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General Dynamics Corp (NYSE:GD)
3-Year Dividends Growth Rate
0.80% (As of Jun. 2014)

General Dynamics Corp's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $1.24.

GD' s 10-Year Dividend Growth Rate 3y Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 19.8
Current: 0.8

0.8
19.8

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of General Dynamics Corp was 19.80% per year. The lowest was 0.80% per year. And the median was 10.90% per year.

GD's Dividend Growth Rate 3yis ranked higher than
74% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 10.70 vs. GD: 0.80 )

During the past 12 months, General Dynamics Corp's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 84.80% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 0.80% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 6.90% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 13.60% per year.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

General Dynamics Corp's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was 0.79. As of today, General Dynamics Corp's Trailing Annual Dividend Yield is 1.91%.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of General Dynamics Corp is 0.82, which seems too high.

For more information regarding to dividend, please check our Dividend Page.


Definition

This is the average annual rate that a company has been raising its dividends. The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.


Explanation

1. Dividend Payout Ratio measures the percentage of the company’s earnings paid out as dividends.

General Dynamics Corp's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2014 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Jun. 2014 )/Earnings per Share (Q: Jun. 2014 )
=1.24/1.58
=0.78

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of General Dynamics Corp was 0.79. The lowest was 0.11. And the median was 0.26.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of General Dynamics Corp is 0.82, which seems too high.

2. Trailing Annual Dividend Yield measures how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its share price.

General Dynamics Corp Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.6202014-07-012014-07-032014-08-08Cash Dividendquarterly
0.6202014-04-092014-04-112014-05-09Cash Dividendquarterly
0.5602014-01-152014-01-172014-02-07Cash Dividendquarterly
0.5602013-10-092013-10-112013-11-15Cash Dividendquarterly

General Dynamics Corp's Trailing Annual Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Trailing Annual Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=2.36/123.25
=1.91 %

Current Share Price is $123.25.
General Dynamics Corp's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $2.36.

During the past 13 years, the highest Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of General Dynamics Corp was 4.88%. The lowest was 0.85%. And the median was 1.84%.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.


Related Terms

Dividends Per Share, Dividend Payout Ratio, Dividend Yield, 5-Year Dividends Growth Rate

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