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February 9 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Lift After Trump Tax Policy Hint

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index climbed Thursday on strong gains by large aerospace primes and services contractors as all three major U.S. stock indices hit record highs in intraday trade after President Donald Trump said he would give a tax policy announcement in the next few weeks. GovCon Index gainers outnumbered laggards by …

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Report Names Key Players in Growing Global UAV Flight Training & Simulation Industry

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 9, 2017 — A new Research and Markets report has stated that BAE Systems, CAE (NYSE: CAE), L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL), Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and Thales are among the key players in the global unmanned aerial vehicle flight training and simulation market, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Research and Markets said Monday the market …

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February 6 Market Close: GovCon Index Inches Green on Aerospace Prime Boosts, US Stocks Lower

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index notched a small advance Monday on help from large aerospace-and-defense primes as U.S. stocks held lower without a major event as a driver of trading activity in equity markets. GovCon Index gainers and decliners split even at 15-each but eight of its 11 S&P 500 components gained with seven of …

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Reports: DoD Seals $8.5B Deal With Lockheed for 90 F-35s

The Defense Department and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) have finalized an $8.5 billion contract for the manufacturer to supply 90 lot 10 F-35s, an order that is $728 million less than the cost of the previous batch of the fighter jets, Reuters reported Friday. Mike Stone writes the latest F-35 deal lowers the price of …

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February 2 Market Close: GovCon Index Held Green by CACI & Harris Earnings Beats, US Stocks Unchanged

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed higher Thursday on strong performances by CACI International (NYSE: CACI) and Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) after both contractors reported quarterly earnings above Wall Street’s expectations. U.S. stocks in contrast ended mostly flat as investors waited Friday’s job report and weighed President Donald Trump’s comments to lawmakers …

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Northrop-BAE Team Stops Air Force T-X Trainer Contract Pursuit

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and BAE Systems have ended a joint pursuit of the U.S. Air Force’s T-X trainer aircraft program, Breaking Defense reported Wednesday. “The companies have decided not to submit a proposal for the T-X Trainer program, as it would not be in the best interest of the companies and their …

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January 30 Morning Report: GovCon Index Gets Boost From General Dynamics’ Positive 3-Year Sales Outlook

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index posted a 0.257-percent gain to 88.929 Friday despite decliners outnumbering gainers by a 2-to-1 ratio as General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) recorded an all-time high on a positive three-year sales outlook. General Dynamics, which was GCI’s top net and percentage performer, said in an earnings call it expects revenue to increase 5.6 …

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January 27 Market Close: GovCon Index Held Positive by General Dynamics on Upbeat 3-Year Sales Outlook

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index held positive Friday to end the week flat despite a majority of its 30 stocks in negative territory as S&P 500-listed General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) surged to an all-time record high during the session after the defense contractor issued a bullish three-year sales outlook. U.S. stocks traded slightly …

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NASA, Industry Team Resume James Webb Space Telescope Vibration Tests

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 27, 2017 — NASA and the industry team working on the James Webb Space Telescope have resumed vibration tests following a shutdown of assessments in December due to a sensor reading anomaly, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The team comprised of Goddard Space Flight Center, Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), Orbital ATK …

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January 26 Market Close: GovCon Index Dragged by McKesson, Raytheon & Northrop in Mixed US Stock Trading Session

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index traded lower Thursday with declines by large caps McKesson Corp. (NYSE: MCK), Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) the main contributors in a mixed trading session for U.S. stocks. GovCon Index decliners slightly edged gainers as seven of its 11 S&P 500 components advanced with co-listed L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) …

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