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general dynamics corp (GD) Snapshot

Open
$144.90
Previous Close
$144.60
Day High
$145.05
Day Low
$144.39
52 Week High
11/24/14 - $145.92
52 Week Low
12/4/13 - $88.85
Market Cap
47.9B
Average Volume 10 Days
1.5M
EPS TTM
$7.45
Shares Outstanding
331.4M
EX-Date
10/8/14
P/E TM
19.4x
Dividend
$2.48
Dividend Yield
1.67%
Current Stock Chart for GENERAL DYNAMICS CORP (GD)

general dynamics corp (GD) Details

General Dynamics Corporation operates as aerospace and defense company worldwide. Its Aerospace group designs, manufactures, and outfits business-jet aircrafts; provides aircraft services, such as maintenance, repair work, fixed-based operations, and aircraft management services; and performs aircraft completions for aircraft. The company’s Combat Systems group is involved in the systems engineering, spanning design, development, manufacture, and support of tracked and wheeled military vehicles, weapons systems, and munitions. Its product lines include wheeled combat and tactical vehicles; main battle tanks and tracked combat vehicles; munitions and armaments; axle and drivetrain components, and aftermarket parts; and support and sustainment services. This group also manufactures aircraft and ground equipment components, engineered axles, suspensions, brakes, and aftermarket parts for various vehicles of military and commercial clients. The company’s Marine Systems group designs, builds, and supports submarines and surface ships. This group offers nuclear-powered submarines, surface combatants, auxiliary and combat-logistics ships, and commercial ships; and provides design and engineering support services, as well as overhaul, repair, and lifecycle support services. Its Information Systems and Technology group provides technologies, products, and services that support a range of military, federal/civilian, and commercial information-system needs. This group offers secure mobile communication systems; information technology solutions and mission support services; and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, naval control systems, and cyber security solutions. The company was founded in 1899 and is headquartered in Falls Church, Virginia.

96,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/7/14
Founded in 1899

general dynamics corp (GD) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $5.5M
Executive Vice President of the Marine System...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.5M
Executive Vice President of Combat Systems
Total Annual Compensation: $1.2M
Executive Vice President of Information Syste...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.7M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

general dynamics corp (GD) Key Developments

General Dynamics Canada to Upgrade Five Multi-Mission Seasprite Helicopters for Peruvian Navy

Government of Canada announced that Peruvian navy contract to acquire and upgrade five multi-mission Seasprite helicopters. General Dynamics Canada, at its facility in Ottawa, Ontario, will upgrade the helicopters with an integrated mission system to enhance the navys operational capability for surveillance and search and rescue operations.

General Dynamics Corporation Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 28, 2014; Revises Earnings Guidance for the Full Year 2014

General Dynamics Corporation reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 28, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported revenues of $7,751 million compared to $7,735 million a year ago. Operating earnings were $999 million compared to $961 million a year ago. Earnings before income tax was $979 million compared to $943 million a year ago. Net earnings were $696 million or $2.06 per diluted share compared to $651 million or $1.84 per diluted share a year ago. Free cash flow from operations was $2,329 million compared to $364 million a year ago. Earnings from continuing operations were $694 million or $2.05 per diluted share compared to $652 million or $1.84 per diluted share a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $2,504 million compared to $466 million a year ago. Capital expenditures were $175 million compared to $102 million a year ago. For the nine months period, the company reported revenues of $22,490 million compared to $22,883 million a year ago. Operating earnings were $2,822 million compared to $2,765 million a year ago. Earnings before income tax was $2,757 million compared to $2,706 million a year ago. Net earnings were $1,832 million or $5.34 per diluted share compared to $1,862 million or $5.27 per diluted share a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $3,798 million compared to $1,553 million a year ago. Capital expenditures were $337 million compared to $267 million a year ago. Book value per share was $39.26 as on September 28, 2014 compared to $35.79 as on September 29, 2013. Free cash flow from operations was $3,461 million compared to $1,286 million a year ago. Earnings from continuing operations were $1,936 million or $5.64 per diluted share compared to $1,862 million or $5.27 per diluted share a year ago. For the full year 2014, the company expects interest expense to be approximately $90 million and effective tax rate around 30%. Somewhat higher revenue, higher-than-anticipated operating earnings and a modestly lower tax rate combined to permit to increase its guidance for EPS from continuing operations to $7.60 to $7.70, approximately $0.25 up from its last discussions.

Ministry Of Defence Prepares £300 Million Sale Of Maintenance Division

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) is to sell off its equipment maintenance division to the private sector in a deal that could generate up to £300 million for the government department. Is it expected that the Defence Support Group (DSG) will be sold in November 2014, possibly to defence giant Babcock International Group plc (LSE:BAB), KBR, Inc. (NYSE:KBR) or General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD), as part of plans to transfer billions of pounds of work to the private sector at a time when the MoD is facing heavy budget cuts. An MoD spokesman said, “The competition for the sale of Defence Support Group and the buy-back of its services through a long-term contract is ongoing. We cannot comment for commercial reasons.”

 

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