Stock in Focus: General Dynamics Corporation (GD)

Company Profile:

General Dynamics Corporation, headquartered in Reston, Virginia, is a global aerospace and defense company that offers a broad portfolio of products and services in business aviation; combat vehicles, weapons systems and munitions; IT services; C4ISR solutions; and shipbuilding and ship repair. General Dynamics employs more than 100,000 people worldwide and generated $36.2 billion in revenue in 2018.

Recent News:

On December 4, 2019, the board of directors of General Dynamics today declared a regular quarterly dividend of $1.02 per share on the company’s common stock, payable February 7, 2020, to shareholders of record on January 17, 2020.

The company reported third-quarter 2019 revenue of $9.8 billion, operating earnings of $1.2 billion, net earnings from continuing operations of $913 million and diluted earnings per share from continuing operations of $3.14, up 25 cents from the year-ago quarter.

Fundamental Analysis:

Ninestocks analyzes several different financial aspects: Growth, Profitability, solvency and efficiency.

Growth – Measures the growth of both the company’s income statement and cash flow.


Profitability – Measures the historical price movement of the stock.


Solvency – Measures the solvency of the company based on several ratios.


Efficiency – Measures the strength and historic growth of a company’s return on invested capital.



GD’s strengths can be seen in its better growth, better profitability and better solvency compared with its peers. Its revenue has increased over recently several years. Technical indicators signal the bullish signs, as there is a bullish crossover in MACD and Stochastic oscillator. The RSI stands at 52.10 with positive bias. We rate General Dynamics Corporation (GD) a STRONG BUY.

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