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General Dynamics (FRA:GDX) Selling, General, & Admin. Expense : €2,281 Mil (TTM As of Mar. 2024)


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What is General Dynamics Selling, General, & Admin. Expense?

Selling, general, & admin. expense (SGA) includes the direct and indirect costs and all general and administrative expenses of a company. General Dynamics's selling, general, & admin. expense for the three months ended in Mar. 2024 was €577 Mil. Its selling, general, & admin. expense for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2024 was €2,281 Mil.


General Dynamics Selling, General, & Admin. Expense Historical Data

The historical data trend for General Dynamics's Selling, General, & Admin. Expense 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 Selling, General, & Admin. Expense Chart

General Dynamics Annual Data
Trend Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21 Dec22 Dec23
Selling, General, & Admin. Expense
Get a 7-Day Free Trial Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 2,175.30 1,801.82 1,986.83 2,275.98 2,225.56

General Dynamics Quarterly Data
Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22 Mar23 Jun23 Sep23 Dec23 Mar24
Selling, General, & Admin. Expense 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 547.32 558.42 563.14 582.30 576.84

Competitive Comparison of General Dynamics's Selling, General, & Admin. Expense

For the Aerospace & Defense subindustry, General Dynamics's Selling, General, & Admin. Expense, along with its competitors' market caps and Selling, General, & Admin. Expense 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 Selling, General, & Admin. Expense Distribution in the Aerospace & Defense Industry

For the Aerospace & Defense industry and Industrials sector, General Dynamics's Selling, General, & Admin. Expense distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where General Dynamics's Selling, General, & Admin. Expense falls into.



General Dynamics Selling, General, & Admin. Expense Calculation

Selling, General, & Admin. Expense (SGA) includes the direct and indirect costs and all general and administrative expenses of a company. For instance, personnel cost, advertising, rent, communication costs are all part of SGA.

Selling, General, & Admin. Expense for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2024 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was €2,281 Mil.

* 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) Selling, General, & Admin. Expense Explanation

An efficient operation keeps SGA costs low and thus has higher profit margin. The percentage of SGA relative to total revenue is an indication of how efficiently the company operates. Compare this percentage among the companies in the same industry is a good way of finding more efficient operations. A comparison of the SGA cost relative to the revenue with the historical value can also be an indication of how efficient the company has become.

Warren Buffett likes companies with consistent SGA as the percentage of gross profit.

Companies with no durable competitive advantage show wild variation in SG&A as % of Gross Profit.

If SGA is less than 30% of Gross Profit, it is fantastic. If SGA is nearing 100%, it is is in highly competitive industry.


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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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