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Northrop Posts 3% Profit Decline for 2015 on Lower Sales, Stock Buybacks Lift Year’s Earnings Past Street’s Outlook

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) — one of 30 companies listed in Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index — has reported a 3.86-percent decline in profit for its 2015 fiscal year compared to 2014 on lower sales in space and restricted programs and a modest increase in pension costs. Net earnings for 2015 …

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Weekly Roundup Jan. 18 – Jan. 22 2016: Analysts Call Defense Stocks Steady in Wild Market & more

Jan. 18 – Jan. 22 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Volatility in financial markets has become a fact of life all over the world and has sent investors questioning where the opportunities are in the midst of headwinds such as declining …

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Weekly Roundup Jan 4 – Jan 8 2016: Slow Start for GovCon Stocks in 2016 & more

Jan. 4 – Jan. 8 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Any thoughts that the start of 2016 would be smooth sailing for U.S. government contracting stocks and financial markets have quickly been cast aside as volatility from 2015’s second …

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December 16 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Climb as Fed Pulls Trigger on Interest Rate Hike

The GovCon Index held steady in positive territory over morning and midday activity then surged in the afternoon session to close at a gain of 1.21 percent to 76.944 on news that the Federal Reserve increased interest rates for the first time since June 2006. Short-term interest rates will go up 0.25 …

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Weekly Roundup Nov 30 – Dec 4 2015: Lockheed Presses Pause on IT Biz Separation & More

Weekly Roundup Nov 30 – Dec 4 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The world’s largest aerospace and defense contractor’s message to investors and other GovCon industry observers this week on the future of its government services business can …

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SAIC 3Q Earnings Top, Revenue Meets Wall Street Forecasts

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) — one of 30 companies listed on Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index — has reported earnings of 73 cents per share for the third quarter of the company’s 2016 fiscal year. That figure exceeded the consensus Wall Street estimate by 8 cents and does not …

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Cubic 4Q, FY 2015 Earnings Top Street Forecasts; Record Set for Yearly Sales

Cubic Corp. — one of 30 companies listed on Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index — has reported respective earnings of $1.05 and $1.16 per share respectively for the fourth quarter and full 2015 fiscal year ended Sept. 30. Both quarterly and full-year figures for the San Diego-based defense and transportation electronics maker exceeded the consensus Wall …

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Weekly Roundup Nov 9 – Nov 13 2015: BAE’s Decision Gives Some US Govt Services M&A Clarity & more

Weekly Roundup Nov 9 – Nov 13 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson What will the U.S. government services market look like when we enter 2016 and who will be in it? We received some clarity to that question early Thursday morning …

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Maximus FY 2015, 4Q Earnings Exceed Street Forecast; Guidance Lowered on UK Contract Outlook

Maximus (NYSE: MMS) — one of 30 companies listed on Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index — has reported earnings of $2.39 per share for its 2015 fiscal year ended Sept. 30 to exceed Wall Street estimates by 4 cents and prior year figures by 13.27 percent. Fourth quarter earnings for the Reston, Virginia-based …

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