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General Dynamics (FRA:GDX) Dividend Yield % : 1.79% (As of Jun. 25, 2024)


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What is General Dynamics Dividend Yield %?

As of today (2024-06-25), the Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of General Dynamics is 1.79%.

Warning Sign:

General Dynamics Corp stock dividend yield is close to 5-year low.

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

FRA:GDX' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.46   Med: 2.07   Max: 3.58
Current: 1.79

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of General Dynamics was 3.58%. The lowest was 1.46%. And the median was 2.07%.

FRA:GDX's Dividend Yield % is ranked better than
67.57% of 148 companies
in the Aerospace & Defense industry
Industry Median: 1.1 vs FRA:GDX: 1.79

General Dynamics's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Mar. 2024 was 0.49.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of General Dynamics was 0.44. The lowest was 0.30. And the median was 0.35.

As of today (2024-06-25), the Forward Dividend Yield % of General Dynamics is 1.87%.

General Dynamics's Dividends per Share for the three months ended in Mar. 2024 was €1.31.

During the past 12 months, General Dynamics's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 5.50% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 6.30% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 7.30% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 9.20% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of General Dynamics was 59.20% per year. The lowest was 5.40% per year. And the median was 10.30% per year.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

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General Dynamics Dividend Yield % Historical Data

The historical data trend for General Dynamics's Dividend Yield % 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 Dividend Yield % Chart

General Dynamics Annual Data
Trend Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21 Dec22 Dec23
Dividend Yield %
Get a 7-Day Free Trial Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 2.26 3.18 2.16 2.03 2.08

General Dynamics Quarterly Data
Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22 Mar23 Jun23 Sep23 Dec23 Mar24
Dividend Yield % 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 2.35 2.46 2.31 2.08 1.86

Competitive Comparison of General Dynamics's Dividend Yield %

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

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

* The bar in red indicates where General Dynamics's Dividend Yield % falls into.



General Dynamics Dividend Yield % Calculation

Dividend Yield measures how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its share price.

General Dynamics Recent Full-Year* Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency Forex Rate
USD 1.4200002024-04-112024-04-122024-05-10Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:EUR 0.932000
USD 1.3200002024-01-182024-01-192024-02-09Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:EUR 0.918000
USD 1.3200002023-10-052023-10-062023-11-10Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:EUR 0.947000
USD 1.3200002023-07-062023-07-072023-08-11Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:EUR 0.904000

* GuruFocus has an internal rule that if the most recent dividend payment frequency is at least 4 times a year, then the full year will be calculated according to the frequency of payment or the one-year time frame, whichever is stricter.
* GuruFocus converts dividend currency to local traded share price currency in order to calculate dividend yield. Please refer to the last column "Forex Rate" in the above table.

General Dynamics's Trailing Annual Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Trailing Annual Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=4.97852/280.50
=1.77 %

Current Share Price is €280.50.
General Dynamics's Dividends per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is €4.97852.

General Dynamics's Forward Annual Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Forward Annual Dividend Yield=Forward Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=5.29376/280.50
=1.89 %

Current Share Price is €280.50.
General Dynamics's Dividends per Share for the forward twelve months is calculated as €1.32344 * 4 = €5.29376.

* 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) Dividend Yield % Explanation

Over the long term, the return from dividends has been a significant contributor to the total returns produced by equity securities. Studies by Elroy Dimson, Paul Marsh, and Mike Staunton of Princeton University (2002) found that a market-oriented portfolio, which included reinvested dividends, would have generated nearly 85 times the wealth generated by the same portfolio relying solely on capital gains.

Dividends may also qualify a lower tax rate for investors.

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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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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