Stock Updates

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 41676.64. It is in the Aerospace/Defense Products & Services industry and sector Industrial Goods, with a current P/E of 14.9, a forward P/E of 13.79 and EPS of 9.29. At a stock price of 138.41 (-2.07%) it has a dividend yield of 2.20%.

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 5.49% and more long-term 8.83% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 9.50%. Sales growth for the past five years have been -0.60% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -0.80%.

For performance, General Dynamics Corporation the past week has seen a gain of 4.61%. For the last month performance for General Dynamics Corporation is -0.73%. While the last quarter is 7.01% and half year, 3.44%. Finally for the year, performance is -1.33%.

The 52-week high for General Dynamics Corporation, is at -8.01%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 15.13%. The 20-day simple moving average is -1.39% and 1.24% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.95%, and for the month it is 1.45%. General Dynamics Corporation, has a target price of 161.87.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.27, and for total debt/equity General Dynamics Corporation has 0.32. The gross margin is 19.50%, while operating margin is 13.40%, the profit margin is 9.40%. The current ratio is 1.1 and the quick ratio is 0.5.

Insider ownership is at 0.60%, with instituitional ownership at 87.60%. General Dynamics Corporation has a payout ratio of 30.10%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 301.11. The shares float is 288.01, with the float short at 1.02%, with short ratio coming to 1.84.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see General Dynamics Corporation, get 9.10%, with its returns on investment at 21.50%. Return on equity is 27.40%. So will the investors see the target price of 161.87, reached soon?

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.


About the author

Peter Clarke

Leave a Comment