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General Dynamics (FRA:GDX) Shares Outstanding (Diluted Average) : 277 Mil (As of Mar. 2024)


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What is General Dynamics Shares Outstanding (Diluted Average)?

Shares outstanding are shares that have been authorized, issued, and purchased by investors and are held by them. General Dynamics's average diluted shares outstanding for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2024 was 277 Mil.


General Dynamics Shares Outstanding (Diluted Average) Historical Data

The historical data trend for General Dynamics's Shares Outstanding (Diluted Average) can be seen below:

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General Dynamics Shares Outstanding (Diluted Average) Chart

General Dynamics Annual Data
Trend Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21 Dec22 Dec23
Shares Outstanding (Diluted Average)
Get a 7-Day Free Trial Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 290.84 287.91 282.02 278.17 275.73

General Dynamics Quarterly Data
Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22 Mar23 Jun23 Sep23 Dec23 Mar24
Shares Outstanding (Diluted Average) 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 276.65 275.09 274.75 276.56 277.00

General Dynamics Shares Outstanding (Diluted Average) Calculation

Shares outstanding are shares that have been authorized, issued, and purchased by investors and are held by them. They have voting rights and represent ownership in the corporation by the person that holds the shares. They should be distinguished from treasury shares, which are shares held by the corporation itself, having no exercisable rights.

Shares outstanding can be calculated as either basic or fully diluted. The fully diluted shares outstanding count includes diluting securities, such as options, warrants or convertibles.

Please note: GuruFocus named Shares Outstanding (EOP) is the shares for that exact time point. It is usually used to calculate balance sheet related items, such as Book Value per Share, etc. While Shares Outstanding (Diluted Average) and Shares Outstanding (Basic Average) are the weighted average shares over a period of time (a year, a quarter, or so). They are usually used to calculate income statement or cashflow statement related items, such as Earnings per Share (Diluted), etc.


General Dynamics  (FRA:GDX) Shares Outstanding (Diluted Average) Explanation

A company may buy back shares or issue shares in any fiscal period. If a company buys back shares, we should observe that the total number of shares decline. If the company issues new shares, the number of shares outstanding increases.


Be Aware

Usually the presence of treasury shares and a history of buyback are good indicators that company has competitive advantage. But studies have shown that companies usually buy back at wrong time. Buying back shares below its intrinsic value increases value for remaining shareholders. Buying back overvalued shares destroys value for existing shareholders.


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General Dynamics (FRA:GDX) Business Description

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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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