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General Dynamics

$204.18

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General Dynamics awarded U.S. Army mission training support contract

General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics, was awarded the Mission Training Complex Capabilities Support contract by the U.S. Army Contracting Command. The multiple award, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract has a ceiling value of approximately $975M with a five year ordering period. Work under the contract will consist of simulation and training support including live, virtual, constructive and first-person gaming exercises. Additional support will include technical, logistical and administrative services for designated mission training complexes.

GD General Dynamics
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STFL
09/06/17
NO CHANGE
STFL
Stifel says United Tech deal strategic, not a sign of M&A 'floodgates opening'
Stifel analyst Joseph DeNardi said one of the only risks he sees to defense stocks' multiples would be a shift in cash deployment strategy from a focus on dividends and buybacks to M&A. However, he views United Technologies' (UTX) planned acquisition of Rockwell Collins (COL) as strategic and largely focused on its desire to regain leverage against Boeing (BA) and Airbus (EADSY) and not indicative of the M&A "floodgates opening" in the defense sector. Other publicly traded companies in the defense space include BAE Systems (BAESY), General Dynamics (GD), Lockheed Martin (LMT), Northrop Grumman (NOC) and Raytheon (RTN).
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10/09/17
NO CHANGE
Target $209
RBCM
Outperform
Defense and Aerospace sector poised for strong Q3, says RBC Capital
RBC Capital analyst Matthew McConnell previewed the Q3 earnings season for the defense and commercial aviation industries, raising price targets across the sectors. In defense, McConnell likes the companies with focus on international markets, where demand has not yet been reflected in orders or backlog. Among his favorites, McConnell raises the price target on Raytheon (RTN) to $209 from $193, General Dynamics (GD) to $241 from $220, Northrop Grumman (NOC) to $324 from $294, Lockheed Martin (LMT) to $327 from $289, and Triumph (TGI) to $38 from $33. He also states that there may be room for some consolidation in defense given that budget up-cycle is only 2 years old, profiling Astronics (ATRO), Barnes (B), Esterline (ESL), Heico (HEI), and Textron (TXT) as some of the potential targets. In commercial aviation, McConnell sees Boeing (BA) upside driven by continued strong air traffic growth, mature sales campaigns, and expectations for a strong wide-body replacement cycle starting in the early 2020s, raising his price target on Boeing to $269 from $235.
10/26/17
FBCO
10/26/17
NO CHANGE
Target $238
FBCO
Outperform
General Dynamics price target raised to $238 from $216 at Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse analyst Robert Spingarn raised his price target for General Dynamics to $238 from $216 following quarterly results. The analyst reiterates an Outperform rating on the shares.

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