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General Dynamics (FRA:GDX) Pretax Margin % : 9.02% (As of Mar. 2024)


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What is General Dynamics Pretax Margin %?

Pre-Tax margin is calculated as Pre-Tax Income divided by its Revenue. General Dynamics's Pre-Tax Income for the three months ended in Mar. 2024 was €891 Mil. General Dynamics's Revenue for the three months ended in Mar. 2024 was €9,873 Mil. Therefore, General Dynamics's pretax margin for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2024 was 9.02%.

The historical rank and industry rank for General Dynamics's Pretax Margin % or its related term are showing as below:

FRA:GDX' s Pretax Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.42   Med: 10.99   Max: 13.28
Current: 9.44


FRA:GDX's Pretax Margin % is ranked better than
65.57% of 305 companies
in the Aerospace & Defense industry
Industry Median: 5.69 vs FRA:GDX: 9.44

General Dynamics Pretax Margin % Historical Data

The historical data trend for General Dynamics's Pretax Margin % 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 Pretax Margin % Chart

General Dynamics Annual Data
Trend Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21 Dec22 Dec23
Pretax Margin %
Get a 7-Day Free Trial Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 10.68 9.86 10.07 10.24 9.42

General Dynamics Quarterly Data
Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22 Mar23 Jun23 Sep23 Dec23 Mar24
Pretax Margin % 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 8.91 8.73 9.37 10.52 9.02

Competitive Comparison of General Dynamics's Pretax Margin %

For the Aerospace & Defense subindustry, General Dynamics's Pretax Margin %, along with its competitors' market caps and Pretax Margin % 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 Pretax Margin % Distribution in the Aerospace & Defense Industry

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

* The bar in red indicates where General Dynamics's Pretax Margin % falls into.



General Dynamics Pretax Margin % Calculation

Pretax margin - also known as pretax profit margin is the ratio of Pretax Income divided by net sales or Revenue, usually presented in percent.

General Dynamics's Pretax Margin for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2023 is calculated as

Pretax Margin=Pre-Tax Income (A: Dec. 2023 )/Revenue (A: Dec. 2023 )
=3653.328/38763.424
=9.42 %

General Dynamics's Pretax Margin for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2024 is calculated as

Pretax Margin=Pre-Tax Income (Q: Mar. 2024 )/Revenue (Q: Mar. 2024 )
=890.56/9872.52
=9.02 %

* 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.


General Dynamics  (FRA:GDX) Pretax Margin % Explanation

The pretax margin, as know as pretax profit margin, is widely used to measure the operating efficiency of a company before deducting taxes.

The pretax margin is sometimes preferred over the net margin as tax expenditures can make profitability comparisons between companies misleading.

It is a useful tool to compare companies operating in the same sector and less effective when comparing companies from other sectors as each industry generally has different operating expenses and sales patterns.

The long term trend of the pretax margin is a good indicator of the competitiveness and health of the business.


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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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