General Dynamics Corporation (GD): Price and Financial Metrics


General Dynamics Corporation (GD): $247.68

1.47 (+0.60%)

POWR Rating

Component Grades

Growth

S

Value

I

Momentum

G

Stability

N

Sentiment

U

Quality

P

GD POWR Grades

  • Sentiment is the dimension where GD ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 87.57% of US stocks.
  • GD's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving up over the last 26 weeks.
  • GD's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 51.76% of US stocks).

GD Stock Summary

  • GD has a higher market value than 96.93% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $68,165,016,037.
  • GD's went public 36.96 years ago, making it older than 93.52% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • The volatility of GENERAL DYNAMICS CORP's share price is greater than that of only 3.21% 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 MNST, FISV, MCO, ECL, and ADM.
  • 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 EV/EBIT ratio is 18.1; this is 3.43% higher than that of the median Industrials stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, GD's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 6.8.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for GD.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
GD 2022-11-30 1.8 3.9 20.7 18.1
GD 2022-11-29 1.8 3.9 20.6 18.0
GD 2022-11-28 1.8 3.9 20.5 18.0
GD 2022-11-25 1.8 3.9 20.8 18.2
GD 2022-11-23 1.8 3.9 20.7 18.1
GD 2022-11-22 1.8 3.9 20.6 18.0

GD Growth Metrics

    Its year over year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 60.52%.
  • Its 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 41.49%.
  • Its 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 16.58%.
GD's revenue has moved down $502,000,000 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
2022-09-30 38,848 5,592 3,350
2022-06-30 38,441 5,780 3,308
2022-03-31 38,472 6,236 3,279
2021-12-31 38,469 4,271 3,257
2021-09-30 38,658 5,151 3,307
2021-06-30 38,521 4,799 3,281

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 $247.68 52-week high $256.86
Prev. close $246.21 52-week low $197.03
Day low $246.55 Volume 768,900
Day high $249.10 Avg. volume 1,273,403
50-day MA $241.61 Dividend yield 2.03%
200-day MA $232.66 Market Cap 68.00B

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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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 declares $1.26 dividend

Supply-chain constraints blamed for slow global arms sales

Bottlenecks in the world’s supply chains may prevent global arms sales from rising for a seventh straight year, despite higher demand after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and greater tensions between China and Taiwan.

Sales of arms and military services by the world’s 100 biggest defense companies last year expanded 1.9% to $592 billion. The growth rate was lower than the 3.7% average for the four years before Covid-19 reached pandemic levels in 2020, according to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute.

“We might have expected even greater growth in arms sales in 2021 without persistent supply-chain is...

Seeking Alpha | December 7, 2022

General Dynamics Board Declares Dividend

The board of directors of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) today declared a regular quarterly dividend of $1.26 per share on the company's common stock, payable February 10, 2023, to shareholders of record on January 20, 2023.

Yahoo | December 7, 2022

One General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) insider reduced their stake by 8.0% in the previous year

Looking at General Dynamics Corporation's ( NYSE:GD ) insider transactions over the last year, we can see that insiders...

Yahoo | December 7, 2022

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GD Price Returns

1-mo -0.74%
3-mo 7.54%
6-mo 11.52%
1-year 25.41%
3-year 48.23%
5-year 38.61%
YTD 21.48%
2021 43.77%
2020 -13.14%
2019 14.80%
2018 -21.34%
2017 19.85%

GD Dividends

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