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General Dynamics Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.92 (-0.60 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $153.17
50-Day Range
MA: $151.17
52-Week Range
Now: $153.17
Volume1.82 million shs
Average Volume1.27 million shs
Market Capitalization$43.96 billion
P/E Ratio13.90
Dividend Yield2.88%
General Dynamics Corp. is an aerospace and defense company, which engages in the provision of tanks, rockets, missiles, submarines, warships, fighters and electronics to all of the military services. It operates through the following segments: Aerospace, Combat Systems, Information Technology, Mission Systems and Marine Systems. The Aerospace segment delivers a family of Gulfstream aircraft and provides a range of services for Gulfstream aircraft and aircraft produced by other original equipment manufacturers. The Combat Systems segment offers combat vehicles, weapons systems and munitions for the U.S. government and its allies around the world. The Information Technology segment provides technologies, products and services in support of thousands of programs for a wide range of military, federal civilian, state and local customers. The Mission Systems segment provides mission-critical C4ISR products and systems. The Marine Systems segment designs, builds and supports submarines and surface ships. The company was founded on February 21, 1952 and is headquartered in Falls Church, VA.
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Overall MarketRank

2.52 out of 5 stars

Aerospace Sector

5th out of 68 stocks

Ship & Boat Building & Repairing Industry

1st out of 6 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.2Community Rank: 2.7Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Ship & boat building & repairing
Sub-IndustryAerospace & Defense
Phone(703) 876-3000



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$39.35 billion
Cash Flow$14.94 per share
Book Value$46.88 per share


Net Income$3.48 billion


Market Cap$43.96 billion
Next Earnings Date1/27/2021 (Confirmed)
-0.92 (-0.60 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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General Dynamics (NYSE:GD) Frequently Asked Questions

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

General Dynamics' stock was trading at $148.45 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, GD shares have increased by 3.2% and is now trading at $153.17.
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Is General Dynamics a buy right now?

15 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for General Dynamics in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 6 hold ratings and 7 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 short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but General Dynamics wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is General Dynamics' next earnings date?

General Dynamics is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, January 27th 2021.
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How can I listen to General Dynamics' earnings call?

General Dynamics will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, January 27th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were General Dynamics' earnings last quarter?

General Dynamics Co. (NYSE:GD) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October, 28th. The aerospace company reported $2.90 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $2.85 by $0.05. The aerospace company had revenue of $9.43 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $9.60 billion. General Dynamics had a net margin of 8.33% and a return on equity of 23.00%.
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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, December 2nd. Investors of record on Friday, January 15th will be paid a dividend of $1.10 per share on Friday, February 5th. This represents a $4.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.87%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, January 14th.
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Is General Dynamics a good dividend stock?

General Dynamics pays an annual dividend of $4.40 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.88%. 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 36.73%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, General Dynamics will have a dividend payout ratio of 38.10% 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 repurchase 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 purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are usually a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

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

General Dynamics updated its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday, October, 28th. The company provided EPS guidance of $3.51 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $3.55. The company issued revenue guidance of $10.77 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $10.71 billion.

What price target have analysts set for GD?

15 analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for General Dynamics' stock. Their forecasts range from $138.00 to $225.00. On average, they expect General Dynamics' share price to reach $169.53 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 10.7% 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), 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).

Who are General Dynamics' key executives?

General Dynamics' management team includes the following people:
  • Phebe N. Novakovic, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
  • Jason Wright Aiken, Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President
  • Christopher Marzilli, Executive Vice President-Information Technology
  • Gregory Stratis Gallopoulos, Secretary, Senior Vice President & General Counsel
  • Kevin M. Graney, Vice President

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Pinnacle Financial Partners Inc. (0.02%), Park National Corp OH (0.01%), Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. (0.01%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.01%), Stonebridge Capital Management Inc. (0.01%) and HGK Asset Management Inc. (0.01%). Company insiders that own General Dynamics stock include Christopher J Brady, Christopher Marzilli, Gary L Whited, John Patrick Casey, Lester L Lyles, 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 Bath Savings Trust Co, Park National Corp OH, Holloway Wealth Management LLC, CX Institutional, IFM Investors Pty Ltd, Capital City Trust Co. FL, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, and Chemung Canal Trust Co..
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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 HGK Asset Management Inc., Mountain Capital Investment Advisors Inc, Arlington Partners LLC, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, Stonebridge Capital Management Inc., IMS Capital Management, Leelyn Smith LLC, and Redpoint Investment Management Pty 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.

What is General Dynamics' stock price today?

One share of GD stock can currently be purchased for approximately $153.17.

How big of a company is General Dynamics?

General Dynamics has a market capitalization of $43.96 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 1/17/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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