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General Dynamics NYSE:GD Stock Report

Last Price

US$231.82

Market Cap

US$63.5b

7D

1.2%

1Y

16.4%

Updated

11 Aug, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
GD fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation5/6
Future Growth2/6
Past Performance3/6
Financial Health4/6
Dividends5/6

GD Stock Overview

General Dynamics Corporation operates as an aerospace and defense company worldwide.

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for General Dynamics
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$231.82
52 Week HighUS$254.99
52 Week LowUS$188.64
Beta0.87
1 Month Change7.01%
3 Month Change2.44%
1 Year Change16.39%
3 Year Change27.22%
5 Year Change17.09%
Change since IPO3,987.19%

Recent News & Updates

Aug 11

General Dynamics secures $236.18M Navy contract modification

General Dynamics (NYSE:GD) was awarded a $236.18M modification to a previously awarded contract for engineering, technical, design agent, and planning yard support for operational strategic and attack submarines. Work is expected to be completed by September 2023. FY22 other procurement funding in the amount of $5.55M will be obligated at time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command is the contracting activity.

Aug 03

General Dynamics declares $1.26 dividend

General Dynamics (NYSE:GD) declares $1.26/share quarterly dividend, in line with previous. Forward yield 2.2% Payable Nov. 10; for shareholders of record Oct. 7; ex-div Oct. 6. See GD Dividend Scorecard, Yield Chart, & Dividend Growth.

Aug 01
These 4 Measures Indicate That General Dynamics (NYSE:GD) Is Using Debt Reasonably Well

These 4 Measures Indicate That General Dynamics (NYSE:GD) Is Using Debt Reasonably Well

Howard Marks put it nicely when he said that, rather than worrying about share price volatility, 'The possibility of...

Shareholder Returns

GDUS Aerospace & DefenseUS Market
7D1.2%0.3%1.3%
1Y16.4%6.1%-11.7%

Return vs Industry: GD exceeded the US Aerospace & Defense industry which returned 5.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: GD exceeded the US Market which returned -11.6% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is GD's price volatile compared to industry and market?
GD volatility
GD Average Weekly Movement3.5%
Aerospace & Defense Industry Average Movement6.6%
Market Average Movement7.8%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market16.9%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market3.2%

Stable Share Price: GD is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.

Volatility Over Time: GD's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
1899103,100Phebe Novakovichttps://www.gd.com

General Dynamics Corporation operates as an aerospace and defense company worldwide. It operates through four segments: Aerospace, Marine Systems, Combat Systems, and Technologies. The Aerospace segment designs, manufactures, and sells business jets; and offers aircraft maintenance and repair, management, charter, aircraft-on-ground support and completion, staffing, and fixed-base operator services.

General Dynamics Corporation Fundamentals Summary

How do General Dynamics's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
GD fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$63.45b
Earnings (TTM)US$3.31b
Revenue (TTM)US$38.44b

19.2x

P/E Ratio

1.7x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
GD income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$38.44b
Cost of RevenueUS$31.92b
Gross ProfitUS$6.52b
Other ExpensesUS$3.21b
EarningsUS$3.31b

Last Reported Earnings

Jul 03, 2022

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)12.09
Gross Margin16.97%
Net Profit Margin8.61%
Debt/Equity Ratio66.1%

How did GD perform over the long term?

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Dividends

2.2%

Current Dividend Yield

41%

Payout Ratio

Does GD pay a reliable dividends?

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When do you need to buy GD by to receive an upcoming dividend?
General Dynamics dividend dates
Ex Dividend DateOct 06 2022
Dividend Pay DateNov 10 2022
Days until Ex dividend55 days
Days until Dividend pay date90 days

Does GD pay a reliable dividends?

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