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General Dynamics Dividend Payout Ratio

: 0.42 (As of Mar. 2020)
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General Dynamics's dividend payout ratio for the months ended in Mar. 2020 was 0.42.

NYSE:GD' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24   Med: 0.31   Max: 0.34
Current: 0.34

0.24
0.34

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of General Dynamics was 0.34. The lowest was 0.24. And the median was 0.31.

NYSE:GD's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 102 Companies
in the Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. NYSE:GD: 0.34 )

As of today (2020-06-03), the Dividend Yield % of General Dynamics is 2.79%.

During the past 13 years, the highest Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of General Dynamics was 3.81%. The lowest was 1.10%. And the median was 2.11%.

General Dynamics's Dividends per Share for the months ended in Mar. 2020 was $1.02.

During the past 12 months, General Dynamics's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 9.70% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 10.30% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 10.50% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 10.20% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of General Dynamics was 32.90% per year. The lowest was 0.80% per year. And the median was 10.80% per year.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

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General Dynamics Dividend Payout Ratio Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

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General Dynamics Annual Data
Dec10 Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Dividend Payout Ratio Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.29 0.34 0.34 0.32 0.33

General Dynamics Quarterly Data
Jun15 Sep15 Dec15 Mar16 Jun16 Sep16 Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20
Dividend Payout Ratio 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 Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.36 0.37 0.33 0.29 0.42

Competitive Comparison
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General Dynamics Dividend Payout Ratio Distribution

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



General Dynamics Dividend Payout Ratio Calculation

Dividend payout ratio measures the percentage of the company's earnings paid out as dividends.

General Dynamics's Dividend Payout Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2019 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends per Share (A: Dec. 2019 )/ EPS without NRI (A: Dec. 2019 )
=3.99/ 11.98
=0.33

General Dynamics's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2020 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends per Share (Q: Mar. 2020 )/ EPS without NRI (Q: Mar. 2020 )
=1.02/ 2.43
=0.42

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.


General Dynamics  (NYSE:GD) Dividend Payout Ratio Explanation

In dividends investing, Payout Ratio and Dividend Growth Rate are the two most important variables for consideration. A lower payout ratio may indicate that the company has more room to increase its dividends.


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