Stock Price of General Dynamics Corporation (GD) Increases 0.7%

General Dynamics Corporations in-depth stock price analysis indicates that the stock price has rallied 10.67% 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 21.65% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is up at 41.65% . 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. General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) has climbed 0.7% in the past week and advanced 3.66% in the last 4 weeks. The stocks have underperformed the S&P 500 by 0.11% during the past week but General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) it has outperformed the index in 4 weeks by 1.8%.

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 $182.84 and hit $184.66 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $184.4, with a gain of 0.99% or 1.81 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 1,414,935 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $187.37 and the company has a market cap of $55,826 million. The 52-week low of the share price is at $125.74 .

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.

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 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.

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