General Dynamics Corp (NYSE:GD): Negative Stock Sentiment at 0.88

June 27, 2018 - By Sarah Holford

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General Dynamics Corp’s Sentiment

In 2018 Q1 General Dynamics Corp (NYSE:GD) big money sentiment decreased to 0.88, according to SEC filings. So its down -0.19, from 2017Q4’s 1.07. 363 active investment managers started new or increased stock positions, while 413 decreased and sold their positions in General Dynamics Corp so the sentiment dived. These funds own 230.81 million shares, that’s up from 229.66 million shares in 2017Q4. Funds holding General Dynamics Corp in top 10 changed to 15 from 9 for an increase of 6. In total 52 funds closed positions, 361 reduced and 263 increased. Also 100 funds bought new General Dynamics Corp stakes.

Most General Dynamics Corp Shareholders

As of 2018 Q1 Longview Asset Management Llc has 97.48% invested in General Dynamics Corp. General Dynamics Corp’s shareholder Weybosset Research & Management Llc owns 40,162 shares as of 2018 Q1. Locust Wood Capital Advisers Llc reported 177,019 shares. The Virginia-based fund London Co Of Virginia have invested about 3.71% of the active investment manager’s stock portfolio in General Dynamics Corp. The Connecticut-based fund Tide Point Capital Management Lp looks positive on General Dynamics Corp, having 217,073 shares.

General Dynamics Corporation operates as an aerospace and defense firm worldwide.The firm is worth $56.08 billion. It operates through four business groups: Aerospace; Combat Systems; Information Systems and Technology; and Marine Systems.19.41 is the P/E ratio. The Aerospace group designs, develops, makes, and outfits business-jet aircraft; provides aircraft services, such as maintenance, repair, aircraft management, charter, fixed-base operational, and staffing services; and performs aircraft completion services for other original equipment manufacturers.

Ticker’s shares touched $188.81 during the last trading session after 0.15% change.General Dynamics Corporation has volume of 1.30M shares. Since June 27, 2017 GD has risen 3.50% and is uptrending. GD underperformed the S&P500 by 9.07%.

General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD)’s earnings release is anticipated by WallStreet on July, 25, Faxor reports. Analysts forecast 4.49 % diference or $2.56 from the $2.45 EPS from 2017. If $2.56 is reported, GD’s profit will be $760.41M for 18.44 P/E. Wall Street forecasts -3.40 % negative EPS growth as of July, 25.

D E Shaw & Com has 0% invested in General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) for 1,986 shs. Rampart Investment Mngmt stated it has 9,777 shs or 0.21% of all its holdings. Creative Planning invested 0.01% in General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD). The New York-based Laurion Cap Management Lp has invested 0.01% in General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD). Weybosset Rech And Mngmt Limited reported 5.33% of its capital in General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD). Alphamark Advsrs Ltd Llc owns 16,607 shs. Acadian Asset Ltd Liability has invested 0% in General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD). Ontario – Canada-based Commercial Bank Of Nova Scotia has invested 0.1% in General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD). One Cap Limited Liability Corp reported 11,709 shs. Barrett Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Corporation has 49,500 shs for 0.78% of their capital. Beacon Group has invested 0.3% in General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD). Conning Inc reported 0.07% stake. Duff & Phelps Management Communications has 3,030 shs. Jaffetilchin Investment Prns Ltd Liability Corp holds 2,500 shs or 0.12% of its capital. Kistler holds 425 shs or 0.04% of its capital.

General Dynamics Corporation had 8 selling transactions and 0 insider purchases since February 14, 2018. This’s net activity of $8.28 million. LYLES LESTER L sold $1.15 million worth of General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) on Friday, February 23. On Tuesday, March 6 Whited Gary L also sold $1.34 million worth of General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD). KEANE JOHN M sold $389,574 worth of stock or 1,800 shs. On Wednesday, February 14 $754,828 worth of General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) was sold by Johnson S. Daniel. $814,050 worth of General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) was sold by Roualet Mark C. on Tuesday, February 27.

General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) Ratings Coverage

In total 11 analysts cover General Dynamics Corp (NYSE:GD). “Buy” rating has 7, “Sell” are 1, while 3 are “Hold”. (NYSE:GD) has 64% bullish analysts. With $282 highest and $207 lowest price target, General Dynamics Corp has $245.18 average price target or 29.86% above the current ($188.81) price. 20 are the (NYSE:GD)’s ratings reports on 27 Jun 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Wednesday, February 14 Robert W. Baird maintained General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) with “Buy” rating. On Thursday, April 26 the stock of General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) has “Hold” rating given by Stifel Nicolaus. The company rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird on Thursday, January 25. On Thursday, April 26 the rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Outperform”. On Thursday, April 12 the firm earned “Underweight” rating by Morgan Stanley. On Friday, February 23 the firm earned “Underweight” rating by Morgan Stanley. On Friday, June 22 the firm earned “Underweight” rating by Morgan Stanley. In Monday, January 8 report Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Hold” rating. The company rating was maintained by Wells Fargo on Thursday, January 25. On Monday, January 8 the firm earned “Buy” rating by Jefferies.

More recent General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) news were brought out by Fool.com, Streetinsider.com and Fool.com. The first one has “Better Buy: Raytheon Company (RTN) vs. Northrop Grumman (NOC)” as a title and was brought out on June 25, 2018. The next is “General Dynamics (GD) Receives Contract to Upgrade US Army Strykers to A1 Configuration” on June 26, 2018. And last was brought out on June 01, 2018, called “Is General Dynamics Corporation (GD) a Buy?”.

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