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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.60
GD's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
57% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.38 vs. GD: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
GD' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.59 Max: 1.36
Current: 0.6
0.21
1.36
Equity-to-Asset 0.33
GD's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
58% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.38 vs. GD: 0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
GD' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.41 Max: 0.48
Current: 0.33
0.33
0.48
Interest Coverage 47.35
GD's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
73% of the 139 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 12.07 vs. GD: 47.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
GD' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.55  Med: 26.08 Max: 47.35
Current: 47.35
4.55
47.35
Piotroski F-Score: 7
Altman Z-Score: 4.13
Beneish M-Score: -2.35
WACC vs ROIC
8.77%
25.40%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 13.74
GD's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
87% of the 181 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 4.26 vs. GD: 13.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
GD' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.47  Med: 12.04 Max: 13.74
Current: 13.74
2.47
13.74
Net Margin % 9.42
GD's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
82% of the 181 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 3.58 vs. GD: 9.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
GD' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.07  Med: 7.91 Max: 9.42
Current: 9.42
-1.07
9.42
ROE % 27.06
GD's ROE % is ranked higher than
86% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 6.24 vs. GD: 27.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
GD' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.7  Med: 19.82 Max: 27.22
Current: 27.06
-2.7
27.22
ROA % 9.18
GD's ROA % is ranked higher than
86% of the 181 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 2.33 vs. GD: 9.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
GD' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.96  Med: 8.15 Max: 9.18
Current: 9.18
-0.96
9.18
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 104.03
GD's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
94% of the 181 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 10.77 vs. GD: 104.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
GD' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.1  Med: 99.61 Max: 123.62
Current: 104.03
14.1
123.62
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 4.90
GD's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
53% of the 169 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. GD: 4.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
GD' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 11.7 Max: 17.5
Current: 4.9
0.6
17.5
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 8.70
GD's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
60% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. GD: 8.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
GD' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -31.7  Med: 10 Max: 60.2
Current: 8.7
-31.7
60.2
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 12.00
GD's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
62% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. GD: 12.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
GD' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1  Med: 11.4 Max: 20.2
Current: 12
1
20.2
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

GD Guru Trades in Q1 2016

First Eagle Investment 394,700 sh (New)
David Winters 5,644 sh (New)
Leucadia National 3,100 sh (New)
Wintergreen Fund 5,056 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 131,702 sh (+1658.37%)
Jeremy Grantham 170,165 sh (+147.10%)
Lee Ainslie 3,670 sh (+102.76%)
Jim Simons 877,900 sh (+45.52%)
Steven Cohen 155,500 sh (+29.58%)
Tom Gayner 387,000 sh (unchged)
Tom Russo 1,600 sh (unchged)
Bernard Horn 32,167 sh (unchged)
Prem Watsa Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 7,123,425 sh (-0.38%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 46,869 sh (-3.21%)
Ken Fisher 13,330 sh (-5.21%)
Paul Tudor Jones 17,834 sh (-23.88%)
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Q2 2016

GD Guru Trades in Q2 2016

RS Investment Management 169,060 sh (New)
Prem Watsa 1,500 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 270,000 sh (New)
Daniel Loeb 355,100 sh (New)
Stanley Druckenmiller 104,900 sh (New)
First Eagle Investment 906,690 sh (+129.72%)
Paul Tudor Jones 18,929 sh (+6.14%)
Ken Fisher 13,481 sh (+1.13%)
Tom Gayner 387,000 sh (unchged)
Tom Russo 1,600 sh (unchged)
David Winters 5,644 sh (unchged)
Bernard Horn 32,167 sh (unchged)
Wintergreen Fund 5,056 sh (unchged)
Leucadia National Sold Out
Lee Ainslie Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 46,113 sh (-1.61%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 6,983,384 sh (-1.97%)
Jim Simons 852,300 sh (-2.92%)
Jeremy Grantham 159,500 sh (-6.27%)
Ray Dalio 41,600 sh (-68.41%)
Steven Cohen 7,400 sh (-95.24%)
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Q3 2016

GD Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Chuck Royce 10,800 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 90,541 sh (New)
Daniel Loeb 1,350,000 sh (+280.17%)
First Eagle Investment 1,780,485 sh (+96.37%)
Ken Fisher 13,640 sh (+1.18%)
Tom Gayner 387,000 sh (unchged)
Prem Watsa 1,500 sh (unchged)
Stanley Druckenmiller 104,900 sh (unchged)
David Winters 5,644 sh (unchged)
Wintergreen Fund 5,056 sh (unchged)
Bernard Horn 32,167 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Tom Russo Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 45,228 sh (-1.92%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 6,557,493 sh (-6.10%)
Steven Cohen 2,000 sh (-72.97%)
Jeremy Grantham 19,800 sh (-87.59%)
Paul Tudor Jones 1,836 sh (-90.30%)
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Q4 2016

GD Guru Trades in Q4 2016

PRIMECAP Management 238,000 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 40,000 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 280,400 sh (+13920.00%)
Chuck Royce 16,500 sh (+52.78%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 49,462 sh (+9.36%)
Tom Gayner 387,000 sh (unchged)
Prem Watsa 1,500 sh (unchged)
David Winters 5,644 sh (unchged)
Stanley Druckenmiller Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Ken Fisher 13,328 sh (-2.29%)
Daniel Loeb 1,300,000 sh (-3.70%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 4,820,698 sh (-26.49%)
Jeremy Grantham 9,124 sh (-53.92%)
First Eagle Investment 722,390 sh (-59.43%)
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Business Description

Industry: Aerospace & Defense » Aerospace & Defense    NAICS: 336412    SIC: 3724
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Traded in other countries:GDBR34.Brazil, GDX.Germany, GD.Mexico,
General Dynamics Corp is an aerospace and defense company. It offers products and services in business aviation; combat vehicles, weapons systems and munitions; shipbuilding; and communication and information technology systems and solutions.

General Dynamics Corp was incorporated in Delaware in 1952. It is an aerospace and defense company. The Company offers products and services in business aviation; combat vehicles, weapons systems and munitions; shipbuilding; and communication and information technology systems and solutions. It has four business segments, Aerospace, Combat Systems, Marine Systems and Information Systems and Technology. The Aerospace segment designs, manufactures and outfits Gulfstream business-jet aircraft, provides aircraft services including maintenance and repair work, fixed-based operations and aircraft management services and performs aircraft completions for aircraft produced by other OEMs. Its Combat Systems segment offers systems engineering, spanning design, development, manufacture and support of tracked and wheeled military vehicles, weapons systems and munitions for the United States and its allies. Its product lines includes wheeled combat and tactical vehicles, main battle tanks and tracked combat vehicles, munitions and armaments, axle and drivetrain components and aftermarket parts, and support and sustainment services. The portfolio of platforms in U.S. military vehicles business includes the Stryker wheeled combat vehicle, the Abrams main battle tank and the Buffalo route clearance vehicle. The Company's Marine Systems segment designs, builds and supports submarines and surface ships. Its portfolio of platforms and capabilities includes nuclear-powered submarines, surface combatants, auxiliary and combat-logistics ships, commercial Jones Act ships, design and engineering support, and overhaul, repair and lifecycle support services. The Company's Information Systems and Technology segment is a three-part portfolio providing technologies, products and services that address military, federal/civilian and commercial information-system needs. It provides support for product design, development, integration, production and sustainment in secure mobile communication systems; information technology solutions and mission support services; and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, naval control systems and cyber security solutions. The Company's primary customer is the U.S. Department of Defense. It also has contracts with other U.S. government customers, including the intelligence community, the Departments of Homeland Security and Health and Human Services and first-responder agencies, and other commercial customers.

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 20.01
GD's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 120 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 22.30 vs. GD: 20.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
GD' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.8  Med: 14.99 Max: 21.53
Current: 20.01
5.8
21.53
Forward PE Ratio 19.42
GD's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
63% of the 60 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 18.02 vs. GD: 19.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 19.29
GD's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
63% of the 120 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 21.97 vs. GD: 19.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
GD' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.75  Med: 15 Max: 19.64
Current: 19.29
5.75
19.64
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 33.95
GD's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
62% of the 90 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 23.15 vs. GD: 33.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
GD' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.2  Med: 12.99 Max: 160.76
Current: 33.95
5.2
160.76
PB Ratio 5.29
GD's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
85% of the 163 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 2.29 vs. GD: 5.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
GD' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.37  Med: 2.68 Max: 5.29
Current: 5.29
1.37
5.29
PS Ratio 1.88
GD's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 177 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. GD: 1.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
GD' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 1.18 Max: 1.89
Current: 1.88
0.47
1.89
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 32.78
GD's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
75% of the 81 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 21.35 vs. GD: 32.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
GD' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.23  Med: 13.3 Max: 42.78
Current: 32.78
6.23
42.78
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 26.93
GD's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
82% of the 106 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 12.94 vs. GD: 26.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
GD' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.15  Med: 11.37 Max: 31.59
Current: 26.93
5.15
31.59
EV-to-EBIT 13.69
GD's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
74% of the 117 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 17.94 vs. GD: 13.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
GD' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.5  Med: 10.6 Max: 49.7
Current: 13.69
4.5
49.7
EV-to-EBITDA 12.38
GD's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
56% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 13.31 vs. GD: 12.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
GD' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4  Med: 9.45 Max: 26.8
Current: 12.38
4
26.8
PEG Ratio 1.13
GD's PEG Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 62 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 2.74 vs. GD: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
GD' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 1 Max: 11.23
Current: 1.13
0.32
11.23
Shiller PE Ratio 28.50
GD's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 73 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 30.31 vs. GD: 28.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
GD' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.68  Med: 17.59 Max: 28.87
Current: 28.5
9.68
28.87
Current Ratio 1.20
GD's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. GD: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
GD' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.01  Med: 1.27 Max: 1.48
Current: 1.2
1.01
1.48
Quick Ratio 0.93
GD's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. GD: 0.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
GD' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 0.73 Max: 1.25
Current: 0.93
0.38
1.25
Days Inventory 51.09
GD's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
79% of the 169 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 113.31 vs. GD: 51.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
GD' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 29.44  Med: 46.05 Max: 93.53
Current: 51.09
29.44
93.53
Days Sales Outstanding 42.04
GD's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
72% of the 148 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 60.11 vs. GD: 42.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
GD' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 38.51  Med: 43.24 Max: 51.57
Current: 42.04
38.51
51.57
Days Payable 36.90
GD's Days Payable is ranked lower than
68% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 58.28 vs. GD: 36.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
GD' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 28.29  Med: 34.86 Max: 39.4
Current: 36.9
28.29
39.4

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 1.60
GD's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
54% of the 226 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. GD: 1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
GD' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.85  Med: 2.02 Max: 4.88
Current: 1.6
0.85
4.88
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.30
GD's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 109 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.30 vs. GD: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
GD' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.24 Max: 0.31
Current: 0.3
0.22
0.31
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 20.90
GD's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
83% of the 86 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. GD: 20.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
GD' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 9.8 Max: 20.9
Current: 20.9
0.8
20.9
Forward Dividend Yield % 1.60
GD's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
55% of the 211 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. GD: 1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 2.44
GD's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
50% of the 289 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. GD: 2.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
GD' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.3  Med: 3.09 Max: 7.47
Current: 2.44
1.3
7.47
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 4.80
GD's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
94% of the 125 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: -1.50 vs. GD: 4.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
GD' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.8  Med: 1.7 Max: 4.8
Current: 4.8
-16.8
4.8

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.84
GD's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
54% of the 99 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.87 vs. GD: 1.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
GD' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.58  Med: 1.06 Max: 1.84
Current: 1.84
0.58
1.84
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) 1.80
GD's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
55% of the 29 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. GD: 1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.60
GD's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
74% of the 148 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. GD: 1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
GD' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.64  Med: 0.93 Max: 1.6
Current: 1.6
0.64
1.6
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 1.03
GD's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked higher than
81% of the 43 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 2.38 vs. GD: 1.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
GD' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 0.96 Max: 3.34
Current: 1.03
0.44
3.34
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 7.24
GD's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
81% of the 163 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. GD: 7.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
GD' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2  Med: 9.4 Max: 22.3
Current: 7.24
2
22.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 22.83
GD's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
88% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 6.55 vs. GD: 22.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
GD' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.4  Med: 18.1 Max: 31.1
Current: 22.83
-10.4
31.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $31,353
EPS (TTM) $ 9.53
Beta0.91
Short Percentage of Float0.82%
52-Week Range $127.74 - 190.59
Shares Outstanding (Mil)302.74

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 31,617 32,851 34,136
EPS ($) 9.81 10.52 11.22
EPS without NRI ($) 9.81 10.52 11.22
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
4.75%
Dividends per Share ($) 3.23 3.42 3.55
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General Dynamics Chairman and CEO Novakovic to Speak at Barclays Industrial Select Conference Feb 17 2017
Defense Stock Roundup: Huntington Sees Solid Q4; Big Wins for Lockheed, Raytheon, General Dynamics Feb 17 2017
2 Stocks To Buy And Hold For The Next 2 Years Feb 16 2017
General Dynamics Wins $170 Million Enterprise Cyber Network Defense Contract from Defense... Feb 16 2017
General Dynamics Awarded $126 Million by U.S. Navy for Virginia-Class Block V Long Lead Time... Feb 16 2017
Hill: GD & CVS will benefit from Trump administration Feb 15 2017
Lockheed Martin, General Dynamics land huge contracts with Space Coast work Feb 15 2017
General Dynamics Unit Wins $309M Canadian Army Contract Feb 13 2017
General Dynamics Is About to Fire Off a Strong Dividend Hike Feb 10 2017
3 Great Defense Stocks Paying Good Dividends Feb 10 2017
General Dynamics tops 4Q profit forecasts Jan 27 2017
Lockheed falls as Trump tweets that F-35 program is costly Dec 12 2016
General Dynamics to Christen the U.S. Navy's Most Advanced Submarine, Colorado, on Saturday Dec 01 2016
General Dynamics Announces Bath Iron Works, NASSCO Leadership Appointments; Harris to Retire Nov 21 2016
U.S. defense shares hit record highs, boosted by Trump win Nov 09 2016
General Dynamics NASSCO Delivers the Constitution to SEA-Vista LLC Partnership Nov 08 2016
In big week for air expos, defence jets outlook rosy as civil aviation fragile Oct 31 2016
Business jet deliveries to fall next year, Honeywell says Oct 30 2016
General Dynamics Reports Third-Quarter 2016 Results Oct 26 2016
General Dynamics Awarded Contracts Totaling $170 Million for Hydra-70 Rocket Program Oct 18 2016
General Dynamics Awarded $126 Million U.S. Coast Guard Contract for Rescue 21 Search and Rescue... Oct 13 2016
General Dynamics to Webcast Third-Quarter 2016 Financial Results Conference Call Oct 12 2016
General Dynamics Awarded Contract for United States Special Operations Command Wide Mission Support Oct 07 2016
General Dynamics Receives $101 Million U.S. Navy Award for Ohio Replacement Submarine Development Oct 05 2016
Enhanced WIN-T Increment 2 Capabilities Begin Testing Oct 03 2016
General Dynamics NASSCO Delivers Fourth ECO Class Product Carrier to American Petroleum Tankers Sep 27 2016
General Dynamics Wins $430 Million Contract from U.S. Census Bureau Sep 23 2016
General Dynamics Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Detects Threats to Ship Hulls and Structures Sep 22 2016
General Dynamics-built CAC2S Provides Integrated Operational Picture for U.S. Marine Corps... Sep 21 2016
General Dynamics NASSCO Christens Fourth ECO Class ECO Product Carrier for American Petroleum... Sep 19 2016
Innovate, Adapt and Win - General Dynamics to Demonstrate Innovative Solutions at Modern Day Marine... Sep 19 2016
General Dynamics Bluefin-21 AUV Launches Bluefin SandShark Micro-Underwater Vehicle During U.S. Navy... Sep 17 2016
General Dynamics Land Systems-UK showcases AJAX programme progress at DVD2016 Sep 17 2016
General Dynamics to Deliver Next-Gen Crytographic Module to U.S. Air Force Sep 17 2016
General Dynamics Awarded $15 Million Air Force Research Laboratory Contract for Software Prototype Sep 15 2016
Business jet makers deepen discounts to fly out of turbulence Sep 09 2016
Business jet makers deepen discounts to fly out of turbulence Sep 09 2016
Demand for U.S. arms exports set to keep growing, official says Jul 10 2016
Call the air ambulance: Medical helicopters tipped for future China boom Jun 08 2016
Lockheed will not protest U.S. Marine Corps vehicle contracts Dec 11 2015
Sluggish economies weaken business jet sales Nov 18 2015
Obama pushes for more U.S. ice-breaking might in Arctic Sep 02 2015
US STOCKS-Wall St ends higher after Fed leaves investors unruffled Jul 29 2015
US STOCKS-Wall St higher ahead of Fed meeting Jul 29 2015
UK signs 390 mln stg contract for military vehicle support Jul 23 2015
Mitsubishi eyes technological leap, and exports, with armored vehicle Jun 23 2015
Mitsubishi eyes technological leap, and exports, with armoured vehicle Jun 23 2015
General Dynamics says still focused on government cybersecurity business Apr 14 2015
U.S. eyes robotics, longer-range weapons to ensure edge over foes Apr 09 2015
Pentagon report sees drop in cost of Lockheed F-35, other weapons Mar 19 2015
Pentagon report sees drop in cost of Lockheed F-35, other weapons Mar 19 2015
Pentagon to increase focus on cyber security of arms programs Mar 05 2015
Pentagon nominee vows to resolve Jordan arms sales delays Feb 04 2015
Defense of Pentagon networks "not where it should be"- nominee Feb 04 2015
US must improve defenses, cyberattack response -Pentagon nominee Feb 04 2015
U.S. must improve defences, cyberattack response - Pentagon nominee Feb 04 2015
US must improve defenses, cyberattack response -Pentagon nominee Feb 04 2015
Pentagon nominee supports increased spending on defense Feb 04 2015
Pentagon nominee vows to resolve delays in arms sales to Jordan Feb 04 2015
General Dynamics sees more demand for 'insider' cyber protection Jan 22 2015
Two-thirds of Americans back higher military spending-poll Dec 17 2014
Lockheed Martin UK says wins $1 billion contract for new tanks Oct 21 2014
Lockheed Martin UK says wins $1 bln contract for new tanks Oct 21 2014
Gulfstream launches two new jets, signs deals with Flexjet, Qatar Airways Oct 14 2014
Gulfstream Aerospace set to unveil new business jet - WSJ Oct 12 2014
REUTERS SUMMIT-U.S. defense industry says global turmoil swaying budget hawks Sep 12 2014
REUTERS SUMMIT-U.S. defense industry says global turmoil swaying budget hawks Sep 12 2014
Government to sign 3.5 billion pounds deal with General Dynamics for armoured vehicles Sep 02 2014

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