General Dynamics Corporation (GD): Price and Financial Metrics

General Dynamics Corporation (GD): $223.86

2.61 (+1.18%)

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GD POWR Grades

  • GD scores best on the Stability dimension, with a Stability rank ahead of 86.03% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for GD is in Sentiment, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • GD ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 12th percentile.

GD Stock Summary

  • GD has a market capitalization of $66,950,202,864 -- more than approximately 95.94% of US stocks.
  • With a one year PEG ratio of 1,056.62, General Dynamics Corp is expected to have a higher PEG ratio (a measure of how expensive a stock is relative to its expected earnings growth) than 97.1% of US stocks.
  • GD's went public 36.27 years ago, making it older than 92.84% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to GD, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are FISV, MCO, ROP, EMR, and ADM.
  • To check out General Dynamics Corp's SEC filings, go to the company's page on browse-edgar?action=getcompany&CIK=0000040533.

GD Valuation Summary

  • GD's price/sales ratio is 1.4; this is 57.58% lower than that of the median Industrials stock.
  • GD's price/earnings ratio has moved up 1 over the prior 243 months.
  • Over the past 243 months, GD's price/earnings ratio has gone up 1.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for GD.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
GD 2021-08-26 1.4 3.6 17.0 15.4
GD 2021-08-25 1.4 3.6 17.0 15.4
GD 2021-08-24 1.4 3.6 16.9 15.4
GD 2021-08-23 1.4 3.6 16.9 15.3
GD 2021-08-20 1.4 3.6 16.8 15.3
GD 2021-08-19 1.4 3.6 16.7 15.1

GD Growth Metrics

    The year over year price growth rate now stands at 35.57%.
  • Its 2 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 16.86%.
  • Its 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -64.71%.
GD's revenue has moved up $252,000,000 over the prior 15 months.

The table below shows GD's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-12-31 38,469 4,271 3,257
2021-09-30 38,658 5,151 3,307
2021-06-30 38,521 4,799 3,281
2021-03-31 38,565 4,527 3,169
2020-12-31 37,925 3,858 3,167
2020-09-30 38,217 3,690 3,185

GD's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • GD has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 69.1% of graded US stocks.
  • GD's asset turnover comes in at 0.759 -- ranking 7th of 10 Shipbuilding Railroad Equipment stocks.
  • RAIL, TRN, and WAB are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with GD.

The table below shows GD's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-10-03 0.759 0.167 0.178
2021-07-04 0.760 0.167 0.180
2021-04-04 0.765 0.164 0.177
2020-12-31 0.738 0.167 0.173
2020-09-27 0.753 0.169 0.178
2020-06-28 0.765 0.172 0.188

GD Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of GD, see our GD price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $215.56 Average Broker Recommendation 1.69 (Moderate Buy)

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GD Price/Volume Stats

Current price $223.86 52-week high $254.99
Prev. close $221.25 52-week low $182.66
Day low $219.74 Volume 705,800
Day high $224.48 Avg. volume 1,497,162
50-day MA $226.63 Dividend yield 2.25%
200-day MA $216.68 Market Cap 62.17B

General Dynamics Corporation (GD) Company Bio

General Dynamics operates as aerospace and defense company worldwide. It operates through four business groups: Aerospace; Combat Systems; Information Systems and Technology; and Marine Systems. The company was founded in 1899 and is based in Falls Church, Virginia.

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Below are the latest news stories about General Dynamics Corp that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate GD as an investment opportunity.

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Benzinga | February 25, 2022

Defense Stocks In Focus As Russian Troops Close In On Kyiv

Defense stocks Lockheed and Northrop rose Friday as the U.S. shuffled key assets in Europe amid Russia's Ukraine invasion.

Yahoo | February 25, 2022

Aerospace Giants Hitting 52-Week Highs

Aerospace Giants Hitting 52-Week Highs

Yahoo | February 25, 2022

General Dynamics (GD) Up 4.7% Since Last Earnings Report: Can It Continue?

General Dynamics (GD) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.

Yahoo | February 25, 2022

Top Defense Stocks for Q1 2022

The defense industry produces modern weaponry, including combat vehicles, ships, bombers, and fighter jets. Companies in the industry also offer cybersecurity, information technology (IT), analytics, robotics, and intelligence systems. Its primary customer is the U.S. government, but it also sells its products and services to foreign governments and law enforcement agencies.

Yahoo | February 25, 2022

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GD Price Returns

1-mo -2.16%
3-mo -5.99%
6-mo 7.50%
1-year N/A
3-year 32.68%
5-year 26.36%
YTD 9.18%
2021 43.77%
2020 -13.14%
2019 14.80%
2018 -21.34%
2017 19.85%

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