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Morning Top Movers: General Dynamics Corporation (GD)

Today’s top gainers include the company General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) which is in the industry Aerospace/Defense Products & Services, gaining 0.32% today. In the last week its performance is 1.60%, and 4.86% for the past quarter. Currently, General Dynamics Corporation, GD has a target price of 211.61, so today’s gain of 0.32% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.17%.

General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD), has a market cap of 60.95 B, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.60%, and institutional ownership is 87.30%.

At the current price of 202.67, it has a dividend yield of 1.66%, and its target price is 211.61. This is with a profit margin of 9.70%, and total debt/equity of 0.37. General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) has a P/E of 20.22, as well as a forward P/E of 19.16.

With a current EPS of 10.02, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 7.85%,General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 7.30%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 7.59%.

Performance for the year is 45.01%. Since its IPO date on 01/03/1977, the total performance to date is 17.38%.

Volume today for General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD), is 1391515, while its average volume is 1123.11. Whilst the total gain today was 0.32%, it did have a day high of -1.17%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.27%, and 1.15% for the month. The 52-week low for General Dynamics Corporation, GD has been 52.75%, while the 52-week-high has reached -1.17%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 22.10%, and its return on assets is 9.20%. General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) has an operating margin of 13.80%. With a sales growth of -0.50% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that General Dynamics Corporation, GD is in the sector Industrial Goods, its long-term debt/equity is 0.28, and has a current ratio of 1.3 and 0.8 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of General Dynamics Corporation? Well its PEG is 2.66, and the P/S is 1.96, along with a P/B of 5.78. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 28.11.

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