General Dynamics Dividends

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USD 255.74  3.47  1.38%   

As of December 4, 2022, Payment of Dividends and Other Cash Distributions is expected to decline to about (1.4 B). In addition to that, Dividend Yield is expected to decline to 0.0212. General Dynamics' past performance could be the main factor of why investors trade General Dynamics stock today. Investors should clearly understand every aspect of the General Dynamics dividend schedule, including its future sustainability, and how it might impact an overall investment strategy. This tool is helpful to digest General Dynamics' dividend schedule and payout information. General Dynamics dividends can also provide a clue to the current valuation of General Dynamics.
  
Investing in dividend-paying stocks, such as General Dynamics is one of the few strategies that are good for long-term investment. Ex-dividend dates are significant because investors in General Dynamics must own a stock before its ex-dividend date to receive its next dividend.
Last ReportedProjected for 2022
Payment of Dividends and Other Cash Distributions-1.3 B-1.4 B
Dividend Yield 0.022  0.0212 
Dividends per Basic Common Share 4.67  4.25 
One of the primary advantages of investing in dividend-paying companies such as General Dynamics is that dividends usually grow steadily over time. As a result, well-established companies that pay dividends typically increase their dividend payouts yearly, which many long-term traders find attractive.

General Dynamics Payment of Dividends and Other Cash Distributions Over Time

Today, most investors in General Dynamics Stock are looking for potential investment opportunities by analyzing not only static indicators but also various General Dynamics' growth ratios. Consistent increases or decreases in fundamental ratios usually indicate a possible pattern that can be successfully translated into profits. However, when comparing two companies, knowing each company's payment of dividends and other cash distributions growth rates may not be enough to decide which company is a better investment. That's why investors frequently use a static breakdown of General Dynamics payment of dividends and other cash distributions as a starting point in their analysis.
A component of Net Cash Flow from Financing representing dividends and dividend equivalents paid on common stock and restricted stock units.
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General Dynamics Historical Dividend Yield Growth

A solid dividend growth pattern of General Dynamics could indicate future dividend growth is likely, which can signal long-term profitability for General Dynamics. When investors calculate the dividend yield growth rate, they can use any interval of time they wish. They may also calculate the dividend yield growth rate using the least-squares method or simply take an annualized figure over a given time period.
Dividend Yield is General Dynamics dividend as a percentage of General Dynamics stock price. General Dynamics dividend yield is a measure of General Dynamics stock productivity, which can be interpreted as interest rate earned on an General Dynamics investment. Dividend Yield measures the ratio between a company's Dividends per Basic Common Share and its [Price].
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Recent General Dynamics Dividends Paid (per share)

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General Dynamics Past Distributions to stockholders

A dividend is the distribution of a portion of General Dynamics earnings, decided and managed by the General Dynamicss board of directors and paid to a class of its shareholders. Note, announcements of dividend payouts are generally accompanied by a proportional increase or decrease in a company's stock price. General Dynamics dividend payments follow a chronological order of events, and the associated dates are important to determine the shareholders who qualify for receiving the dividend payment.
Is General Dynamics' industry expected to grow? Or is there an opportunity to expand the business' product line in the future? Factors like these will boost the valuation of General Dynamics. If investors know General will grow in the future, the company's valuation will be higher. The financial industry is built on trying to define current growth potential and future valuation accurately. All the valuation information about General Dynamics listed above have to be considered, but the key to understanding future value is determining which factors weigh more heavily than others.
Quarterly Earnings Growth YOY
0.062
Market Capitalization
70.2 B
Quarterly Revenue Growth YOY
0.043
Return On Assets
0.0541
Return On Equity
20.08
The market value of General Dynamics is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of General that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of General Dynamics' value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is General Dynamics' true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because General Dynamics' market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect General Dynamics' underlying business (such as a pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between General Dynamics' value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine General Dynamics value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, General Dynamics' price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.

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