Locust Wood Capital Advisers Has Boosted General Dynamics (GD) Stake By $3.01 Million; Southern Company (the) (SO) SI Increased By 3.33%

June 23, 2018 - By Marie Mckinney

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Locust Wood Capital Advisers Llc increased General Dynamics Corp (GD) stake by 8.39% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Locust Wood Capital Advisers Llc acquired 13,695 shares as General Dynamics Corp (GD)’s stock declined 8.23%. The Locust Wood Capital Advisers Llc holds 177,019 shares with $39.10M value, up from 163,324 last quarter. General Dynamics Corp now has $56.25 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.50% or $0.95 during the last trading session, reaching $189.38. About 1.70 million shares traded or 3.51% up from the average. General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) has risen 3.50% since June 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.07% the S&P500. Some Historical GD News: 20/03/2018 – GENERAL DYNAMICS CORP – TRANSACTION IS NOW VALUED AT $9.7 BLN, INCLUDING ASSUMPTION OF $2.8 BLN IN CSRA DEBT; 24/04/2018 – NexOptic Selected to Demonstrate Technology to General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada; 13/03/2018 – CSRA Required to Pay Fee to General Dynamics if CSRA Terminates Merger Agreement; 15/05/2018 – Keel Laid for Future USS Daniel lnouye (DDG 118); 18/04/2018 – GENERAL DYNAMICS GETS INSCOM CONTRACT FOR IT NETWORKS; 03/04/2018 – General Dynamics completes deal for peer CSRA; 24/04/2018 – General Dynamics Gulfstream Unit to Build New Service Center at Savannah/Hilton Head Airport; 09/05/2018 – GLOBAL AEROSPACE & DEFENSE: BERNSTEIN SAYS U.S. EXITING IRAN DEAL IS SLIGHT POSITIVE FOR DEFENSE; MINOR NEGATIVE FOR BOEING AND AIRBUS; 25/04/2018 – General Dynamics 1Q EPS $2.65; 20/03/2018 – General Dynamics and CSRA Amend Definitive Merger Agreement to Increase Offer Price to $41.25 Per Shr

Southern Company (the) (NYSE:SO) had an increase of 3.33% in short interest. SO’s SI was 34.38 million shares in June as released by FINRA. Its up 3.33% from 33.27 million shares previously. With 6.17M avg volume, 6 days are for Southern Company (the) (NYSE:SO)’s short sellers to cover SO’s short positions. The stock increased 1.15% or $0.52 during the last trading session, reaching $45.81. About 6.60 million shares traded or 27.87% up from the average. The Southern Company (NYSE:SO) has declined 11.84% since June 23, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 24.41% the S&P500. Some Historical SO News: 23/05/2018 – PRESS RELEASE – SOUTHERN POWER ENTERS INTO AN AGREEMENT TO SELL A MINORITY INTEREST IN SOLAR PORTFOLIO; 14/05/2018 – ITRON INC – NEW AGREEMENT WITH MISSISSIPPI POWER-A SUBSIDIARY OF SOUTHERN COMPANY; 02/05/2018 – Southern Co 1Q Rev $6.37B; 21/05/2018 – Southern Co: Target Completion for the Sales of Gulf Power and Southern Power’s Interests in Plant Stanton and Plant Oleander Is the 1H of 2019; 02/05/2018 – Southern Co 1Q Rev $6.4B; 21/05/2018 – NextEra Energy Reaches Definitive Agreements to Acquire Gulf Power, Florida City Gas and Additional Assets From Southern Co; 21/05/2018 – Southern Slims Downs After Bets on Big Projects Fail to Pay Off; 21/05/2018 – NEXTERA ENERGY INC – TRANSACTIONS EXPECTED TO BE IMMEDIATELY ACCRETIVE TO EARNINGS; 11/05/2018 – SOUTHERN CO RAISES FARLEY 1 REACTOR TO 13% POWER FROM 0%: NRC; 21/05/2018 – SOUTHERN STILL SEES 4% TO 6% ANNUAL GROWTH

Among 22 analysts covering General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD), 14 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 64% are positive. General Dynamics Corporation had 80 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Zacks upgraded General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) on Monday, August 31 to “Hold” rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of GD in report on Friday, April 6 with “Buy” rating. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, August 10 by Bernstein. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, January 23 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Sunday, October 8 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) earned “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Friday, July 7. As per Monday, January 8, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. The company was initiated on Thursday, January 12 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Thursday, October 29 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock has “Neutral” rating by JP Morgan on Wednesday, December 16.

Since February 14, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 8 sales for $8.28 million activity. KEANE JOHN M sold $389,574 worth of General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) on Wednesday, February 14. On Tuesday, March 6 Whited Gary L sold $1.34 million worth of General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) or 5,977 shares. On Friday, February 23 the insider LYLES LESTER L sold $1.15M. 3,522 shares were sold by Johnson S. Daniel, worth $754,828 on Wednesday, February 14. 9,304 shares valued at $2.00M were sold by CASEY JOHN PATRICK on Wednesday, February 14. On Tuesday, February 27 the insider Roualet Mark C. sold $814,050.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.88 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.19, from 1.07 in 2017Q4. It fall, as 52 investors sold GD shares while 361 reduced holdings. 100 funds opened positions while 263 raised stakes. 230.81 million shares or 0.50% more from 229.66 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. First Allied Advisory Serv reported 9,036 shares. Ci Invests reported 44 shares. Btc Capital Mngmt reported 46,122 shares. Walleye Trading Ltd Company holds 12,929 shares. Caprock Grp Incorporated owns 2,251 shares or 0.11% of their US portfolio. Hightower Advisors Ltd Co has invested 0.12% of its portfolio in General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD). Legal General Group Incorporated Public Ltd Liability Co stated it has 1.12 million shares. Nuwave Mgmt Ltd Com owns 0.05% invested in General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) for 150 shares. First Foundation Advsr holds 0.02% in General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) or 1,314 shares. Moreover, Live Your Vision Ltd Liability Company has 0.01% invested in General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD). 339,147 were accumulated by State Of Wisconsin Inv Board. Alkeon Capital Mgmt Ltd Co invested 0.53% of its portfolio in General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD). Tarbox Family Office reported 466 shares. 48,589 were accumulated by Torray. Citizens Northern reported 1.23% of its portfolio in General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD).

More important recent General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “Is General Dynamics Corporation (GD) a Buy?” on June 01, 2018, also Investorplace.com published article titled: “What the Stryker Land Vehicle Deal Can Do for General Dynamics Stock”, Benzinga.com published: “8 Biggest Price Target Changes For Friday” on June 22, 2018. More interesting news about General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) was released by: Investorplace.com and their article: “3 Reasons to Buy Lockheed Martin Stock on Weakness” with publication date: June 21, 2018.

Among 20 analysts covering The Southern Company (NYSE:SO), 5 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 25% are positive. The Southern Company had 80 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. SunTrust maintained The Southern Company (NYSE:SO) rating on Wednesday, October 18. SunTrust has “Hold” rating and $52.0 target. The firm has “Hold” rating by SunTrust given on Monday, March 5. SunTrust maintained The Southern Company (NYSE:SO) on Monday, October 19 with “Neutral” rating. The stock of The Southern Company (NYSE:SO) has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, January 23 by Mizuho. As per Monday, January 22, the company rating was maintained by SunTrust. On Friday, March 31 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Hold”. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, April 9 by SunTrust. The stock has “Hold” rating by Argus Research on Friday, March 3. Guggenheim upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Thursday, September 14 report. The rating was initiated by Howard Weil on Friday, May 13 with “Sector Perform”.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.89 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.21, from 1.1 in 2017Q4. It dropped, as 76 investors sold The Southern Company shares while 359 reduced holdings. 75 funds opened positions while 310 raised stakes. 558.65 million shares or 1.91% more from 548.17 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Prudential Incorporated holds 1.15 million shares. Signalpoint Asset Limited Liability Company holds 0.43% or 20,102 shares in its portfolio. Confluence Wealth Ltd holds 0.12% of its portfolio in The Southern Company (NYSE:SO) for 5,034 shares. Canandaigua Bancorp stated it has 0.14% in The Southern Company (NYSE:SO). Estabrook Capital Mngmt holds 1,200 shares. Keybank Association Oh has invested 0.05% of its portfolio in The Southern Company (NYSE:SO). Fiera Cap Corp invested in 22,150 shares. 101,273 were accumulated by Carret Asset Management Limited Liability. Massmutual Trust Fsb Adv holds 70,988 shares. Field And Main Fincl Bank, Kentucky-based fund reported 900 shares. Live Your Vision Limited, Pennsylvania-based fund reported 200 shares. Sector Pension Board owns 56,139 shares. 27,027 are held by Ntv Asset Mgmt Lc. Philadelphia Trust Com holds 0.05% in The Southern Company (NYSE:SO) or 14,552 shares. Charter Tru reported 15,093 shares.

The Southern Company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity. The company has market cap of $46.34 billion. The firm also constructs, acquires, owns, and manages power generation assets, including renewable energy projects; sells electricity in the wholesale market; and distributes natural gas in seven states, as well as provides gas marketing services, wholesale gas services, and gas midstream operations. It has a 54.54 P/E ratio. It owns/operates 33 hydroelectric generating stations, 29 fossil fuel generating stations, 3 nuclear generating stations, 14 combined cycle/cogeneration stations, 33 solar facilities, 9 wind facilities, 1 biomass facility, and 1 landfill gas facility.

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