NYSE:GD

General Dynamics Stock Forecast, Price & News

$198.14
+2.63 (+1.35 %)
(As of 07/29/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume1.15 million shs
Average Volume1.19 million shs
Market Capitalization$55.99 billion
P/E Ratio17.93
Dividend Yield2.43%
Beta1.14
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About General Dynamics

General Dynamics Corporation operates as an aerospace and defense company worldwide. It operates through four segments: Aerospace, Marine Systems, Combat Systems, and Technologies. 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 oil and product tankers, and container and cargo ships. This segment also provides submarine maintenance and modernization services; lifecycle support services for navy surface ships; and program management, planning, engineering, and design support services for submarines and surface-ships. The Combat Systems segment manufactures land combat solutions, such as wheeled and tracked combat vehicles, weapons systems, munitions, mobile bridge systems with payloads, tactical vehicles, main battle tanks, armored vehicles, weapons systems, and armaments. This segment also offers modernization program, 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; and intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance solutions to military, intelligence, and federal civilian customers. This segment also offers cloud computing, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data analytics, development, security and operation, software-defined network, everything as-a-service and defense enterprise office system solutions. General Dynamics Corporation was founded in 1899 and is headquartered in Reston, Virginia.

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2.60 out of 5 stars

Aerospace Sector

3rd out of 82 stocks

Ship & Boat Building & Repairing Industry

1st out of 8 stocks

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General Dynamics (NYSE:GD) Frequently Asked Questions

Is General Dynamics a buy right now?

14 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for General Dynamics in the last year. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 3 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" General Dynamics stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in GD, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than General Dynamics?

Wall Street analysts have given General Dynamics a "Hold" rating, but there may be better buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but General Dynamics wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting General Dynamics?

General Dynamics saw a decrease in short interest during the month of July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totaling 2,210,000 shares, a decrease of 12.3% from the June 30th total of 2,520,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,020,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.2 days. Approximately 0.8% of the company's shares are sold short.
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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 27th 2021.
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How were General Dynamics' earnings last quarter?

General Dynamics Co. (NYSE:GD) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July, 28th. The aerospace company reported $2.61 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $2.52 by $0.09. General Dynamics had a net margin of 8.22% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 21.27%.
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How has General Dynamics' stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

General Dynamics' stock was trading at $148.45 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, GD shares have increased by 33.5% and is now trading at $198.14.
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How often does General Dynamics pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for General Dynamics?

General Dynamics announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, June 2nd. Stockholders of record on Friday, July 2nd will be given a dividend of $1.19 per share on Friday, August 6th. This represents a $4.76 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.40%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 1st.
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Is General Dynamics a good dividend stock?

General Dynamics pays an annual dividend of $4.76 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.43%. General Dynamics has been increasing its dividend for 30 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of General Dynamics is 43.27%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, General Dynamics will have a dividend payout ratio of 38.95% next year. This indicates that General Dynamics will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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How will General Dynamics' stock buyback program work?

General Dynamics declared that its board has authorized a stock buyback program on Wednesday, June 2nd 2021, which permits the company to repurchase 10,000,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are generally a sign that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for GD?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for General Dynamics' stock. Their forecasts range from $138.00 to $243.00. On average, they expect General Dynamics' stock price to reach $192.29 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 3.0%.
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Who are General Dynamics' key executives?

General Dynamics' management team includes the following people:
  • Ms. Phebe N. Novakovic, CEO & Chairperson (Age 63, Pay $4.74M)
  • Mr. Jason W. Aiken, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 49, Pay $1.91M)
  • Mr. Mark C. Roualet, Exec. VP of Combat Systems (Age 62, Pay $1.75M)
  • Mr. Robert E. Smith, Exec. VP of Marine Systems (Age 53, Pay $1.71M)
  • Mr. Mark L. Burns, VP & Pres of Gulfstream Aerospace (Age 61, Pay $1.47M)
  • Mr. Christopher Marzilli, Exec. VP of Technologies (Age 62)
  • Ms. Kimberly A. Kuryea, Sr. VP of HR & Admin. (Age 54)
  • Mr. Howard Alan Rubel, VP of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Gregory S. Gallopoulos, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 61)
  • Mr. Thomas W. Kirchmaier, Sr. VP of Planning, Communications & Trade Compliance (Age 64)

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

137 employees have rated General Dynamics CEO Phebe N. Novakovic on Glassdoor.com. Phebe N. Novakovic has an approval rating of 79% among General Dynamics' employees.

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), The Walt Disney (DIS), Intel (INTC), AbbVie (ABBV), NVIDIA (NVDA), The Home Depot (HD), Raytheon Technologies (RTX), The Boeing (BA) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM).

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 Country Trust Bank (0.06%), Confluence Investment Management LLC (0.05%), Manning & Napier Group LLC (0.05%), Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (0.02%), Palisade Asset Management LLC (0.02%) and State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.01%). Company insiders that own General Dynamics stock include Christopher Marzilli, Gary L Whited, Mark C Roualet, Mark Lagrand Burns, William A Moss 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 Gibraltar Capital Management Inc., Alpha Cubed Investments LLC, TRH Financial LLC, Corbenic Partners LLC, Country Trust Bank, Raymond James Trust N.A., 6 Meridian, and V Wealth Advisors LLC.
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Which major investors are buying General Dynamics stock?

GD stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Manning & Napier Group LLC, TIAA FSB, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Brookstone Capital Management, CBOE Vest Financial LLC, Sequoia Financial Advisors LLC, Confluence Investment Management LLC, and Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd..
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is General Dynamics' stock price today?

One share of GD stock can currently be purchased for approximately $198.14.

How much money does General Dynamics make?

General Dynamics has a market capitalization of $55.99 billion and generates $37.93 billion in revenue each year. The aerospace company earns $3.17 billion in net income (profit) each year or $11.00 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does General Dynamics have?

General Dynamics employs 100,700 workers across the globe.

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. 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When was General Dynamics founded?

General Dynamics was founded in 1952.

What is General Dynamics' official website?

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

Where are General Dynamics' headquarters?

General Dynamics is headquartered at 11011 SUNSET HILLS ROAD, RESTON VA, 20190.

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 7/29/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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