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October 26 Market Close: GovCon Index Gets Northrop & Boeing Lift Against Mixed US Stock Trade

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index traded higher against mixed activity in U.S. stock markets Wednesday for a second consecutive session on large contributions from Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) after both aerospace-defense companies boosted their full-year outlooks. GovCon Index advancers edged laggers and nine of its S&P 500 companies gained as the latter U.S. stock bellwether …

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General Dynamics CEO: Census Bureau Support Win Part of IS&T Segment’s ‘Diving Board’ for Growth

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) CEO Phebe Novakovic singled out to investors Wednesday the company’s potential five-year contract to support a Census Bureau contact center as part of what she referred to as a “diving board” for growth in the information systems and technology segment. That contract worth up to $430 million announced in September calls on General …

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October 25 Market Close: GovCon Index Ends 2-Week Stay Below 80; Lockheed Posts Best Day in 7 Years on Upbeat Guidance

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed above 80 points Tuesday for the first time in two weeks despite declines in the larger U.S. stock market after Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) posted its best one-day advance in seven years surged on upbeat financial outlooks for this year and 2017 to lead all GCI gainers. GovCon Index …

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Lockheed Boosts Intl Sales Goal to 30% on F-35, Missile Defense Prospects

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has lifted its goal of international revenue from an initial goal of 25 percent originally set in 2014 to 30 percent in future years past 2016 as the defense contractor is “on track to exceed” the former benchmark this year, CEO Marillyn Hewson told investors Tuesday. Contributions …

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HII Promotes Susan Jacobs to HR & Admin VP at Newport News Division

Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) has appointed Susan Jacobs, director of human resources and administration at HII’s Ingalls Shipbuilding segment, to succeed the retiring Bill Bell as vice president of HR and administration for the company’s Newport News Shipbuilding division. Huntington Ingalls said Friday Jacobs will manage the Newport News, Va.-based NNS segment’s HR administration, employment, labor relations and recruitment functions along with the …

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October 21 Market Close: GovCon Index Down, Posts 4th Straight Weekly Loss

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index held lower Friday as large-cap primes fell to offset a jump by Honeywell International (NYSE: HON) on that company’s in-line third quarter earnings as the GCI ended at its fourth straight weekly loss. GovCon Index laggers outnumbered advancers 2-to-1 in Friday trade and Honeywell was the GCI’s lone S&P 500-listed stock of …

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October 20 Market Close: GovCon Index Shows Small Decline for 2nd Straight Day, Textron Jumps as HII & Primes Weigh

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed slightly down for a second consecutive session Thursday as notable gains by Textron (NYSE: TXT) after third quarter earnings and CACI International (NYSE: CACI) were offset by declines in Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) and other large prime contractors. GovCon Index laggers outnumbered advancers at a 3-to-1 ratio …

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Textron 3Q Earnings Miss, Revenue Up 2% on Biz Jet Deliveries

Textron (NYSE: TXT) reported third quarter earnings below Wall Street’s expectation Thursday on restructuring costs and lower commercial deliveries in its Bell Helicopter segment. GovCon Index-S&P 500 company Textron reported $0.61 earnings per share versus the $0.67 analyst consensus with third quarter EPS excluding a $0.76 benefit from settlements of Internal Revenue Service audits and the $0.27-after tax restructuring …

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October 14 Market Close: GovCon Index Flat on Even Gainer-Lagger Split, Posts 3rd Straight Weekly Loss

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index held flat Friday despite gains in the larger U.S. stock market on positive bank earnings reports and Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s comment that the country may be able to handle a “high pressure” economy with a tight labor market. Friday’s gain was not enough to lift the GovCon Index into positive over …

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October 12 Market Close: GovCon Index Rises on HII, Honeywell Bounces in Narrow US Trading Session

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index held higher Wednesday on gains by Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) and Honeywell International (NYSE: HON) as the U.S. stock bellwether S&P 500 index showed little change with the Federal Reserve‘s September meeting minutes the main focus of investor attention. GovCon Index gainers slightly outnumbered laggers and six of its 11 …

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