GD:NYE-General Dynamics Corporation (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Aerospace & Defense | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 170.52

Change

0.00 (0.00)%

Market Cap

USD 48.81B

Volume

1.17M

Average Target Price

USD 154.86 (-9.19%)
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict

About

General Dynamics Corporation operates as an aerospace and defense company worldwide. It operates through four segments: Aerospace, Marine Systems, Combat Systems, and Technologies. The Marine Systems segment designs and builds nuclear-powered submarines, surface combatants, and auxiliary ships for the United States Navy and Jones Act ships for commercial customers, as well as oil and product tankers, and container and cargo ships. This segment also provides submarine maintenance and modernization services; lifecycle support services for navy surface ships; and program management, planning, engineering, and design support services for submarines and surface-ships. The Combat Systems segment manufactures land combat solutions, such as wheeled and tracked combat vehicles, weapons systems, munitions, mobile bridge systems with payloads, tactical vehicles, main battle tanks, armored vehicles, weapons systems, and armaments. This segment also offers modernization program, engineering, support, and sustainment services. The Technologies segment provides information technology solutions and mission-support services; mobile communication, computers, and command-and-control mission systems; and intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance solutions to military, intelligence, and federal civilian customers. This segment also offers cloud computing, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data analytics, development, security and operation, software-defined network, everything as-a-service and defense enterprise office system solutions. General Dynamics Corporation was founded in 1899 and is headquartered in Reston, Virginia. Address: 11011 Sunset Hills Road, Reston, VA, United States, 20190

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ETFs Containing GD

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
FTCS First Trust Capital Stren.. 0.00 % 0.58 %

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USD6.94B
FXR First Trust Industrials/P.. 0.00 % 0.64 %

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USD1.33B
JETS U.S. Global Jets ETF 0.00 % 0.60 %

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USD3.79B
PPA Invesco Aerospace & Defen.. 0.00 % 0.59 %

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USD0.67B
DFEN Direxion Daily Aerospace .. 0.00 % 0.99 %

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USD0.25B
SPY1:XETRA SPDR S&P 500 Low Volatili.. 0.00 % 0.35 %

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USD0.23B

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Aerospace & Defense)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 14.58% 69% D+ 77% C+
Dividend Return 0.74% 90% A- 46% F
Total Return 15.32% 75% C 77% C+
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 4.59% 34% F 39% F
Dividend Return 2.70% 84% B 47% F
Total Return 7.29% 41% F 38% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 29.77% 31% F 51% F
Dividend Return 14.16% 70% C- 46% F
Total Return 43.93% 27% F 48% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 0.67% 28% F 50% F
Dividend Return 2.07% 75% C 52% F
Total Return 2.74% 28% F 47% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 21.18% 81% B- 38% F
Risk Adjusted Return 12.96% 31% F 37% F
Market Capitalization 48.81B 91% A- 95% A
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Aerospace & Defense)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 15.50 76% C 60% D-
Price/Book Ratio 3.07 48% F 33% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 12.65 44% F 36% F
EV/EBITDA 11.69 67% D+ 59% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 21.37% 76% C 89% B+
Return on Invested Capital 13.15% 72% C- 84% B
Return on Assets 5.23% 72% C- 81% B-
Debt to Equity Ratio 63.82% 44% F 55% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 2.14 59% F 45% F
Short Percent 1.48% 80% B- 76% C
Beta 1.04 65% D 52% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

Superior total returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual total returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Underpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters then its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

What to not like:
Poor risk adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns , the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Highly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.