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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 1.15% today. In the last week its performance is 1.77%, and 11.42% for the past quarter. Currently, General Dynamics Corporation, GD has a target price of 168.69, so today’s gain of 1.15% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.51%.

General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD), has a market cap of 47717.01, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.60%, and institutional ownership is 88.20%.

At the current price of 154.86, it has a dividend yield of 1.96%, and its target price is 168.69. 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 16.37, as well as a forward P/E of 15.44.

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 15.87%. Since its IPO date on 1/3/1977, the total performance to date is 14.64%.

Volume today for General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD), is 1160500, while its average volume is 1475.9. Whilst the total gain today was 1.15%, it did have a day high of -0.08%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.02%, and 1.09% for the month. The 52-week low for General Dynamics Corporation, GD has been 28.82%, while the 52-week-high has reached -0.08%.

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 2.18, and the P/S is 1.53, along with a P/B of 4.29. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 25.13.

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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