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NYSE:GDGeneral Dynamics Stock Price, Forecast & News

$156.56
+3.59 (+2.35 %)
(As of 08/10/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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$153.43
Now: $156.56
$156.77
50-Day Range
$138.02
MA: $147.99
$157.62
52-Week Range
$100.55
Now: $156.56
$193.76
Volume1.14 million shs
Average Volume1.85 million shs
Market Capitalization$44.92 billion
P/E Ratio13.90
Dividend Yield2.88%
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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Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 2.7Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.44 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$15.24 per share
Book Value$46.88 per share

Profitability

Net Income$3.48 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees102,900
Market Cap$44.92 billion
Next Earnings Date10/28/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$156.56
+3.59 (+2.35 %)
(As of 08/10/2020 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 increased by 5.5% and is now trading at $156.56.
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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) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July, 29th. The aerospace company reported $2.18 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $2.15 by $0.03. The aerospace company earned $9.26 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $9.03 billion. General Dynamics had a return on equity of 24.10% and a net margin of 8.47%. The firm's revenue was down 3.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter 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, August 5th. Investors of record on Friday, October 9th will be paid a dividend of $1.10 per share on Friday, November 13th. This represents a $4.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.81%. 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 of Directors has initiated a share buyback plan on Wednesday, March 4th 2020, which permits the company to buyback 10,000,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are often an indication that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

What guidance has General Dynamics issued on next quarter's earnings?

General Dynamics issued an update on its FY 2020 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Wednesday, July, 29th. The company provided earnings per share (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?

13 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for General Dynamics' shares. Their forecasts range from $151.00 to $225.00. On average, they anticipate General Dynamics' stock price to reach $182.08 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 16.3% from the stock's current price.
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Has General Dynamics been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about GD stock has been trending somewhat negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. General Dynamics earned a daily sentiment score of -1.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the aerospace company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future.
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Are investors shorting General Dynamics?

General Dynamics saw a increase in short interest in the month of January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totaling 3,110,000 shares, an increase of 11.1% from the December 31st total of 2,800,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,320,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.4 days. Currently, 1.1% of the shares of the 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 number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.35%), Swiss National Bank (0.34%), LSV Asset Management (0.24%), New York State Common Retirement Fund (0.23%), ProShare Advisors LLC (0.22%) and UBS Group AG (0.21%). 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, New York State Common Retirement Fund, First Trust Advisors LP, Amalgamated Bank, Park National Corp OH, and Iberiabank Corp. 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 LSV Asset Management, Raymond James & Associates, Country Trust Bank, Randolph Co Inc, Professional Advisory Services Inc., Veracity Capital LLC, Sabal Trust CO, and Reinhart Partners 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 $156.56.

How big of a company is General Dynamics?

General Dynamics has a market capitalization of $44.92 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 8/10/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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