Earnings Forecast Research on General Dynamics Corporation (GD)

General Dynamics Corporation has received $2.28 as the consensus Earnings Estimate for the Quarter ending on Mar 2017 ,According to the estimate provided by 6 Financial Advisor in the Stock Trading Firms. Among 6 Analysts, Bottom line EPS Estimate for the current quarter is $2.14 while the top line estimate is $2.34 , a key information to consider for Day Trading and investing in stocks. The EPS growth rate is projected at -2.49%.

General Dynamics Corporation reported better than expected with a surprise EPS of 3.15% or $0.08 during its most recent quarterly earnings. The Actual EPS was $2.62 compared to the Estimated EPS of $2.54. Falls Church based General Dynamics Corporation Last reported the Quarter results on Dec 31, 2016 and the Next earnings date is scheduled to be released on Apr 26, 2017.

General Dynamics Corporation has a Price to Earnings ratio of 18.47 for the trailing twelve month period. The price to book ratio of the company for the most recent quarter is 5.06. For the Most Recent Fiscal Year, General Dynamics Corporation has a price to cash ratio of 15.8. For the Trailing twelve month period, company showed a Net Profit Margin of 9.42% and Return on Equity of the stock is 27.92%.

In the last quarter, General Dynamics Corporation reported Annual Earnings of $2.62. Based on the filings, last years Annual Earnings was, $9.87. In the last Quarter, GD reported a surprise Earnings per Share of 3.15% . The consensus estimate for current quarter is $2.28 and for the current fiscal year, the estimate is $9.87. For the Next fiscal year, the estimate is $10.72 based on the consensus.

General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) stock ended Tuesday session in the red zone in a volatile trading. The stock closed down 1.39 points or 0.76% at $181.08 with 2,235,754 shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $181.14, the shares hit an intraday low of $178.901 and an intraday high of $181.47 and the price was in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $55,142 million and the number of outstanding shares has been calculated to be 304,519,550 shares. The 52-week high of General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) is $187.37 and the 52-week low is $125.74.

General Dynamics Corp.s primary businesses focus is on shipbuilding and marine systems, business aviation, information systems, and land and amphibious combat systems. Each of these businesses involves design, manufacturing and program management expertise, advanced technology, and integration of complex systems. The primary customers for the companys businesses are the United States military, the armed forces of allied nations, other government organizations and a diverse base of corporate and industrial buyers.

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