General Dynamics Corporation (GD): Price and Financial Metrics

General Dynamics Corporation (GD)

Today's Latest Price: $162.22 USD

5.13 (3.27%)

Updated Jun 5 4:10pm

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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

  • General Dynamics Corp's market capitalization of $46,535,165,679 is ahead of 95.85% of US-listed equities.
  • GD's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 539.48 -- higher than 92.68% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • General Dynamics Corp's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 92.85% of US equities in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to General Dynamics Corp are GIS, NOC, KDP, KHC, and APD.
  • GD's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit General Dynamics Corp's official web site, go to
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GD Price/Volume Stats

Current price $162.22 52-week high $193.76
Prev. close $157.09 52-week low $100.55
Day low $160.92 Volume 1,969,812
Day high $165.14 Avg. volume 2,053,655
50-day MA $136.21 Dividend yield 2.71%
200-day MA $166.65 Market Cap 46.54B

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

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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 25th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that the most conservative analysis suggests this stock will yield negative results -- and thus may be a potential short opportunity. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for GD, they are:

  • The company's compound free cash flow growth rate over the past 5.77 years comes in at -0.05%; that's greater than only 21.63% of US stocks we're applying DCF forecasting to.
  • General Dynamics Corp's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 7%; for context, that number is higher than merely 13.52% 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).

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Communications & Power Industries Completes Acquisition Of Satellite Antenna Systems Business Of General Dynamics

PALO ALTO, Calif. , June 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Communications & Power Industries LLC (CPI) has successfully completed the purchase of SATCOM Technologies, the antenna systems business of General Dynamics Mission Systems, Inc., a business unit of General Dynamics. The transaction was funded using a new committed debt financing. The newly acquired business, which consists of approximately 1,000 employees, as well as facilities in the United States , Europe and India , will be called CPI … Full story available on

Benzinga Feeds | June 5, 2020

Analyst who predicted market's 40% rally says these stocks will lead to all-time highs

After nailing the market's recovery, Fundstrat's Tom Lee is predicting hard hit stocks can carry the S&P 500 to new highs.

Yahoo | June 5, 2020

General Dynamics Corporation -- Moody's announces completion of a periodic review of ratings of General Dynamics Corporation

Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") has completed a periodic review of the ratings of General Dynamics Corporation and other ratings that are associated with the same analytical unit. The review was conducted through a portfolio review in which Moody's reassessed the appropriateness of the ratings in the context of the relevant principal methodology(ies), recent developments, and a comparison of the financial and operating profile to similarly rated peers.

Yahoo | June 5, 2020

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Yahoo | June 5, 2020

World Market Analysis for Airborne ISR Platforms & Payloads Market, Featuring Aselsan, BAE Systems, General Dynamics and Lockheed Martin

DUBLIN, June 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Global Airborne ISR Platforms & Payloads - Market and Technology Forecast to 2027" report has been added to's offering. The global airborne ISR platforms and payload market is dominated by companies based in the United…

PR Newswire | June 4, 2020

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GD Price Returns

1-mo 27.60%
3-mo 0.32%
6-mo -10.20%
1-year -4.37%
3-year -13.13%
5-year 30.01%
YTD -6.73%
2019 14.80%
2018 -21.34%
2017 19.85%
2016 28.46%
2015 1.77%

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