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March 1 Market Close: GovCon Index Surges 1% to Kick Off Month, Oil Up 2%

The GovCon Index started March with a surge of 1.09 percent to 72.922 in activity that reflected larger gains in U.S. markets spurred by a climb in oil prices and a new manufacturing report that exceeded economists’ expectations. The Index has held above 72 points for three consecutive closes and …

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Orbital ATK Records 16% Profit Bump for 2015 as Full-Year, 4Q EPS Exceed Street Outlook

Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) — one of 30 companies listed in Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index — has reported a profit increase of 16.28 percent for the full 2015 calendar year compared to 2014 and a 15.33-percent hike for the fourth quarter. Full-year profit was stated as $289.9 million, or $5.02 per share, for 2015 …

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February 29 Market Close: GovCon Index Posts Decline, Ends at Modest Gain for Month

The GovCon Index fell into a decline over the final two hours of trade Monday to end the full session at a loss of 0.351 points to 72.136 but still end February at a gain for the month. The Index rose 0.329 points in February as investors continued to welcome additional earnings reports from …

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February 29 Morning Report: GovCon Index Posts Nominal Decline Friday

The GovCon Index closed Friday with a nominal decline of 0.082 points to 72.487 on falling crude oil prices and a slight increase in inflation. The Index also posted a 1.538-percent gain for the week on economic uncertainty and commodity price declines. Top GovCon Index Gainers Symbol Company $ Current Price Net Change …

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February 26 Market Close: GovCon Index Notches Slight Decline on Inflation Data

The GovCon Index posted a nominal decline of 0.082 points to 72.487 Friday, which puts the GCI at a gain of 1.538 percent for the week as markets continue to try to shake off turbulence from commodity price declines and uncertain economic prospects. The Index has climbed 9.67 points percent since the start of February and …

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February 25 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Advance on Durable Good Orders Data

The GovCon Index held strong from a choppy morning session Thursday and ended at a gain of 1.134 percent to 72.570, which brings the Index out of correction territory after a one-day re-entry at the previous session’s close. The Index was in correction, or 10 percent down from its most recent high, for 13 days …

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February 24 Market Close: GovCon Index Cuts AM Decline, Falls Short of Positive Close as US Stocks Gain

The GovCon Index climbed back from a more than 1-percent fall in morning trade Tuesday but fell short of a full turnaround in the final hour, down 0.059 points to 71.756 in activity that mirrored U.S. stocks’ reversals as oil prices held positive. Crude oil futures in New York settled up 28 cents to …

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February 23 Market Close: GovCon Index Falls, Oil Decline & Consumer Index Miss Weigh on US Stocks

The GovCon Index failed to carry over momentum from Monday’s sharp gain and posted a decline of 0.417 points to 71.815 Tuesday as U.S. stocks also suffered losses driven by another decline in oil prices and a new Consumer Confidence Index reading that fell below economists’ expectations. Intelsat (NYSE: I) posted a second …

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February 22 Market Close: GovCon Index Up on Strong Day For All Markets

The GovCon Index climbed significantly today closing at 72.232 up 1.114 percent, pulling itself out of correction. All three markets — the Dow Jones Industrial, S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite — all showed robust gains approaching 1.50 percent, with WTI crude oil closing up 6.21 percent to $31.48. As reported …

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February 19 Market Close: GovCon Index Up Slightly In Mixed Markets

The GovCon Index showed a modest gain today closing at 71.436, up 0.066%, as both the Dow Jones Industrial and S&P500 closed slightly down from effects of sliding oil prices. The NASDAQ Composite ending the day in the positive receiving a boost from Applied Materials (AMAT.O) up 7.9% and rebound …

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