Stock price performance of General Dynamics Corporation is analyzed for various periods using several stock trading signals. In this case, The stock price has rallied 8.64% in the past 12 Weeks , but analyzing the 6 month charts for the stock , the price continues to stay positive and keep the rally at 20.17% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is up at 36.45% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks because the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of General Dynamics Corporation has a positive value of 31.43 compared to overall market. For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy. The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 5.41% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 6.54%.The 200 Day SMA reached 21.57%
General Dynamics Corporation is having a Relative Strength Index of 61.61 which indicates the stock is not yet over sold or over bought based on the technical indicators. General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) has tumbled 1.09% during the past week, however, the bigger picture is still very bullish; the stocks have advanced and posted positive gains of 3.19% in the last four weeks. The stocks have underperformed the S&P 500 by 1.21% during the past week but General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) it has outperformed the index in 4 weeks by 2.27%.
Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Feb 1, 2017, Gregory S Gallopoulos (Senior VP, Gen. Counsel, Sec.) sold 39,860 shares at 180.46 per share price.On Dec 7, 2016, John Patrick Casey (Executive Vice President) sold 69,895 shares at 178.51 per share price.On Nov 15, 2016, Gary L Whited (Vice President) sold 10,259 shares at 167.96 per share price.
General Dynamics Corporation Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Jan 27, 2017. The company reported $2.62 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.08. Analyst had a consensus of $2.54. The company had revenue of $8233.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $8291.32 million. The companys revenue was up 5.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $2.40 EPS.
Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.Company shares were Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts on Jan 30, 2017 to Outperform, Raises Price Target to $ 211 from a previous price target of $206 .General Dynamics Corporation was Initiated by RBC Capital Mkts on Jan 12, 2017 to Outperform, Price Target of the shares are set at $206.
General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) : On Friday heightened volatility was witnessed in General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) which led to swings in the share price. The stock opened for trading at $180.03 and hit $183.25 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $183.12, with a gain of 1.53% or 2.76 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 1,544,711 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $187.37 and the company has a market cap of $55,764 million. The 52-week low of the share price is at $125.74 .
General Dynamics Corp.s primary businesses focus is on shipbuilding and marine systems, business aviation, information systems, and land and amphibious combat systems. Each of these businesses involves design, manufacturing and program management expertise, advanced technology, and integration of complex systems. The primary customers for the companys businesses are the United States military, the armed forces of allied nations, other government organizations and a diverse base of corporate and industrial buyers.