O’Gara report: Business gains

SSN Staff  - 
Tuesday, July 1, 2003

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WASHINGTON - Security consulting firm The O’Gara Co. released a report noting that forward-looking companies will find new business opportunities in the Homeland Security market, with federal spending in the private sector market expected to grow to $7.2 billion in 2004 from $6.1 billion in 2003.

The report, “The Homeland Security Market: Corporate and Investment Strategies for the Domestic War on Terrorism,” examines the key policy factors that affect the homeland security market. It is designed to help corporate officers and investors sort through information about the homeland security market and develop a strategy for the market.

Included in the report is a stock tracking index for homeland security. The O’Gara Homeland Security 30 Index includes mid-cap companies such as Kroll, The Brinks Co., Armor Holdings, Viisage and Zebra Technologies, and tracks their evolution in this market over the past two years.