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Weekly Roundup July 18 – July 22 2016: 2Q Earnings Season to Hit High Gear & more

July 18 – July 22 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson    As is the custom of recent times, Lockheed Martin started a new earnings season for GovCon companies Tuesday with a boost to its full-year guidance and second quarter financial …

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July 21 Market Close: GovCon Index Falls on Defense Prime Losses, Oil Decline Holds Down US Stocks

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index tumbled Thursday on large declines among defense prime companies as U.S. stocks traded lower on falling oil prices and mixed earnings reports among blue chips. The GovCon Index declined 0.694 points to 81.499  as none of the GCI’s 11 S&P 500-listed stocks closed at a gain with eight in the U.S. stock …

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July 19 Market Close: GovCon Index Flat, Lockheed Gains on 2Q Beat Despite F-35 & Profit Caution

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index scored a gain in choppy trade Tuesday on help from defense prime stocks such as Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), which posted second quarter earnings and sales above analyst expectations but issued some caution to analysts on future earnings and the F-35 program. The GovCon Index closed up …

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Lockheed Boosts Full-Year Guidance on 2Q Earnings, Revenue Beats

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) lifted full-year earnings and revenue guidance Tuesday and exceeded analysts’ second quarter estimates for both figures on sales from the Sikorsky helicopter business acquired in November as negotiations between the company and U.S. government continue on the next two F-35 fighter jet batches. Bethesda, Maryland-based Lockheed said it now expects 2016 …

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NASA Taps 5 Companies to Develop Mars Orbiter Concepts

NASA has awarded separate contracts to five companies to perform concept studies for a future Mars orbiter mission as part of efforts to develop telecommunications and global high-resolution imaging tools to support the space agency’s exploration of the Red Planet. The agency said Monday its Jet Propulsion Laboratory will manage four-month concept studies by Boeing (NYSE: BA), Lockheed …

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Lockheed-Northrop JV to Update Apache Radar System Under $90M Army Contract

A joint venture of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has received a potential $89.8 million contract to update the fire control radar systems on the U.S. Army’s Apache helicopters. Longbow LLC will perform software updates and build 84 radar electronics units under the contract, Lockheed said Wednesday. The Longbow Fire Control …

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July 13 Market Close: GovCon Index Posts 4th Straight Gain, US Stocks Narrow on Oil Decline

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index held positive throughout Wednesday trade as U.S. stocks traded in narrow range on a fall in crude oil prices with second quarter earnings season on the horizon. The GovCon Index gained 0.229 points to a new record of 81.751 with eight of the GCI’s 11 S&P 500 stocks in green …

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July 12 Market Close: GovCon Index, S&P 500 Set Record Highs for 2nd Straight Close

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index and the U.S. stock bellwether S&P 500 composite index closed at record highs Tuesday for the second consecutive day as markets continue to shed fears over potential ramifications from the Brexit and investors show more willingness to take risks. The GovCon Index recorded a gain of 0.416 points …

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July 11 Market Close: GovCon Index, S&P 500 Close at All-Time Highs

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed above 81 points for the first time Monday as the S&P 500 composite index ended at a new record high as investors sought to carry Friday’s rally after the pre-market June jobs report then. The GovCon Index gained 0.293 points to 81.106 as seven of the 30 stocks hit new 52-week …

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INSA Adds Northrop’s Michael King, Other Industry Leaders to Executive Committee

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 8, 2016 — Michael King, vice president for business development at Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) cyber and intelligence mission solutions business, has been appointed to the executive committee of the Intelligence and National Security Alliance, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. INSA said Wednesday the executive committee advises organization …

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