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September 19 Market Close: GovCon Index Lifts, US Stocks Mixed Ahead of Fed Policy Summit

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index rose Monday in an attempt to close above the 80-point barrier for the first time since Sept. 12 on gains by large defense primes and services-oriented companies. The GCI’s positive movement contrasted activity in U.S. financial markets as stocks turned south in the final hour of trade and closed mixed ahead …

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Leidos to Support Army Geospatial Info Program Under Potential $777M Award; Roger Krone Comments

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has secured a potential five-year, $777 million task order through the General Services Administration‘s One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services contract vehicle to provide support for the Army Geospatial Center’s geospatial information program. The company said Monday its team will gather, process, disseminate, store and maintain geospatial data for AGC’s High-Resolution, 3-D …

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Navy Picks 7 Firms for Cyberspace Research, Tech Integration Support Contracts

Seven companies have won separate potential five-year contracts to provide technology integration, cyberspace science, research and engineering support to the U.S. Navy. Each of cost-reimbursement contracts have a base term of three years with an additional two-year option and the Navy’s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific received 13 proposals, the Defense …

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September 15 Market Close: GovCon Index Surges to Extend Volatility, Primes Lead Gains

The GovCon Index rallied Thursday to extend its current stretch of volatility into a fifth straight session as large primes and S&P 500-listed contractors led advancers in conjunction with gains in the larger U.S. stock market on economic data traders view as a factor against a September interest rate hike. The GovCon Index …

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Weekly Roundup September 6-September 9: SAIC Reports Quarterly Earnings, Congress Back In Session, and More

September 6 – September 9 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson With summer official coming to a close and the nation celebrating Labor Day we see the government contracting community returning to their normal schedules. With the federal budget year …

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SAIC CEO: GovCon Services Consolidation to Continue, ‘Time-To-Market’ Key in Bids

Science Applications International Corp.’s (NYSE: SAIC) chief executive told investors Thursday he expects consolidation among government services contractors to continue as companies continue to pursue portfolio reshaping initiatives. SAIC itself was a player in the GovCon services consolidation wave through the $790 million acquisition of Scitor announced in March 2015 nearly five months …

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Weekly Roundup August 29 – September 2 2016: September Brings CR Talk Again, SAIC Earnings Due & more

August 29 – September 2 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson This calendar year so far has brought an unprecedented year of change and tectonic shifts to the government contracting sector and even with that said, what other catalysts could come in the …

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NNSA Cancels $5B Nevada Site Mgmt Contract Award to NVS3T

The National Nuclear Security Administration has decided to revoke a potential $5 billion contract NNSA awarded to Nevada Site Science Support and Technologies Corp. earlier this week on grounds that NVS3T did not inform the agency it was acquired by Leidos Holdings (NYSE: LDOS) as part of the latter’s merger with Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) government …

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August 31 Market Close: GovCon Index Falls to End Red August, Lockheed & McKesson Pare GCI Decline

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index fell Wednesday to register a fifth decline over seven sessions in a stretch that puts the GCI in negative territory for August and ends its streak of monthly declines at six as U.S. market speculation over the next rate hike overshadows trading activity. Investors are looking at Friday’s labor report …

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August 30 Market Close: GovCon Index Drops, Lockheed & Primes Lead Losses on Low Volume Day

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index held negative in a light trading session for U.S. stocks Tuesday as defense primes led GCI losses ahead of the July jobs report scheduled for release before markets open Friday. Tuesday’s decline represents the GovCon Index’s fifth decline over six days in a stretch driven by extended losses …

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