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November 2 Market Close: GovCon Index Down Slightly in US Stock Market Selloff

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed narrowly down in the midst of a larger selloff in U.S. financial markets Wednesday as declines by defense primes offset gains on guidance boosts by government services contractors Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) and ICF (Nasdaq: ICFI) along with a sharp rise by McKesson Corp. (NYSE: MCK). By …

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Booz Allen Boosts Earnings & Revenue Outlooks on 2Q Beat, Headcount Increase

GovCon Index-listed contractor Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) lifted full fiscal year earnings and revenue guidance Wednesday as the government consulting and engineering services contractor also raised employee headcount during the second fiscal quarter ended Sept. 30. McLean, Virginia-based Booz Allen now expects $1.68-$1.75 earnings per share versus the previous $1.65-$1.75 range …

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ICF Lifts Full-Year Earnings Guidance on Govt, Energy Market Outlooks

GovCon Index-listed contractor ICF (Nasdaq: ICFI) lifted full-year earnings guidance to a range above the consensus Wall Street forecast Tuesday and slightly increased revenue projections to a range in-line with analysts’ expectations. Fairfax, Virginia-based ICF said in its third quarter financial statement it expects earnings of $2.91-$2.96 per share versus analyst forecasts of a $2.88 …

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November 1 Market Close: GovCon Index Flat, Harris & Engility Bounces Offset By Aerospace Declines

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed in narrow range Tuesday despite a majority of the session in positive as declines by aerospace and defense primes offset gains by Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) on news of a pending divestiture and Engility Corp. (NYSE: EGL) after quarterly earnings that exceeded Wall Street’s expectations. GovCon Index …

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Harris & Engility Top Wall Street’s Quarterly Earnings Forecasts, KBR Reports 3Q Net Loss

Three GovCon Index-listed government contractors and one also included in the S&P 500 composite index posted quarterly financial results before markets opened Tuesday. Co-listed Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) posted fiscal year 2017 first quarter results above Wall Street’s consensus forecasts and in conjunction announced a $425 million sale of its CapRock communications business as …

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October 31 Market Close: GovCon Index Closes in Tight Range, Ends October Decline to Start New Earnings Week

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index traded in tight range Monday to record its third straight monthly decline with a second week of quarterly financial reports from GCI companies set to begin Tuesday morning. U.S. stocks also struggled for direction Monday in the start of the final full trading week before the presidential election …

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Weekly Roundup October 24 – October 28, 2016: Sector Execs Offer Outlooks at 3Q Checkpoint & more

October 24 – October 28, 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Outlooks of the government contracting market’s future trajectory and its ongoing dynamics dominated the attention of sector leaders and observers this week, during which GovCon Wire helped capture the larger …

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October 27 Market Close: GovCon Index Tumbles on Raytheon & L-3 Guidance Misses, Other Defense Primes Lag

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index posted its biggest percentage decline in four weeks Thursday after Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and L-3 Communications (NYSE: RTN) posted guidance ranges below Wall Street analysts’ expectations with other large defense primes also the GCI’s largest drags. GovCon Index decliners outnumbered advancers at a 4-to-1 ratio and McKesson …

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Raytheon Lifts Guidance as 3Q Earnings Top Street; L-3’s 2017 Outlook Below Analyst Consensus

GovCon Index– and S&P 500-listed defense contractors Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) lifted full-year earnings per share and revenue guidance before markets opened Thursday with third quarter EPS above Wall Street’s expectations for both companies. Raytheon showed a year-over-year revenue increase for the third quarter on growth …

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CACI Lowers Earnings Outlook as 1Q Results Top Street

CACI International (NYSE: CACI) lowered full-year earnings per share guidance Wednesday as first quarter EPS and revenue exceeded Wall Street analyst forecasts on continued contributions from the National Security Solutions business acquired in February from L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL). GovCon Index-listed CACI now expects earnings for its 2017 fiscal year started Oct. 1 of $5.98-$6.37 per share versus the prior …

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