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Weekly Roundup November 14 – November 18, 2016: ‘Big 3’ Credit Rating Firm Ups Defense Outlook & more

November 14 – November 18, 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson One of the country’s “Big Three” credit rating agencies has bolstered its view of the government contracting sector’s prospects under incoming President Donald Trump and in particular defense companies. …

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NCR Self-Service Kiosks Provided Support at Veterans’ Day Parades; Stan Ratcliffe, Tom Verbeck Comment

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 17, 2016 — NCR (NYSE: NCR) has provided four self-service kiosks at the Veterans’ Day Parades in New York and Los Angeles to support service members and veterans throughout the event, GovCon Executive reported Tuesday. The Veterans Kiosk is designed to allow veterans, service members and military …

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GAO Denies 9 Bid Protests of DHA Tricare Contract Awards to Humana, Health Net

The Government Accountability Office has dismissed nine protests filed by health insurers Health Net,  UnitedHealth Military and Veterans and Wellpoint to challenge the Defense Health Agency’s Tricare services contract awards worth approximately $58 billion,  Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. Jared Serbu writes GAO’s decision paves the way for Humana (NYSE: HUM) and Health Net’s …

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November 8 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Move Green on Election Day

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index traded higher in conjunction with advances by U.S. stocks Tuesday as citizens cast their votes and investors looked for clues on the election’s final result. GovCon Index advancers outnumbered decliners at a 2-to-1 ratio and seven of its 11 S&P 500 companies moved green with General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) …

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Weekly Roundup July 25 – July 29 2016: Defense Tech Makers Show Life in 2Q Earnings & more

July 25 – July 29 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson A new earnings season continued to dominate investors’ attention spans this week and those with keen interests in the aerospace, defense and government contracting sectors were no exception. Eleven contractors …

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DHA Taps Humana, Health Net for Tricare Managed Care Support Contracts

Humana (NYSE: HUM) and Health Net (NYSE: HNT) have won separate contracts from the Defense Health Agency to deliver managed care support services to the Military Health System under the Tricare program. Each of the cost-plus-fixed-fee contracts awarded to Humana’s government business and Health Net’s federal services business contains a base …

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Cardinal Health, Owens and Minor Get $1.2B DLA Tricare Medical Supplies Contract Modifications

The Defense Logistics Agency has awarded $1.2 billion in contract modifications to Cardinal Health 200 and Owens and Minor Distribution to provide surgical and medical supplies for U.S. regions covered by the Tricare health program. DLA awarded a contract worth $1 billion to Cardinal Health 200 and $240 million to …

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Centene to Buy Health Net for $6.3B in Cash, Stock; Michael Neidorff Comments

St. Louis-based health insurer Centene (NYSE: CNC) has agreed to purchase managed healthcare services contractor Health Net (NYSE: HNT) for $6.3 billion in cash and stock and will also assume $500 million in debt. Centene said Thursday the price of the deal is $78.57 per share, which represents a premium of 21 percent over the …

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McKesson Receives $6B Tricare Pharmaceutical Services Contract Modification

The Defense Logistics Agency has awarded McKesson Corp. (NYSE: MCK) a potential $6.1 billion contract modification to replenish prescription drug supplies for the Defense Department‘s Tricare pharmacy program. This award exercises the first of three 30-month options under a firm-fixed-price contract for the company to provide pharmaceutical distribution services to …

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International SOS to Support Defense Health Agency’s TRICARE Overseas Program

International SOS‘ government services business will provide healthcare support to the Defense Health Agency for the TRICARE Overseas Program under a one-year, $8.7 million contract. The Defense Department said Friday International SOS will supplement DHA’s efforts to deliver healthcare services at remote overseas military treatment facilities through the end of August 2016. Contract work also …

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