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July 25 Morning Report: GovCon Index Posts Friday Gain, Nominal 5-Day Decline Ahead of Q2 Reports

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed Friday with a gain of 0.289 points to 81.788 but remained in the negative with a nominal five-day 0.031-point drop. The decline comes amid the large selloff of stocks in the defense and GovCon sectors Thursday as reports on second-quarter earnings among government contracting companies start coming in. GCI second-quarter reports Friday came …

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July 22 Market Close: GovCon Index Shakes Off Weak Open, Honeywell Plummets on Sales Outlook Cut

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index reversed an initial weak open to register a gain Friday that was not enough to push the GCI to positive for the week as second quarter earnings reports started for government contracting companies. The GovCon Index added 0.289 points to 81.788 Friday but ended at a nominal five-day decline of 0.031 points with …

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Weekly Roundup July 18 – July 22 2016: 2Q Earnings Season to Hit High Gear & more

July 18 – July 22 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson    As is the custom of recent times, Lockheed Martin started a new earnings season for GovCon companies Tuesday with a boost to its full-year guidance and second quarter financial …

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Honeywell, Textron Post 2Q Earnings Beats

Honeywell International (NYSE: HON) and Textron (NYSE: TXT) both posted second quarter earnings above analyst expectations before markets opened Friday. The GovCon Index and S&P 500-listed companies were mixed on the revenue front as Honeywell’s increased 2.25 percent from the prior year period but fell short of analyst estimates, while Textron’s …

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July 19 Market Close: GovCon Index Flat, Lockheed Gains on 2Q Beat Despite F-35 & Profit Caution

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index scored a gain in choppy trade Tuesday on help from defense prime stocks such as Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), which posted second quarter earnings and sales above analyst expectations but issued some caution to analysts on future earnings and the F-35 program. The GovCon Index closed up …

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Lockheed Boosts Full-Year Guidance on 2Q Earnings, Revenue Beats

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) lifted full-year earnings and revenue guidance Tuesday and exceeded analysts’ second quarter estimates for both figures on sales from the Sikorsky helicopter business acquired in November as negotiations between the company and U.S. government continue on the next two F-35 fighter jet batches. Bethesda, Maryland-based Lockheed said it now expects 2016 …

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July 18 Market Close: GovCon Index Slightly Down Ahead of Lockheed 2Q Earnings Report

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index traded lower Monday and the U.S. stock bellwether S&P 500 composite index closed at a new all-time record as investors mulled new second quarter earnings reports as many GCI companies prepare to state their April-June results. The GovCon Index closed down 0.233 points to 81.586 with four of the GCI’s …

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July 18 Morning Report: GovCon Index Posts Nominal Decline Ahead of Q2 Earnings Season

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index posted a nominal loss of 0.004 points to 81.819 Friday to end a four-day rally but closed the week up 1.257 percent. The second-quarter earnings season opens Tuesday, and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will be the first GovCon Index company to report second-quarter earnings with its statement due prior to the opening bell. Top GovCon …

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July 15 Market Close: GovCon Index Flat Ahead of 2Q Earnings Season’s Start

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index fell into narrow range mid-morning after a positive open Friday as defense and contracting stocks ended the week-long rally ahead of the start of second quarter earnings season Tuesday. The GovCon Index posted a nominal loss of 0.004 points to 81.819 but ended the week up 1.257 percent, while …

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July 14 Market Close: GovCon Index Boosted on Boeing, General Dynamics Gains

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index held higher for a fifth straight session Thursday on contributions from aerospace stocks Boeing (NYSE: BA) and General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) as U.S. financial markets received a boost from gains in JPMorgan (NYSE: JPM) shares. The GovCon Index rose 0.072 points to a record 81.823 as the S&P …

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