NYSE:GD - General Dynamics Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$194.35 -1.08 (-0.55 %)
(As of 07/20/2018 06:28 AM ET)
Previous Close$195.43
Today's Range$193.44 - $195.72
52-Week Range$184.21 - $230.00
Volume1.09 million shs
Average Volume1.39 million shs
Market Capitalization$58.05 billion
P/E Ratio19.31
Dividend Yield1.90%
General Dynamics logoGeneral Dynamics Corporation operates as an aerospace and defense company worldwide. It operates through four business groups: Aerospace; Combat Systems; Information Systems and Technology; and Marine Systems. The Aerospace group designs, develops, manufactures, service and supports business-jet aircraft; and provides aircraft services, such as maintenance, aircraft management, charter, fixed-base operational, and staffing services. The Combat Systems group is involved in the design, development, production, modernization, and sustainment of combat vehicles, weapons systems, and munitions. This group offers wheeled combat and tactical vehicles; main battle tanks and tracked combat vehicles; weapon system, armaments, and mutations; and maintenance and logistics support and sustainment services. The Information Systems and Technology group provides technologies, products, and services that support a range of military, federal civilian, state, and local customers. This group offers information technology solutions and mission support services; mobile communication, computer and command-and-control mission systems; surveillance and reconnaissance solutions; and imagery, signals, and multi-intelligence systems for customers in the defense sector, intelligence and homeland security communities, and the United States allies. The Marine Systems group designs, constructs, and repairs surface ships and submarines for the United States Navy and Jones Act ships for commercial customers. This group offers nuclear-powered submarines, surface combatants, auxiliary and combat-logistics ships, and commercial product carriers and containerships; and provides design and engineering support services, as well as maintenance, modernization, and lifecycle support services. General Dynamics Corporation was incorporated in 1952 and is based in Falls Church, Virginia.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Ship & boat building & repairing
Sub-IndustryAerospace & Defense


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.34
Current Ratio1.34
Quick Ratio0.98


Trailing P/E Ratio19.31
Forward P/E Ratio17.67
P/E Growth1.84

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$30.97 billion
Price / Sales1.86
Cash Flow$11.6308 per share
Price / Cash16.71
Book Value$38.51 per share
Price / Book5.05


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$9.95
Net Income$2.91 billion
Net Margins9.49%
Return on Equity26.83%
Return on Assets8.70%


Outstanding Shares297,030,000
Market Cap$58,049.25

General Dynamics (NYSE:GD) Frequently Asked Questions

What is General Dynamics' stock symbol?

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

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

General Dynamics announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, June 6th. Stockholders of record on Friday, July 6th will be paid a dividend of $0.93 per share on Friday, August 10th. This represents a $3.72 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.91%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 5th. View General Dynamics' Dividend History.

How will General Dynamics' stock buyback program work?

General Dynamics declared that its Board of Directors has approved a share repurchase program on Sunday, April 9th 2017, which authorizes the company to repurchase 10,000,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are generally an indication that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

How were General Dynamics' earnings last quarter?

General Dynamics Co. (NYSE:GD) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April, 25th. The aerospace company reported $2.65 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $2.49 by $0.16. The aerospace company had revenue of $7.50 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $7.56 billion. General Dynamics had a net margin of 9.49% and a return on equity of 26.83%. The firm's revenue was up .8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $2.48 earnings per share. View General Dynamics' Earnings History.

When is General Dynamics' next earnings date?

General Dynamics is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July, 25th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for General Dynamics.

What price target have analysts set for GD?

15 equities research analysts have issued 12 month target prices for General Dynamics' shares. Their predictions range from $207.00 to $263.00. On average, they expect General Dynamics' share price to reach $240.4667 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 23.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for General Dynamics.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for General Dynamics?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for General Dynamics in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 4 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."

Who are some of General Dynamics' key competitors?

Some companies that are related to General Dynamics include Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII), Malibu Boats (MBUU), Marine Products (MPX), MCBC (MCFT) and Conrad Industries (CNRD).

Who are General Dynamics' key executives?

General Dynamics' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Ms. Phebe N. Novakovic, Chairman & CEO (Age 60)
  • Mr. Jason W. Aiken, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 46)
  • Mr. S. Daniel Johnson, Exec. VP of Information Systems & Technology (Age 70)
  • Mr. John P. Casey, Exec. VP of Marine Systems (Age 63)
  • Mr. Mark C. Roualet, Exec. VP of Combat Systems (Age 59)

Has General Dynamics been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about GD stock has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. General Dynamics earned a daily sentiment score of 0.21 on Accern's scale. They also gave headlines about the aerospace company an impact score of 47.13 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days.

Who are General Dynamics' major shareholders?

General Dynamics' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Bank of Montreal Can (0.47%), Arvest Bank Trust Division (0.04%), Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.04%), Sit Investment Associates Inc. (0.04%), Polaris Greystone Financial Group LLC (0.03%) and Confluence Investment Management LLC (0.03%). Company insiders that own General Dynamics stock include Christopher Marzilli, Gary L Whited, Gregory S Gallopoulos, John M Keane, John Patrick Casey, Kimberly A Kuryea, Lester L Lyles, Mark C Roualet, Mark Lagrand Burns, Mary T Barra, Robert W Helm, S Daniel Johnson and William P Fricks. View Institutional Ownership Trends for General Dynamics.

Which institutional investors are selling General Dynamics stock?

GD stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fred Alger Management Inc., Gulf International Bank UK Ltd, Westpac Banking Corp, Hartford Investment Management Co., James Hambro & Partners, Abner Herrman & Brock LLC, Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund and YHB Investment Advisors Inc.. Company insiders that have sold General Dynamics company stock in the last year include Gary L Whited, Gregory S Gallopoulos, John M Keane, John Patrick Casey, Lester L Lyles and S Daniel Johnson. View Insider Buying and Selling for General Dynamics.

Which institutional investors are buying General Dynamics stock?

GD stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of Montreal Can, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Polaris Greystone Financial Group LLC, Trust Department MB Financial Bank N A, Chesley Taft & Associates LLC, Sit Investment Associates Inc., Calamos Advisors LLC and Contravisory Investment Management Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is General Dynamics' stock price today?

One share of GD stock can currently be purchased for approximately $194.35.

How big of a company is General Dynamics?

General Dynamics has a market capitalization of $58.05 billion and generates $30.97 billion in revenue each year. The aerospace company earns $2.91 billion in net income (profit) each year or $9.95 on an earnings per share basis. General Dynamics employs 98,600 workers across the globe.

How can I contact General Dynamics?

General Dynamics' mailing address is 2941 FAIRVIEW PARK DRIVE SUITE 100, FALLS CHURCH VA, 22042. The aerospace company can be reached via phone at 703-876-3000 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for General Dynamics (NYSE GD)

Community Ranking:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  622 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  440 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,062
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about General Dynamics and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe GD will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe GD will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 7/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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