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USD 223.86  2.61  1.18%   

General Dynamics Corp 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. This module does not cover all equities due to inconsistencies in global equity categorizations. Continue to Equity Screeners to view more equity screening tools.
  
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The current year Tangible Asset Value is expected to grow to about 28.2 B, whereas Average Assets are forecasted to decline to about 49.5 B.

General Return On Asset Analysis

General Dynamics' Return on Asset or ROA shows how effective is the management of the company in generating income from utilizing all of the assets at their disposal. It is a useful ratio to evaluate the performance of different departments of a company as well as to understand management performance over time.
 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 Return On Asset

    
  5.43 %  
Most of General Dynamics' fundamental indicators, such as Return On Asset, 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 Corp is considered to be undervalued, and we provide a buy recommendation. Otherwise, we render a sell signal.

General Return On Asset Driver Correlations

Understanding the fundamental principles of building solid financial models for General Dynamics is extremely important. It helps to project a fair market value of Ford stock properly, considering its historical fundamentals such as Return On Asset. Since General Dynamics' main accounts across its financial reports are all linked and dependent on each other, it is essential to analyze all possible correlations between related accounts. However, instead of reviewing all of General Dynamics' historical financial statements, investors can examine the correlated drivers to determine its overall health. This can be effectively done using a conventional correlation matrix of General Dynamics' interrelated accounts and indicators.

General Return On Asset Historical Pattern

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 drops in fundamental ratios usually indicate a possible pattern that can be successfully translated into profits. However, when comparing two companies, knowing each company's return on asset 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 return on asset as a starting point in their analysis.
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Return on Asset measures overall efficiency of a company in generating profits from its total assets. It is expressed as the percentage of profits earned per dollar of Asset. A low ROA typically means that a company is asset-intensive and therefore will needs more money to continue generating revenue in the future.
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General Total Assets

Total Assets

49.32 Billion

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General Dynamics Total Assets are projected to increase significantly based on the last few years of reporting. The past year's Total Assets were at 50.07 Billion
Based on the latest financial disclosure, General Dynamics Corp has a Return On Asset of 5.43%. This is 1164.71% lower than that of the Industrials sector and 42.52% higher than that of the Aerospace & Defense industry. The return on asset for all United States stocks is notably lower than that of the firm.

General Return On Asset 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 Return On Asset 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 return on asset 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 EBITDA4.54 B4.86 B5.13 B4.74 B4.87 B5.04 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 Fundamentals

About General Dynamics Fundamental Analysis

The Macroaxis Fundamental Analysis modules help investors analyze General Dynamics Corp'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 Corp 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
Average Assets50.6 B49.5 B
Tangible Asset Value28 B28.2 B
General Dynamics Corporation operates as an aerospace and defense company worldwide. General Dynamics Corporation was founded in 1899 and is headquartered in Reston, Virginia. General Dynamics operates under Aerospace Defense classification in the United States and is traded on New York Stock Exchange. It employs 103100 people.

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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
0.052
Market Capitalization
62.2 B
Return On Assets
0.0543
Return On Equity
0.2
The market value of General Dynamics Corp 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.