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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 0.82% today. In the last week its performance is 2.18%, and 10.94% for the past quarter. Currently, General Dynamics Corporation, GD has a target price of 168.69, so today’s gain of 0.82% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.09%.

General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD), has a market cap of 47174.7, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.60%, and institutional ownership is 88.20%.

At the current price of 153.1, it has a dividend yield of 1.99%, 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 16.18, as well as a forward P/E of 15.26.

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 13.41%. Since its IPO date on 1/3/1977, the total performance to date is 13.34%.

Volume today for General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD), is 800700, while its average volume is 1479.02. Whilst the total gain today was 0.82%, it did have a day high of -1.21%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.15%, and 1.09% for the month. The 52-week low for General Dynamics Corporation, GD has been 27.35%, while the 52-week-high has reached -1.21%.

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 2.16, and the P/S is 1.51, along with a P/B of 4.24. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 24.84.

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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