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General Dynamics Corp (GD)
Industrial Goods | Aerospace/Defense
205.50  -0.15%
FACTOR RANKINGSFACTOR SCREENER 
tickrz RankD / 419Warren Buffett RankC / 366
Pure Value RankD / 478Dividend RankC / 219
Moat RankB / 145Financial Strength RankA / 47
Growth RankC / 365Momentum RankA / 97
GD vs AEROSPACE/DEFENSE SECTOR & S&P 500
VALUATION
GDSECTORS&P 500
P/E RATIO183.5439.719.28
EV/EBITDA RATIO117.1425.311.77
P/S RATIO18.33.72.03
P/B RATIO52.1518.33.09
QUALITY
RETURN ON EQUITY28.36%18.31%13.82%
RETURN ON CAPITAL25.58%13.63%10.04%
NET MARGIN9.77%8.9%9.76%
DIVIDEND ANALYSIS
DIVIDEND YIELD
1.61%
PAYOUT RATIO30.43%
3 YR DIVIDEND GROWTH10.72%
FINANCIAL STRENGTH
PIOTROSKI F SCORE
7 OUT OF 9
DEBT-TO-EQUITY36%
INTEREST COVERAGE43.53x
CURRENT RATIO1.27
GROWTH
5 YR EPS GROWTH6.84%
5 YR SPS GROWTH-0.82%
5 YR BPS GROWTH-0.45%
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General Dynamics Corp's stock has climbed 31% over the last year, earning it a strong Momentum Rank
tickrz rank D / 419
General Dynamics Corp receives a D ranking in our proprietary ranking system that combines valuation, moat, operational performance, and financial strength. View the Top 50 tickrz ranked stocks here.
value
pure value ranking D / 478Warren Buffett ranking C / 366
Valuation is the most heavily weighted component in our tickrz ranking methodology. Numerous academic and practitioner studies have found that a value approach outperforms the market over the long-run. General Dynamics Corp's valuation score is comprised of a P/E ratio of 183.5x, a P/B ratio of 52.2x, a P/S ratio of 18.3x, and an EV/EBITDA ratio of 117.1x. General Dynamics Corp ranks 478 out of the S&P 500 constituents on valuation--a relatively weak score.General Dynamics Corp ranks 366 out of the S&P 500 constituents in our multi-factor Warren Buffett ranking methodology. This is a weak score, meaning it ranks poorly on valuation, moat, volatility, and financial strength factors. If you're looking for undervalued stocks with high moats and strong competitive advantages, General Dynamics Corp is probably not for you.

quality
moat B / 145financial strength A / 47
To calculate a company's Moat Score, we look at its historical earnings growth, historical average return on equity, the volatility of its earnings stream, and also factor in the strength of its balance sheet. Our approach concludes the company's business moat is average. Our analysis of its moat reveals neither a durable moat or enduring competitive advantages.General Dynamics Corp has a Piotroski F Score of 7 out of 9. The F Score examines changes in profitability, leverage, liquidity, and operating efficiency. Interest coverage of 43.53x, a debt/equity ratio of 36% and a Moat Rank of 145 translate to a strong Financial Strength score.


momentum A / 97
Investment research has shown that stocks with strong performance over the last 6 to 12 months tend to perform better in the medium term than stocks with poor performance over the same period. In fact, the momentum factor is one of the strongest of all the investment factors. The company has seen its stock appreciate by 31.11% over the last 12 months. This performance is strong compared to other stocks in the S&P 500, earning it a rank of 97. General Dynamics Corp's strong 12 month stock performance will appeal to momentum investors.

yield C / 219
value + yield
Shares currently yield 1.61%. Our dividend ranking approach looks at a company's dividend growth rate, payout ratio, business moat, and valuation. Based on our methodology, General Dynamics Corp ranks 219 among the S&P 500 constituents. Investors looking for undervalued dividend stocks will probably want to look elsewhere.

growth C / 365
A company's growth metrics are less important than its valuation, moat, and financial strength. However, a check on growth can be a good way to avoid companies in secular decline. The company's growth in sales, earnings, and book value places it among the bottom third of S&P500 companies. Its 6.8% 5 year annualized EPS growth, -0.8% 5 year annualized sales-per-share growth, and 5 year annualized book value-per-share growth of -0.5% speak to its relatively poor ranking.

General Dynamics Corp (GD)
Industrial Goods | Aerospace/Defense
205.50  -0.15%


tickrz rank
D
VALUATION RATIOS
P/E Ratio183.54x
P/B Ratio52.15x
P/S Ratio18.3x
EV/EBITDA Ratio117.14x
DIVIDEND ANALYSIS
DIVIDEND YIELD
1.61%
PAYOUT RATIO30.43%
3 YR DIVIDEND GROWTH10.72%
FINANCIAL STRENGTH
PIOTROSKI F SCORE
7 OUT OF 9
DEBT-TO-EQUITY36%
INTEREST COVERAGE43.53x
CURRENT RATIO1.27
MOAT
ROE28.36%
ROIC25.58%
Net Margin9.77%
GROWTH
5 YR EPS GROWTH6.84%
5 YR SPS GROWTH-0.82%
5 YR BPS GROWTH-0.45%

TICKRZ RANK
General Dynamics Corp receives a D ranking in our proprietary ranking system that combines valuation, moat, operational performance, and financial strength. View the Top 50 tickrz ranked stocks here.

PURE VALUE
Valuation is the most heavily weighted component in our tickrz ranking methodology. Numerous academic and practitioner studies have found that a value approach outperforms the market over the long-run. General Dynamics Corp's valuation score is comprised of a P/E ratio of 183.5x, a P/B ratio of 52.2x, a P/S ratio of 18.3x, and an EV/EBITDA ratio of 117.1x. General Dynamics Corp ranks 478 out of the S&P 500 constituents on valuation--a relatively weak score.

WARREN BUFFETT RANKING
General Dynamics Corp ranks 366 out of the S&P 500 constituents in our multi-factor Warren Buffett ranking methodology. This is a weak score, meaning it ranks poorly on valuation, moat, volatility, and financial strength factors. If you're looking for undervalued stocks with high moats and strong competitive advantages, General Dynamics Corp is probably not for you.

MOAT
To calculate a company's Moat Score, we look at its historical earnings growth, historical average return on equity, the volatility of its earnings stream, and also factor in the strength of its balance sheet. Our approach concludes the company's business moat is average. Our analysis of its moat reveals neither a durable moat or enduring competitive advantages.

FINANCIAL STRENGTH
General Dynamics Corp has a Piotroski F Score of 7 out of 9. The F Score examines changes in profitability, leverage, liquidity, and operating efficiency. Interest coverage of 43.53x, a debt/equity ratio of 36% and a Moat Rank of 145 translate to a strong Financial Strength score.

MOMENTUM
Investment research has shown that stocks with strong performance over the last 6 to 12 months tend to perform better in the medium term than stocks with poor performance over the same period. In fact, the momentum factor is one of the strongest of all the investment factors. The company has seen its stock appreciate by 31.11% over the last 12 months. This performance is strong compared to other stocks in the S&P 500, earning it a rank of 97. General Dynamics Corp's strong 12 month stock performance will appeal to momentum investors.

VALUE + YIELD
Shares currently yield 1.61%. Our dividend ranking approach looks at a company's dividend growth rate, payout ratio, business moat, and valuation. Based on our methodology, General Dynamics Corp ranks 219 among the S&P 500 constituents. Investors looking for undervalued dividend stocks will probably want to look elsewhere.

GROWTH
A company's growth metrics are less important than its valuation, moat, and financial strength. However, a check on growth can be a good way to avoid companies in secular decline. The company's growth in sales, earnings, and book value places it among the bottom third of S&P500 companies. Its 6.8% 5 year annualized EPS growth, -0.8% 5 year annualized sales-per-share growth, and 5 year annualized book value-per-share growth of -0.5% speak to its relatively poor ranking.