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General Dynamics Stock Forecast, Price & News

$139.45
+1.12 (+0.81 %)
(As of 09/22/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$137.36
Now: $139.45
$140.25
50-Day Range
$138.33
MA: $149.99
$158.85
52-Week Range
$100.55
Now: $139.45
$190.08
Volume935,388 shs
Average Volume1.73 million shs
Market Capitalization$40.01 billion
P/E Ratio12.38
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: 4.2Community Rank: 2.7Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.62 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$14.09 per share
Book Value$46.88 per share

Profitability

Net Income$3.48 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees102,900
Market Cap$40.01 billion
Next Earnings Date10/28/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$139.45
+1.12 (+0.81 %)
(As of 09/22/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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General Dynamics (NYSE:GD) Frequently Asked Questions

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

General Dynamics' stock was trading at $148.45 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, GD shares have decreased by 6.1% and is now trading at $139.45.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of 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, 5 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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When is General Dynamics' next earnings date?

General Dynamics is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October 28th 2020.
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How were General Dynamics' earnings last quarter?

General Dynamics Co. (NYSE:GD) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July, 29th. The aerospace company reported $2.18 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $2.15 by $0.03. The aerospace company earned $9.26 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $9.03 billion. General Dynamics had a net margin of 8.47% and a return on equity of 24.10%. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 3.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $2.77 earnings per share.
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How often does General Dynamics pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for General Dynamics?

General Dynamics declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, August 5th. Stockholders of record on Friday, October 9th will be given a dividend of $1.10 per share on Friday, November 13th. This represents a $4.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.16%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 8th.
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How will General Dynamics' stock buyback program work?

General Dynamics announced that its board has approved a stock buyback plan on Wednesday, March 4th 2020, which permits the company to repurchase 10,000,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are typically 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 updated its FY 2020 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Wednesday, July, 29th. The company provided EPS guidance of 11.00-11.10 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $11.19. The company issued revenue guidance of $38.4-38.4 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $38.81 billion.

What price target have analysts set for GD?

15 analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for General Dynamics' shares. Their forecasts range from $138.00 to $225.00. On average, they anticipate General Dynamics' share price to reach $178.47 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 28.0% from the stock's current price.
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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 AT&T (T), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Walt Disney (DIS), AbbVie (ABBV), Intel (INTC), NVIDIA (NVDA), Home Depot (HD), Boeing (BA), Raytheon Technologies (RTX) and Cisco Systems (CSCO).

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 a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (7.29%), Newport Trust Co (6.83%), BlackRock Inc. (5.04%), FMR LLC (2.35%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.69%) and Bank of Montreal Can (0.58%). 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 and William A Osborn.
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Which major investors are selling General Dynamics stock?

GD stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including London Co. of Virginia, Two Sigma Advisers LP, FIL Ltd, BlackRock Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., Advisor Group Holdings Inc., DAVENPORT & Co LLC, and Goldman Sachs Group Inc.. Company insiders that have sold General Dynamics company stock in the last year include Christopher Marzilli, and Mark C Roualet.
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Which major investors are buying General Dynamics stock?

GD stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including LSV Asset Management, Abrams Bison Investments LLC, Alyeska Investment Group L.P., First Eagle Investment Management LLC, Rovida Advisors Inc., U S Global Investors Inc., Raymond James & Associates, and Balyasny Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought General Dynamics stock in the last two years include Catherine B Reynolds, Mark Lagrand Burns, and Mark Malcolm.
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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 $139.45.

How big of a company is General Dynamics?

General Dynamics has a market capitalization of $40.01 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 9/23/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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