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 www.gd.com.
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
DCF Fair Value Target:
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).
Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash Flow
Return Relative to Current Share Price
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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.
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