General Dynamics Corporation (GD): Price and Financial Metrics


General Dynamics Corporation (GD)

Today's Latest Price: $140.70 USD

1.28 (0.92%)

Updated Oct 23 7:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating


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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 65 in Air/Defense Services

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GD Stock Summary

  • GD has a market capitalization of $39,197,840,082 -- more than approximately 94.91% of US stocks.
  • GD's went public 34.83 years ago, making it older than 92.9% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • Of note is the ratio of General Dynamics Corp's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 87.82% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to General Dynamics Corp are GIS, PH, NOC, ADM, and KHC.
  • To dig deeper into the stock's financial statements, go to GD's page on browse-edgar?action=getcompany&CIK=0000040533.

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GD Price/Volume Stats

Current price $140.70 52-week high $190.08
Prev. close $139.42 52-week low $100.55
Day low $139.41 Volume 993,144
Day high $141.19 Avg. volume 1,677,693
50-day MA $145.08 Dividend yield 3.13%
200-day MA $149.84 Market Cap 40.37B

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.

GD Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$140.70$71.76 -47%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for General Dynamics Corp. To summarize, we found that General Dynamics Corp ranked in the 32th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Our DCF analysis suggests the stock is overvalued by about 47.17%. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for GD, they are:

  • Its compound free cash flow growth rate, as measured over the past 5.47 years, is -0.03% -- higher than merely 20.61% of stocks in our DCF forecasting set.
  • General Dynamics Corp's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 7%; for context, that number is higher than only 11.65% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • The company's cost of debt, derived from its interest coverage, tax rate, and market capitalization, is greater than only 0% of stocks in its sector (Industrials).


Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price
0%-49%
1%-48%
2%-47%
3%-47%
4%-46%
5%-46%

For other companies in the Industrials that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as GD, try BWEN, CTAS, GNK, KNX, and MEC.


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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.

GD Land Systems secures $1.22B U.S. army contract

General Dynamics ([[GD]] -1.0%) business unit General Dynamics Land Systems has been awarded $1.219B U.S. army contract for Stryker IM-SHORAD vehicles.The initial order to produce, test and deliver 28 of these vehicles is valued at $230M."General Dynamics and our teammates Leonardo DRS and Raytheon are pleased to be able to partner with the...

Seeking Alpha | October 2, 2020

General Dynamics bags $306M Department of Veterans Affair task order

General Dynamics ([[GD]] -0.1%) business unit General Dynamics Information Technology has been awarded the File Conversion Services task order under the Veterans Intake, Conversion, and Communication Services (‘VICCS’) program by the Department of Veterans Affairs Veterans Benefit Administration.The single award under the VICCS indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract is valued at $306M...

Seeking Alpha | October 1, 2020

General Dynamics nabs $1.2B for Army's short-range air defense system

General Dynamics was awarded a $1.2 billion contract this week to deliver a short-range air defense system to the Army.

United Press International | October 1, 2020

General Dynamics Electric Boat awarded $251 million in Navy contracts to support fleet maintenance and Virginia-class sub development and design work

GROTON, Conn., Oct. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Electric Boat, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE:GD), was awarded two U.S. Navy contracts this week with a total value of $251 million. The first contract is a $215.7 million modification to a previously awarded…

PR Newswire | October 1, 2020

General Dynamics Information Technology awarded $306 million Department of Veterans Affairs task order to modernize benefits claims processing

RESTON, Va., Oct. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT), a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), announced today it was awarded the File Conversion Services task order under the Veterans Intake, Conversion, and Communication Services (VICCS)…

PR Newswire | October 1, 2020

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GD Price Returns

1-mo 2.58%
3-mo -4.19%
6-mo 4.64%
1-year -16.55%
3-year -26.01%
5-year 5.67%
YTD -17.88%
2019 14.80%
2018 -21.34%
2017 19.85%
2016 28.46%
2015 1.77%

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