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(KTOS) Dowdy Dow Stock

About a month ago I started seeing a lot of chatter online about a small defense contractor called Kratos Defense & Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS). The thinking was that a lot of its contract issues and order delays that resulted from the sequestration would resolve themselves...

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(KBR) KBR Secures Another Contract

Recently, KBR Ltd. (KBR) announced that it has received a contract by the Dos Republicas Coal Partnership to provide detailed engineering and technical assistance services for the Eagle Pass Mine near Eagle Pass, Texas. The financial...

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(URS) URS Corporation Analyst Stays Neutral on Shares

On May 20, 2013, we retained URS Corporation (URS) at Neutral, following its first-quarter 2013 results. Strong performance in the oil & gas business has been fully offset by weak performance in the Federal and Construction business.

Why...

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(URS) URS Awarded U.S. Army Contract

URS Corporation (URS) recently received an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity, multiple award contract from the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville, AL. The scope of the contract includes providing design-build...

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(KTOS) Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Upgraded to Strong Buy

On May 15, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. (KTOS) to a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy).

Why the Upgrade?

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions has been witnessing...

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(KBR) KBR Shares Hit a New 52-Week High

KBR, Inc. (KBR) hit a new 52-week high on May 15, with a price of $32.82, beating its previous high of $32.65 attained on March 28, 2013. Total number of shares traded on that date was 2,197,411 as compared to 3-month average trade...

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(CACI) CACI International Awarded New Contract

CACI International Inc. (CACI) recently announced that it has been awarded a Development, Modernization, and Enhancement (DME) contract worth $54 million for upgrading mission critical systems for the U.S. Department of State’s...

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(KBR) KBR Wins Another Contract

Recently, KBR Inc. (KBR) won a turnaround services contract from a leading supplier of agricultural products. The scope of the contract involves providing turnaround services for the agricultural company’s ammonia furnace revamp...

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(JEC) Jacobs Engineering Group Wins Contract in China

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (JEC), a construction services provider, recently received a contract from China-based company, Jiangsu Sailboat Petrochemical Co. Ltd. for designing a sulfuric acid plant for an undisclosed amount. The...

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(JEC) Jacobs Engineering Group Wins Deal in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Aramco Lubricating Oil Refining Co. (Luberef), recently awarded Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (JEC), a construction services provider, a deal to supply project management consulting (PMC) services. The deal relates to the expansion...

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(TTEK) Tetra Tech Wins USAID Contract

Tetra Tech Inc. (TTEK), a leading provider of environmental services, recently got engaged in a global clean energy development program. The company has been awarded a $350 million contract to provide technical assistance to the U.S....

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(JEC) Jacobs Engineering Group Contract Wins Continue

Contract wins continue for U.S. firm Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (JEC) with the latest one being a consulting engineering services and project management contract from Qatar Railways Company. The contract, worth...

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(JEC) Jacobs Engineering Group on a Winning Spree

Series of contract wins and project awards have always helped engineering and construction experts like Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (JEC) to strengthen its position in the global infrastructure arena. Recently, the company announced...

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(JEC) Jacobs Engineering Group Earns New Contracts

As the global economy dwindles over fears of European crisis harming industrial growth, Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (JEC) takes a bold step forward in the besieged continent; receiving a framework contract from Electricite de France...

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(URS) URS Corporation Wins Contract

URS Corporation (URS) received an order from the Department of Defense to provide the US Army aviation maintenance services. The task order is for a period of two years and has been granted under URS’ Contract Field Teams’ (CFT)...

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(ACM) Company News for August 17, 2011 – Corporate Summary

•    TJX Cos. (NYSE:TJX) posted Q2 EPS of $0.90, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $0.89 per share. Revenues for the quarter rose 7.9% year-over-year to $5.47 billion•    JinkoSolar Holding (NYSE:JKS)...

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(TTEK) Tetra Tech Excels in Thrd Quarter Earnings Report

Tetra Tech Inc. (TTEK) reported its third-quarter fiscal 2011 earnings per share of 38 cents, above the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 35 cents and the prior-year earnings of 33 cents.

The company witnessed a strong demand for...

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(JEC) Jacobs Engineering Group Wins IARPA & EDF Contracts

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.(JEC) announced the receipt of two significant contracts; one from the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) and the other from EDF Energy.

The contract from IARPA entitles the...

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(JEC) Jacobs Engineering Group Enters New Joint Venture

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (JEC) entered into a joint venture with AMEC and Costain to provide waste retrieval, processing and filling services. The joint venture will serve Magnox Limited at eight of their nuclear power station...

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(TTEK) Tetra Tech and Science Applications International Joint Venture Wins Contract

A joint venture of Tetra Tech Inc. (TTEK) and Science Applications International Corporation (SAI), called Integrated Justice Systems International, LLC (IJSI) has...

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(CACI) CACI International International Revises Outlook

CACI International Inc (CACI) recently revised its outlook for fiscal year 2011 and issued its guidance for fiscal 2012.

CACI International now expects revenues between $3.50 billion and $3.60 billion compared to the previous...

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(URS) URS Wins Indiana Contract

URS Corporation (URS) received a contract for its engineering, procurement, and construction services from Hoosier Energy Rural Electric Cooperative Inc. The services are to upgrade the present flue gas desulfurization systems at Hoosier...

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(JEC) Jacobs Engineering Group Earns New Contracts

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (JEC) has agreed to provide engineering procurement and construction management (EPCM) services to DuPont Titanium Technologies, a part of El DuPont de Nemours & Company (DD)....

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(ACM) Company News for June 02, 2011 – Corporate Summary

•    Shares of H.J. Heinz Co (NYSE:HNZ) were downgraded by Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) from “Neutral” rating to “Sell” rating and its target price lowered to $49 from $53

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(URS) URS Led Team Wins US DOE Contract

A team consisting of URS Corporation’s (URS) Energy & Construction group and CH2M HILL Constructors Inc. has entered into a contract with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to supply remediation and cleanup services to the East...

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(URS) URS Corporation Gets BP Order

URS Corporation (URS) has won a contract from BP Products North America, a group company of  BP Plc (BP) to provide construction and maintenance service to the Whiting...

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(JEC) Jacobs Engineering Group Teams with U.S. Air Force

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (JEC) recently received a follow-on contract from the U.S. Air Force for a potential value of approximately $87 million. The effective date was April 1, 2011, with a tenure of five years, including a three-year...

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(URS) URS Corporation Quarterly Report Falls Short

URS Corporation (URS) reported fourth-quarter 2010 earnings per share from continuing operations of 75 cents, underperforming the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 90 cents. Earnings for the quarter were above the prior-year earnings per...

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(JEC) Jacobs Engineering Group Analyst Upgrades Shares to Neutral

We upgrade our recommendation on Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (JEC) from Underperform to Neutral, based on the expectations of modest recovery in the company’s business in the upcoming year after bottoming-out in...

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(URS) URS Matches Analyst Forecasts on Lower Sales

URS Corp. (URS) reported third quarter 2010 earnings per share of 87 cents, which was in line with the Zacks Consensus Estimate. Earnings in the quarter increased 10.1% from 79 cents in the year-ago quarter.

Revenue

URS...

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