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August 25 Market Close: GovCon Index Down on McKesson Plunge Despite L-3 Upgrade & Bullish JPMorgan Defense Stock Forecast

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index stumbled to negative late afternoon Thursday on a plunge in McKesson Corp. (NYSE: MCK) with other health stock declines despite an upgrade to L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) by JPMorgan and gains by other defense primes and government services providers. GovCon Index gainers outnumbered laggers by roughly 2-to-1 ratio and eight …

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August 22 Morning Report: GovCon Index Drops Friday, Closes Week With Narrow Gain

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index recorded a decline of  0.090 points to 82.025 Friday and closed the week with a gain as four of GCI’s 11 S&P 500-listed stocks ended in green during the period’s last trading session. CACI International (NYSE: CACI) led the net gainers along with other midtier primes, while …

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August 19 Market Close: GovCon Index Narrowly Down, Ends Week at Slight Gain

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index pared back some losses in late afternoon trade Friday to register a narrow weekly gain as Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) extended its stretch of declines to a fourth straight day and CACI International (NYSE: CACI) again led gainers along with other mid-tier primes. Four of the GovCon Index’s 11 S&P …

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August 17 Market Close: GovCon Index Slide Deepens on Lockheed & Services Stock Declines

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index extended its losses Wednesday on another steep drop by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and declines by services contractor stocks despite an afternoon reversal by U.S. stocks into narrow range from red after the latest Federal Reserve meeting minutes went public. GCI gainers slightly outnumbered laggers with one stock …

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August 16 Market Close: GovCon Index Down, Lockheed in Steep Red & Leidos Up After Deal’s Closure

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index dropped at least one full net point Tuesday for the first time since June 24 on a sharp drop in Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) shares upon the defense contractor’s completion of the spinoff and subsequent merger of its government and technical services business into Leidos Holdings (NYSE: LDOS). Lockheed was the GCI’s …

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Weekly Roundup August 8 – August 12 2016: KBR and HPE Make Public Sector M&A Plays & More

August 8 – August 12 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Government contracting sector observers got a twin bill of significant acquisition developments during the Thursday evening-Friday morning “down time” in financial markets to continue the GovCon industry’s ongoing deal spree. Prior to this …

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August 11 Market Close: GovCon Index Swings Positive on Orbital ATK Rebound & Lockheed Rise

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index staged a rally Thursday to barely miss a new record close as Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) regained some ground from a record plunge in the previous session and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) rose to a new 52-week high in intraday trade. The Index closed 0.179 points shy of the …

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Vectrus Lifts 2016 Earnings, Revenue Guidance

Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) has lifted full-year earnings and revenue guidance on improved outlooks in cash flow for the 2016 second half and expectations of extra payments on debt. The Colorado Springs-based government communications services contractor now expects earnings per share in the $2.07-$2.32 range versus the previous $2.02-$2.31 range with revenue of $1.18 billion-$1.2 billion compared to …

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August 9 Market Close: GovCon Index Rebounds, AECOM Down on 3Q Revenue Miss

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index rebounded Tuesday with gainers outnumbering laggers by a roughly 4-to-1 ratio against a largely choppy day for U.S. stocks as the general financial markets continue to struggle for direction. Ten of the GCI’s 11 S&P 500-listed stocks closed in green with McKesson Corp. (NYSE: MCK) the best net …

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August 8 Market Close: GovCon Index Dragged by Northrop & Other Defense Prime Losses

The GovCon Index stumbled Monday and failed to carry over momentum from Friday’s strong July jobs report as declines by major defense primes weighed on the GCI and losses by healthcare shares dragged down U.S. stocks. GovCon Index laggers outnumbered gainers by a 2-to-1 ratio and four of its 11 S&P 500-listed stocks posted gains with Northrop Grumman (NYSE: …

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