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General Dynamics

$151.32

0.84 (0.56%)

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General Dynamics awarded contracts totaling $170M for Hydra-70 rocket program

General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics, was recently awarded two contract modifications by the U.S. Army Contracting Command in Redstone Arsenal, Ala., for production of the 2.75"/70mm Hydra-70 air-to-ground rocket system for U.S. military services and Foreign Military Sales customers. The option exercised is part of a supplies contract originally awarded to General Dynamics in 2014. General Dynamics has been in continuous production of the Hydra-70 rockets since 1996.

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GD General Dynamics
$151.32

0.84 (0.56%)

08/10/16
BERN
08/10/16
UPGRADE
BERN
Outperform
General Dynamics upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Bernstein
08/10/16
BERN
08/10/16
UPGRADE
BERN
Outperform
General Dynamics upgraded to Outperform, valuation attractive, says Bernstein
As previously reported, Bernstein upgraded General Dynamics to Outperform from Market Perform and raised its price target to $180 from $168. Analyst Douglas Harned said shares of General Dynamics are valued at a larger discount to other prime contractors than it has been in the last 14 years and overly discounts weakness in the large cabin business jet market. Harned expects the defense business to grow from here with an increasing defense budget that supports Marine Systems and Combat Systems and sees little downside to shares even in a worst case scenario for Gulfstream.
08/10/16
08/10/16
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On The Fly: Top five analyst upgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Disney (DIS) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Macquarie with analyst Tim Nollen saying he thinks Disney owning this technology gives it commanding position on future content viewership as Bam Tech is a premier OTT streaming technology, allowing Disney to connect directly with consumers. 2. Coach (COH) upgraded to Neutral from Underperform at BofA/Merrill with analyst Lorraine Hutchinson saying management guided margins to 18.5-19%, in line with her 18.5% estimate, reflecting a strategic reduction in the wholesale business, thinks more realistic EBIT targets indicates management has de-risked its outlook, and expects consensus estimates to move towards hers. 3. Philips (PHG) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at UBS with the firm citing management's targets for margin growth, improved momentum in two key divisions, and the company's position in businesses that are likely to benefit from the secular shift toward value based care. 4. Yelp (YELP) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Raymond James, to Neutral from Underperform at BofA/Merrill, to Buy from Hold at Axiom, and to Buy from Neutral at Mizuho. 5. General Dynamics (GD) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Bernstein with Douglas Harned saying shares of General Dynamics are valued at a larger discount to other prime contractors than it has been in the last 14 years and overly discounts weakness in the large cabin business jet market. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
10/06/16
BARD
10/06/16
INITIATION
Target $181
BARD
Outperform
General Dynamics initiated with an Outperform at Baird
Baird analyst Peter.Arment initiated General Dynamics with an Outperform and a $181 price target.

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