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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 -0.72% today. In the last week its performance is -0.53%, and 6.51% for the past quarter. Currently, General Dynamics Corporation, GD has a target price of 166.92, so today’s gain of -0.72% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.16%.

General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD), has a market cap of 46609.33, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.60%, and institutional ownership is 88.30%.

At the current price of 151.58, it has a dividend yield of 2.01%, and its target price is 166.92. This is with a profit margin of 9.50%, and total debt/equity of 0.31. General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) has a P/E of 16.02, as well as a forward P/E of 15.11.

With a current EPS of 9.46, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 3.06%,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 7.50%.

Performance for the year is 6.70%. Since its IPO date on 1/3/1977, the total performance to date is 12.21%.

Volume today for General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD), is 1153762, while its average volume is 1650.3. Whilst the total gain today was -0.72%, it did have a day high of -1.44%.

Volatility for this week has been at 0.88%, and 0.99% for the month. The 52-week low for General Dynamics Corporation, GD has been 26.09%, while the 52-week-high has reached -1.44%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 21.50%, and its return on assets is 9.30%. General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) has an operating margin of 13.40%. With a sales growth of -2.80% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that General Dynamics Corporation, GD is in the sector Industrial Goods, its long-term debt/equity is 0.26, and has a current ratio of 1.2 and 0.5 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of General Dynamics Corporation? Well its PEG is 2.14, and the P/S is 1.49, along with a P/B of 4.2. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 24.54.

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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