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General Dynamics Stock Forecast, Price & News

-2.71 (-1.78 %)
(As of 11/30/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $149.35
50-Day Range
MA: $143.71
52-Week Range
Now: $149.35
Volume1.45 million shs
Average Volume1.66 million shs
Market Capitalization$42.86 billion
P/E Ratio13.55
Dividend Yield2.89%
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.2Community Rank: 2.7Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.72 out of 5 stars

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$15.99 per share
Book Value$51.28 per share


Net Income$3.48 billion


Market Cap$42.86 billion
Next Earnings Date2/3/2021 (Estimated)
-2.71 (-1.78 %)
(As of 11/30/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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General Dynamics (NYSE:GD) Frequently Asked Questions

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 (WHO). Since then, GD shares have increased by 0.6% and is now trading at $149.35.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of General Dynamics?

16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for General Dynamics in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 6 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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When is General Dynamics' next earnings date?

General Dynamics is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 3rd 2021.
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How were General Dynamics' earnings last quarter?

General Dynamics Co. (NYSE:GD) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, October, 28th. The aerospace company reported $2.90 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $2.85 by $0.05. The aerospace company earned $9.43 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate 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, August 5th. Stockholders of record on Friday, October 9th will be given a dividend of $1.10 per share on Friday, November 13th. This represents a $4.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.95%. 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 declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a share repurchase program on Wednesday, March 4th 2020, which allows the company to repurchase 10,000,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are usually an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

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

General Dynamics issued an update on its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday, October, 28th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $3.51 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS 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?

16 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for General Dynamics' shares. Their forecasts range from $138.00 to $225.00. On average, they anticipate General Dynamics' share price to reach $172.38 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 15.4% 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 investors include Newport Trust Co (6.76%), BlackRock Inc. (4.83%), State Street Corp (3.91%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (2.48%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2.22%) and Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec (1.52%). 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, William A Moss and William A Osborn.
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Which institutional investors are selling General Dynamics stock?

GD stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., BlackRock Inc., Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec, Newport Trust Co, AQR Capital Management LLC, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Cadinha & Co. LLC, and Axel Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold General Dynamics company stock in the last year include Mark C Roualet, and William A Moss.
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Which institutional investors are buying General Dynamics stock?

GD stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wells Fargo & Company MN, Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Morgan Stanley, LSV Asset Management, The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company, Psagot Investment House Ltd., Cullen Capital Management LLC, and New York State Common Retirement Fund. Company insiders that have bought General Dynamics stock in the last two years include Catherine B Reynolds, and Mark Lagrand Burns.
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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 $149.35.

How big of a company is General Dynamics?

General Dynamics has a market capitalization of $42.86 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 12/1/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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