lockheed Downgrade

The GovCon Index held lower throughout Friday trade in a reflection of dim sentiment in U.S. markets and closed down 1.052 percent to 77.038 with many of the GCI’s largest prime contractors as the biggest decliners after a nearly four-day stretch as the drivers of gains. Friday’s close puts the Index at a …

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May 12 Market Close: GovCon Index Holds Steady Against Choppy US Markets

The GovCon Index held steady despite general choppy activity in U.S. financial markets during Thursday trade and closed at a gain of 0.304 points to 77.857 on strong performances by many platform and product makers in the contracting arena. Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) both rose at least $3.00 …

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May 11 Market Close: GovCon Index Hits Reverse With 1% Decline, US Stocks Run Red on Dim Earnings

The GovCon Index fell 0.982 percent — or 0.769 points — to 77.553 as the 30-company list of government contractor stocks was dragged down by the sell-off in U.S. financial markets Friday on disappointing earnings reports from blue chip stocks. All 11 GCI companies co-listed in the S&P 500 composite index closed in …

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Vectrus Boosts Full-Year Guidance on 1Q Earnings, Revenue Beats

Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) — one of 30 companies listed in Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index — has lifted the lower ends of its full-year earnings and revenue outlooks in part on a large contract extension given in March. The Colorado Springs-based communications services contractor now expects earnings of at least $2.02 per share compared to …

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May 10 Market Close: GCI Soars 1% as Lockheed, Northrop, HII Hit All-Time Highs in Intraday Trade

The GovCon Index received a boost from large defense primes on a rebound in commodity prices Tuesday to close at a surge of 1.245 percent to a new three-month high of 78.322, which also extends the GCI’s current streak of gains to four sessions. Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT),  Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and Huntington Ingalls …

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AECOM 2Q Revenue Below Street Forecast on Energy Market Downturn, Earnings Top Analyst Outlook

AECOM Technology (NYSE: ACM) — one of 30 companies listed in Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index — has reported second quarter revenue below Wall Street’s forecasts on a downturn in construction sales to energy sector customers as earnings topped analyst expectations. The Los Angeles-based engineering and construction contractor said revenue for the January-March period …

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