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NYSE:GDGeneral Dynamics Stock Price, Forecast & News

$144.65
+6.08 (+4.39 %)
(As of 05/26/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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$142.56
Now: $144.65
$146.05
50-Day Range
$121.73
MA: $134.00
$141.01
52-Week Range
$100.55
Now: $144.65
$193.76
Volume1.62 million shs
Average Volume2.10 million shs
Market Capitalization$41.50 billion
P/E Ratio12.21
Dividend Yield3.18%
Beta1.01
General Dynamics Corporation operates as an aerospace and defense company worldwide. It operates in five segments: Aerospace, Combat Systems, Information Technology, Mission Systems, and Marine Systems. The Aerospace segment designs, manufactures, and supports business-jet aircraft; and offers business-aviation services, including maintenance, fixed-base operation, government fleet, aircraft management, charter, and staffing services, as well as integrated aviation solutions. The Combat Systems segment engages in the design, development, production, modernization, and sustainment of combat vehicles, weapons systems, and munitions. This segment offers wheeled combat and tactical vehicles; main battle tanks and tracked combat vehicles; weapons systems, armaments, and munitions; and maintenance, logistics support, and sustainment services. The Information Technology segment provides information technology (IT), IT infrastructure modernization, and professional services, as well as cloud, cyber, software development, systems engineering, and data analytics services and solutions. The Mission Systems segment offers mission-critical C4ISR products and systems, such as space, intelligence, and cyber systems; ground systems and products; and naval, air, and electronic systems. The Marine Systems segment designs and builds nuclear-powered submarines, surface combatants, and auxiliary and combat-logistics ships for the United States Navy and Jones Act ships for commercial customers. This segment provides nuclear-powered submarines; surface combatants; auxiliary and combat-logistics ships; commercial product carriers and containerships; design and engineering support services; and maintenance, modernization, and lifecycle support services, as well as repair services for navy ships. The company was incorporated in 1952 and is headquartered in Falls Church, Virginia.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 4.4Community Rank: 2.7Dividend Strength: 5.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

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2.99 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Ship & boat building & repairing
Sub-IndustryAerospace & Defense
SectorAerospace
CUSIP36955010
Phone703-876-3000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$39.35 billion
Cash Flow$15.54 per share
Book Value$46.88 per share

Profitability

Net Income$3.48 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees102,900
Market Cap$41.50 billion
Next Earnings Date7/22/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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General Dynamics (NYSE:GD) Frequently Asked Questions

How has General Dynamics' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

General Dynamics' stock was trading at $148.45 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, GD shares have decreased by 2.6% and is now trading at $144.65. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of General Dynamics?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for General Dynamics in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 10 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for General Dynamics.

When is General Dynamics' next earnings date?

General Dynamics is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July 22nd 2020. View our earnings forecast for General Dynamics.

How were General Dynamics' earnings last quarter?

General Dynamics Co. (NYSE:GD) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April, 29th. The aerospace company reported $2.43 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $2.46 by $0.03. The aerospace company earned $8.75 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $9.25 billion. General Dynamics had a return on equity of 25.92% and a net margin of 8.87%. The business's revenue was down 5.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $2.56 EPS. View General Dynamics' earnings history.

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

General Dynamics announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, March 4th. Shareholders of record on Friday, April 10th will be given a dividend of $1.10 per share on Friday, May 8th. This represents a $4.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.04%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, April 8th. This is a positive change from General Dynamics's previous quarterly dividend of $1.02. View General Dynamics' dividend history.

How will General Dynamics' stock buyback program work?

General Dynamics announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a share buyback program on Wednesday, March 4th 2020, which authorizes the company to repurchase 10,000,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are usually a sign that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

What guidance has General Dynamics issued on next quarter's earnings?

General Dynamics issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Wednesday, April, 29th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $11.30-11.40 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $11.53.

What price target have analysts set for GD?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month target prices for General Dynamics' shares. Their forecasts range from $151.00 to $225.00. On average, they expect General Dynamics' share price to reach $185.83 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 28.5% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for General Dynamics.

Has General Dynamics been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about GD stock has been trending negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. General Dynamics earned a news sentiment score of -2.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the aerospace company a news buzz of 9.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. View the latest news aboutGeneral Dynamics.

Are investors shorting General Dynamics?

General Dynamics saw a decline in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,770,000 shares, a decline of 37.7% from the April 30th total of 2,840,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,350,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.8 days. Approximately 0.6% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View General Dynamics' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of General Dynamics' key competitors?

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 Walt Disney (DIS), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Boeing (BA), AT&T (T), AbbVie (ABBV), NVIDIA (NVDA), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Raytheon Technologies (RTX), Home Depot (HD) and Lockheed Martin (LMT).

Who are General Dynamics' key executives?

General Dynamics' management team includes the following people:
  • Ms. Phebe N. Novakovic, Chairman & CEO (Age 61)
  • Mr. Jason W. Aiken, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 47)
  • Mr. John P. Casey, Exec. VP of Marine Systems (Age 64)
  • Mr. Mark C. Roualet, Exec. VP of Combat Systems (Age 60)
  • Ms. Kimberly A. Kuryea, Sr. VP of HR & Admin. (Age 52)

What is General Dynamics' stock symbol?

General Dynamics trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "GD."

Who are General Dynamics' major shareholders?

General Dynamics' stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Longview Asset Management LLC (11.23%), Capital Research Global Investors (5.77%), Wellington Management Group LLP (5.43%), BlackRock Inc. (5.07%), State Street Corp (3.75%) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2.64%). Company insiders that own General Dynamics stock include Catherine B Reynolds, Christopher J Brady, Christopher Marzilli, Gary L Whited, John Patrick Casey, Lester L Lyles, Mark C Roualet, Mark Lagrand Burns, Mark Malcolm, S Daniel Johnson and William A Osborn. View institutional ownership trends for General Dynamics.

Which major investors are selling General Dynamics stock?

GD stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital Research Global Investors, JPMorgan Chase & Co., BlackRock Inc., Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., Longview Asset Management LLC, Squarepoint Ops LLC, State Street Corp, and AQR Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold General Dynamics company stock in the last year include Christopher Marzilli, Gary L Whited, Mark C Roualet, and William A Osborn. View insider buying and selling activity for General Dynamics.

Which major investors are buying General Dynamics stock?

GD stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wellington Management Group LLP, The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company , Franklin Resources Inc., Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec, Schafer Cullen Capital Management Inc, Cullen Capital Management LLC, Advisor Group Holdings Inc., and Envestnet Asset Management Inc.. Company insiders that have bought General Dynamics stock in the last two years include Catherine B Reynolds, Mark Lagrand Burns, and Mark Malcolm. View insider buying and selling activity for General Dynamics.

How do I buy shares of General Dynamics?

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

What is General Dynamics' stock price today?

One share of GD stock can currently be purchased for approximately $144.65.

How big of a company is General Dynamics?

General Dynamics has a market capitalization of $41.50 billion and generates $39.35 billion in revenue each year. The aerospace company earns $3.48 billion in net income (profit) each year or $11.98 on an earnings per share basis. General Dynamics employs 102,900 workers across the globe.

What is General Dynamics' official website?

The official website for General Dynamics is www.gd.com.

How can I contact General Dynamics?

General Dynamics' mailing address is 11011 SUNSET HILLS ROAD, RESTON VA, 20190. The aerospace company can be reached via phone at 703-876-3000 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 5/26/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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