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General Dynamics (GD) Stock Forecast & Price Target

$288.22
-5.05 (-1.72%)
(As of 07/19/2024 ET)

General Dynamics - Analysts' Recommendations and Stock Price Forecast (2024)

MarketBeat calculates consensus analyst ratings for stocks using the most recent rating from each Wall Street analyst that has rated a stock within the last twelve months. Each analyst's rating is normalized to a standardized rating score of 1 (sell), 2 (hold), 3 (buy) or 4 (strong buy). Analyst consensus ratings scores are calculated using the mean average of the number of normalized sell, hold, buy and strong buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. Each stock's consensus analyst rating is derived from its calculated consensus ratings score (0 to .5 = Strong Sell, .5 to 1 = Sell, 1 to 1.5 = Reduce, 1.5 to 2.5 = Hold, 2.5 to 3.0 = Moderate Buy, 3.0 to 3.5 = Buy, >3.5 = Strong Buy). MarketBeat's consensus price targets are a mean average of the most recent available price targets set by each analyst that has set a price target for the stock in the last twelve months. MarketBeat's consensus ratings and consensus price targets may differ from those calculated by other firms due to differences in methodology and available data.

Consensus Rating

Based on 18 Wall Street analysts who have issued ratings for General Dynamics in the last 12 months, the stock has a consensus rating of "Moderate Buy." Out of the 18 analysts, 6 have given a hold rating, and 12 have given a buy rating for GD.

Consensus Price Target

$307.94
6.84% Upside
High Forecast$345.00
Average Forecast$307.94
Low Forecast$258.00

According to the 18 analysts' twelve-month price targets for General Dynamics, the average price target is $307.94. The highest price target for GD is $345.00, while the lowest price target for GD is $258.00. The average price target represents a forecasted upside of 6.84% from the current price of $288.22.

TypeCurrent Forecast
7/21/23 to 7/20/24
1 Month Ago
6/21/23 to 6/20/24
3 Months Ago
4/22/23 to 4/21/24
1 Year Ago
7/21/22 to 7/21/23
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Moderate Buy
Moderate Buy
Moderate Buy
Strong Buy
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
Buy
12 Buy rating(s)
10 Buy rating(s)
7 Buy rating(s)
7 Buy rating(s)
Hold
6 Hold rating(s)
5 Hold rating(s)
4 Hold rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
Sell
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Sell rating(s)
Consensus Price Target$307.94$300.63$283.80$261.69
Forecasted Upside6.84% Upside11.16% Upside10.36% Upside15.41% Upside
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GD Analyst Recommendations By Month

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GD Price Targets by Month

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General Dynamics Stock vs. The Competition

TypeGeneral DynamicsAerospace CompaniesS&P 500
Consensus Rating Score
2.67
2.62
2.51
Consensus RatingModerate BuyModerate BuyModerate Buy
Predicted Upside6.84% Upside61.72% Upside10.04% Upside
News Sentiment RatingPositive News
Positive News
Positive News
DateBrokerageAnalyst NameActionRatingPrice TargetUpside/Downside on Report DateDetails
7/17/2024Royal Bank of Canada
4 of 5 stars
 Reiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Outperform$320.00 ➝ $320.00+8.99%
7/15/2024Morgan Stanley
3 of 5 stars
 Boost TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$271.00 ➝ $293.00+3.21%
7/2/2024Robert W. Baird
2 of 5 stars
 Reiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Outperform$345.00 ➝ $345.00+21.16%
6/26/2024BTIG Research
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A. Madrid
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Initiated CoverageBuy$345.00+16.87%
5/23/2024Sanford C. Bernstein
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 Boost TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$290.00 ➝ $302.00+1.82%
4/29/2024Argus
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 Boost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$290.00 ➝ $310.00+7.11%
4/29/2024Jefferies Financial Group
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 UpgradeHold ➝ Buy$305.00 ➝ $335.00+17.79%
4/25/2024Citigroup
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 Boost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$300.00 ➝ $320.00+12.29%
4/25/2024JPMorgan Chase & Co.
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 Boost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$280.00 ➝ $298.00+4.55%
4/16/2024The Goldman Sachs Group
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 Boost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$253.00 ➝ $284.00-0.70%
4/15/2024Barclays
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 Boost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$285.00 ➝ $310.00+6.85%
4/12/2024Susquehanna
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 Boost TargetPositive ➝ Positive$301.00 ➝ $333.00+15.83%
4/4/2024Wells Fargo & Company
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 Boost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$291.00 ➝ $322.00+10.32%
1/29/2024UBS Group
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 Boost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$286.00 ➝ $296.00+12.15%
1/29/2024Alembic Global Advisors
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 DowngradeOverweight ➝ Neutral$296.00+11.36%
10/24/2023Bank Of America (Bofa)
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 Boost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$295.00 ➝ $305.00+30.91%
9/27/2023Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft
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 Initiated CoverageBuy$271.00+22.62%
9/26/2023Berenberg Bank
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 Boost TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$254.00 ➝ $258.00+17.63%
4/27/2023Credit Suisse Group
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 Lower Target$239.00 ➝ $220.00+2.41%
3/30/2023William Blair
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L. Dipalma
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Initiated CoverageOutperform
1/3/2023Cowen
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 Boost Target$260.00 ➝ $285.00+14.87%
10/28/2022Bank of America
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 Boost Target$286.00 ➝ $325.00+31.05%
10/27/2022Cowen
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 Boost Target$260.00+4.83%
10/10/2022Wolfe Research
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 Initiated CoverageOutperform$265.00+17.56%
7/27/2022Seaport Res Ptn
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R. Safran
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Reiterated RatingBuy

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GD Forecast - Frequently Asked Questions

What is General Dynamics' forecast for 2024?

According to the research reports of 18 Wall Street equities research analysts, the average twelve-month stock price forecast for General Dynamics is $307.94, with a high forecast of $345.00 and a low forecast of $258.00.

Should I buy or sell General Dynamics stock right now?

18 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for General Dynamics in the last year. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 12 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" GD shares.

Does General Dynamics's stock price have much upside?

According to analysts, General Dynamics's stock has a predicted upside of 11.83% based on their 12-month stock forecasts.

Has General Dynamics been upgraded by Wall Street analysts recently?

Over the previous 90 days, General Dynamics's stock had 1 upgrade by analysts.

What analysts cover General Dynamics?

General Dynamics has been rated by research analysts at Argus, BTIG Research, Citigroup, Jefferies Financial Group, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Morgan Stanley, Robert W. Baird, Royal Bank of Canada, and Sanford C. Bernstein in the past 90 days.

Do Wall Street analysts like General Dynamics more than its competitors?

Analysts like General Dynamics more than other "aerospace" companies. The consensus rating score for General Dynamics is 2.67 while the average consensus rating score for "aerospace" companies is 2.62. Learn more on how GD compares to other companies.


This page (NYSE:GD) was last updated on 7/20/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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