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January 11 Market Close: GovCon Index Lower, Lockheed Hits 2% Intraday Decline After Trump F-35 Remarks

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index pared losses Wednesday afternoon but closed lower for the session as McKesson Corp. (NYSE: MCK) and large primes weighed despite gains by all three of the U.S.’ major stock indices. GovCon Index gainers outnumbered decliners by a 2-to-1 ratio and six of its 11 S&P 500 stocks advanced with General Dynamics (NYSE: …

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Army Corps of Engineers Picks 4 Firms for Test, Evaluation Support Contract

Four companies have secured positions on a potential $51.7 million contract to provide joint test and evaluation engineering services to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The Defense Department said Friday that USACE received four bids for the shared contract via the internet and will provide funds and performance locations with each task order. Awardees include: …

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January 3 Market Close: GovCon Index Continues Strong 2016 Performance Into New Year

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index moved higher Tuesday on broad gains among defense primes  as U.S. stocks closed significantly higher with the Dow Jones Industrial flirting with the 20, 000 mark. GovCon Index gainers outnumbered laggards by a 3-to-1 ratio Tuesdayy and nine of its 11 S&P 500 components advanced with co-listed McKesson …

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December 29 Market Close: GovCon Index Advances, US Stocks Turn Red After Russia Sanctions

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index moved higher Thursday on broad gains among defense primes and services contractors as U.S. stocks closed slightly lower in a mostly quiet penultimate trading session for 2016. Investors continued their post-election focus on defense and other GovCon stocks, while the S&P 500 composite index turned slightly negative as markets …

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Roundup of 2016: The Year in Deals, Industry Landscape Changes & more

Our Roundup of 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Calendar year 2016 in the government contracting sector seemed to constantly give us a changing landscape to evaluate and try to forecast the short- and long-term effects of each significant development. …

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Weekly Roundup December 12 – December 16, 2016: Impending Moves for Boeing Defense, Mark Sopp & more

December 12 – December 16, 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson This week reminded us that change is always a constant in the government contracting arena as we learned of an impending relocation by a large defense contractor and the …

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Former Leidos CFO Mark Sopp to Join KBR as Finance Chief

Mark Sopp, former executive vice president and chief financial officer at Leidos Holdings (NYSE: LDOS), will join KBR (NYSE: KBR) as CFO in the first quarter of 2017 and succeed Brian Ferraioli who will retire. Houston-based KBR said Tuesday Ferraioli and Sopp will work together to achieve a smooth transition for the company’s financial …

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December 9 Market Close: GovCon Index Rises, Posts 6th Straight Weekly Gain

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index advanced Friday to complete its sixth consecutive weekly gain in an extended post-election climb that has seen the GCI hit a series of record high closes. The GCI has risen 14.75 percent over six weeks with the U.S. stock bellwether S&P 500 composite index up 6.26 percent …

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December 8 Market Close: GovCon Index Drops on Steep Prime Declines, SAIC Climbs on Earnings Beat

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index tumbled Thursday on steep losses among several of its large-cap prime components as U.S. stocks posted a small advance to a new record high close with financial shares the top performers at a 1-percent gain and industrials the largest laggards. Thursday’s decline puts the GCI below 90 points after a …

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December 6 Market Close: GovCon Index Up on Continued Mid-Tier Defense, Services Gains

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index reversed its morning decline to close higher Tuesday in a second straight session of contributions by mid-tier platform and services contractors against flat or red movements by large defense primes. GovCon Index gainers outnumbered decliners by a 4-to-1 ratio and six of its 11 S&P 500 stocks …

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