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August 4 Market Close: GovCon Index Posts Slight Loss, US Markets Eye Jobs Data

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index held lower Thursday against narrow movement by U.S. stocks as investors looked ahead to the July jobs report for release Friday before the opening bell. The GovCon Index declined 0.176 points to 82.300 and three of its 11 S&P 500-listed stocks closed in positive with Boeing (NYSE: BA) and McKesson Corp. (NYSE: …

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Maximus Cuts Revenue Outlook on UK Pound Headwinds, Lifts FY 2016 Earnings Guidance on 3Q Beat

Maximus (NYSE: MMS) cut its revenue forecast for the government health and human services contractor’s 2016 fiscal year ending September 30 on an expectation of continued weakening in the U.K.’s pound since Britain’s June 23 vote to leave the European Union. Reston, Virginia-based Maximus now expects sales in the $2.37 billion-$2.4 billion range from …

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Huntington Ingalls Tops Street’s 2Q Earnings Forecast

Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) exceeded the consensus analyst outlook for earnings per share in its second quarter financial statement released before U.S. financial markets opened Thursday with revenue down on lower volume on aircraft carrier and submarine activity. Military shipbuilder and GovCon Index-listed company Huntington Ingalls reported second quarter earnings at $2.80 per share …

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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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Cubic Cuts FY 2016 Earnings Outlook, Holds Revenue Guidance as 3Q Results Below Street Consensus

Cubic Corp. (NYSE: CUB) cut its full-year earnings outlook in fiscal third quarter financial results released Wednesday as the defense and transportation contractor expects increases to interest and financing costs on a new credit facility, tax expenses and a partial pension settlement plan in the fourth quarter. San Diego-based Cubic expects adjusted …

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ICF Posts 2Q Earnings Beat; Boosts Federal Revenue Outlook on 8% Sales Increase

ICF International (Nasdaq: ICFI) reported second quarter earnings and revenue above the consensus analyst estimate Tuesday on year-over-year growth in U.S. federal government sales as the company also lifted guidance on full-year results for that market. Fairfax, Virginia-based consulting and technical services provider ICF said earnings for the April-June period came …

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August 2 Market Close: GovCon Index Down on Boeing & Services Stock Losses, Harris Jumps 2% on Jana Partners Board Pact

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index traded downward Tuesday on sharp declines in Boeing (NYSE: BA) and major services-oriented contractors while Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) soared 2.71 percent on news of its board of directors membership agreement with activist hedge fund Jana Partners. The GovCon Index declined 0.316 points to 82.184 and five of the GCI’s 11 S&P 500-listed stocks …

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Harris FY 2017 Guidance Below Street Estimate, 4Q Swings to Profit as Radio Maker Inks Board Appointment Pact With Jana Partners

Harris Corp.’s (NYSE: HRS) guidance for its 2017 fiscal year started July 4 came in below Wall Street’s consensus forecast before markets opened Tuesday as the communications technology contractor anticipates pressure in its tactical and maritime energy businesses to continue. Melbourne, Florida-based military radio maker Harris cited global oil price declines …

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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 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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