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General Dynamics (FRA:GDX) Book Value per Share : €71.79 (As of Mar. 2024)


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What is General Dynamics Book Value per Share?

General Dynamics's book value per share for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2024 was €71.79.

During the past 12 months, General Dynamics's average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate was 12.20% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate was 12.50% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate was 13.40% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate was 8.30% per year. Please click Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus) to see how GuruFocus calculates Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT)'s revenue growth rate. You can apply the same method to get the book value growth rate using book value per share data.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate of General Dynamics was 20.20% per year. The lowest was -6.50% per year. And the median was 10.00% per year.

General Dynamics's current price is €270.85. Its book value per share for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2024 was €71.79. Hence, today's PB Ratio of General Dynamics is 3.77.

During the past 13 years, the highest P/B Ratio of General Dynamics was 5.97. The lowest was 2.31. And the median was 3.72.


General Dynamics Book Value per Share Historical Data

The historical data trend for General Dynamics's Book Value per Share can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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General Dynamics Book Value per Share Chart

General Dynamics Annual Data
Trend Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21 Dec22 Dec23
Book Value per Share
Get a 7-Day Free Trial Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 43.44 44.94 56.24 63.88 71.39

General Dynamics Quarterly Data
Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22 Mar23 Jun23 Sep23 Dec23 Mar24
Book Value per Share Get a 7-Day Free Trial Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 64.98 65.84 68.52 71.39 71.79

Competitive Comparison of General Dynamics's Book Value per Share

For the Aerospace & Defense subindustry, General Dynamics's PB Ratio, along with its competitors' market caps and PB Ratio data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.


General Dynamics's PB Ratio Distribution in the Aerospace & Defense Industry

For the Aerospace & Defense industry and Industrials sector, General Dynamics's PB Ratio distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where General Dynamics's PB Ratio falls into.



General Dynamics Book Value per Share Calculation

General Dynamics's Book Value Per Share for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2023 is calculated as:

Book Value Per Share=(Total Stockholders Equity-Preferred Stock)/Shares Outstanding (EOP)
=(19,531-0)/274
=71.39

General Dynamics's Book Value Per Share for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2024 is calculated as:

Book Value Per Share=(Total Stockholders Equity-Preferred Stock)/Shares Outstanding (EOP)
=(19,697-0)/274
=71.79

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

Theoretically it is what the shareholders will receive if the company is liquidated. Total Stockholders Equity is a balance sheet item and equal to Total Assets less Total Liabilities of the company.

Book value may include intangible items which may come from the company's past acquisitions. Book value less intangibles is called Tangible Book.


General Dynamics  (FRA:GDX) Book Value per Share Explanation

Usually a company's book value and Tangible Book per Share may not reflect its true value. The assets may be carried on the balance sheets at the original cost minus depreciation. This may underestimate the true economic values of the assets. It also may over-estimate their true economic value because the assets can become obsolete.

For financial companies such as banks and insurance companies, their assets may be reported in current market value of the assets owned. Book values of financial companies are more accurate indicator of the economic value of the company.


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General Dynamics (FRA:GDX) Business Description

Address
11011 Sunset Hills Road, Reston, VA, USA, 20190
General Dynamics is a defense contractor and business jet manufacturer. The firm's segments include aerospace, marine, combat systems, and technologies. General Dynamics' aerospace segment creates Gulfstream business jets and operates a global aircraft servicing operation. Combat systems produces land-based combat vehicles such as the M1 Abrams tank and Stryker armored personnel carrier, as well as munitions. The marine segment creates and services nuclear-powered submarines, destroyers, and other ships. The technologies segment contains two main units, an IT business that primarily serves the government market and a mission systems business that focuses on products that provide command, control, computing, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance capabilities to the military.

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