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How has General Dynamics Corporation:(NYSE:GD) performed recently?

General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE: GD) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 47222.86. It is in the Aerospace/Defense Products & Services industry and sector Industrial Goods, with a current P/E of 16.08, a forward P/E of 15.17 and EPS of 9.46. At a stock price of 152.16 (1.56%) it has a dividend yield of 2.00%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 5.90%, more recently this last year it has grown by 15.90%. The next year growth is going to be about 3.06% and more long-term 7.50% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 7.60%. Sales growth for the past five years have been -0.60% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -2.80%.

For performance, General Dynamics Corporation the past week has seen a gain of -0.16%. For the last month performance for General Dynamics Corporation is -0.16%. While the last quarter is 9.49% and half year, 14.76%. Finally for the year, performance is 9.62%.

The 52-week high for General Dynamics Corporation, is at -1.82%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 26.57%. The 20-day simple moving average is 2.59% and 9.73% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.51%, and for the month it is 1.04%. General Dynamics Corporation, has a target price of 168.69.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.26, and for total debt/equity General Dynamics Corporation has 0.31. The gross margin is 19.60%, while operating margin is 13.40%, the profit margin is 9.50%. The current ratio is 1.2 and the quick ratio is 0.5.

Insider ownership is at 0.60%, with instituitional ownership at 88.20%. General Dynamics Corporation has a payout ratio of 30.30%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 310.35. The shares float is 287.64, with the float short at 1.36%, with short ratio coming to 2.61.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see General Dynamics Corporation, get 9.30%, with its returns on investment at 21.50%. Return on equity is 27.60%. So will the investors see the target price of 168.69, reached soon?

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