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NYSE:GD - General Dynamics Stock Price, Forecast & News

$185.07
+0.45 (+0.24 %)
(As of 01/24/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$184.33
Now: $185.07
$185.81
50-Day Range
$176.01
MA: $180.27
$185.07
52-Week Range
$160.21
Now: $185.07
$193.76
Volume925,533 shs
Average Volume1.14 million shs
Market Capitalization$53.54 billion
P/E Ratio16.04
Dividend Yield2.21%
Beta1.14
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. Read More…

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$36.19 billion
Cash Flow$14.54 per share
Book Value$40.70 per share

Profitability

Net Income$3.35 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees105,600
Market Cap$53.54 billion
Next Earnings Date1/29/2020 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

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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, December 4th. Investors of record on Friday, January 17th will be paid a dividend of $1.02 per share on Friday, February 7th. This represents a $4.08 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.20%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 16th. View General Dynamics' Dividend History.

How were General Dynamics' earnings last quarter?

General Dynamics Co. (NYSE:GD) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, October, 23rd. The aerospace company reported $3.14 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $3.06 by $0.08. The aerospace company earned $9.76 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $9.75 billion. General Dynamics had a return on equity of 26.79% and a net margin of 8.66%. General Dynamics's revenue was up 7.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm earned $2.89 EPS. 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, January 29th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for General Dynamics.

How can I listen to General Dynamics' earnings call?

General Dynamics will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, January 29th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

What price target have analysts set for GD?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for General Dynamics' stock. Their forecasts range from $170.91 to $230.00. On average, they expect General Dynamics' share price to reach $198.63 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 7.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for General Dynamics.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for General Dynamics?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for General Dynamics in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for General Dynamics.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about General Dynamics stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about General Dynamics stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "General Dynamics boasts a strong position in the U.S. defense space and overseas, and continues to witness strong order growth, securing some pivotal contracts from the U.S. government and its overseas clients. Deliveries of G600 can be expected from the third quarter. In the past six months, shares of General Dynamics outperformed the industry. Product innovations can be expected to enhance this shipbuilder’s footprint in the business jet market. However, rising interest expenses can be a potential headwind for the company’s bottom-line growth going ahead. Moreover, delayed payments related to one of its large international vehicle programs in Canada are hurting its cash flow reserve. A comparative analysis of its historical EV/EBITDA ratio reflects a gloomy picture." (9/2/2019)
  • 2. Cowen Inc analysts commented, "SMTC reports F4Q (Jan.) earnings Wednesday (3/13). We see sales/EPS close to in line with consensus $160M/$0.54E and a negative bias to Street F1Q (Apr.) of $159M/$0.52E. We are reducing our already below-consensus estimates ahead of the call. These cuts reflect our expectation for market-related weakness in DC, PON and protection (combined ~2/3 of sales) exacerbated by macro uncertainty and ongoing semi cycle correction. LoRa remains core to the SMTC story, and we estimate revenues hit $80M last year, the low end of mgmt’s $80-$100M target. Mgmt has said they expect LoRa sales to double this year. Investors will be watching closely for any LoRa update. We view any DC/PON/protection weakness as market- vs. company- specific and believe investors anticipate near-term weakness. Maintain Outperform." (3/6/2019)

Has General Dynamics been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about GD stock have trended extremely negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. General Dynamics earned a media sentiment score of -4.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the aerospace company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for General Dynamics.

Are investors shorting General Dynamics?

General Dynamics saw a increase in short interest in December. As of December 13th, there was short interest totalling 2,770,000 shares, an increase of 5.3% from the November 28th total of 2,630,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,280,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.2 days. Currently, 1.0% of the company's 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 Boeing (BA), Walt Disney (DIS), AT&T (T), Lockheed Martin (LMT), Johnson & Johnson (jnj), Raytheon (RTN), NVIDIA (NVDA), Home Depot (HD), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) and Visa (V).

Who are General Dynamics' key executives?

General Dynamics' management team includes the folowing 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)

Who are General Dynamics' major shareholders?

General Dynamics' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.12%), Arvest Bank Trust Division (0.04%), Strs Ohio (0.04%), Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.04%), Empire Life Investments Inc. (0.03%) and Johanson Financial Advisors Inc. (0.03%). Company insiders that own General Dynamics stock include Catherine B Reynolds, Christopher J Brady, Christopher Marzilli, Gary L Whited, John M Keane, 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 Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft MBH, New York State Teachers Retirement System, Park National Corp OH, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Strs Ohio, Wealth Advisors of Tampa Bay LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue and IFM Investors Pty Ltd. Company insiders that have sold General Dynamics company stock in the last year include Christopher J Brady, Christopher Marzilli, Gary L Whited, John Patrick Casey, Lester L Lyles, Mark C Roualet and William A Osborn. View Insider Buying and Selling 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 Johanson Financial Advisors Inc., 10 15 Associates Inc., Contravisory Investment Management Inc., Sciencast Management LP, Fluent Financial LLC, First American Bank, Apexium Financial LP and Jones Financial Companies Lllp. 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 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 $185.07.

How big of a company is General Dynamics?

General Dynamics has a market capitalization of $53.54 billion and generates $36.19 billion in revenue each year. The aerospace company earns $3.35 billion in net income (profit) each year or $11.42 on an earnings per share basis. General Dynamics employs 105,600 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About General Dynamics.

What is General Dynamics' official website?

The official website for General Dynamics is http://www.gd.com/.

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:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  801 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  665 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,466
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 1/25/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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