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January 23 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Fall on Trump Trade Pact Withdrawal Order

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index tumbled in conjunction with larger declines on Wall Street Monday as investors retreated from equities after President Donald Trump signed an executive order to withdraw from the 12-country Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement. GovCon Index decliners outnumbered gainers by a 4-to-1 ratio and two of its 11 S&P 500 …

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January 20 Market Close: GovCon Index Inches Gain, US Stocks Pare Advances After Trump Inaugural Speech

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index held higher Friday to post a weekly advance on boosts from from blue chip stock McKesson Corp. (NYSE: MCK) and aerospace company Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) after a first quarter earnings. U.S. stocks sharply pared their gains after now President Donald Trump’s inaugural speech as uncertainty set in equity markets on uncertainty …

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Rockwell Collins Tops Street’s 1Q Earnings Forecast, Govt Sales See 5% Increase

GovCon Index-listed Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) reported first quarter earnings above Wall Street analysts’ expectations Friday with help from higher avionics and other aviation-related sales in the Cedar Rapids, Iowa-based aerospace company’s government business. Rockwell Collins said earnings for the October-December period came in at $1.20 per share that excludes $0.10 of costs related …

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January 13 Market Close: GovCon Index Rebounds, Holds at Weekly Loss as Lockheed Halts 4-Day Slide

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index rebounded Friday with strong performances by defense prime stocks as U.S. stocks rose on investor optimism from quarterly earnings beats by large financial institutions and positive retail sales numbers from December. GovCon Index gainers outnumbered laggards by a 2-to-1 ratio and nine of its 11 S&P 500 stocks moved …

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Roundup of 2016: The Year in Deals, Industry Landscape Changes & more

Our Roundup of 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Calendar year 2016 in the government contracting sector seemed to constantly give us a changing landscape to evaluate and try to forecast the short- and long-term effects of each significant development. …

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December 16 Market Close: GovCon Index Flat, Snaps 5-Week Gain Streak in Volatile US Stock Trading Session

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index swung to negative territory in a volatile afternoon session for U.S. stocks Friday as equities retreated from morning gains after reports surfaced that China’s navy seized a U.S. unmanned underwater drone in the South China Sea. The GovCon Index’s streak of five consecutive weekly gains also ended Friday but …

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SAIC 3Q Earnings Top Street’s Consensus, Sets Post-Spin Book-To-Bill Record

GovCon Index-listed Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) reported third quarter earnings above the consensus Wall Street analyst forecast Thursday as the government contractor also set a record book-to-bill ratio since its September 2013 spinoff from former parent Leidos Holdings (NYSE: LDOS). SAIC reported $0.91 earnings per share for the …

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Cubic FY 2017 Guidance Falls Below Street Outlook, Contractor Expects Defense Order Delay Resolutions

GovCon Index-listed Cubic Corp. (NYSE: CUB) issued earnings and revenue guidance below Wall Street’s consensus outlook for the company’s 2017 fiscal year started Oct. 1 with expectations of delayed orders from the Defense Department to be received over the next 12 months. San Diego-based Cubic said in October the DoD funding delays would impact …

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November 18 Market Close: GovCon Index Narrowly Green to Close 2nd Straight Weekly Gain

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index posted a small gain Friday to register its second consecutive weekly gain on continued positive sentiment among investors toward defense stocks compared to other sectors. U.S. stocks traded lower Friday on healthcare sector declines to continue the slowdown in markets from the post-election rally but the S&P 500 …

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November 14 Market Close: GovCon Index Posts 4th Straight 1%-Plus Gain, AECOM Surges on CEO’s Infrastructure Comments

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index added at least 1 full percent for a fourth consecutive session Monday to new all-time high as defense primes continued to lead gainers and construction company AECOM (NYSE: ACM) also climbed after its CEO offered investors a positive outlook on U.S. infrastructure spending. GovCon Index gainers outnumbered …

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