General Dynamics Corporation (GD) Moves Lower on Volume Spike for January 30

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General Dynamics Corporation (GD) traded on unusually high volume on Jan. 30, as the stock lost 2.89% to close at $170.91. On the day, General Dynamics Corporation saw 4.07 million shares trade hands on 39,728 trades. Considering that the stock averages only a daily volume of 1.67 million shares a day over the last month, this represents a pretty significant bump in volume over the norm.

Generally speaking, when a stock experiences a sudden spike in trading volume, it may be seen as a bullish signal for investors. An increase in volume means more market awareness for the company, potentially setting up a more meaningful move in stock price. The added volume also provides a level of support and stability for price advances.

The stock has traded between $230.00 and $143.87 over the last 52-weeks, its 50-day SMA is now $167.79, and its 200-day SMA $188.21. General Dynamics Corporation has a P/B ratio of 3.97. It also has a P/E ratio of 17.2.

Falls Church, Virginia-based General Dynamics manufactures submarines, armored vehicles, information technology systems, and business jets. It operates its businesses in decentralized manner, and following the acquisition of CSRA, which closed during the second quarter of 2018, General Dynamics operates five segments: aerospace (24% of pro forma sales), combat systems (16%), marine systems (23%), information technology (25%), and mission systems (12%). Based on the new revenue recognition standard, the firm generated $30.9 billion in 2017 sales.

Headquartered in Falls Church, VA, General Dynamics Corporation has 98,600 employees and is currently under the leadership of CEO Phebe N. Novakovic.

For a complete fundamental analysis analysis of General Dynamics Corporation, check out’s Stock Valuation Analysis report for GD.

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