General Dynamics Corporation (GD): Price and Financial Metrics

General Dynamics Corporation (GD): $193.75

2.56 (+1.34%)

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GD POWR Grades

  • Sentiment is the dimension where GD ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 93.51% of US stocks.
  • GD's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving up over the last 48 weeks.
  • GD's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 6.68% of US stocks).

GD Stock Summary

  • General Dynamics Corp's market capitalization of $53,445,522,943 is ahead of 95.24% of US-listed equities.
  • GD's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 4,160.5 -- higher than 99.05% 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 92.64% of US equities in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to General Dynamics Corp are ROP, GPN, APH, FISV, and KHC.
  • 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

  • Its 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 179.5%.
  • Its year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 45.56%.
  • Its 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 9.12%.
Over the past 70 months, GD's revenue has gone up $6,558,000,000.

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
2021-06-30 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
2020-03-31 38,838 3,110 3,445

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 63.81% of graded US stocks.
  • GD's asset turnover comes in at 0.76 -- ranking 7th of 10 Shipbuilding Railroad Equipment stocks.
  • RAIL, TRN, and MCFT 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
2021-07-04 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
2020-03-29 0.779 0.178 0.205

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 $193.75 52-week high $206.46
Prev. close $191.19 52-week low $129.17
Day low $192.33 Volume 698,300
Day high $194.95 Avg. volume 1,121,827
50-day MA $196.70 Dividend yield 2.49%
200-day MA $179.52 Market Cap 54.16B

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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[298 Pages Report] Increase in investment to develop autonomous systems and rise in need for underwater drones for defense and security applications have boosted the growth of the global military robot market. Asia-Pacific held the lions share in 2020, contributing to more than one-third of the market. The Covid-19 pandemic forced governments across the world to impose stringent lockdown restrictions and restrict international import-export on non-essential items. Prominent Players: BAE Systems plc, Elbit Systems Ltd., General Dynamics Corporation, Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd., Lockheed Martin Corporation, Northrop Grumman Corporation, Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd., Rheinmetall AG, SAAB AB, and Thales Group. [298 Pages Report] Increase in investment to develop autonomous syst...

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GD Price Returns

1-mo -2.15%
3-mo 3.65%
6-mo 8.10%
1-year 42.83%
3-year 2.20%
5-year 40.86%
YTD 32.83%
2020 -13.14%
2019 14.80%
2018 -21.34%
2017 19.85%
2016 28.46%

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