NYSE:GD

General Dynamics (GD) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$283.11
+2.00 (+0.71%)
(As of 10:58 AM ET)
Today's Range
$279.44
$283.76
50-Day Range
$268.94
$295.20
52-Week Range
$202.35
$296.50
Volume
366,014 shs
Average Volume
1.09 million shs
Market Capitalization
$77.68 billion
P/E Ratio
23.55
Dividend Yield
2.01%
Price Target
$283.80

General Dynamics MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.64 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
0.9% Upside
$283.80 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
0.55% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-2.40
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.54mentions of General Dynamics in the last 14 days
Based on 39 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$27.97 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
12.09%
From $14.56 to $16.32 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.47 out of 5 stars

Aerospace Sector

4th out of 40 stocks

Ship & Boat Building & Repairing Industry

1st out of 6 stocks

GD stock logo

About General Dynamics Stock (NYSE:GD)

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 produces and sells business jets; and offers aircraft maintenance and repair, management, aircraft-on-ground support and completion, charter, staffing, and fixed-base operator services. The Marine Systems segment designs and builds nuclear-powered submarines, surface combatants, and auxiliary ships for the United States Navy and Jones Act ships for commercial customers, as well as builds crude oil and product tankers, and container and cargo ships; provides maintenance, modernization, and lifecycle support services for navy ships; offers and program management, planning, engineering, and design support services for submarine construction programs. The Combat Systems segment manufactures land combat solutions, such as wheeled and tracked combat vehicles, Stryker wheeled combat vehicles, piranha vehicles, weapons systems, munitions, mobile bridge systems with payloads, tactical vehicles, main battle tanks, armored vehicles, and armaments; and offers modernization programs, engineering, support, and sustainment services. The Technologies segment provides information technology solutions and mission support services; mobile communication, computers, and command-and-control mission systems; intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance solutions to military, intelligence, and federal civilian customers; cloud computing, artificial intelligence; machine learning; big data analytics; development, security, and operations; and unmanned undersea vehicle manufacturing and assembly services. The company was founded in 1899 and is headquartered in Reston, Virginia.

GD Stock Price History

GD Stock News Headlines

Defense Contractor Stocks Explained, Plus Investment Guide (GD)
What are defense contractor stocks? When a geopolitical event or threat makes headlines, defense stocks move. Learn more about how to invest in defense stocks.
China sanctions 2 U.S. companies over 'support for arms sales to Taiwan'
China has sanctioned two U.S. companies over what it says is their support for arms sales to Taiwan, the self governing island democracy Beijing claims as its own territory to be recovered by force if necessary
World’s biggest multibillionaire investor is buying THIS by the ton [picture]
Don't Buy Bullion or Mining Stocks. Do THIS Instead As gold continues to break all-time highs, many folks will run out and buy bullion or mining stocks. That's not the best way to ride this gold bull market higher. Note, this showed a 995% gain the last time we shared this same investment idea.
World’s biggest multibillionaire investor is buying THIS by the ton [picture]
Don't Buy Bullion or Mining Stocks. Do THIS Instead As gold continues to break all-time highs, many folks will run out and buy bullion or mining stocks. That's not the best way to ride this gold bull market higher. Note, this showed a 995% gain the last time we shared this same investment idea.
Q1 2024 General Dynamics Corp Earnings Call
General Dynamics falls after Q1 earnings miss
General Dynamics: Q1 Earnings Snapshot
General Dynamics Corp. Q1 Profit Climbs, but misses estimates
Seaport Global Reaffirms Their Buy Rating on General Dynamics (GD)
See More Headlines
Receive GD Stock News and Ratings via Email

Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for General Dynamics and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter.

Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 2/9 Dividend
1/18/2024
Last Earnings
1/24/2024
Dividend Payable
2/09/2024
Ex-Dividend for 5/10 Dividend
4/11/2024
Today
4/25/2024
Dividend Payable
5/10/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Sector
Aerospace
Industry
Ship & boat building & repairing
Sub-Industry
Aerospace & Defense
CUSIP
36955010
Employees
111,600
Year Founded
1952

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$283.80
High Stock Price Target
$333.00
Low Stock Price Target
$220.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+0.9%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.64
Research Coverage
11 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$3.32 billion
Pretax Margin
9.42%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$42.27 billion
Cash Flow
$14.72 per share
Book Value
$77.74 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
269,978,000
Market Cap
$77.14 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.68

Social Links

7 AI Stocks to Invest In: An Introduction to AI Investing For Self-Directed Investors Cover

As the AI market heats up, investors who have a vision for artificial intelligence have the potential to see real returns. Learn about the industry as a whole as well as seven companies that are getting work done with the power of AI.

Get This Free Report

GD Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell General Dynamics stock right now?

11 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for General Dynamics in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" GD shares.
View GD analyst ratings
or view top-rated stocks.

What is General Dynamics' stock price target for 2024?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for General Dynamics' stock. Their GD share price targets range from $220.00 to $333.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $283.80 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 0.9% from the stock's current price.
View analysts price targets for GD
or view top-rated stocks among Wall Street analysts.

How have GD shares performed in 2024?

General Dynamics' stock was trading at $259.67 at the start of the year. Since then, GD shares have increased by 8.3% and is now trading at $281.15.
View the best growth stocks for 2024 here
.

Are investors shorting General Dynamics?

General Dynamics saw a drop in short interest in the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 1,500,000 shares, a drop of 18.0% from the March 15th total of 1,830,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,080,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.4 days. Currently, 0.6% of the shares of the stock are short sold.
View General Dynamics' Short Interest
.

How were General Dynamics' earnings last quarter?

General Dynamics Co. (NYSE:GD) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, January, 24th. The aerospace company reported $3.64 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $3.68 by $0.04. The aerospace company earned $11.67 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $11.39 billion. General Dynamics had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 16.61% and a net margin of 7.84%. The business's revenue was up 7.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $3.58 EPS.
Read the conference call transcript
.

How often does General Dynamics pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for General Dynamics?

General Dynamics announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, March 6th. Stockholders of record on Friday, April 12th will be paid a dividend of $1.42 per share on Friday, May 10th. This represents a $5.68 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.02%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 11th. This is a positive change from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $1.32.
Read our dividend analysis for GD
.

Is General Dynamics a good dividend stock?

General Dynamics (NYSE:GD) pays an annual dividend of $5.68 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.94%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 33 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 47.25%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, GD will have a dividend payout ratio of 34.80% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for GD.

What is Phebe N. Novakovic's approval rating as General Dynamics' CEO?

137 employees have rated General Dynamics Chief Executive Officer Phebe N. Novakovic on Glassdoor.com. Phebe N. Novakovic has an approval rating of 79% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of General Dynamics own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other General Dynamics investors own include AT&T (T), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Walt Disney (DIS), Intel (INTC), AbbVie (ABBV), NVIDIA (NVDA), Home Depot (HD), RTX (RTX), Boeing (BA) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM).

Who are General Dynamics' major shareholders?

General Dynamics' stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Verity & Verity LLC (0.23%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.22%), Raymond James & Associates (0.16%), Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. (0.10%), Saratoga Research & Investment Management (0.09%) and Fifth Third Bancorp (0.08%). Insiders that own company stock include Gregory S Gallopoulos, Marguerite Amy Gilliland, Mark C Roualet, Mark Lagrand Burns, Mark Malcolm, Phebe N Novakovic and William A Moss.
View institutional ownership trends
.

How do I buy shares of General Dynamics?

Shares of GD stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
Compare Top Brokerages Here.

Does General Dynamics have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of General Dynamics: 42SIX LLC, ARMA Global Corporation, Advanced Technical Products, Aeromil (Australia) Pty Ltd, Aeromil Aircraft Engineering Pty Ltd, Aeromil Aviation Services Pty Ltd, Aeromil IT Services Pty Ltd, Aeromil Marine Pty Ltd, Aeromil Pacific Pty Ltd, American Overseas Marine Company LLC, Anteon International Corporation, Applied Physical Sciences, Applied Physical Sciences Corp., Ascend Intelligence, Australian Avionics Pty Ltd, Autonomic Resources LLC, Avion Logistics Limited, Avjet Corporation, AxleTech International, Axsys, BATH IRON WORKS CORPORATION, BP-HP Pte Limited, Bath Iron Works, Bath Iron Works Australia Corporation, Bath Iron Works Canada LLC, Bluefin Robotics Corporation, Blueprint Technologies Inc., Braintree I Maritime Corp., Braintree II Maritime Corp., Braintree III Maritime Corp., Braintree IV Maritime Corp., Braintree V Maritime Corp., Buccaneer Computer Systems & Service Inc., CSC Computer Sciences Venezuela S.A., CSRA, CSRA (Costa Rica) S.A., CSRA (Guyana) Inc., CSRA (Middle East) LLC, CSRA Argentina S.R.L., CSRA BH d.o.o., CSRA Bahamas Limited, CSRA Bahrain S.P.C., CSRA Belgium SPRL, CSRA Bolivia S.R.L., CSRA Brazil Servicos de Tecnologia Ltda., CSRA Canada Inc., CSRA Caribbean Inc., CSRA Chile SpA, CSRA Colombia SAS, CSRA Commerce 2010 LLC, CSRA Consular Services Holding Company LLC, CSRA Consular Services Inc., CSRA France SARL, CSRA Guatemala Solutions Sociedad Anonima, CSRA Honduras Sociedad Anonima, CSRA Inc., CSRA Information Systems LLC, CSRA Information Technology Spain SL, CSRA Ireland Limited, CSRA Italy S.R.L, CSRA Kosovo L.L.C., CSRA LATAM LLC, CSRA LLC, CSRA Mexico S. de R.L. de C.V., CSRA Netherlands B.V., CSRA Nicaragua Sociedad Anonima, CSRA Panama Inc., CSRA Peru S.R.L., CSRA Senegal SARL, CSRA South Africa (Pty) Ltd, CSRA State and Local Solutions LLC, CSRA Systems & Solutions LLC, CSRA Trinidad & Tobago Limited, CSRA Turkey Bilisim Teknolojileri Limited Sirketi, CSRA Uruguay S.R.L, CSRA Visa Services Israel Ltd., CSRAIT - Information Services Portugal Unipessoal LDA, Centauri Solutions LLC, Command System, Computing Devices International, Concord I Maritime Corporation, Concord II Maritime Corporation, Concord III Maritime Corporation, Concord IV Maritime Corporation, Concord V Maritime Corporation, Convair Aircraft Corporation, Convair Corporation, Creative Technology, Customer Services Ecuador CSRA S.A., Devcor, Diamond Fortress Technologies, DynPort Vaccine Company LLC, EB Groton Engineering Inc., EBV Explosives Environmental, ELCS-CZ s.r.o., Eagle Enterprise Inc., Earl Industries - Ship Repair and Coatings Division, Ebv Explosives Environmental Company, Electric Boat - Australia LLC, Electric Boat - UK LLC, Electric Boat Canada LLC, Electric Boat Corporation, Electric Boat France LLC, Electrocom Inc., Engineering Technology, Expro Finance Inc., FBD Fahrzeug und Bremsendienst GmbH, FC Business Systems, Fidelis Cybersecurity, Force Protection, Force Protection Europe Limited, Force Protection Inc., ForeSight Technology Services LLC, Freeman United Coal Mining Company LLC, GD Brazil Holdings LLC, GD European Land Systems - Steyr GmbH, GD European Land Systems Holding GmbH, GDOTS Services Corporation, GM GDLS Defense Group L.L.C., GPS Source Inc., GTE Government Systems, GWA-Datatrac FAST LLC, Galaxy Aerospace Company, Gayston Corporation - Defense Operations, General Dynamics - OTS (Global) Inc., General Dynamics AIS Australia Pty Ltd, General Dynamics Canadian Finance Inc., General Dynamics Canadian Holdings Inc., General Dynamics Commercial Cyber Services LLC, General Dynamics European Finance Limited, General Dynamics European Land Systems - Austria GmbH, General Dynamics European Land Systems - Bridge Systems GmbH, General Dynamics European Land Systems - Czech s.r.o., General Dynamics European Land Systems - Denmark ApS, General Dynamics European Land Systems - Deutschland GmbH, General Dynamics European Land Systems - FWW GmbH, General Dynamics European Land Systems - Mowag GmbH, General Dynamics European Land Systems Romania S.R.L., General Dynamics European Land Systems S.L., General Dynamics Global Force LLC, General Dynamics Global Holdings Limited, General Dynamics Global Imaging Technologies Inc., General Dynamics Government Satellite Services LLC, General Dynamics Government Systems Corporation, General Dynamics Government Systems Overseas Corporation, General Dynamics Information Technology Canada Limited, General Dynamics Information Technology Inc., General Dynamics Information Technology Limited, General Dynamics Installation Services LLC, General Dynamics International Corporation, General Dynamics Itronix LLC, General Dynamics Land Systems - Australia Pty. Ltd., General Dynamics Land Systems - Canada Corporation, General Dynamics Land Systems - Canada Services Inc., General Dynamics Land Systems - Canadian Services Limited, General Dynamics Land Systems - Force Protection Inc., General Dynamics Land Systems Customer Service & Support Company, General Dynamics Land Systems Inc., General Dynamics Limited, General Dynamics Marine Systems Inc., General Dynamics Mission Systems Inc., General Dynamics Mission Systems International Limited, General Dynamics Mission Systems Overseas Company LLC, General Dynamics Motion Control LLC, General Dynamics OTS (Aerospace) Inc., General Dynamics OTS (California) Inc., General Dynamics OTS (DRI) Inc., General Dynamics OTS (Niceville) Inc., General Dynamics OTS (Pennsylvania) Inc., General Dynamics One Source LLC, General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems - Canada Inc., General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems - Canada Valleyfield Inc., General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems - Simunition Operations Inc., General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems Inc., General Dynamics Overseas Systems and Services Corporation, General Dynamics Properties Inc., General Dynamics Robotic Systems Inc., General Dynamics SATCOM Technologies Inc., General Dynamics Satcom Technologies Asia Private Limited, General Dynamics Satellite Communication Services LLC, General Dynamics Saudi Holdings S.L., General Dynamics Shared Resources LLC, General Dynamics Support Services Company, General Dynamics Swiss Financial Management Limited, General Dynamics United Kingdom Limited, General Dynamics Worldwide Holdings Inc., General Dynamics-OTS Inc., General Motors Defense, Gulfstream 100 Holdings LLC, Gulfstream Aerospace, Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation (CA), Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation (DE), Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation (GA), Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation (OK), Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation of Texas, Gulfstream Aerospace Hong Kong Limited, Gulfstream Aerospace LLC, Gulfstream Aerospace LP, Gulfstream Aerospace Ltd., Gulfstream Aerospace Services Corporation, Gulfstream Aerospace Sociedad de Responssabilidad Limitada de CapitalVariable (S. de R.L. de C.V.), Gulfstream Do Brasil Servicos De Suporte E Manutencao A Aeronaves Ltda., Gulfstream International Corporation, Gulfstream Leasing LLC, Gulfstream Product Support Corporation, Gulfstream Services Corporation, Gulfstream Tennessee Corporation, Gulfstream-California Inc., Hawker Pacific (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, Hawker Pacific Aircraft Management Pte Ltd, Hawker Pacific Airservices Limited, Hawker Pacific Airservices Pvt Ltd, Hawker Pacific Asia Holdings Pte Ltd, Hawker Pacific Asia Pte Ltd, Hawker Pacific Australia Pty Ltd, Hawker Pacific Aviation Services Pty Ltd, Hawker Pacific NZ Limited, Hawker Pacific Pty Ltd, IPWireless, IPWireless PTE. Limited, Information Services Consulting Limited, Interiores Aereos S.A. de C.V., International Manufacturing Technologies Inc., Itronix, Janteq Australia PTY Limited, Janteq Corp., Jet Aviation, Jet Aviation (Asia Pacific) Pte. Ltd., Jet Aviation (Bermuda) Ltd., Jet Aviation (Hong Kong) Ltd., Jet Aviation (Malaysia) SDN BHD, Jet Aviation 125 Services LLC, Jet Aviation AG, Jet Aviation Brazil Holdings Inc., Jet Aviation Business Jets (Hong Kong) Limited, Jet Aviation Business Jets AG, Jet Aviation Business Jets FZCO, Jet Aviation California LLC, Jet Aviation Dulles LLC, Jet Aviation Flight Services Inc., Jet Aviation France SAS, Jet Aviation Holding GmbH, Jet Aviation Holdings USA Inc., Jet Aviation Houston Inc., Jet Aviation International Inc., Jet Aviation Malaga SA, Jet Aviation Management AG, Jet Aviation Netherlands B.V., Jet Aviation Savannah Holding LLC, Jet Aviation Services GmbH, Jet Aviation St. Louis Inc., Jet Aviation Teterboro LP, Jet Aviation Texas Inc., Jet Aviation of America Inc., Jet Aviation/Palm Beach Inc., Jet Professionals LLC, Kylmar, Longreach Energy LLC, MAYA Viz, Maricom Systems Incorporated, Material Service Resources Company LLC, Matthews Land Company, Mediaware International, Mediaware International Pty Ltd, Metro Machine, Metro Machine co, Midwest Properties Sales LLC, NASSCO, NASSCO Holdings Incorporated, NES Associates LLC, National Steel and Shipbuilding Company, Network Connectivity Solutions Corp., Newberry Holdings LLC, OOO Jet Aviation Vnukovo, Open Kernel Labs, Page Europa Srl, Patriot I Shipping Corp., Patriot II Shipping Corp., Patriot IV Shipping Corp., Plane 79 LLC, Praxis Engineering Technologies LLC, PrimeX Technologies, Prodelin India Private Limited, Proyectos Prohumane Mexico S.A. de C.V., Quincy Maritime Corporation III, Raven Acquisitions LLC, SENTECH INC., SRA International Inc., Saco Defense, Santa Barbara Sistemas S.A., Savannah Air Center LLC, Signal Solutions LLC, Southern Illinois Recovery Inc., Spectrum Astro, St. Marks Powder Inc., Stabilo Pty Ltd, Steyr-Daimler-Puch Spezialfahrzeug AG & Co KG, Sydney Jet Charter Pty Ltd, Tadpole Computer, Tecnologias Internacionales de Manufactura S.A. de C.V., Tenacity Solutions Incorporated, The Depth of Ideas for General Trading LLC, TriPoint Global Communications, Vangent, Vangent Servicios de Mexico S.A. de C.V., Veridian, Vertex Antennentechnik GmbH, ViPS, Vulnerability Research Labs LLC, and Weco LLC.
Read More
This page (NYSE:GD) was last updated on 4/25/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

From Our Partners