General Dynamics Corp (NYSE:GD): Stock Sentiment

Lloyd Doyle
January 13, 2018

The institutional investor owned 398,514 shares of the aerospace company's stock after selling 3,620 shares during the period. The stock increased 0.21% or $0.4201 during the last trading session, reaching $205.1701. The shares were sold at an average price of $201.38, for a total value of $7,037,224.10.

Jefferies Group reiterated their buy rating on shares of General Dynamics (NYSE:GD) in a research report report published on Monday. It has outperformed by 19.71% the S&P500.

Tourbillon Capital Partners Lp increased Spectrum Brands Hldgs Inc (Call) (NYSE:SPB) stake by 1.45M shares to 1.81M valued at $192.20M in 2017Q3. Arlington Value Capital Llc bought 347,805 shares as the company's stock rose 33.17% with the market. Legal General Gp Public Limited Company, a United Kingdom-based fund reported 1.22M shares. Goldman Sachs Incorporated accumulated 1.76 million shares or 0.09% of the stock. About 891,619 shares traded. Rent-A-Center, Inc. (NASDAQ:RCII) has declined 10.49% since January 12, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 17.33% the S&P500. Rent-A-Center Inc had 29 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.

Among 15 analysts covering CNOOC (NYSE:CEO), 9 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. The stock of Rent-A-Center, Inc. The firm has "Outperform" rating by Bernstein given on Wednesday, August 10. Deutsche Bank has "Hold" rating and $152 target. The stock has "Hold" rating by Piper Jaffray on Thursday, August 3. As per Tuesday, January 2, the company rating was maintained by Stephens. On Thursday, April 28 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Outperform". The insider, CHABRAJA NICHOLAS D, now holds 594,256 shares of GD. The rating was initiated by Jefferies with "Hold" on Thursday, October 13. Of those insider trades, 1,071 shares of General Dynamics Corporation were purchased and 642,658 shares were sold.


Investors sentiment increased to 1.08 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.10, from 0.98 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 21 investors sold RCII shares while 55 reduced holdings. 62 funds opened positions while 102 raised stakes. Alliancebernstein Ltd Partnership has 0% invested in Rent-A-Center, Inc. Employees Retirement System Of Texas reported 87,000 shares stake. Moreover, Swiss Bank & Trust has 0.03% invested in CF Industries Holdings, Inc. The company's stock had a trading volume of 287,666 shares. Thrivent Fin For Lutherans reported 32,720 shares stake. Parkside Comml Bank And Tru owns 65 shares. Comerica Securities Inc. now owns 2,350 shares of the aerospace company's stock worth $465,000 after acquiring an additional 15 shares during the last quarter. Susquehanna Grp Inc Llp, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 126,300 shares. Commonwealth Savings Bank Of Australia invested in 44,867 shares. Creative Planning holds 9,868 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Credit Capital Lc stated it has 125,000 shares. Its up 0.17, from 0.91 in 2017Q2. Sold All: 52 Reduced: 313 Increased: 304 New Position: 89. Badgley Phelps Bell reported 46,052 shares. YorkBridge Wealth Partners LLC increased its stake in General Dynamics by 0.5% during the second quarter. Point72 Asset Mngmt LP owns 213,000 shares. Kistler holds 0.01% in CF Industries Holdings, Inc.

General Dynamics Corporation is a global aerospace and defense company.

There are 1,101 institutional holders with active positions, accounting for 264.27 million shares in total. "Being one of the only two contractors in the world equipped to build nuclear-powered submarines, General Dynamics' diverse portfolio of products and services along with its wide customer base provides it with an opportunity to generate solid revenues from different sources". Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Proprietary) Ltd owns 4,597 shares. Delta Capital Mgmt Lc reported 19,819 shares. First Heartland Consultants holds 0.17% in General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) or 3,393 shares. Aperio Limited Liability Corp has invested 0.22% in General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD). General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) has risen 36.41% since January 12, 2017 and is uptrending. The aerospace company reported $2.52 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $2.43 by $0.09. NTES's profit will be $316.33M for 34.13 P/E if the $2.41 EPS becomes a reality. Signaturefd LLC boosted its position in General Dynamics Corporation by 5.7% in the second quarter. Legacy invested 2.06% of its portfolio in General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD). Therefore 60% are positive. General Dynamics Corporation had 62 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Wednesday, March 1 the stock rating was downgraded by Citigroup to "Neutral". The firm has "Buy" rating by Drexel Hamilton given on Monday, December 21. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with "Buy" rating and $22000 target in Friday, July 7 report. HSBC upgraded the stock to "Buy" rating in Monday, June 5 report. As per Wednesday, May 31, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. The stock of General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, October 26 by Stifel Nicolaus.

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