As General Dynamics Corp (GD) Shares Rose, Vaughan David Investments INC Decreased Stake

May 16, 2018 - By Richard Doty

General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) Corporate LogoDuring 2017 Q4 the big money sentiment decreased to 1.07. That’s change of 0.01, from 2017Q3’s 1.08. 43 investors sold all, 328 reduced holdings as GD ratio worsened. 290 grew positions while 108 funds amassed positions. Funds hold 229.66 million shares thus 10.22% less from 2017Q3’s 255.81 million shares. Sit Invest Inc holds 0% in General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) or 953 shs. Liberty Mutual Group Incorporated Asset Mngmt holds 0.07% of its capital in General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) for 11,100 shs. Third Point Lc has 0.81% invested in General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD). Outfitter Limited holds 0.6% or 8,710 shs. Advent Cap De stated it has 14,116 shs or 0.06% of all its holdings. Lipe And Dalton, New York-based fund reported 1,725 shs. Winslow Management Limited Liability stated it has 1.13% in General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD). Cambridge Tru reported 2,081 shs. Hl Ser Ltd Company reported 0.03% stake. Great Lakes Advisors Lc has 0.05% invested in General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) for 11,655 shs. Oakbrook Invs Limited Liability Corp reported 21,165 shs. Tokio Marine Asset Mngmt Co Limited holds 0.04% or 1,330 shs in its capital. Richard Bernstein Advisors Limited has invested 0.02% of its capital in General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD). Oppenheimer Inc holds 0.14% in General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) or 26,619 shs. Timber Creek Ltd Com invested 0.04% of its capital in General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD).

GD registered $8.28 million net activity with 0 insider buys and 8 selling transactions since February 14, 2018. Roualet Mark C. sold $814,050 worth of stock or 3,585 shs. $899,843 worth of General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) was sold by Johnson S. Daniel on Friday, March 9. On Friday, February 23 LYLES LESTER L sold $1.15 million worth of General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) or 5,210 shs. CASEY JOHN PATRICK sold $931,045 worth of General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) or 4,133 shs on Thursday, March 8. On Wednesday, February 14 KEANE JOHN M had sold 1,800 shs worth $389,574.

In 2017Q4 Securities and Exchange form is reported Vaughan David Investments Inc’s stake in General Dynamics Corp (GD) which was reduced by 60.46%. 230,100 shares were sold by Vaughan David Investments Inc as the company’s stock rose 9.09% while stock markets declined. At the end of 2017Q4, the 150,506 shares of the marine transportation company held by the institutional investor were priced at $30.62 million, down from 380,606 at the end of the previous reported quarter. $59.67B is the MC of General Dynamics Corp. The stock decreased 0.38% or $0.76 during the last trading session, hitting $200.89.General Dynamics Corporation has volume of 586,594 shares. Since May 16, 2017 GD has risen 19.18% and is uptrending. GD outperformed the S&P500 by 7.63%.

Vaughan David Investments Inc operates about $1.81B and $2.16 billion US Long portfolio. According to a filing the fund increased its stake in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) by 112,372 shares to 287,975 shares, valued at $40.24 million in 2017Q4. For a total of 384,381 shares it increased its holding in Texas Instruments Inc (NASDAQ:TXN) by 84,194 shares in the quarter, and has risen its stake in Ishares Russell 3000 Etf (IWV).

Investors wait General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD)’s quarterly earnings on July, 25., according to RTT. The earnings per share diference is $0.11 or 4.49 % up from last years number. Previous year: $2.45; Analysts forcast: $2.56. The profit will be $760.40 million for GD if $2.56 earnings per share becomes true. -3.40 % negative EPS growth is what analysts predict. $2.65 earnings per share was published for previous quarter.

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General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) Ratings Coverage

Total analysts of 12 have positions in General Dynamics Corp (NYSE:GD) as follows: 7 rated it a “Buy”, 2 with “Sell” and 3 with “Hold”. The positive are 58%. Since December 12, 2017 according to StockzIntelligence Inc General Dynamics Corp has 19 analyst reports. On Thursday, April 26 the firm has “Hold” rating given by Stifel Nicolaus. On Thursday, January 25 the stock has “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse. The stock rating was maintained by Wells Fargo with “Buy” on Tuesday, February 13. On Tuesday, February 13 the firm earned “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse. On Wednesday, February 14 the company was maintained by Robert W. Baird. The stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy” on Tuesday, January 23. The company rating was maintained by Bernstein on Thursday, January 25. On Thursday, January 25 the firm earned “Neutral” rating by Citigroup. The company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Thursday, April 12. On Thursday, April 26 Credit Suisse maintained General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) with “Outperform” rating.

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