General Dynamics Corporation (GD): Price and Financial Metrics

General Dynamics Corporation (GD): $253.77

1.48 (+0.59%)

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GD POWR Grades

  • Sentiment is the dimension where GD ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 87.42% of US stocks.
  • GD's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving up over the last 178 days.
  • GD ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 52nd percentile.

GD Stock Summary

  • GENERAL DYNAMICS CORP's market capitalization of $69,265,957,371 is ahead of 97.06% of US-listed equities.
  • GD's went public 36.93 years ago, making it older than 93.41% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, GD is more volatile than merely 2.53% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to GENERAL DYNAMICS CORP 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 price/sales ratio is 1.8; this is 10% lower than that of the median Industrials stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, GD's price/earnings ratio has gone up 4.4.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for GD.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
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 2022-11-21 1.8 3.9 20.5 18.0
GD 2022-11-18 1.8 3.9 20.3 17.8
GD 2022-11-17 1.7 3.8 20.2 17.7
GD 2022-11-16 1.7 3.8 20.1 17.6

GD Growth Metrics

    Its 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -45.46%.
  • Its 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 100.51%.
  • Its 3 year price growth rate is now at 32.78%.
GD's revenue has moved up $6,270,000,000 over the prior 52 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 $253.77 52-week high $254.99
Prev. close $252.29 52-week low $188.64
Day low $252.45 Volume 368,300
Day high $253.98 Avg. volume 1,286,283
50-day MA $236.97 Dividend yield 1.99%
200-day MA $231.01 Market Cap 69.67B

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.

General Dynamics (GD) Up 1.7% Since Last Earnings Report: Can It Continue?

General Dynamics (GD) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.

Yahoo | November 25, 2022

Investors Interested In General Dynamics Corporation's (NYSE:GD) Earnings

General Dynamics Corporation's ( NYSE:GD ) price-to-earnings (or "P/E") ratio of 20.6x might make it look like a sell...

Yahoo | November 25, 2022

Raytheon's (RTX) Arm Wins $113.9M Deal for the AIM-9X Missile

Raytheon's (RTX) business unit, Missiles & Defense, clinches a $113.9 million modification contract involving AIM-9X.

Yahoo | November 21, 2022

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

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

Yahoo | November 21, 2022

Company behind MoD’s delayed Ajax programme pays out £80m dividend

The contractor responsible for the beleaguered £5.5bn Ajax programme – which is yet to produce a usable armoured vehicle – paid its owner more than £80m last year, sparking fresh questions over taxpayer value.

Yahoo | November 21, 2022

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GD Price Returns

1-mo 1.22%
3-mo 10.41%
6-mo 13.46%
1-year 34.18%
3-year 50.82%
5-year 39.86%
YTD 24.46%
2021 43.77%
2020 -13.14%
2019 14.80%
2018 -21.34%
2017 19.85%

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