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General Dynamics Corp. (NYSE:GD)

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Analysis of Profitability Ratios
Quarterly Data

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Profitability Ratios (Summary)

General Dynamics Corp., profitability ratios (quarterly data)

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Mar 29, 2020 Dec 31, 2019 Sep 29, 2019 Jun 30, 2019 Mar 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Sep 30, 2018 Jul 1, 2018 Apr 1, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Oct 1, 2017 Jul 2, 2017 Apr 2, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Oct 2, 2016 Jul 3, 2016 Apr 3, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Oct 4, 2015 Jul 5, 2015 Apr 5, 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-Q (filing date: 2020-04-29), 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-10), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-10-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-07-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-04-24), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-13), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-10-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-07-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-04-25), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-12), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-10-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-07-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-04-26), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-06), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-10-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-07-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-04-27), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-08), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-10-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-07-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-04-29).

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 improved from Q3 2019 to Q4 2019 but then slightly deteriorated from Q4 2019 to Q1 2020 not reaching Q3 2019 level.
Operating profit margin A profitability ratio calculated as operating income divided by revenue. General Dynamics Corp.’s operating profit margin ratio improved from Q3 2019 to Q4 2019 but then slightly deteriorated from Q4 2019 to Q1 2020.
Net profit margin An indicator of profitability, calculated as net income divided by revenue. General Dynamics Corp.’s net profit margin ratio improved from Q3 2019 to Q4 2019 and from Q4 2019 to Q1 2020.

Profitability ratio Description The company
ROE A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by shareholders’ equity. General Dynamics Corp.’s ROE improved from Q3 2019 to Q4 2019 and from Q4 2019 to Q1 2020.
ROA A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by total assets. General Dynamics Corp.’s ROA improved from Q3 2019 to Q4 2019 but then deteriorated significantly from Q4 2019 to Q1 2020.

Gross Profit Margin

General Dynamics Corp., gross profit margin calculation (quarterly data)

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Mar 29, 2020 Dec 31, 2019 Sep 29, 2019 Jun 30, 2019 Mar 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Sep 30, 2018 Jul 1, 2018 Apr 1, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Oct 1, 2017 Jul 2, 2017 Apr 2, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Oct 2, 2016 Jul 3, 2016 Apr 3, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Oct 4, 2015 Jul 5, 2015 Apr 5, 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-Q (filing date: 2020-04-29), 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-10), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-10-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-07-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-04-24), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-13), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-10-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-07-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-04-25), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-12), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-10-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-07-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-04-26), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-06), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-10-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-07-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-04-27), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-08), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-10-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-07-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-04-29).

1 Q1 2020 Calculation
Gross profit margin = 100 × (Gross profitQ1 2020 + Gross profitQ4 2019 + Gross profitQ3 2019 + Gross profitQ2 2019) ÷ (RevenueQ1 2020 + RevenueQ4 2019 + RevenueQ3 2019 + RevenueQ2 2019)
= 100 × ( + + + ) ÷ ( + + + ) =

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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 improved from Q3 2019 to Q4 2019 but then slightly deteriorated from Q4 2019 to Q1 2020 not reaching Q3 2019 level.

Operating Profit Margin

General Dynamics Corp., operating profit margin calculation (quarterly data)

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Mar 29, 2020 Dec 31, 2019 Sep 29, 2019 Jun 30, 2019 Mar 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Sep 30, 2018 Jul 1, 2018 Apr 1, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Oct 1, 2017 Jul 2, 2017 Apr 2, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Oct 2, 2016 Jul 3, 2016 Apr 3, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Oct 4, 2015 Jul 5, 2015 Apr 5, 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.

Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2020-04-29), 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-10), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-10-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-07-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-04-24), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-13), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-10-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-07-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-04-25), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-12), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-10-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-07-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-04-26), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-06), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-10-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-07-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-04-27), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-08), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-10-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-07-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-04-29).

1 Q1 2020 Calculation
Operating profit margin = 100 × (Operating earningsQ1 2020 + Operating earningsQ4 2019 + Operating earningsQ3 2019 + Operating earningsQ2 2019) ÷ (RevenueQ1 2020 + RevenueQ4 2019 + RevenueQ3 2019 + RevenueQ2 2019)
= 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 improved from Q3 2019 to Q4 2019 but then slightly deteriorated from Q4 2019 to Q1 2020.

Net Profit Margin

General Dynamics Corp., net profit margin calculation (quarterly data)

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Mar 29, 2020 Dec 31, 2019 Sep 29, 2019 Jun 30, 2019 Mar 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Sep 30, 2018 Jul 1, 2018 Apr 1, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Oct 1, 2017 Jul 2, 2017 Apr 2, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Oct 2, 2016 Jul 3, 2016 Apr 3, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Oct 4, 2015 Jul 5, 2015 Apr 5, 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.

Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2020-04-29), 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-10), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-10-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-07-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-04-24), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-13), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-10-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-07-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-04-25), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-12), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-10-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-07-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-04-26), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-06), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-10-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-07-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-04-27), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-08), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-10-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-07-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-04-29).

1 Q1 2020 Calculation
Net profit margin = 100 × (Net earningsQ1 2020 + Net earningsQ4 2019 + Net earningsQ3 2019 + Net earningsQ2 2019) ÷ (RevenueQ1 2020 + RevenueQ4 2019 + RevenueQ3 2019 + RevenueQ2 2019)
= 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 improved from Q3 2019 to Q4 2019 and from Q4 2019 to Q1 2020.

Return on Equity (ROE)

General Dynamics Corp., ROE calculation (quarterly data)

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Mar 29, 2020 Dec 31, 2019 Sep 29, 2019 Jun 30, 2019 Mar 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Sep 30, 2018 Jul 1, 2018 Apr 1, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Oct 1, 2017 Jul 2, 2017 Apr 2, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Oct 2, 2016 Jul 3, 2016 Apr 3, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Oct 4, 2015 Jul 5, 2015 Apr 5, 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.

Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2020-04-29), 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-10), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-10-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-07-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-04-24), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-13), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-10-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-07-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-04-25), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-12), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-10-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-07-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-04-26), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-06), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-10-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-07-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-04-27), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-08), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-10-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-07-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-04-29).

1 Q1 2020 Calculation
ROE = 100 × (Net earningsQ1 2020 + Net earningsQ4 2019 + Net earningsQ3 2019 + Net earningsQ2 2019) ÷ 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 Q3 2019 to Q4 2019 and from Q4 2019 to Q1 2020.

Return on Assets (ROA)

General Dynamics Corp., ROA calculation (quarterly data)

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Mar 29, 2020 Dec 31, 2019 Sep 29, 2019 Jun 30, 2019 Mar 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Sep 30, 2018 Jul 1, 2018 Apr 1, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Oct 1, 2017 Jul 2, 2017 Apr 2, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Oct 2, 2016 Jul 3, 2016 Apr 3, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Oct 4, 2015 Jul 5, 2015 Apr 5, 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.

Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2020-04-29), 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-10), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-10-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-07-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-04-24), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-13), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-10-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-07-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-04-25), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-12), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-10-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-07-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-04-26), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-06), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-10-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-07-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-04-27), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-08), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-10-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-07-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-04-29).

1 Q1 2020 Calculation
ROA = 100 × (Net earningsQ1 2020 + Net earningsQ4 2019 + Net earningsQ3 2019 + Net earningsQ2 2019) ÷ 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 improved from Q3 2019 to Q4 2019 but then deteriorated significantly from Q4 2019 to Q1 2020.