General Dynamics Corporation (GD): Price and Financial Metrics

General Dynamics Corporation (GD): $212.58

1.42 (+0.67%)

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GD POWR Grades

  • Stability is the dimension where GD ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 86.91% of US stocks.
  • GD's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving up over the last 160 days.
  • GD's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 15.69% of US stocks).

GD Stock Summary

  • General Dynamics Corp's market capitalization of $58,960,692,783 is ahead of 95.39% of US-listed equities.
  • GD's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 527.89 -- higher than 94.94% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • The volatility of General Dynamics Corp's share price is greater than that of only 4.34% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to GD, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are APD, MCO, EMR, ROP, and FISV.
  • To dig deeper into the stock's financial statements, go to GD'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 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 29.91%.
  • Its 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -64.71%.
  • Its 3 year revenue growth rate is now at 20.73%.
GD's revenue has moved up $2,465,000,000 over the prior 33 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
2021-09-30 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
2020-06-30 38,547 3,662 3,264

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 $212.58 52-week high $214.70
Prev. close $211.16 52-week low $146.53
Day low $210.80 Volume 274,092
Day high $213.44 Avg. volume 955,414
50-day MA $203.42 Dividend yield 2.25%
200-day MA $196.58 Market Cap 59.36B

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.

Apella Capital, LLC Buys Vanguard Ultra-Short Bond ETF, iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ex China ...

Investment company Apella Capital, LLC (Current Portfolio) buys Vanguard Ultra-Short Bond ETF, iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ex China ETF, Invesco BulletShares 2030 Corporate Bond ETF, FactSet Research Systems Inc, Costco Wholesale Corp, sells Dimensional U.S.

Yahoo | January 18, 2022

Ridgewood Investments LLC Buys Vale SA, Activision Blizzard Inc, Calavo Growers Inc, Sells ...

Investment company Ridgewood Investments LLC (Current Portfolio) buys Vale SA, Activision Blizzard Inc, Calavo Growers Inc, FedEx Corp, Takeda Pharmaceutical Co, sells General Dynamics Corp, Merck Inc, Comcast Corp, U.S.

Yahoo | January 18, 2022

4 Reasons General Dynamics Stock Is Set to Soar in 2022

In this segment from Motley Fool Live, recorded on Jan. 4, Fool contributor Lou Whiteman takes an in-depth look at four factors that will help boost General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) stock this year. Lou Whiteman: It has been a nasty run ever since the great recession where a lot of companies were called into question for their spending habits. Business jets, you can see that, it's fallen off a cliff.

Yahoo | January 16, 2022

These 8 companies and trade groups are said to be among the top donors to ''Sedition Caucus'' Republicans who voted against certifying the 2020 election result

Top donors to members of the so-called Sedition Caucus include Boeing, General Dynamics, and Lockheed Martin, says watchdog Accountable.US.

Business Insider | January 15, 2022

Pilots fear 'C-band' 5G could interfere with avionics

John Shea, Helicopter Association International Director of Government Affairs, joins Yahoo Finance Live to discuss the concerns of 5G frequencies interfering with flight mechanisms for both helicopters and major airlines.

Yahoo | January 14, 2022

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GD Price Returns

1-mo 7.60%
3-mo 2.76%
6-mo 12.09%
1-year 42.25%
3-year 36.32%
5-year 33.65%
YTD 2.55%
2021 43.78%
2020 -13.14%
2019 14.80%
2018 -21.34%
2017 19.85%

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