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GD - General Dynamics Share Price

$183.93 0.5  0.2%

Last Trade - 15/04/21

Large Cap
Market Cap £37.83bn
Enterprise Value £45.45bn
Revenue £27.51bn
Position in Universe 243rd / 6851
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Year End 31st Dec 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021E 2022E CAGR / Avg
31,781 30,561 30,973 36,193 39,350 37,925 38,814 40,503 +3.6%
+18.7 -7.1 +15.3 +13.6 +5.9 -8.2 +0.97 +9.86
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FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the fiscal year ended 31 December 2020, GeneralDynamics Corporation revenues decreased 4% to $37.93B. Netincome decreased 9% to $3.17B. Revenues reflect Aerospacesegment decrease of 18% to $8.08B, Information Systems andTechnology segment decrease of 5% to $12.65B, United Statessegment decrease of 2% to $31.19B, Middle East/Africasegment decrease of 28% to $1.25B, Asia/Pacific segmentdecrease of 23% to $1.29B.
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Profile Summary

General Dynamics Corporation is a global aerospace and defense company. The Company offers a portfolio of products and services in business aviation; combat vehicles, weapons systems and munitions; information technology (IT) services and C4ISR (command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance) solutions, and shipbuilding and ship repair. It operates through four business groups: Aerospace, Combat Systems, Information Systems and Technology, and Marine Systems. Its Aerospace group offers aircraft design; cockpit and cabin systems, and product service and support. Its Combat Systems group offers combat vehicles, weapons systems and munitions. The Information Systems and Technology group provides technologies, products and services in support of various programs. The Marine Systems group is a designer and builder of nuclear-powered submarines, surface combatants and auxiliary and combat-logistics ships.

Last Annual December 31st, 2020
Last Interim December 31st, 2020
Incorporated February 21, 1952
Public Since April 25, 1952
No. of Shareholders: 10,000
No. of Employees: 100,700
Sector Industrials
Industry Aerospace & Defense
Index S&P 500 Industrials (sector), S&P Composite 1500 , S&P 500 ,
Exchange New York Stock Exchange
Shares in Issue 283,553,159
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Upcoming Events for GD
Wednesday 28th April, 2021
Q1 2021 General Dynamics Corp Earnings Release
Wednesday 28th April, 2021
Q1 2021 General Dynamics Corp Earnings Call
Wednesday 5th May, 2021
General Dynamics Corp Annual Shareholders Meeting
Thursday 6th May, 2021 Estimate
General Dynamics Corp Annual Shareholders Meeting
Tuesday 27th July, 2021 Estimate
Q2 2021 General Dynamics Corp Earnings Release
Frequently Asked Questions for General Dynamics
What is the General Dynamics share price?

As of 15/04/21, shares in General Dynamics are trading at $183.93, giving the company a market capitalisation of £37.83bn. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the General Dynamics share price performed this year?

Shares in General Dynamics are currently trading at $183.93 and the price has moved by 37.46% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the General Dynamics price has moved by -6.7% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for General Dynamics?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for General Dynamics, there are there are currently 3 "buy" , 7 "hold" and 0 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for General Dynamics is Hold. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will General Dynamics next release its financial results?

General Dynamics is scheduled to issue upcoming financial results on the following dates:

Interim results are scheduled for: 2021-12-31
What is the General Dynamics dividend yield?

The General Dynamics dividend yield is 2.35% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does General Dynamics pay a dividend?

Last year, General Dynamics paid a total dividend of 4.32, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 2.35%. Looking ahead, General Dynamics has not announced an ex-dividend date yet and the next dividend pay date is 2021-05-07.

When does General Dynamics next pay dividends?

General Dynamics has yet to annouce their ex-dividend date and the next dividend pay date is 2021-05-07. The historic dividend yield on General Dynamics shares is currently 2.35%.

How do I buy General Dynamics shares?

To buy shares in General Dynamics you'll need a share-dealing account with an online or offline stock broker. Once you have opened your account and transferred funds into it, you'll be able to search and select shares to buy and sell. You can use Stockopedia’s share research software to help you find the the kinds of shares that suit your investment strategy and objectives.

What is the market cap of General Dynamics?

Shares in General Dynamics are currently trading at $183.93, giving the company a market capitalisation of £37.83bn.

Where are General Dynamics shares listed? Where are General Dynamics shares listed?

Here are the trading details for General Dynamics:

Country of listing: United States
Exchange: NYQ
Ticker Symbol: GD
What kind of share is General Dynamics?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, General Dynamics is currently classified as a Contrarian. The classification is based on a composite score that examines a wide range of fundamental and technical measures. Stock are classified on the the following spectrum: Super Stocks, High Flyers, Contrarians, Turnarounds, Neutral, Value Traps, Momentum Traps, Falling Stars, and Sucker Stocks. For more information, learn about our StockRank Styles.

Is there a General Dynamics share price forecast 2021?

Shares in General Dynamics are currently priced at $183.93. At that level they are trading at 4.86% premium to the analyst consensus target price of 0.00.

Analysts covering General Dynamics currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 11.106 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the General Dynamics share price will go up?

An important predictor of whether a stock price will go up is its track record of momentum. Price trends tend to persist, so it's worth looking at them when it comes to a share like General Dynamics. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been 7.44%. At the current price of $183.93, shares in General Dynamics are trading at 19.59% against their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.

What is the General Dynamics PE Ratio?

The General Dynamics PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 16.72. The shares are currently trading at $183.93.

The PE ratio (or price-to-earnings ratio) is the one of the most popular valuation measures used by stock market investors. It is calculated by dividing a company's price per share by its earnings per share.

The PE ratio can be seen as being expressed in years, in the sense that it shows the number of years of earnings which would be required to pay back the purchase price, ignoring inflation. So in general terms, the higher the PE, the more expensive the stock is.

Who are the key directors of General Dynamics?

General Dynamics's management team is headed by:

James Crown - LED
Phebe Novakovic - CHM
Christopher Marzilli - EVP
Mark Roualet - EVP
Gregory Gallopoulos - SVP
Jason Aiken - CFO
Kimberly Kuryea - SVP
James Mattis - IND
Rudy De Leon - IND
M. Amy Gilliland - SVP
Mark Malcolm - IND
William Moss - VPR
Christopher Brady - VPR
Cecil Haney - IND
Robert Smith - EVP
Who are the major shareholders of General Dynamics?

Here are the top five shareholders of General Dynamics based on the size of their shareholding:

Longview Asset Management, L.L.C. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 10.59% (30.0m shares)
The Vanguard Group, Inc. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 7.26% (20.6m shares)
Newport Trust Company Bank and Trust
Percentage owned: 6.72% (19.1m shares)
Crown (James S) Individual Investor
Percentage owned: 5.48% (15.5m shares)
Wellington Management Company, LLP Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 5.39% (15.3m shares)
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