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

$187.60
+1.65 (+0.89 %)
(As of 02/21/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$183.61
Now: $187.60
$187.86
50-Day Range
$175.44
MA: $182.99
$189.43
52-Week Range
$160.21
Now: $187.60
$193.76
Volume1.42 million shs
Average Volume1.42 million shs
Market Capitalization$54.33 billion
P/E Ratio15.66
Dividend Yield2.19%
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$39.35 billion
Cash Flow$15.02 per share
Book Value$46.88 per share

Profitability

Net Income$3.48 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees102,900
Market Cap$54.33 billion
Next Earnings Date4/22/2020 (Estimated)
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 declared 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 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.17%. 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 quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, January, 29th. The aerospace company reported $3.51 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $3.44 by $0.07. The aerospace company earned $10.77 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $10.64 billion. General Dynamics had a return on equity of 26.70% and a net margin of 8.85%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 3.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business earned $3.07 earnings per share. 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, April 22nd 2020. View Earnings Estimates for General Dynamics.

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

General Dynamics issued an update on its FY 2020 After-Hours earnings guidance on Wednesday, January, 29th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of 12.55-12.60 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $12.88. The company issued revenue guidance of $40.7 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $40.88 billion.

What price target have analysts set for GD?

9 brokers have issued twelve-month price objectives for General Dynamics' stock. Their forecasts range from $175.00 to $225.00. On average, they expect General Dynamics' share price to reach $205.89 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 9.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for General Dynamics.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for General Dynamics?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for General Dynamics in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." 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 coverage about GD stock has been trending negative on Saturday, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing 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 nearest to five being the most favorable. General Dynamics earned a media sentiment score of -2.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the aerospace company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. View News Stories for General Dynamics.

Are investors shorting General Dynamics?

General Dynamics saw a increase in short interest during the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 3,110,000 shares, an increase of 11.1% from the January 15th total of 2,800,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,320,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.4 days. Currently, 1.1% of the shares of the company 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 Walt Disney (DIS), AT&T (T), Boeing (BA), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), NVIDIA (NVDA), Lockheed Martin (LMT), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Cisco Systems (CSCO), AbbVie (ABBV) and Home Depot (HD).

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Longview Asset Management LLC (11.30%), Capital Research Global Investors (8.05%), Newport Trust Co (6.87%), State Street Corp (3.81%), FMR LLC (2.52%) and Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec (1.33%). 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. 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 Capital Research Global Investors, Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, Westwood Holdings Group Inc., Newport Trust Co, Longview Asset Management LLC, Public Sector Pension Investment Board, Snow Capital Management LP and FMR LLC. Company insiders that have sold General Dynamics company stock in the last year include 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 Renaissance Technologies LLC, Stifel Financial Corp, AQR Capital Management LLC, Prudential Financial Inc., State Street Corp, FIL Ltd, Madison Asset Management LLC and Cornerstone Investment Partners LLC. 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 $187.60.

How big of a company is General Dynamics?

General Dynamics has a market capitalization of $54.33 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.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 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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for General Dynamics (NYSE GD)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  823 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  685 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,508
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 2/22/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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