Analysts Conflicted on These Consumer Goods Names: AptarGroup (NYSE: ATR) and General Dynamics Corp (NYSE: GD)

By Austin Angelo

Analysts have been eager to weigh in on the Consumer Goods sector with new ratings on AptarGroup (NYSE: ATR) and General Dynamics Corp (NYSE: GD).

AptarGroup (NYSE: ATR)

Robert W. Baird analyst Ghansham Panjabi reiterated a Hold rating on AptarGroup (NYSE: ATR) today and set a price target of $92. The company’s shares opened today at $89.58, close to its 52-week high of $92.32.

According to TipRanks.com, Panjabi is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 13.8% and a 71.4% success rate. Panjabi covers the Consumer Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as Sherwin-Williams Company, Axalta Coating Systems, and Avery Dennison Corp.

Currently, the analyst consensus on AptarGroup is Hold and the average price target is $90, representing a 0.5% upside.

In a report released today, Wells Fargo also reiterated a Hold rating on the stock with a $90 price target.
General Dynamics Corp (NYSE: GD)

In a report released today, Peter Arment from Robert W. Baird reiterated a Buy rating on General Dynamics Corp (NYSE: GD), with a price target of $272. The company’s shares opened today at $211.10.

According to TipRanks.com, Arment is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 16.7% and a 72.8% success rate. Arment covers the Consumer Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as Lockheed Martin Corp, Mercury Systems Inc, and Transdigm Group Inc.

Currently, the analyst consensus on General Dynamics Corp is Moderate Buy and the average price target is $240.45, representing a 13.9% upside.

In a report issued on February 12, Cowen & Co. also assigned a Buy rating to the stock with a $230 price target.

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