General Dynamics is a defense company located in Virginia, United States, which is part of the Industrials sector, and is traded under the ticker GD on the NYSE exchange.
General Dynamics stock last closed at $205.25, up 0.44% from the previous day, and has decreased 7.24% in one year. It has underperformed other stocks in the Aerospace & Defense industry by 0.14 percentage points. General Dynamics stock is currently +1.17% from its 52-week low of $202.88, and -20.09% from its 52-week high of $256.86.
There are currently 274.34M shares of GD outstanding. The market cap of GD is $56.31B. In the last 24 hours, 1.15M GD shares were traded.
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Out of 7 Equities analysts who give recommendations on GD, the consensus analyst rating on GD is a Buy
It's important to note that analyst forecasts are not stock recommendations, nor are they financial advice.
Kenneth Herbert, a top 8% analyst from RBC Capital maintains GD with a buy rating and lowers their GD price target from $280.00 to $270.00, on Apr 27, 2023.
Sarah Akers, a top 12% analyst from Wells Fargo maintains GD with a strong buy rating and lowers their GD price target from $265.00 to $251.00, on Apr 27, 2023.
Scott Deuschle, a bottom 28% analyst from Credit Suisse maintains GD with a hold rating and lowers their GD price target from $239.00 to $220.00, on Apr 27, 2023.
Peter Arment, a top 17% analyst from Baird maintains GD with a buy rating and lowers their GD price target from $268.00 to $242.00, on Apr 27, 2023.
Douglas Harter, a top 14% analyst from Bernstein maintains GD with a hold rating and lowers their GD price target from $251.00 to $245.00, on Apr 27, 2023.
You can dig deeper into what analysts are forecasting on the General Dynamics stock forecast page.
Last year, GD earnings were $3.39B. During the last 5 year, GD's earnings have gone up by 4.5% per year. This was slower than the Aerospace & Defense industry average of 5.89%.
Last year, GD revenue was $39.90B. During the last five year, GD's revenue has grown by 5.13% per year. This was faster than the Aerospace & Defense industry average of 4.9%.
You can analyze GD's earnings and revenue performance here.
Over the last 12 months, executives and large shareholders at GD have sold more shares than they have bought.
Danny Deep, Vice President of GD, was the latest GD insider to buy. They bought $3,556.71 worth of GD shares on May 12, 2023.
Learn more about who owns GD shares here.
General Dynamics pays a dividend of 2.48%, compared to the Aerospace & Defense industry's average dividend yield of 2.74%. If you owned $1,000 of GD stock, you would have received $24.85 last year.
General Dynamics dividend payments have consistently grown over the past decade and have remained stable.
Find more analysis about General Dynamics dividend yield and history here.
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