General Dynamics Corp. Company Profile (NYSE:GD)

About General Dynamics Corp.

General Dynamics Corp. logoGeneral Dynamics Corporation is an aerospace and defense company that offers a portfolio of products and services in business aviation; combat vehicles, weapons systems and munitions; command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR) solutions and information technology (IT) services, and shipbuilding. The Company operates through four business groups: Aerospace, which produces Gulfstream aircraft; provides aircraft services, and performs aircraft completions for other original equipment manufacturers (OEMs); Combat Systems, which design and manufacture combat vehicles, weapons systems and munitions; Information Systems and Technology, which provides C4ISR solutions and IT services, and Marine Systems, which design and build nuclear-powered submarines, surface combatants and auxiliary and combat-logistics ships for the United States Navy, and Jones Act ships for commercial customers.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Aerospace
  • Industry: Aerospace/Defense Products & Services
  • Sub-Industry: Aerospace & Defense
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: GD
  • CUSIP: 36955010
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $151.58
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $147.52
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $140.07
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 16.12
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 15.11
  • P/E Growth: 2.09
  • Market Cap: $46.15B
  • Outstanding Shares: 304,470,000
  • Beta: 0.87
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for General Dynamics Corp. (NYSE:GD) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 13 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.87)
Consensus Price Target: $155.64 (2.68% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for General Dynamics Corp. (NYSE:GD)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/10/2016Sanford C. BernsteinUpgradeMarket Perform -> Outperform$180.00View Rating Details
8/3/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
8/2/2016ArgusBoost Price TargetBuy$160.00 -> $165.00View Rating Details
5/19/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHold$152.00View Rating Details
5/17/2016Cowen and CompanyReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
5/2/2016Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetOverweight$157.00 -> $161.00View Rating Details
5/2/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Lower Price TargetNeutral$151.00 -> $147.00View Rating Details
4/28/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperform$166.00 -> $168.00View Rating Details
4/4/2016GuggenheimInitiated CoverageBuy$153.00View Rating Details
3/28/2016Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.Boost Price TargetMarket Perform -> Outperform$137.00View Rating Details
3/28/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOutperform$108.00 -> $114.00View Rating Details
3/28/2016Credit Suisse Group AGBoost Price TargetOutperform$136.00 -> $137.00View Rating Details
12/21/2015Drexel HamiltonUpgradeHold -> Buy$153.00View Rating Details
10/29/2015Sterne Agee CRTBoost Price TargetBuy$175.00View Rating Details
10/29/2015Wolfe ResearchReiterated RatingOutperform$173.00 -> $170.00View Rating Details
4/30/2015Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetBuy$157.00 -> $162.00View Rating Details
10/13/2014Buckingham ResearchUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$130.00 -> $144.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 8/29/2014 forward)


Earnings History for General Dynamics Corp. (NYSE:GD)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
7/27/2016Q216$2.31$2.44$7.88 billion$7.66 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/27/2016Q116$2.16$2.34$7.69 billion$7.70 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/27/2016Q415$2.38$2.40$8.24 billion$7.80 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/28/2015Q315$2.13$2.28$7.83 billion$7.99 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/29/2015Q215$2.06$2.27$7.68 billion$7.90 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2015Q115$1.94$2.14$7.43 billion$7.78 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/28/2015Q414$2.13$2.19$8.03 billion$8.40 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/22/2014Q314$1.92$2.05$7.92 billion$7.75 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/23/2014Q214$1.77$1.88$7.53 billion$7.83 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/23/2014Q114$1.64$1.71$7.20 billion$7.40 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/22/2014Q413$1.76$1.76$8.01 billion$8.08 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/23/2013Q313$1.68$1.70$7.76 billion$7.93 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/24/2013Q2 2013$1.62$1.81$7.73 billion$7.92 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/24/2013Q1 2013$1.53$1.62$7.58 billion$7.58 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/23/2013Q4 2012$1.89$1.39$8.80 billion$8.10 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/24/2012$1.78$1.70ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2012$1.74$1.77ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2012$1.69$1.57ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/25/2012$1.99$1.68ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/26/2011$1.77$1.80ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2011$1.72$1.79ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2011$1.61$1.64ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/26/2011$1.85$1.91ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for General Dynamics Corp. (NYSE:GD)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $9.68 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $10.03 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20162$2.18$2.22$2.20
Q2 20161$2.32$2.32$2.32
Q3 20161$2.33$2.33$2.33
Q4 20161$2.46$2.46$2.46
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for General Dynamics Corp. (NYSE:GD)
Annual Dividend:$3.04
Dividend Yield:2.01%
Payout Ratio:32.27% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
31.40% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
30.31% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Dividend Growth:2.30% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for General Dynamics Corp. (NYSE:GD)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for General Dynamics Corp. (NYSE:GD)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/11/2016Mark C RoualetInsiderSell40,780$151.26$6,168,382.80View SEC Filing  
8/4/2016John Patrick CaseyInsiderSell57,490$146.96$8,448,730.40View SEC Filing  
8/3/2016S. Daniel JohnsonInsiderSell33,650$147.91$4,977,171.50View SEC Filing  
7/29/2016Gregory S GallopoulosVPSell39,000$146.58$5,716,620.00View SEC Filing  
2/18/2016Gregory S GallopoulosVPSell60,890$134.47$8,187,878.30View SEC Filing  
11/2/2015Christopher MarzilliVPSell40,550$147.92$5,998,156.00View SEC Filing  
8/18/2015Marguerite Amy GillilandSVPSell4,826$152.35$735,241.10View SEC Filing  
5/26/2015Larry R FlynnVPSell57,340$138.05$7,915,787.00View SEC Filing  
3/2/2015Lester L LylesDirectorSell5,410$139.86$756,642.60View SEC Filing  
2/11/2015John M KeaneDirectorSell5,410$137.22$742,360.20View SEC Filing  
12/24/2014Nicholas D ChabrajaDirectorSell16,487$141.62$2,334,888.94View SEC Filing  
12/4/2014William P FricksDirectorSell5,410$144.91$783,963.10View SEC Filing  
11/24/2014Larry R FlynnVPSell11,317$144.97$1,640,625.49View SEC Filing  
11/5/2014S. Daniel JohnsonVPSell27,954$140.60$3,930,332.40View SEC Filing  
10/31/2014Kimberly A KuryeaVPSell5,635$139.86$788,111.10View SEC Filing  
10/28/2014Christopher MarzilliVPSell17,000$136.04$2,312,680.00View SEC Filing  
10/28/2014Nicholas D ChabrajaDirectorSell22,500$135.31$3,044,475.00View SEC Filing  
10/27/2014Joseph T LombardoEVPSell99,180$132.94$13,184,989.20View SEC Filing  
10/24/2014David K HeebnerEVPSell48,260$131.51$6,346,672.60View SEC Filing  
9/12/2014Jeffrey S GeigerVPSell23,940$125.96$3,015,482.40View SEC Filing  
8/20/2014David K HeebnerEVPSell47,500$123.26$5,854,850.00View SEC Filing  
6/19/2014Nicholas D ChabrajaDirectorSell50,000$120.01$6,000,500.00View SEC Filing  
6/10/2014Robert W HelmSVPSell30,385$120.48$3,660,784.80View SEC Filing  
6/9/2014Nicholas D ChabrajaDirectorSell5,410$120.88$653,960.80View SEC Filing  
6/9/2014Phebe N NovakovicCEOSell71,538$120.68$8,633,205.84View SEC Filing  
5/29/2014Gary L WhitedVPSell12,252$117.53$1,439,977.56View SEC Filing  
5/6/2014Gregory GallopoulosVPSell34,056$111.48$3,796,562.88View SEC Filing  
5/5/2014David HeebnerEVPSell101,550$111.60$11,332,980.00View SEC Filing  
3/19/2014Nicholas ChabrajaDirectorSell50,000$109.41$5,470,500.00View SEC Filing  
3/11/2014Paul KaminskiDirectorSell5,740$109.38$627,841.20View SEC Filing  
2/20/2014Kimberly KuryeaVPSell7,676$107.54$825,477.04View SEC Filing  
2/19/2014Mark RoualetEVPSell32,502$107.05$3,479,339.10View SEC Filing  
2/18/2014S. Daniel JohnsonVPSell78,480$106.59$8,365,183.20View SEC Filing  
1/30/2014Gregory GallopoulosVPSell34,178$99.50$3,400,711.00View SEC Filing  
1/27/2014Robert WalmsleyDirectorSell4,456$98.29$437,980.24View SEC Filing  
1/24/2014David HeebnerEVPSell6,538$99.75$652,165.50View SEC Filing  
1/24/2014John KeaneDirectorSell5,550$99.10$550,005.00View SEC Filing  
12/20/2013Nicholas ChabrajaDirectorSell11,825$93.65$1,107,411.25View SEC Filing  
12/6/2013Lester LylesDirectorSell15,100$90.17$1,361,567.00View SEC Filing  
11/26/2013Walter OliverSVPSell64,540$92.09$5,943,488.60View SEC Filing  
9/12/2013Joseph LombardoEVPSell84,061$86.82$7,298,176.02View SEC Filing  
9/12/2013Nicholas ChabrajaDirectorSell25,000$86.57$2,164,250.00View SEC Filing  
9/11/2013David HeebnerEVPSell95,190$86.36$8,220,608.40View SEC Filing  
9/11/2013John KeaneDirectorSell5,550$86.28$478,854.00View SEC Filing  
8/22/2013William FricksDirectorSell6,786$84.18$571,245.48View SEC Filing  
8/6/2013Kevin PoitrasVPSell9,678$87.41$845,953.98View SEC Filing  
7/31/2013Nicholas D ChabrajaDirectorSell51,574$85.85$4,427,627.90View SEC Filing  
7/30/2013Paul G KaminskiDirectorSell12,910$85.25$1,100,577.50View SEC Filing  
5/31/2013Redd HughCFOSell112,106$78.07$8,752,115.42View SEC Filing  
5/30/2013Phebe N NovakovicCEOSell65,649$78.50$5,153,446.50View SEC Filing  
5/7/2013Robert WalmsleyDirectorSell3,739$75.20$281,172.80View SEC Filing  
2/1/2013William A OsbornDirectorBuy5,000$66.48$332,400.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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