General Dynamics - GD Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: $263.14
  • Forecasted Upside: 19.37 %
  • Number of Analysts: 8
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 2 Hold Ratings
  • 6 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for GD

Analyst Price Target is $263.14
▲ +19.37% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 8 analysts offering 12 month price targets for General Dynamics in the last 3 months. The average price target is $263.14, with a high forecast of $285.00 and a low forecast of $243.00. The average price target represents a 19.37% upside from the last price of $220.45.

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Current Consensus is Buy

The current consensus among 8 contributing investment analysts is to buy stock in General Dynamics. This Buy consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
9/28/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetOverweight$256.00 ➝ $249.00Low
8/29/2022Royal Bank of CanadaInitiated CoverageOutperform$275.00Low
7/27/2022Seaport Res PtnReiterated RatingBuyLow
7/19/2022CowenSet Target$260.00Low
4/28/2022Susquehanna BancsharesBoost Target$280.00 ➝ $285.00Low
4/28/2022SusquehannaBoost Target$280.00 ➝ $285.00Low
3/7/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight$235.00 ➝ $282.00Low
3/2/2022Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$215.00 ➝ $243.00High
2/4/2022Morgan StanleyUpgradeUnderweight ➝ Equal Weight$210.00 ➝ $215.00Low
1/28/2022Wolfe ResearchUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Peer PerformMedium
1/10/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight$230.00 ➝ $235.00Medium
12/14/2021UBS GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$220.00 ➝ $245.00Medium
10/28/2021Susquehanna BancsharesBoost TargetPositive$225.00 ➝ $240.00Low
10/28/2021SusquehannaBoost TargetPositive$225.00 ➝ $240.00Medium
10/28/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$220.00 ➝ $230.00Medium
9/23/2021The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeSell ➝ Neutral$176.00Low
8/9/2021CowenReiterated RatingBuyLow
7/30/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight$216.00 ➝ $220.00Low
7/29/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$182.00 ➝ $198.00Medium
6/28/2021CowenBoost TargetOutperform$225.00 ➝ $230.00Low
5/18/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyInitiated CoverageOverweight$216.00Medium
5/12/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyInitiated CoverageOverweight$216.00Medium
5/7/2021ArgusUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$225.00Low
4/29/2021Susquehanna BancsharesBoost TargetPositive$205.00 ➝ $215.00Low
4/29/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetNeutral$154.00 ➝ $182.00High
4/29/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetUnderweight$149.00 ➝ $163.00High
4/29/2021SusquehannaBoost TargetPositive$205.00 ➝ $215.00High
4/29/2021Robert W. BairdUpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform$180.00 ➝ $243.00High
4/14/2021Wolfe ResearchReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ UnderperformLow
4/8/2021Wolfe ResearchDowngradeOutperform ➝ UnderperformLow
4/2/2021BarclaysReiterated RatingBuyN/A
3/29/2021CowenBoost TargetOutperform$183.00 ➝ $210.00Medium
3/25/2021CitigroupBoost Target$160.00 ➝ $200.00Low
2/8/2021Morgan StanleyLower TargetUnderweight$161.00 ➝ $149.00Low
1/29/2021Susquehanna BancsharesBoost TargetPositive$162.00 ➝ $180.00High
1/29/2021SusquehannaBoost TargetPositive$162.00 ➝ $180.00High
10/29/2020Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperform ➝ Neutral$156.00 ➝ $140.00Medium
10/2/2020Robert W. BairdDowngradeOutperform ➝ Neutral$167.00 ➝ $149.00High
10/1/2020BarclaysLower TargetOutperform ➝ Overweight$170.00 ➝ $165.00Medium
9/17/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Sell$205.00 ➝ $138.00Low
9/8/2020Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageUnderweight$163.00High
8/11/2020Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$160.00Medium
8/3/2020ArgusDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
7/30/2020Stifel NicolausLower TargetHold$180.00 ➝ $160.00High
7/30/2020Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetOutperform$157.00 ➝ $164.00Low
6/11/2020UBS GroupLower TargetNeutral$190.00 ➝ $171.00Medium
6/4/2020Susquehanna BancsharesBoost TargetPositive$167.00 ➝ $184.00Medium
5/20/2020Royal Bank of CanadaInitiated CoverageOutperform$157.00Low
5/6/2020ArgusLower TargetBuy$199.00 ➝ $155.00Medium
4/30/2020Susquehanna BancsharesLower TargetPositive$179.00 ➝ $167.00Medium
4/30/2020Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetNeutral$191.00 ➝ $153.00Medium
4/20/2020CitigroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$185.00 ➝ $170.00Medium
4/14/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetUnderweight$146.00 ➝ $151.00Medium
3/24/2020Morgan StanleyLower TargetUnderweight$175.00 ➝ $146.00Medium
2/27/2020Susquehanna BancsharesUpgradeNeutral ➝ Positive$210.00High
2/12/2020CfraUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$195.00 ➝ $211.00Low
2/6/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutral ➝ Overweight$210.00 ➝ $225.00Low
2/3/2020ArgusUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$195.00Low
1/23/2020BarclaysReiterated RatingBuy$220.00Medium
12/17/2019CowenReiterated RatingBuy$215.00Low
12/12/2019Morgan StanleyBoost TargetUnderweight$172.00 ➝ $175.00Low
12/12/2019BarclaysReiterated RatingBuy$210.00Low
10/10/2019Morgan StanleyLower TargetUnderweight$173.00 ➝ $172.00Low
10/8/2019BarclaysSet TargetBuy$215.00Low
8/30/2019CowenSet TargetBuy$202.00Low
8/14/2019Morgan StanleyBoost TargetUnderweight$171.00 ➝ $173.00Medium
7/10/2019Robert W. BairdBoost TargetOutperform$188.00 ➝ $218.00Medium
6/14/2019Morgan StanleyBoost TargetUnderweight$170.00 ➝ $171.00Low
5/19/2019The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$204.00Medium
4/25/2019UBS GroupBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$175.00 ➝ $190.00Low
4/25/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeUnderweight ➝ Neutral$188.00 ➝ $200.00High
4/24/2019CowenReiterated RatingBuy$202.00Medium
3/6/2019CowenReiterated RatingBuyLow
2/15/2019Credit Suisse GroupDowngradeOutperform ➝ Neutral$190.00 ➝ $184.00Medium
2/4/2019Drexel HamiltonReiterated RatingBuy$230.00Medium
2/4/2019Sanford C. BernsteinLower TargetMarket Perform$186.00 ➝ $178.00Medium
1/31/2019ArgusDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$170.91Low
1/14/2019Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingBuy$190.00Medium
1/14/2019CitigroupLower TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$195.00 ➝ $175.00Medium
1/10/2019Susquehanna BancsharesInitiated CoverageNeutral ➝ Neutral$175.00 ➝ $175.00Low
1/8/2019FIG PartnersUpgradeAddLow
1/8/2019Jefferies Financial GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$197.00 ➝ $164.00Low
12/4/2018BarclaysLower TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$256.00 ➝ $210.00High
11/14/2018Morgan StanleyLower TargetUnderweight ➝ Underweight$209.00 ➝ $189.00Low
10/26/2018ArgusLower TargetBuy ➝ Buy$250.00 ➝ $200.00Low
10/26/2018Stifel NicolausLower TargetHold$210.00 ➝ $200.00Low
10/25/2018Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperform$229.00 ➝ $216.00Low
10/25/2018Robert W. BairdLower TargetOutperform$243.00 ➝ $222.00Low
10/25/2018CitigroupLower TargetNeutral$210.00 ➝ $195.00Low
10/25/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetOutperform$250.00 ➝ $210.00High
10/24/2018CowenReiterated RatingBuy$253.00High
10/15/2018CowenReiterated RatingBuy$253.00Low
8/16/2018Drexel HamiltonReiterated RatingBuy$230.00Low
8/15/2018UBS GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral$210.00Low
7/31/2018Bank of AmericaSet TargetBuy$275.00Medium
7/26/2018Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$224.00 ➝ $229.00Medium
6/22/2018Morgan StanleyLower TargetUnderweight ➝ Underweight$215.00 ➝ $207.00Low
6/14/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingUnderweight$225.00High
6/14/2018BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweight$256.00High
5/22/2018Credit Suisse GroupLower Target$263.00 ➝ $234.00Low
4/26/2018Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$262.00 ➝ $263.00Low
4/26/2018Stifel NicolausBoost TargetHold ➝ Hold$220.00 ➝ $230.00Medium
4/12/2018Morgan StanleyLower TargetUnderweight ➝ Underweight$225.00 ➝ $217.00Medium
4/9/2018CowenReiterated RatingBuy$253.00Low
4/6/2018Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$263.00Medium
4/4/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Initiated CoverageUnderweightMedium
3/29/2018BarclaysInitiated CoverageOverweight ➝ Overweight$282.00Medium
2/26/2018CowenReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Outperform$230.00 ➝ $253.00High
2/23/2018Morgan StanleyBoost TargetUnderweight ➝ Underweight$209.00 ➝ $225.00Low
2/20/2018Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetOutperform$267.00Low
2/13/2018Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$259.00 ➝ $262.00Medium
1/30/2018ArgusUpgradeBuy$230.00 ➝ $250.00Low
1/30/2018Buckingham ResearchReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$230.00 ➝ $260.00Low
1/25/2018Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetOutperform$258.00Medium
1/25/2018Bank of AmericaBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$245.00 ➝ $260.00Medium
1/25/2018Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingMarket Perform$218.00 ➝ $237.00Medium
1/25/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOutperform$225.00 ➝ $240.00High
1/25/2018CitigroupBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$215.00 ➝ $235.00High
1/25/2018Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$238.00 ➝ $259.00High
1/25/2018Jefferies Financial GroupBoost TargetBuy$247.00High
1/23/2018Royal Bank of CanadaSet TargetBuy$246.00High
1/9/2018Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingHold$220.00N/A
1/8/2018Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuy$237.00N/A
12/12/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeNeutral ➝ Underweight$225.00 ➝ $215.00High
11/15/2017Royal Bank of CanadaSet TargetBuy$239.00N/A
10/26/2017CowenReiterated RatingBuy$230.00N/A
10/26/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuy$236.00N/A
10/26/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperform$216.00 ➝ $238.00N/A
10/26/2017Stifel NicolausBoost TargetHold$200.00 ➝ $210.00N/A
10/19/2017CowenReiterated RatingBuy$230.00N/A
10/9/2017CitigroupReiterated RatingNeutral$210.00 ➝ $215.00N/A
10/2/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingHold$200.00 ➝ $210.00Low
(Data available from 9/28/2017 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

1.02 (Buy)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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General Dynamics logo
General Dynamics Corporation operates as an aerospace and defense company worldwide. It operates through four segments: Aerospace, Marine Systems, Combat Systems, and Technologies. The Aerospace segment designs, manufactures, and sells business jets; and offers aircraft maintenance and repair, management, charter, aircraft-on-ground support and completion, staffing, and fixed-base operator services. The Marine Systems segment designs and builds nuclear-powered submarines, surface combatants, and auxiliary ships for the United States Navy and Jones Act ships for commercial customers, as well as builds crude oil and product tankers, and container and cargo ships. This segment also provides navy ships maintenance and modernization services; lifecycle support and repair services for navy surface ships; and program management, planning, engineering, and design support services for submarines and surface ships. The Combat Systems segment manufactures land combat solutions, such as wheeled and tracked combat vehicles, Stryker wheeled combat vehicles, piranha vehicles, weapons systems, munitions, mobile bridge systems with payloads, tactical vehicles, main battle tanks, armored vehicles, and armaments. This segment also offers modernization programs, engineering, support, and sustainment services. The Technologies segment provides information technology solutions and mission support services; mobile communication, computers, and command-and-control mission systems; and intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance solutions to military, intelligence, and federal civilian customers. This segment also offers cloud computing, artificial intelligence; machine learning; big data analytics; development, security, and operations; software-defined networks; everything-as-a-service; defense enterprise office system solutions; and unmanned undersea vehicle manufacturing and assembly services. General Dynamics Corporation was founded in 1899 and is headquartered in Reston, Virginia.
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Today's Range

Now: $220.45
Low: $215.82
High: $221.91

50 Day Range

MA: $228.93
Low: $216.76
High: $243.69

52 Week Range

Now: $220.45
Low: $188.64
High: $254.99


952,749 shs

Average Volume

1,335,770 shs

Market Capitalization

$60.46 billion

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Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of General Dynamics?

The following Wall Street sell-side analysts have issued reports on General Dynamics in the last year: Cowen Inc., Morgan Stanley, Royal Bank of Canada, Seaport Res Ptn,, Susquehanna, Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc., UBS Group AG, Wells Fargo & Company, and Wolfe Research.
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What is the current price target for General Dynamics?

7 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for General Dynamics in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $263.14, suggesting a possible upside of 19.4%. Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc. has the highest price target set, predicting GD will reach $285.00 in the next twelve months. Morgan Stanley has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $243.00 for General Dynamics in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for General Dynamics?

General Dynamics currently has 2 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Buy." A "buy" rating indicates that analysts believe GD will outperform the market and that investors should add to their positions of General Dynamics.
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How do I contact General Dynamics' investor relations team?

General Dynamics' physical mailing address is 11011 SUNSET HILLS ROAD, RESTON VA, 20190. The aerospace company's listed phone number is (703) 876-3000 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for General Dynamics is Learn More about contacing General Dynamics investor relations.