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July 24th Market Close: GovConIndex Closes Up and Major Indices Close Mixed

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) closed up for the third consecutive day to 98.461. Advancers barely outpaced decliners at 16 to 14. The major indices closed mixed on the day with the S&P500 at 2,469.94, while DJIA closed at 21,513.58. The NASDAQ Composite settled at a new record high of 6,410.81. …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: Executive Movement in the GovCon Industry

Weekly Roundup July 17 – July 21 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Several executive moves this summer look to make a significant splash across the GovCon community. Last Friday, Battelle’s Board of Directors announced that Lewis “Lou” Von Thaer had been selected …

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July 19th Market Close: GovConIndex, S&P500, and NASDAQ Composite All Set New Highs

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) reversed it’s previous two slide to break through 98.00 to close at a new high of 98.178. Advancers outpaced decliners 5 to 1. All the major indices closed positive on the day with the S&P500 and NASDAQ Composite setting new record highs. Stocks were boosted by …

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July 13th Market Close: GovConIndex Closes Down and Major Indices Close Up

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) closed down for the first time in four days. The major indices all closed up with the DJIA reaching a new high of 21,553.09, the S&P500 was up 0.19 percent, while the NASDAQ Composite gained 0.21 percent driven by Technology shares. WTI crude oil closed positive …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: NDAA, DoD Purchasing Reform & More

Weekly Roundup June 26 – June 30 2017 A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson This week we saw the unveiling of the House Armed Services Committee’s $696.5 billion defense authorization bill. The draft, titled 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), was revealed on the 26th and asks for …

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Lisa Atherton Succeeds Ellen Lord as Textron Systems President, CEO

Lisa Atherton, formerly executive vice president of military business at Textron‘s (NYSE: TXT) Bell Helicopter subsidiary, has been appointed president and CEO of Textron Systems. She replaces Ellen Lord, who will be nominated by President Donald Trump as undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics, Textron said Wednesday. “Lisa …

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SOCOM Adds Arcturus to Potential $475M UAS ISR Contract

Arcturus UAV has won a spot under a potential five-year, $475 million contract from the U.S. Special Operations Command to provide intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance support for mid-endurance unmanned aircraft systems. The Defense Department said Tuesday the contract has four one-year ordering periods followed by one six-month ordering period. Boeing‘s (NYSE: …

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June 27 Market Close: GovConIndex Closes Down As Major Indices Close Down

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index closed down for the second day to 94.474 off 0.624 percent. Decliners outpaced advancers 4 to 1. The major indices all closed down with the S&P500 and DJIA continuing their slide from 6/19. The NASDAQ continuing it’s downward trend from 6/23. Markets showed hesitancy over Republicans slow …

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June 26 Morning Report: Friday Close – GovCon Index Weekly Performance Down, Major Indices Close Mixed

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index moved down for the week 0.64 percent after Friday’s close which reversed a three day downward trend. The major indices closed mixed on the week with the S&P500 and DJIA closing down by 0.16 percent and 0.27 percent respectively and the NASDAQ up 1.11 percent. WTI crude …

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June 23 Market Close: GovCon Index Reverses Trend to Close Up With Markets Mixed

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index reversed it’s three day downward trend to close up 0.168 percent to 95.302 with advancers outpacing decliners 2 to 1. The major indices had little movement on the day closing mixed with the S&P500 and NASDAQ up and the DJIA down. The S&P500 and NASDAQ remand in …

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