GD General Dynamics Corporation

  • STOCK
  • GD
  • Price as of: Dec 09, 06:40 PM EST
  • $175.39
  • +$1.72
  • +1.0%
  • Industry
  • Aerospace-defense products & services
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GD Stock Dividend Data

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  • Dividend Yield
    1.73% Industrial Goods Average 1.23%
  • Annualized Payout
    $3.04 Paid Quarterly
  • Payout Ratio
    31.1% EPS $9.78
  • Dividend Growth
    18 yrs Since 1998
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Upcoming Dividend Payouts

GD Upcoming Dividend Payouts

Next Ex-Dividend Date
Jan 18
Date
$0.76
Amount
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Jan 18, 2017
Jan 18, 2017
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Next Ex-Dividend Date
Next Pay Date
Amount Declare Date Ex-Dividend Date ▲ Record Date Pay Date Payout Type
$0.7600 2016-12-07 2017-01-18 2017-01-20 2017-02-10 Regular
DARS Rating™ Breakdown

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Metric GD Rank GD Avg Ranking Notes
Relative Strength 1 year return is at par with Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Overall Yield Attractiveness Yield is better than Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Dividend Reliability Payout ratio is considerably higher than industry average and peers
Dividend Uptrend Dividends are above average, growing as per Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Earnings Growth EPS growth is at par with Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
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Growth History

GD Dividend Growth History

Annualized Growth
1994-2012
Annualized Growth
1994-2004
Annualized Growth
2004-2008
Annualized Growth
2008-2012
Annualized Growth
Last 5 Yrs
Annualized Growth
Last 3 Yrs
Annual
Growth
2012
Consecutive
Years of
Increases
2.3% 11.2% 18 years
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Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

GD Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
$2.6900 2015 11.2%
Historical Dividend Data

GD Dividend History

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$0.7600 2016-12-07 2017-01-18 2017-01-20 2017-02-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.7600 2016-08-03 2016-10-05 2016-10-07 2016-11-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.7600 2016-06-01 2016-06-29 2016-07-01 2016-08-05 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.7600 2016-03-02 2016-04-06 2016-04-08 2016-05-06 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.6900 2015-12-02 2016-01-13 2016-01-15 2016-02-05 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.6900 2015-08-05 2015-10-07 2015-10-09 2015-11-13 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.6900 2015-06-03 2015-06-30 2015-07-03 2015-08-07 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.6900 2015-03-04 2015-04-08 2015-04-10 2015-05-08 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.6200 2014-12-03 2015-01-14 2015-01-16 2015-02-06 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.6200 2014-08-06 2014-10-08 2014-10-10 2014-11-14 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.6200 2014-06-04 2014-07-01 2014-07-03 2014-08-08 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.6200 2014-03-05 2014-04-09 2014-04-11 2014-05-09 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.5600 2013-12-04 2014-01-15 2014-01-17 2014-02-07 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.5600 2013-08-07 2013-10-09 2013-10-11 2013-11-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.5600 2013-06-05 2013-07-02 2013-07-05 2013-08-09 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.5600 2013-03-06 2013-04-10 2013-04-12 2013-05-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.5100 2012-12-05 2012-12-14 2012-12-18 2012-12-26 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.5100 2012-08-01 2012-10-03 2012-10-05 2012-11-09 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.5100 2012-06-07 2012-07-03 2012-07-06 2012-08-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.5100 2012-03-07 2012-04-11 2012-04-13 2012-05-11 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4700 2011-12-07 2012-01-18 2012-01-20 2012-02-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4700 2011-08-03 2011-10-05 2011-10-07 2011-11-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4700 2011-06-01 2011-06-29 2011-07-01 2011-08-05 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4700 2011-03-02 2011-04-06 2011-04-08 2011-05-06 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4200 2010-12-01 2011-01-12 2011-01-14 2011-02-04 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4200 2010-08-04 2010-10-06 2010-10-08 2010-11-12 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4200 2010-06-02 2010-06-30 2010-07-02 2010-08-06 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4200 2010-03-03 2010-04-07 2010-04-09 2010-05-07 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2009-12-02 2010-01-13 2010-01-15 2010-02-05 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2009-08-05 2009-10-07 2009-10-09 2009-11-13 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2009-06-03 2009-06-30 2009-07-02 2009-08-07 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2009-03-04 2009-04-07 2009-04-10 2009-05-08 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3500 2008-12-03 2009-01-14 2009-01-16 2009-02-06 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3500 2008-08-06 2008-10-08 2008-10-10 2008-11-14 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3500 2008-06-04 2008-07-01 2008-07-03 2008-08-08 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3500 2008-03-05 2008-04-09 2008-04-11 2008-05-09 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2900 2007-12-05 2008-01-16 2008-01-18 2008-02-08 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2900 2007-08-01 2007-10-03 2007-10-05 2007-11-09 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2900 2007-06-06 2007-07-03 2007-07-06 2007-08-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2900 2007-03-07 2007-04-11 2007-04-13 2007-05-11 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2300 2006-12-06 2007-01-17 2007-01-19 2007-02-09 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2300 2006-08-02 2006-10-04 2006-10-06 2006-11-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2300 2006-06-07 2006-07-05 2006-07-07 2006-08-11 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2300 2006-03-01 2006-04-05 2006-04-07 2006-05-05 Yes Regular Quarter
2-for-1 2006-03-01 2006-03-27 2006-03-13 2006-03-24 NM Stock Split NM
$0.2000 2005-12-07 2006-01-18 2006-01-20 2006-02-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2000 2005-08-03 2005-10-05 2005-10-07 2005-11-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2000 2005-06-01 2005-06-29 2005-07-01 2005-08-05 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2000 2005-03-02 2005-04-05 2005-04-07 2005-05-06 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1800 2004-12-01 2005-01-12 2005-01-14 2005-02-04 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1800 2004-08-04 2004-10-06 2004-10-08 2004-11-12 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1800 2004-06-02 2004-06-30 2004-07-02 2004-08-06 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1800 2004-03-03 2004-04-06 2004-04-08 2004-05-07 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1600 2003-12-03 2004-01-14 2004-01-16 2004-02-06 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1600 2003-08-06 2003-10-08 2003-10-10 2003-11-14 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1600 2003-06-04 2003-07-02 2003-07-07 2003-08-08 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1600 2003-03-05 2003-04-09 2003-04-11 2003-05-09 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1500 2002-12-04 2003-01-15 2003-01-17 2003-02-07 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1500 2002-08-07 2002-10-09 2002-10-11 2002-11-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1500 2002-06-05 2002-07-02 2002-07-05 2002-08-02 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1500 2002-03-06 2002-04-10 2002-04-12 2002-05-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1400 2001-12-05 2002-01-16 2002-01-18 2002-02-08 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1400 2001-08-01 2001-10-03 2001-10-05 2001-11-09 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1400 2001-06-06 2001-07-11 2001-07-13 2001-08-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1400 2001-03-07 2001-04-10 2001-04-13 2001-05-11 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1300 2000-12-06 2001-01-17 2001-01-19 2001-02-09 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1300 2000-08-02 2000-10-04 2000-10-06 2000-11-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1300 2000-05-03 2000-07-12 2000-07-14 2000-08-11 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1300 2000-03-01 2000-04-05 2000-04-07 2000-05-05 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1200 1999-12-01 2000-01-12 2000-01-14 2000-02-11 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1200 1999-08-04 1999-10-06 1999-10-08 1999-11-12 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1200 1999-05-05 1999-07-14 1999-07-16 1999-08-13 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1200 1999-03-03 1999-04-07 1999-04-09 1999-05-07 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1100 1998-12-02 1999-01-13 1999-01-15 1999-02-12 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1100 1998-08-05 1998-10-07 1998-10-09 1998-11-13 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1100 1998-05-06 1998-07-15 1998-07-17 1998-08-14 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0550 1998-03-04 1998-04-07 1998-04-09 1998-05-08 Unknown Regular Quarter
2-for-1 1998-03-04 1998-04-03 1998-03-13 1998-04-02 NM Stock Split NM
$0.1025 1997-12-12 1998-01-14 1998-01-16 1998-02-13 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1025 1997-08-06 1997-10-08 1997-10-10 1997-11-14 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1025 1997-05-07 1997-07-16 1997-07-18 1997-08-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1025 1997-03-05 1997-04-09 1997-04-11 1997-05-09 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1025 1996-12-12 1997-01-22 1997-01-24 1997-02-14 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1025 1996-08-07 1996-10-09 1996-10-11 1996-11-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1025 1996-05-01 1996-07-10 1996-07-12 1996-08-09 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1025 1996-03-06 1996-04-10 1996-04-12 1996-05-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0938 1995-12-12 1996-01-17 1996-01-19 1996-02-09 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0938 1995-08-02 1995-10-11 1995-10-13 1995-11-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0938 1995-05-03 1995-07-12 1995-07-14 1995-08-11 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0938 1995-03-08 1995-04-10 1995-04-17 1995-05-12 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0875 1994-11-02 1995-01-09 1995-01-13 1995-02-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0875 1994-08-03 1994-10-07 1994-10-14 1994-11-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0875 1994-06-01 1994-07-11 1994-07-15 1994-08-12 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0875 1994-03-04 1994-04-11 1994-04-15 1994-05-13 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1500 1993-12-01 1994-01-10 1994-01-14 1994-02-11 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1500 1993-09-15 1993-10-08 1993-10-15 1993-11-12 Unknown Regular Quarter
$3.0000 1993-09-15 1993-09-22 1993-09-28 1993-10-12 Unknown Special N/A
$0.1000 1993-06-02 1993-07-12 1993-07-16 1993-08-13 Unknown Regular Quarter
$4.5000 1993-06-02 1993-06-15 1993-06-21 1993-07-12 Unknown Special N/A
$0.1000 1993-03-01 1993-04-12 1993-04-16 1993-05-14 Unknown Regular Quarter
$5.0000 1993-03-19 1993-03-30 1993-04-05 1993-04-22 Unknown Special N/A
$0.1000 1992-12-03 1993-01-11 1993-01-15 1993-02-12 Unknown Regular Quarter

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Company Profile

GD Company Profile

Exchange: NYSE

General Dynamics Corporation (GD) is an aerospace and defense company. It is a market leader in business aviation; land and expeditionary combat systems, armaments and munitions; shipbuilding and marine systems; and information systems and technologies. General Dynamics Corporation was founded in 1899 and is based in Falls Church, Virginia

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General Dynamics Corporation News

  • Before the opening bell on Wednesday, a number of big name, dividend paying companies announced their quarterly earnings. Below, we look at these earnings reports and break down the important points for investors.

  • Before Wednesday’s opening bell, a number of big name dividend stocks were the subject of analyst moves. Below, we highlight the important analyst commentary for investors.

  • Cowen downgraded General Dynamics Corp. (GD ) from Outperform to Neutral with a price target of $153.00. Shares of GD closed Thursday at $139.95.

  • Ex-dividend dates are very important to dividend investors since you must purchase a stock prior to its ex-dividend date in order to receive its upcoming dividend payout. For more information, check out Everything Investors Need to Know About...

  • Earnings

    Northrop Grumman (NOC ) reported Q3 EPS of $2.41, 21 cents better than the analyst estimate of $2.19.

    Revenue

    Revenue for the quarter came in at $5.98 billion, versus the consensus estimate of $5.86 billion.

    Outlook

    Northrop Grumman sees...

  • There are 15 major stocks going ex-dividend next week. If you buy the stock one day prior to the ex-dividend date, your name goes on the company’s record books and you receive the dividend on the record date. A stock with the least correction off...

  • Defense stocks have had a considerable rally in the past several years, but for General Dynamics (GD ), the rally has stalled. Based on its March 11 closing price, shares of General Dynamics are up just 2% in the past one year. The reason why...

  • Defense stocks face increasingly negative sentiment from the analyst community as the industry struggles with declining global defense spending. At the same time, the best stocks in the aerospace and defense sector have a proven track record of...

  • There are 15 major stocks going ex-dividend next week. If you buy the stock one day prior to the ex-dividend date, your name goes on the company’s record books and you receive the dividend on the record date. A stock with the least correction off...

  • Defense stocks have been among the market’s best performers over the last several years: the industry has enjoyed a prolonged rally based on rising profitability. Global defense budgets continue to rise at a healthy pace. Expanding defense...