EPS for General Dynamics Corporation (GD) Expected At $2.48

April 7, 2018 – By Winifred Garcia

General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 1.07 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.01, from 1.08 in 2017Q3. It worsened, as 43 investors sold General Dynamics Corporation shares while 328 reduced holdings. 108 funds opened positions while 290 raised stakes. 229.66 million shares or 10.22% less from 255.81 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Argent Trust holds 0.28% of its portfolio in General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) for 3,517 shares. United Asset Strategies Inc invested in 39,765 shares. Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec owns 1.70M shares for 0.8% of their portfolio. 75 were accumulated by Tci Wealth Advisors. Westwood Grp has invested 1.29% in General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD). The California-based Los Angeles Cap Mngmt & Equity has invested 0.22% in General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD). Bragg Financial Advisors has invested 0.26% in General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD). Greatmark Inv Prtn owns 1,000 shares. First Citizens Bancorporation And Tru stated it has 0.32% of its portfolio in General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD). 51,828 are held by Bradley Foster & Sargent Incorporated Ct. Voya Inv Ltd Com holds 817,069 shares. Lenox Wealth reported 0% of its portfolio in General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD). Salem Invest Counselors stated it has 0.2% of its portfolio in General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD). Kepos Capital L P stated it has 0.44% of its portfolio in General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD). Hyman Charles D holds 0.07% or 2,900 shares in its portfolio.

Since February 14, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 8 insider sales for $8.28 million activity. The insider Johnson S. Daniel sold 3,522 shares worth $754,828. 3,585 shares were sold by Roualet Mark C., worth $814,050. KEANE JOHN M had sold 1,800 shares worth $389,574 on Wednesday, February 14. Shares for $1.15M were sold by LYLES LESTER L on Friday, February 23. 9,304 shares valued at $2.00M were sold by CASEY JOHN PATRICK on Wednesday, February 14.

Analysts expect General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) to report $2.48 EPS on April, 25.They anticipate $0.00 EPS change or 0.00 % from last quarter’s $2.48 EPS. GD’s profit would be $739.23M giving it 21.75 P/E if the $2.48 EPS is correct. After having $2.50 EPS previously, General Dynamics Corporation’s analysts see -0.80 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 2.48% or $5.48 during the last trading session, reaching $215.74. About 1.50 million shares traded. General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) has risen 19.18% since April 7, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.63% the S&P500.

General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) Ratings Coverage

Among 13 analysts covering General Dynamics (NYSE:GD), 8 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 62% are positive. General Dynamics had 25 analyst reports since October 9, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets maintained General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) rating on Sunday, October 8. RBC Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $241.0 target. RBC Capital Markets maintained General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) on Wednesday, November 15 with “Buy” rating. Stifel Nicolaus maintained General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) on Monday, January 8 with “Hold” rating. As per Thursday, October 26, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. The company was maintained on Thursday, October 19 by Cowen & Co. On Wednesday, October 25 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy”. Jefferies maintained General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) rating on Monday, January 8. Jefferies has “Buy” rating and $237.0 target. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, January 25 by Bernstein. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Tuesday, December 12 by J.P. Morgan. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird on Wednesday, February 14 with “Buy”.

General Dynamics Corporation operates as an aerospace and defense firm worldwide. The company has market cap of $64.31 billion. It operates through four business groups: Aerospace; Combat Systems; Information Systems and Technology; and Marine Systems. It has a 22.57 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.

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