General Fundamentals

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General Dynamics fundamentals help investors to digest information that contributes to General Dynamics' financial success or failures. It also enables traders to predict the movement of General Stock. The fundamental analysis module provides a way to measure General Dynamics' intrinsic value by examining its available economic and financial indicators, including the cash flow records, the balance sheet account changes, the income statement patterns, and various microeconomic indicators and financial ratios related to General Dynamics stock.
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General Dynamics Earning Before Interest and Taxes EBIT is projected to increase significantly based on the last few years of reporting. The past year's Earning Before Interest and Taxes EBIT was at 4.3 Billion. The current year Gross Profit is expected to grow to about 6.9 B, whereas Consolidated Income is forecasted to decline to about 3.2 B.

General Shares Owned by Insiders Analysis

General Dynamics' Shares Owned by Insiders show the percentage of outstanding shares owned by insiders (such as principal officers or members of the board of directors) or private individuals and entities with over 5% of the total shares outstanding. Company executives or private individuals with access to insider information share information about a firm's operations that is not available to the general public.
 2019 2020 2021 2022 (projected)
Interest Expense460 M477 M424 M352.79 M
Gross Profit6.99 B6.33 B6.41 B6.9 B
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Current General Dynamics Shares Owned by Insiders

    
  0.46 %  
Most of General Dynamics' fundamental indicators, such as Shares Owned by Insiders, are part of a valuation analysis module that helps investors searching for stocks that are currently trading at higher or lower prices than their real value. If the real value is higher than the market price, General Dynamics is considered to be undervalued, and we provide a buy recommendation. Otherwise, we render a sell signal.
Although the research on effects of insider trading on prices and volatility is still relatively inconclusive, and investors are advised to pay close attention to the distribution of equities among company's stakeholders to avoid many problems associated with the disclosure of price-sensitive information.
Compare to competition

Based on the latest financial disclosure, 0.4629999999999999% of General Dynamics are shares owned by insiders. This is 97.19% lower than that of the Aerospace & Defense sector and 95.38% lower than that of the Industrials industry. The shares owned by insiders for all United States stocks is 95.41% higher than that of the company.

General Dynamics Fundamental Drivers Relationships

Comparative valuation techniques use various fundamental indicators to help in determining General Dynamics's current stock value. Our valuation model uses many indicators to compare General Dynamics value to that of its competitors to determine the firm's financial worth. You can analyze the relationship between different fundamental ratios across General Dynamics competition to find correlations between indicators driving General Dynamics's intrinsic value. More Info.
General Dynamics is one of the top stocks in price to earnings to growth category among related companies. It is rated as one of the top companies in total debt category among related companies making up about  5,370,123,887  of Total Debt per Price to Earnings To Growth. General Dynamics Total Debt is projected to increase significantly based on the last few years of reporting. The past year's Total Debt was at 11.49 Billion. Comparative valuation analysis is a catch-all model that can be used if you cannot value General Dynamics by discounting back its dividends or cash flows. This model doesn't attempt to find an intrinsic value for General Dynamics' Stock . Still, instead, it compares the stock's price multiples to a benchmark or nearest competition to determine if the stock is relatively undervalued or overvalued. The reason why the comparable model can be used in almost all circumstances is due to the vast number of multiples that can be utilized, such as the price-to-earnings (P/E), price-to-book (P/B), price-to-sales (P/S), price-to-cash flow (P/CF), and many others. The P/E ratio is the most commonly used of these ratios because it focuses on the General Dynamics' earnings, one of the primary drivers of an investment's value.

General Gross Profit Peer Comparison

Stock peer comparison is one of the most widely used and accepted methods of equity analyses. It analyses General Dynamics' direct or indirect competition against its Gross Profit to detect undervalued stocks with similar characteristics or determine the stocks which would be a good addition to a portfolio. Peer analysis of General Dynamics could also be used in its relative valuation, which is a method of valuing General Dynamics by comparing valuation metrics of similar companies.
General Dynamics is currently under evaluation in gross profit category among related companies.

General Dynamics Current Valuation Drivers

We derive many important indicators used in calculating different scores of General Dynamics from analyzing General Dynamics' financial statements. These drivers represent accounts that assess General Dynamics' ability to generate profits relative to its revenue, operating costs, and shareholders' equity. Below are some of General Dynamics' important valuation drivers and their relationship over time.
201720182019202020212022 (projected)
Net Income Per Employee29.53 K31.68 K33.86 K31.36 K31.59 K27.84 K
Revenue Per Employee314.13 K342.74 K382.41 K375.58 K373.12 K340.24 K
Average Assets34.24 B44.19 B48.42 B51.37 B50.65 B49.45 B
Earnings Before Interest Taxes and Depreciation Amortization EBITDA4.62 B5.2 B5.13 B4.74 B4.87 B4.42 B
Earnings Before Interest Taxes and Depreciation Amortization USD4.54 B4.86 B5.13 B4.74 B4.87 B5.04 B
Earnings before Tax4.08 B4.07 B4.2 B3.74 B3.87 B4.1 B
Average Equity11.13 B12.06 B13.15 B14.37 B16.01 B15.85 B
Enterprise Value62.91 B58.63 B63.7 B54.61 B68.74 B64.38 B
Free Cash Flow3.5 B3.02 B1.99 B2.89 B3.38 B3.36 B
Invested Capital10.33 B19.94 B21.58 B23.35 B23.91 B20.64 B
Invested Capital Average10.29 B18.28 B21.69 B24.34 B24.7 B21 B
Market Capitalization60.75 B46.56 B51.02 B42.71 B58.21 B56.04 B
Tangible Asset Value22.43 B23.23 B27.36 B29.14 B28 B28.24 B
Working Capital5.23 B3.45 B3.49 B5.58 B6.01 B5.63 B

General Dynamics ESG Sustainability

Some studies have found that companies with high sustainability scores are getting higher valuations than competitors with lower social-engagement activities. While most ESG disclosures are voluntary and do not directly affect the long term financial condition, General Dynamics' sustainability indicators can be used to identify proper investment strategies using environmental, social, and governance scores that are crucial to General Dynamics' managers, analysts, and investors.
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About General Dynamics Fundamental Analysis

The Macroaxis Fundamental Analysis modules help investors analyze General Dynamics's financials across various querterly and yearly statements, indicators and fundamental ratios. We help investors to determine the real value of General Dynamics using virtually all public information available. We use both quantitative as well as qualitative analysis to arrive at the intrinsic value of General Dynamics based on its fundamental data. In general, a quantitative approach, as applied to this company, focuses on analyzing financial statements comparatively, whereas a qaualitative method uses data that is important to a company's growth but cannot be measured and presented in a numerical way.
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Last ReportedProjected for 2022
Cost of Revenue32.1 B32.9 B
Revenues38.5 B34.4 B
Revenue to Assets 0.77  0.91 
Revenue Per Employee373.1 K340.2 K

General Dynamics Investors Sentiment

The influence of General Dynamics' investor sentiment on the probability of its price appreciation or decline could be a good factor in your decision-making process regarding taking a position in General. The overall investor sentiment generally increases the direction of a stock movement in a one-year investment horizon. However, the impact of investor sentiment on the entire stock markets does not have a solid backing from leading economists and market statisticians.
Investor biases related to General Dynamics' public news can be used to forecast risks associated with investment in General. The trend in average sentiment can be used to explain how an investor holding General can time the market purely based on public headlines and social activities around General Dynamics. Please note that most equiteis that are difficult to arbitrage are affected by market sentiment the most.
General Dynamics' market sentiment shows the aggregated news analyzed to detect positive and negative mentions from the text and comments. The data is normalized to provide daily scores for General Dynamics' and other traded tickers. The bigger the bubble, the more accurate is the estimated score. Higher bars for a given day show more participation in the average General Dynamics' news discussions. The higher the estimated score, the more favorable is the investor's outlook on General Dynamics.

General Dynamics Implied Volatility

    
  46.93  
General Dynamics' implied volatility exposes the market's sentiment of General Dynamics stock's possible movements over time. However, it does not forecast the overall direction of its price. In a nutshell, if General Dynamics' implied volatility is high, the market thinks the stock has potential for high price swings in either direction. On the other hand, the low implied volatility suggests that General Dynamics stock will not fluctuate a lot when General Dynamics' options are near their expiration.
Some investors attempt to determine whether the market's mood is bullish or bearish by monitoring changes in market sentiment. Unlike more traditional methods such as technical analysis, investor sentiment usually refers to the aggregate attitude towards General Dynamics in the overall investment community. So, suppose investors can accurately measure the market's sentiment. In that case, they can use it for their benefit. For example, some tools to gauge market sentiment could be utilized using contrarian indexes, General Dynamics' short interest history, or implied volatility extrapolated from General Dynamics options trading.

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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
69.3 B
Quarterly Revenue Growth YOY
0.043
Return On Assets
0.0541
Return On Equity
0.2
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.