General Dynamics Corporation (GD): Price and Financial Metrics

General Dynamics Corporation (GD): $205.25

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GD Price/Volume Stats

Current price $205.25 52-week high $256.86
Prev. close $204.35 52-week low $202.88
Day low $204.52 Volume 1,146,500
Day high $207.23 Avg. volume 1,232,809
50-day MA $219.06 Dividend yield 2.58%
200-day MA $232.37 Market Cap 56.31B

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GD POWR Grades

  • Stability is the dimension where GD ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 83.15% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for GD is in Quality, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • GD ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 46th percentile.

GD Stock Summary

  • GENERAL DYNAMICS CORP's market capitalization of $56,658,531,675 is ahead of 96.23% of US-listed equities.
  • GD's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 482.88 -- higher than 94.76% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, GD is more volatile than merely 5.26% of stocks we're observing.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to GENERAL DYNAMICS CORP, a group of peers worth examining would be KHC, GIS, CTAS, ECL, and HSY.
  • 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 EV/EBIT ratio is 4.46% lower, now standing at 15.
  • Over the past 243 months, GD's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 4.6.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for GD.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
GD 2023-05-19 1.4 3 17.0 15.0
GD 2023-05-18 1.5 3 17.1 15.0
GD 2023-05-17 1.5 3 17.1 15.0
GD 2023-05-16 1.4 3 16.8 14.8
GD 2023-05-15 1.4 3 17.0 14.9
GD 2023-05-12 1.4 3 17.0 14.9

GD Growth Metrics

    The 2 year price growth rate now stands at 75.62%.
  • Its 3 year revenue growth rate is now at 1.46%.
  • Its 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 145.85%.
GD's revenue has moved up $327,000,000 over the prior 15 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)

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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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.

An Insider At General Dynamics Lowered Their Holding Recently \

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Yahoo | May 22, 2023

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Yahoo | May 20, 2023

General Dynamics (GD) Wins Deal to Support Abrams Battle Tanks (Revised)

General Dynamics' (GD) Abrams is the most advanced main battle tank, which boasts features that are technologically advanced in communications, fire control and lethality.

Yahoo | May 18, 2023

Huntington Ingalls (HII) Wins Deal to Aid Aircraft Carriers

Huntington Ingalls (HII) is set to provide engineering and technical support for CVN 80 and CVN 81 aircraft carriers.

Yahoo | May 18, 2023

General Dynamics CEO to speak at Bernstein Conference

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) Chief Executive Officer Phebe Novakovic will speak at the Bernstein Annual Strategic Decisions Conference in New York, on Wednesday, May 31, at 10:00 a.m. EST.

Yahoo | May 17, 2023

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GD Price Returns

1-mo -6.00%
3-mo -10.49%
6-mo -17.39%
1-year -7.33%
3-year 48.89%
5-year 14.76%
YTD -16.35%
2022 21.69%
2021 43.77%
2020 -13.14%
2019 14.80%
2018 -21.34%

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