General Dynamics Corporation (GD) : Newfocus Financial Group scooped up 146 additional shares in General Dynamics Corporation during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Aug 9, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 30,142 shares of General Dynamics Corporation which is valued at $4,464,332.General Dynamics Corporation makes up approximately 3.17% of Newfocus Financial Group’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Eaton Vance Management reduced its stake in GD by selling 258 shares or 0.17% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 147,192 shares of GD which is valued at $22,270,150. General Dynamics Corporation makes up approx 0.06% of Eaton Vance Management’s portfolio.1st Source Bank boosted its stake in GD in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 592 additional shares and now holds a total of 20,794 shares of General Dynamics Corporation which is valued at $3,054,431. General Dynamics Corporation makes up approx 0.33% of 1st Source Bank’s portfolio.Guinness Atkinson Asset Management Inc reduced its stake in GD by selling 370 shares or 16.89% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 1,820 shares of GD which is valued at $266,867. General Dynamics Corporation makes up approx 0.16% of Guinness Atkinson Asset Management Inc’s portfolio.Laurel Grove Capital reduced its stake in GD by selling 750 shares or 5.88% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 12,000 shares of GD which is valued at $1,725,240. General Dynamics Corporation makes up approx 1.01% of Laurel Grove Capital’s portfolio.Gulf International Bank (uk) Ltd reduced its stake in GD by selling 1,748 shares or 2.13% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 80,389 shares of GD which is valued at $11,393,533. General Dynamics Corporation makes up approx 0.19% of Gulf International Bank (uk) Ltd’s portfolio.
General Dynamics Corporation opened for trading at $152.55 and hit $153.09 on the upside on Wednesday, eventually ending the session at $152.97, with a gain of 0.37% or 0.57 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 11,55,758 shares. Company has a market cap of $46,699 M.
On the company’s financial health, General Dynamics Corporation reported $2.44 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.13 according to the earnings call on Jul 27, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $2.31. The company had revenue of $7665.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $7864.90 million. The company’s revenue was down -2.8 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $2.27 EPS.
Investors should note that on Aug 3, 2016, General Dynamics Corporation announced a cash dividend of $0.7600. The company’s management has announced Oct 5, 2016 as the ex-dividend date and fixed the record date on Oct 7, 2016. The payable date has been fixed on Nov 10, 2016.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on General Dynamics Corporation. General Dynamics Corporation was Upgraded by Bernstein to ” Outperform” on Aug 10, 2016.
General Dynamics Corporation is an aerospace and defense company that offers a portfolio of products and services in business aviation; combat vehicles weapons systems and munitions; communications and information technology systems and solutions and military and commercial shipbuilding. The Company operates through four business groups: Aerospace Combat Systems Information Systems and Technology and Marine Systems. Aerospace group designs manufactures and outfits a family of Gulfstream business-jet aircraft and provides aircraft services. Combat Systems group is engaged in systems engineering spanning design development manufacture and support of military vehicles weapons systems and munitions. Marine Systems group designs builds and supports submarines and surface ships. Information Systems and Technology group provides technologies products and services that support a range of military federal/civilian and commercial information-systems requirements.