NYSE:GD - General Dynamics Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $214.50
  • Forecasted Upside: 8.54 %
  • Number of Analysts: 11
  • Breakdown:
  • 2 Sell Ratings
  • 2 Hold Ratings
  • 7 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for GD

Analyst Price Target is $214.50
▲ +8.54% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 11 analysts offering 12 month price targets for General Dynamics in the last 3 months. The average price target is $214.50, with a high forecast of $243.00 and a low forecast of $163.00. The average price target represents a 8.54% upside from the last price of $197.63.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 11 investment analysts is to hold stock in General Dynamics. This rating has held steady since March 2021, when it changed from a Buy consensus rating.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/28/2021Susquehanna BancsharesBoost Price TargetPositive$225.00 ➝ $240.00Low
10/28/2021SusquehannaBoost Price 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 Price TargetOverweight$216.00 ➝ $220.00Low
7/29/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$182.00 ➝ $198.00Medium
6/28/2021CowenBoost Price 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 Price TargetPositive$205.00 ➝ $215.00Low
4/29/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$154.00 ➝ $182.00High
4/29/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetUnderweight$149.00 ➝ $163.00High
4/29/2021SusquehannaBoost Price 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 Price TargetOutperform$183.00 ➝ $210.00Medium
3/25/2021CitigroupBoost Price Target$160.00 ➝ $200.00Low
2/8/2021Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetUnderweight$161.00 ➝ $149.00Low
1/29/2021Susquehanna BancsharesBoost Price TargetPositive$162.00 ➝ $180.00High
1/29/2021SusquehannaBoost Price TargetPositive$162.00 ➝ $180.00High
10/29/2020Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetOutperform ➝ Neutral$156.00 ➝ $140.00Medium
10/2/2020Robert W. BairdDowngradeOutperform ➝ Neutral$167.00 ➝ $149.00High
10/1/2020BarclaysLower Price 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 Price TargetHold$180.00 ➝ $160.00High
7/30/2020Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$157.00 ➝ $164.00Low
6/11/2020UBS GroupLower Price TargetNeutral$190.00 ➝ $171.00Medium
6/4/2020Susquehanna BancsharesBoost Price TargetPositive$167.00 ➝ $184.00Medium
5/20/2020Royal Bank of CanadaInitiated CoverageOutperform$157.00Low
5/19/2020Seaport Global SecuritiesInitiated CoverageBuy$188.00Medium
5/6/2020ArgusLower Price TargetBuy$199.00 ➝ $155.00Medium
4/30/2020Susquehanna BancsharesLower Price TargetPositive$179.00 ➝ $167.00Medium
4/30/2020Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetNeutral$191.00 ➝ $153.00Medium
4/20/2020CitigroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$185.00 ➝ $170.00Medium
4/14/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetUnderweight$146.00 ➝ $151.00Medium
3/24/2020Morgan StanleyLower Price 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 Price TargetUnderweight$172.00 ➝ $175.00Low
12/12/2019BarclaysReiterated RatingBuy$210.00Low
10/10/2019Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetUnderweight$173.00 ➝ $172.00Low
10/8/2019BarclaysSet Price TargetBuy$215.00Low
8/30/2019CowenSet Price TargetBuy$202.00Low
8/14/2019Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetUnderweight$171.00 ➝ $173.00Medium
7/10/2019Robert W. BairdBoost Price TargetOutperform$188.00 ➝ $218.00Medium
6/14/2019Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetUnderweight$170.00 ➝ $171.00Low
5/19/2019The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$204.00Medium
4/25/2019UBS GroupBoost Price 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 Price TargetMarket Perform$186.00 ➝ $178.00Medium
1/31/2019ArgusDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$170.91Low
1/14/2019Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingBuy$190.00Medium
1/14/2019CitigroupLower Price 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 Price TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$256.00 ➝ $210.00High
11/14/2018Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetUnderweight ➝ Underweight$209.00 ➝ $189.00Low
10/26/2018ArgusLower Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$250.00 ➝ $200.00Low
10/26/2018Stifel NicolausLower Price TargetHold$210.00 ➝ $200.00Low
10/25/2018Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetOutperform$229.00 ➝ $216.00Low
10/25/2018Robert W. BairdLower Price TargetOutperform$243.00 ➝ $222.00Low
10/25/2018CitigroupLower Price TargetNeutral$210.00 ➝ $195.00Low
10/25/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Price 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 Price TargetBuy$275.00Medium
7/26/2018Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$224.00 ➝ $229.00Medium
6/22/2018Morgan StanleyLower Price 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 Price Target$263.00 ➝ $234.00Low
4/26/2018Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$262.00 ➝ $263.00Low
4/26/2018Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetHold ➝ Hold$220.00 ➝ $230.00Medium
4/12/2018Morgan StanleyLower Price 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 Price TargetUnderweight ➝ Underweight$209.00 ➝ $225.00Low
2/20/2018Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$267.00Low
2/13/2018Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price 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 Price TargetOutperform$258.00Medium
1/25/2018Bank of AmericaBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$245.00 ➝ $260.00Medium
1/25/2018Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingMarket Perform$218.00 ➝ $237.00Medium
1/25/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetOutperform$225.00 ➝ $240.00High
1/25/2018CitigroupBoost Price TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$215.00 ➝ $235.00High
1/25/2018Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$238.00 ➝ $259.00High
1/25/2018Jefferies Financial GroupBoost Price TargetBuy$247.00High
1/23/2018Royal Bank of CanadaSet Price 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 Price 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 Price 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
8/11/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuyLow
8/11/2017CitigroupReiterated RatingNeutral$207.00 ➝ $210.00Low
8/8/2017Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageUnderweight ➝ Underweight$185.00Low
7/17/2017CowenReiterated RatingBuy$210.00Low
7/12/2017Berenberg BankInitiated CoverageBuy ➝ Buy$230.00Low
7/7/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuy$220.00Low
6/12/2017UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuy$215.00 ➝ $225.00N/A
6/2/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$220.00Low
5/10/2017Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Mkt PerformLow
5/9/2017Sanford C. BernsteinDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$212.00Medium
5/1/2017BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweight$200.00 ➝ $210.00Low
4/28/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuy$200.00 ➝ $220.00Low
4/27/2017Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetHold$173.00 ➝ $200.00Low
4/27/2017Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$211.00 ➝ $220.00Low
4/18/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuy$200.00Low
4/17/2017CowenReiterated RatingOutperform$207.00Low
3/1/2017CitigroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$202.00N/A
1/30/2017Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetHold$166.00 ➝ $173.00N/A
1/30/2017Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$206.00 ➝ $211.00N/A
1/20/2017Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingOutperform$215.00N/A
1/12/2017Royal Bank of CanadaInitiated CoverageOutperform$206.00N/A
12/5/2016Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetHold$165.00 ➝ $178.00N/A
(Data available from 12/5/2016 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.74 (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).

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General Dynamics logo
General Dynamics Corp. is an aerospace and defense company, which engages in the provision of tanks, rockets, missiles, submarines, warships, fighters and electronics to all of the military services. It operates through the following segments: Aerospace, Combat Systems, Information Technology, and Marine Systems. The Aerospace segment delivers a family of Gulfstream aircraft and provides a range of services for Gulfstream aircraft and aircraft produced by other original equipment manufacturers. The Combat Systems segment offers combat vehicles, weapons systems and munitions for the U.S. government and its allies around the world. The Information Technology segment provides technologies, products and services in support of thousands of programs for a wide range of military, federal civilian, state and local customers. The Marine Systems segment designs, builds and supports submarines and surface ships. The company was founded on February 21, 1952 and is headquartered in Reston, VA.
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Today's Range

Now: $197.63
Low: $194.56
High: $198.06

50 Day Range

MA: $200.69
Low: $188.97
High: $209.52

52 Week Range

Now: $197.63
Low: $144.50
High: $210.21


1,424,211 shs

Average Volume

871,476 shs

Market Capitalization

$55.18 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: Argus, Barclays PLC, Citigroup Inc., Cowen Inc, Credit Suisse Group AG, Morgan Stanley, Robert W. Baird, Susquehanna, Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc., The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., TheStreet, Wells Fargo & Company, Wolfe Research, and Zacks Investment Research.
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What is the current price target for General Dynamics?

10 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for General Dynamics in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $214.50, suggesting a possible upside of 8.5%. Robert W. Baird has the highest price target set, predicting GD will reach $243.00 in the next twelve months. Morgan Stanley has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $163.00 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 sell ratings, 2 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in GD, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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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 www.gd.com.