General Dynamics Corporation (GD): Price and Financial Metrics


General Dynamics Corporation (GD): $194.05

2.13 (+1.11%)

POWR Rating

Component Grades

Growth

S

Value

I

Momentum

G

Stability

N

Sentiment

U

Quality

P

GD POWR Grades


  • Stability is the dimension where GD ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 87.29% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for GD is in Quality, which has been heading up over the past 31 weeks.
  • GD's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 29.26% of US stocks).

GD Stock Summary

  • GD has a market capitalization of $54,219,211,222 -- more than approximately 95.28% of US stocks.
  • GD's went public 35.59 years ago, making it older than 92.76% 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; 86.77% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to General Dynamics Corp, a group of peers worth examining would be ROP, NOC, KHC, KLAC, and EXC.
  • 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

  • In comparison to the median Industrials stock, GD's price/earnings ratio is 41.78% lower, now standing at 17.
  • Over the past 243 months, GD's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 2.7.
  • GD's EV/EBIT ratio has moved up 2.7 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for GD.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
GD 2021-03-12 1.3 3.2 15.9 14.4
GD 2019-06-05 1.3 4.1 15.1 14.0
GD 2013-10-01 1.0 2.6 -97.0 45.7
GD 2012-06-15 0.7 1.7 9.5 6.6
GD 2007-05-14 1.3 3.2 17.0 11.8
GD 2006-06-08 1.2 3.0 17.2 11.3

GD Growth Metrics

  • The 3 year revenue growth rate now stands at 20.73%.
  • The 2 year price growth rate now stands at -36.3%.
  • Its 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 179.5%.
GD's revenue has moved up $7,495,000,000 over the prior 49 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
2021-03-31 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
2019-12-31 39,350 2,981 3,484

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 $199.94 Average Broker Recommendation 1.73 (Moderate Buy)

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GD Price/Volume Stats

Current price $194.05 52-week high $197.51
Prev. close $191.92 52-week low $129.17
Day low $190.81 Volume 1,258,855
Day high $195.59 Avg. volume 1,190,414
50-day MA $189.77 Dividend yield 2.48%
200-day MA $168.80 Market Cap 54.84B

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:
$194.05$103.53 -45%

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 39th 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 compound growth rate in the free cash flow of General Dynamics Corp over the past 5.75 years is 0.01%; that's better than only 23.81% of cash flow producing equities in the Industrials sector, where it is classified.
  • General Dynamics Corp's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 9%; for context, that number is higher than only 17.45% 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 17.45% of tickers in our DCF set.


Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price
0%-47%
1%-46%
2%-45%
3%-45%
4%-44%
5%-44%

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Jumbo News | July 23, 2021

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Jumbo News | July 23, 2021

Will Segmental Performance Aid General Dynamics' (GD) Q2 Earnings?

General Dynamics' (GD) Q2 results are expected to reflect improved revenue growth in its Combat Systems and Marine Systems segments.

Yahoo | July 23, 2021

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GD Price Returns

1-mo 2.88%
3-mo 5.41%
6-mo 30.66%
1-year 34.81%
3-year 5.45%
5-year 47.51%
YTD 33.03%
2020 -13.14%
2019 14.80%
2018 -21.34%
2017 19.85%
2016 28.46%

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