General Dynamics Corporation (GD): Price and Financial Metrics


General Dynamics Corporation (GD)

Today's Latest Price: $153.16 USD

0.39 (0.26%)

Updated Jan 25 4:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating


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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 71 in Air/Defense Services

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GD Stock Summary

  • GD has a market capitalization of $43,840,735,356 -- more than approximately 94.67% of US stocks.
  • General Dynamics Corp's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 92.81% of US equities in our set.
  • The volatility of General Dynamics Corp's share price is greater than that of merely 3.32% 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 NOC, PH, ROP, KDP, and APH.
  • 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 $153.16 52-week high $190.08
Prev. close $152.77 52-week low $100.55
Day low $151.11 Volume 1,796,467
Day high $155.70 Avg. volume 1,485,675
50-day MA $151.31 Dividend yield 2.88%
200-day MA $145.95 Market Cap 43.95B

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:
$153.16$62.03 -59%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for General Dynamics Corp with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that General Dynamics Corp ranked in the 31th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that all scenearios modelled for this stock suggest it is overvalued. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for GD, they are:

  • In the past 5.5 years, General Dynamics Corp has a compound free cash flow growth rate of -0.05%; that's higher than just 16.42% of free cash flow generating stocks in the Industrials sector.
  • General Dynamics Corp's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 8%; for context, that number is higher than only 12% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • GD's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 3%; for context, that number is higher than only 12% of tickers in our DCF set.


Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price
0%-60%
1%-60%
2%-59%
3%-59%
4%-59%
5%-58%

For other companies in the Industrials that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as GD, try IEX, MSA, HSII, LAWS, and MRCY.


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Latest GD News From Around the Web

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.

General Dynamics' business unit awarded prime contractor designation

General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics ([[GD]] -0.4%), is selected as one of three prime contractors on the U.S. Department of State's Global Support Strategy 2.0 indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract ((IDIQ)) vehicle.The IDIQ awarded in Q4 has a total estimated value of up to $3.3B...

Seeking Alpha | January 22, 2021

General Dynamics Awarded Prime Contractor Designation on $3.3 Billion U.S. State Department Global Support Strategy 2.0 IDIQ

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Jan. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT), a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE:GD), announced today that it has been selected as one of three prime contractors on the U.S. Department of State's Global Support Strategy (GSS) 2.0…

PR Newswire | January 22, 2021

Will Segmental Performance Aid General Dynamics (GD) Q4 Earnings?

An improved performance from General Dynamics' (GD) majority of segments is likely to have positively impacted its Q4 results.

Yahoo | January 22, 2021

General Dynamics (GD) Arm Wins $695M US Army Europe Contract

General Dynamics' (GD) subsidiary is awarded the U.S. Army Europe Contract for Enterprise Mission Information Technology Services for an estimated value of $695 million.

Yahoo | January 20, 2021

General Dynamics Awarded $695 Million U.S. Army Europe Contract for Enterprise Mission Information Technology Services

General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT), a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE:GD), announced today it has been awarded the United States Army Europe (USAREUR) Enterprise Mission Information Technology Services (EMITS) task order by the General Services Administration (GSA). The task order, awarded in fourth-quarter 2020, has a total estimated value of $695 million over a five-year period, inclusive of a three-month transition, one-year base period and four one-year options.

Yahoo | January 19, 2021

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GD Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo 14.39%
6-mo 4.02%
1-year -14.68%
3-year -27.18%
5-year 32.60%
YTD 3.66%
2020 -13.14%
2019 14.80%
2018 -21.34%
2017 19.85%
2016 28.46%

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