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January 25 Market Close: GovCon Index Higher on Boeing Earnings Beat, Textron Miss Weighs

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index held onto its gain Wednesday with help from Boeing (NYSE: BA) on the airplane maker’s fourth quarter results above analyst forecasts to offset the decline by Textron (NYSE: TXT) after its October-December figures disappointed Wall Street. U.S. stocks by comparison hit all-time highs again in comparison as the S&P …

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Boeing Cuts Earnings Outlook on 2Q Loss as GD & Northrop Lift Forecasts on Beats, Booz Allen & CGI Top Street Estimates

Five government contractors listed in Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index reported their latest quarterly financial results before U.S. markets opened Wednesday and all earnings per share figures fell above the consensus Wall Street forecast. Boeing (NYSE: BA) swung to a net loss for its second quarter and lowered its earnings forecast on …

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Boeing to Issue $2.05B Charge, $393M KC-46 Writedown in 2Q Earnings

Boeing (NYSE: BA) will take $2.05 billion in total after-tax charges on second quarter earnings that include a $393 million writedown on the KC-46 refueling tanker for the Air Force when the airplane manufacturer reports April-June results Wednesday. The company said Thursday the charges amount to $3.23 in earnings per share with 63 …

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Boeing, Air Force Agree on Final KC-46A Design

Boeing (NYSE: BA) and the U.S. Air Force have agreed on the final design of the company’s KC-46A tanker jet after months of component and subsystem reviews and a three-day weapon system critical design review in July. The company intends to deliver 179 total tankers to the Air Force, as well …

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