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NYSE:GDGeneral Dynamics Stock Price, Forecast & News

$146.74
-2.12 (-1.42 %)
(As of 07/31/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$144.76
Now: $146.74
$148.23
50-Day Range
$138.02
MA: $148.68
$159.06
52-Week Range
$100.55
Now: $146.74
$193.76
Volume1.66 million shs
Average Volume1.21 million shs
Market Capitalization$42.10 billion
P/E Ratio13.03
Dividend Yield3.00%
Beta1.02
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: 3.3Community Rank: 2.7Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

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2.61 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$39.35 billion
Cash Flow$14.90 per share
Book Value$46.88 per share

Profitability

Net Income$3.48 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees102,900
Market Cap$42.10 billion
Next Earnings Date10/28/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$146.74
-2.12 (-1.42 %)
(As of 07/31/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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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. Since then, GD stock has decreased by 1.2% and is now trading at $146.74.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of General Dynamics?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for General Dynamics in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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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) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, July, 29th. The aerospace company reported $2.18 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $2.15 by $0.03. The aerospace company had revenue of $9.26 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $9.03 billion. General Dynamics had a net margin of 8.47% and a return on equity of 24.10%. The business's quarterly revenue was down 3.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business earned $2.77 EPS.
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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 3rd. Stockholders of record on Friday, July 3rd will be given a dividend of $1.10 per share on Friday, August 7th. This represents a $4.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.00%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, July 1st.
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How will General Dynamics' stock buyback program work?

General Dynamics announced that its board has approved a share buyback program on Wednesday, March 4th 2020, which permits the company to repurchase 10,000,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are often 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 earnings per share 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?

13 brokerages have issued 12 month price objectives for General Dynamics' stock. Their forecasts range from $151.00 to $225.00. On average, they anticipate General Dynamics' share price to reach $182.08 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 24.1% from the stock's current price.
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Has General Dynamics been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about GD stock have trended negative on Monday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. General Dynamics earned a media sentiment score of -2.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the aerospace company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days.
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Are investors shorting General Dynamics?

General Dynamics saw a increase in short interest in the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totaling 3,080,000 shares, an increase of 7.3% from the June 15th total of 2,870,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,980,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.6 days. Currently, 1.1% of the company's stock are short sold.
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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 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 a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.35%), UBS Group AG (0.21%), Schafer Cullen Capital Management Inc (0.18%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.16%), Raymond James & Associates (0.14%) and First Trust Advisors LP (0.13%). 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.
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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 DAVENPORT & Co LLC, Cullen Capital Management LLC, Cornerstone Investment Partners LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Park National Corp OH, Iberiabank Corp, Ziegler Capital Management LLC, and SG Americas Securities LLC. 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Raymond James & Associates, Country Trust Bank, Randolph Co Inc, Professional Advisory Services Inc., Veracity Capital LLC, Sabal Trust CO, Reinhart Partners 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.
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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 $146.74.

How big of a company is General Dynamics?

General Dynamics has a market capitalization of $42.10 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 8/3/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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