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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 0.93% today. In the last week its performance is 1.52%, and 5.60% for the past quarter. Currently, General Dynamics Corporation, GD has a target price of 169.57, so today’s gain of 0.93% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.58%.

General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD), has a market cap of 46264.17, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.60%, and institutional ownership is 88.00%.

At the current price of 151.88, it has a dividend yield of 2.00%, and its target price is 169.57. 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 16.05, as well as a forward P/E of 15.09.

With a current EPS of 9.46, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 3.42%,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 9.88%. Since its IPO date on 1/3/1977, the total performance to date is 13.00%.

Volume today for General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD), is 699700, while its average volume is 1303.67. Whilst the total gain today was 0.93%, it did have a day high of -2.76%.

Volatility for this week has been at 0.90%, and 1.24% for the month. The 52-week low for General Dynamics Corporation, GD has been 26.97%, while the 52-week-high has reached -2.76%.

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 2.14, and the P/S is 1.48, along with a P/B of 4.21. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 24.36.

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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