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General Dynamics Corp. (NYSE:GD)

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Analysis of Profitability Ratios

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Profitability Ratios (Summary)

General Dynamics Corp., profitability ratios

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Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
Return on Sales
Gross profit margin
Operating profit margin
Net profit margin
Return on Investment
Return on equity (ROE)
Return on assets (ROA)

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-10), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-13), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-12), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-06), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-08).

Profitability ratio Description The company
Gross profit margin Gross profit margin indicates the percentage of revenue available to cover operating and other expenditures. General Dynamics Corp.’s gross profit margin ratio deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.
Operating profit margin A profitability ratio calculated as operating income divided by revenue. General Dynamics Corp.’s operating profit margin ratio deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.
Net profit margin An indicator of profitability, calculated as net income divided by revenue. General Dynamics Corp.’s net profit margin ratio deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.

Profitability ratio Description The company
ROE A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by shareholders’ equity. General Dynamics Corp.’s ROE improved from 2017 to 2018 but then slightly deteriorated from 2018 to 2019 not reaching 2017 level.
ROA A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by total assets. General Dynamics Corp.’s ROA deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.

Gross Profit Margin

General Dynamics Corp., gross profit margin calculation, comparison to benchmarks

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Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Gross profit
Revenue
Profitability Ratio
Gross profit margin1
Benchmarks
Gross Profit Margin, Competitors2
Boeing Co.
Lockheed Martin Corp.
Northrop Grumman Corp.
Raytheon Technologies Corp.

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-10), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-13), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-12), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-06), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-08).

1 2019 Calculation
Gross profit margin = 100 × Gross profit ÷ Revenue
= 100 × ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Profitability ratio Description The company
Gross profit margin Gross profit margin indicates the percentage of revenue available to cover operating and other expenditures. General Dynamics Corp.’s gross profit margin ratio deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.

Operating Profit Margin

General Dynamics Corp., operating profit margin calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Operating earnings
Revenue
Profitability Ratio
Operating profit margin1
Benchmarks
Operating Profit Margin, Competitors2
Boeing Co.
Lockheed Martin Corp.
Northrop Grumman Corp.
Raytheon Technologies Corp.
Operating Profit Margin, Sector
Aerospace & Defense
Operating Profit Margin, Industry
Industrials

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-10), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-13), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-12), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-06), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-08).

1 2019 Calculation
Operating profit margin = 100 × Operating earnings ÷ Revenue
= 100 × ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Profitability ratio Description The company
Operating profit margin A profitability ratio calculated as operating income divided by revenue. General Dynamics Corp.’s operating profit margin ratio deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.

Net Profit Margin

General Dynamics Corp., net profit margin calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net earnings
Revenue
Profitability Ratio
Net profit margin1
Benchmarks
Net Profit Margin, Competitors2
Boeing Co.
Lockheed Martin Corp.
Northrop Grumman Corp.
Raytheon Technologies Corp.
Net Profit Margin, Sector
Aerospace & Defense
Net Profit Margin, Industry
Industrials

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-10), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-13), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-12), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-06), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-08).

1 2019 Calculation
Net profit margin = 100 × Net earnings ÷ Revenue
= 100 × ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Profitability ratio Description The company
Net profit margin An indicator of profitability, calculated as net income divided by revenue. General Dynamics Corp.’s net profit margin ratio deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.

Return on Equity (ROE)

General Dynamics Corp., ROE calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net earnings
Shareholders’ equity
Profitability Ratio
ROE1
Benchmarks
ROE, Competitors2
Boeing Co.
Lockheed Martin Corp.
Northrop Grumman Corp.
Raytheon Technologies Corp.
ROE, Sector
Aerospace & Defense
ROE, Industry
Industrials

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-10), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-13), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-12), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-06), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-08).

1 2019 Calculation
ROE = 100 × Net earnings ÷ Shareholders’ equity
= 100 × ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Profitability ratio Description The company
ROE A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by shareholders’ equity. General Dynamics Corp.’s ROE improved from 2017 to 2018 but then slightly deteriorated from 2018 to 2019 not reaching 2017 level.

Return on Assets (ROA)

General Dynamics Corp., ROA calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net earnings
Total assets
Profitability Ratio
ROA1
Benchmarks
ROA, Competitors2
Boeing Co.
Lockheed Martin Corp.
Northrop Grumman Corp.
Raytheon Technologies Corp.
ROA, Sector
Aerospace & Defense
ROA, Industry
Industrials

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-10), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-13), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-12), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-06), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-08).

1 2019 Calculation
ROA = 100 × Net earnings ÷ Total assets
= 100 × ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Profitability ratio Description The company
ROA A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by total assets. General Dynamics Corp.’s ROA deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.