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October 10 Morning Report: GovCon Index Posts Friday, Weekly Decline on September Jobs Data

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index registered a sharp 1.298-percent decline Friday to close at 79.859, going below 80 points for the first time since Sept. 21. Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), McKesson Corp. (NYSE: MCK) and Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) are the GCI’s only S&P 500-listed stocks to close green Friday. The Index also posted …

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October 7 Market Close: GovCon Index Plunges 1%, Falls Below 80 on Honeywell Earnings Guidance Miss

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index registered its second loss of at least 1 percent in six sessions Friday to register its second consecutive weekly decline on Honeywell International‘s (NYSE: HON) largest one-day plunge in 15 months on an earnings guidance miss and other falls by mid-tier contractors. Friday’s sharp decline puts the GCI at …

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October 6 Market Close: GovCon Index Goes Green Against Muted US Markets, Booz Allen Rallies & Gets Analysts’ Backing

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index held higher against narrow trading activity in U.S. financial markets Thursday on strong performances by CACI International (NYSE: CACI) and defense platform makers as Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) rallied to recoup one-half of losses from a steep fall Wednesday. Thursday’s gain puts the GCI on pace for a weekly gain with Friday’s …

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Northrop Lands Air Force KC-10 Engine Overhaul, Logistics Contracts

Northrop Grumman’s (NYSE: NOC) technical services business has received two separate contracts worth $54.1 million and $42.3 million from the U.S. Air Force to provide engine overhaul services and logistics support for the KC-10 program. The company will overhaul 12 KC-10 engines in Vancouver, Canada under the first contract that …

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Former ManTech Exec Darla Moon Joins Patriot Group International as CFO

Darla Moon, formerly senior vice president of business operations at ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT), has joined Warrenton, Virginia-based expeditionary mission support services provider Patriot Group International as chief financial officer. Moon spent six years at ManTech, where she helped oversee the company’s large finance team and facilitate operations, PGI said. …

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October 4 Market Close: GovCon Index Falls on Defense Prime Declines, Strong Dollar and IMF Forecast Weigh on Markets

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index declined Tuesday with major defense primes and large services companies the major contributors to its losses as U.S. stocks also tumbled on a stronger dollar and a muted global outlook from the International Monetary Fund. GovCon Index gainers outnumbered laggers by a 2-to-1 ratio, McKesson Corp. (NYSE: MCK) was …

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Andy Dougherty to Join Continental Mapping as President

Andy Dougherty, former deputy director of KEYW‘s (Nasdaq: KEYW) survey and exploration systems sector, has been named president of Sun Prairie, Wisconsin-based Continental Mapping Consultants in a move that takes effect Oct. 10. Continental Mapping said Thursday the mapping industry veteran will succeed David Hart, who will transition into a new role as the company’s CEO. …

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October 3 Market Close: GovCon Index Stuck in Neutral on S&P Stocks’ Gains, KBR and McKesson Declines

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed flat Monday to start the year’s fourth quarter as a rebound by Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) in conjunction with advances by other large- and mid-tier primes offset declines by KBR (NYSE: KBR) and McKesson Corp. (NYSE: MCK). GovCon Index gainers slightly edged laggers and eight of its 11 S&P 500 companies advanced with Raytheon …

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Comtech Board Chair Fred Kornberg Returns to CEO Post, Northrop & Harris Vet Michael Galletti Named COO

Comtech Telecommunications (Nasdaq: CMTL) has undergone a series of executive and organizational changes that include the appointment of Board Chairman Fred Kornberg to the CEO and president roles he served in between 1976 and 2015. Comtech said Thursday former CEO and President Stanton Sloane will leave the company and also resign from his seat on the …

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September 29 Market Close: GovCon Index Slips Into Deep Red, Positioned for 2nd Straight Monthly Loss

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index fell out of narrow range in afternoon trade Thursday to close down 1 percent and position itself for a second consecutive monthly loss with one day left in September as fears over the health of Deutsche Bank both dragged down banking shares and overshadowed U.S. financial markets. KBR (NYSE: …

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