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General Dynamics (FRA:GDX) 5-Year Yield-on-Cost %

: 4.24 (As of Today)
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General Dynamics's yield on cost for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2023 was 4.24.

The historical rank and industry rank for General Dynamics's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % or its related term are showing as below:

FRA:GDX' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.83   Med: 3.41   Max: 6.33
Current: 4.24

During the past 13 years, General Dynamics's highest Yield on Cost was 6.33. The lowest was 1.83. And the median was 3.41.

FRA:GDX's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked better than
81.2% of 133 companies
in the Aerospace & Defense industry
Industry Median: 1.43 vs FRA:GDX: 4.24

Competitive Comparison

For the Aerospace & Defense subindustry, General Dynamics's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost %, along with its competitors' market caps and 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 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 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Distribution

For the Aerospace & Defense industry and Industrials sector, General Dynamics's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where General Dynamics's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % falls in comparison to its industry or sector. The grey bar indicates the 5-Year Yield-on-Cost %'s extreme value range as defined by GuruFocus.

General Dynamics 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Calculation

Dividend Yield % and dividend growth of a stock is an important factor for income investors. But if company A raises its dividend constantly faster than company B, company A's future dividend yield might be much higher than Company B's even if their yields are the same now and their stock prices do not change.

Yield on Cost assumes that you buy and the stock today, and hold it for 5 years. If the company raises it dividends at the same rate as it did over the past 5 years, the dividends investors receive annually in 5 years relative to the stock price today.

Therefore, Yield-on-Cost of General Dynamics is calculated as

Yield-on-Cost=Dividend Yield %*(1+Dividend Growth Rate)^5

General Dynamics  (FRA:GDX) 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Explanation

Of course the risk here is that the company may not raise its dividends as it did before. The key is to select the companies that can consistently raise its dividends. Usually companies with long history of raising dividends tend to do so.

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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, combat systems, marine, and technologies. General Dynamics' aerospace segment creates Gulfstream business jets. Combat system produces land-based combat vehicles, such as the M1 Abrams tank. The marine subsegment creates nuclear-powered submarines, among other things. 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, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance capabilities to the military.

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