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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) from Industrial Goods

Today’s top gainers include the company General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) which is in the industry Aerospace/Defense Products & Services, gaining -0.31% today. In the last week its performance is 1.18%, and 4.85% for the past quarter. Currently, General Dynamics Corporation, GD has a target price of 161.57, so today’s gain of -0.31% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.34%.

General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD), has a market cap of 43664.39, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.60%, and institutional ownership is 87.70%.

At the current price of 143.33, it has a dividend yield of 2.11%, and its target price is 161.57. This is with a profit margin of 9.40%, and total debt/equity of 0.32. General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) has a P/E of 15.48, as well as a forward P/E of 14.33.

With a current EPS of 9.29, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 5.35%,General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 5.90%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 8.84%.

Performance for the year is 1.46%. Since its IPO date on 1/3/1977, the total performance to date is 6.43%.

Volume today for General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD), is 401952, while its average volume is 1643.07. Whilst the total gain today was -0.31%, it did have a day high of -2.05%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.36%, and 1.52% for the month. The 52-week low for General Dynamics Corporation, GD has been 19.23%, while the 52-week-high has reached -4.74%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 21.50%, and its return on assets is 9.10%. General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) has an operating margin of 13.40%. With a sales growth of -0.80% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that General Dynamics Corporation, GD is in the sector Industrial Goods, its long-term debt/equity is 0.27, and has a current ratio of 1.1 and 0.5 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of General Dynamics Corporation? Well its PEG is 1.75, and the P/S is 1.39, along with a P/B of 4.18. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 22.9.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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