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Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc

General Dynamics Corp. (GD)


Analysis of Short-term (Operating) Activity Ratios

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Short-term Activity Ratios (Summary)

General Dynamics Corp., short-term (operating) activity ratios

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
Turnover Ratios
Inventory turnover
Receivables turnover
Payables turnover
Working capital turnover
Average No. Days
Average inventory processing period
Add: Average receivable collection period
Operating cycle
Less: Average payables payment period
Cash conversion cycle

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).

Short-term activity ratio Description The company
Inventory turnover An activity ratio calculated as cost of goods sold divided by inventory. General Dynamics Corp.’s inventory turnover ratio improved from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.
Receivables turnover An activity ratio equal to revenue divided by receivables. General Dynamics Corp.’s receivables turnover ratio improved from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.
Payables turnover An activity ratio calculated as cost of goods sold divided by payables. General Dynamics Corp.’s payables turnover ratio increased from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.
Working capital turnover An activity ratio calculated as revenue divided by working capital. General Dynamics Corp.’s working capital turnover ratio improved from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.

Short-term activity ratio Description The company
Average inventory processing period An activity ratio equal to the number of days in the period divided by inventory turnover over the period. General Dynamics Corp.’s number of days of inventory outstanding improved from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.
Average receivable collection period An activity ratio equal to the number of days in the period divided by receivables turnover. General Dynamics Corp.’s number of days of receivables outstanding improved from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.
Operating cycle Equal to average inventory processing period plus average receivables collection period. General Dynamics Corp.’s operating cycle improved from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.
Average payables payment period An estimate of the average number of days it takes a company to pay its suppliers; equal to the number of days in the period divided by payables turnover ratio for the period. General Dynamics Corp.’s number of days of payables outstanding decreased from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.
Cash conversion cycle A financial metric that measures the length of time required for a company to convert cash invested in its operations to cash received as a result of its operations; equal to average inventory processing period plus average receivables collection period minus average payables payment period. General Dynamics Corp.’s cash conversion cycle improved from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.

Inventory Turnover

General Dynamics Corp., inventory turnover 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)
Cost of revenue
Inventories
Short-term Activity Ratio
Inventory turnover1
Benchmarks
Inventory Turnover, Competitors2
Boeing Co.
Lockheed Martin Corp.
Northrop Grumman Corp.
Raytheon Co.
United Technologies Corp.
Inventory Turnover, Sector
Aerospace & Defense
Inventory Turnover, 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
Inventory turnover = Cost of revenue ÷ Inventories
= ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Short-term activity ratio Description The company
Inventory turnover An activity ratio calculated as cost of goods sold divided by inventory. General Dynamics Corp.’s inventory turnover ratio improved from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.

Receivables Turnover

General Dynamics Corp., receivables turnover 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)
Revenue
Accounts receivable
Short-term Activity Ratio
Receivables turnover1
Benchmarks
Receivables Turnover, Competitors2
Boeing Co.
Lockheed Martin Corp.
Northrop Grumman Corp.
Raytheon Co.
United Technologies Corp.
Receivables Turnover, Sector
Aerospace & Defense
Receivables Turnover, 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
Receivables turnover = Revenue ÷ Accounts receivable
= ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Short-term activity ratio Description The company
Receivables turnover An activity ratio equal to revenue divided by receivables. General Dynamics Corp.’s receivables turnover ratio improved from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.

Payables Turnover

General Dynamics Corp., payables turnover 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)
Cost of revenue
Accounts payable
Short-term Activity Ratio
Payables turnover1
Benchmarks
Payables Turnover, Competitors2
Boeing Co.
Lockheed Martin Corp.
Northrop Grumman Corp.
Raytheon Co.
United Technologies Corp.
Payables Turnover, Sector
Aerospace & Defense
Payables Turnover, 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
Payables turnover = Cost of revenue ÷ Accounts payable
= ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Short-term activity ratio Description The company
Payables turnover An activity ratio calculated as cost of goods sold divided by payables. General Dynamics Corp.’s payables turnover ratio increased from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.

Working Capital Turnover

General Dynamics Corp., working capital turnover 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)
Current assets
Less: Current liabilities
Working capital
 
Revenue
Short-term Activity Ratio
Working capital turnover1
Benchmarks
Working Capital Turnover, Competitors2
Boeing Co.
Lockheed Martin Corp.
Northrop Grumman Corp.
Raytheon Co.
United Technologies Corp.
Working Capital Turnover, Sector
Aerospace & Defense
Working Capital Turnover, 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
Working capital turnover = Revenue ÷ Working capital
= ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Short-term activity ratio Description The company
Working capital turnover An activity ratio calculated as revenue divided by working capital. General Dynamics Corp.’s working capital turnover ratio improved from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.

Average Inventory Processing Period

General Dynamics Corp., average inventory processing period 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
Inventory turnover
Short-term Activity Ratio (no. days)
Average inventory processing period1
Benchmarks (no. days)
Average Inventory Processing Period, Competitors2
Boeing Co.
Lockheed Martin Corp.
Northrop Grumman Corp.
Raytheon Co.
United Technologies Corp.
Average Inventory Processing Period, Sector
Aerospace & Defense
Average Inventory Processing Period, 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
Average inventory processing period = 365 ÷ Inventory turnover
= 365 ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Short-term activity ratio Description The company
Average inventory processing period An activity ratio equal to the number of days in the period divided by inventory turnover over the period. General Dynamics Corp.’s number of days of inventory outstanding improved from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.

Average Receivable Collection Period

General Dynamics Corp., average receivable collection period 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
Receivables turnover
Short-term Activity Ratio (no. days)
Average receivable collection period1
Benchmarks (no. days)
Average Receivable Collection Period, Competitors2
Boeing Co.
Lockheed Martin Corp.
Northrop Grumman Corp.
Raytheon Co.
United Technologies Corp.
Average Receivable Collection Period, Sector
Aerospace & Defense
Average Receivable Collection Period, 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
Average receivable collection period = 365 ÷ Receivables turnover
= 365 ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Short-term activity ratio Description The company
Average receivable collection period An activity ratio equal to the number of days in the period divided by receivables turnover. General Dynamics Corp.’s number of days of receivables outstanding improved from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.

Operating Cycle

General Dynamics Corp., operating cycle calculation, comparison to benchmarks

No. days

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
Selected Financial Data
Average inventory processing period
Average receivable collection period
Short-term Activity Ratio
Operating cycle1
Benchmarks
Operating Cycle, Competitors2
Boeing Co.
Lockheed Martin Corp.
Northrop Grumman Corp.
Raytheon Co.
United Technologies Corp.
Operating Cycle, Sector
Aerospace & Defense
Operating Cycle, 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 cycle = Average inventory processing period + Average receivable collection period
= + =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Short-term activity ratio Description The company
Operating cycle Equal to average inventory processing period plus average receivables collection period. General Dynamics Corp.’s operating cycle improved from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.

Average Payables Payment Period

General Dynamics Corp., average payables payment period 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
Payables turnover
Short-term Activity Ratio (no. days)
Average payables payment period1
Benchmarks (no. days)
Average Payables Payment Period, Competitors2
Boeing Co.
Lockheed Martin Corp.
Northrop Grumman Corp.
Raytheon Co.
United Technologies Corp.
Average Payables Payment Period, Sector
Aerospace & Defense
Average Payables Payment Period, 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
Average payables payment period = 365 ÷ Payables turnover
= 365 ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Short-term activity ratio Description The company
Average payables payment period An estimate of the average number of days it takes a company to pay its suppliers; equal to the number of days in the period divided by payables turnover ratio for the period. General Dynamics Corp.’s number of days of payables outstanding decreased from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.

Cash Conversion Cycle

General Dynamics Corp., cash conversion cycle calculation, comparison to benchmarks

No. days

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
Selected Financial Data
Average inventory processing period
Average receivable collection period
Average payables payment period
Short-term Activity Ratio
Cash conversion cycle1
Benchmarks
Cash Conversion Cycle, Competitors2
Boeing Co.
Lockheed Martin Corp.
Northrop Grumman Corp.
Raytheon Co.
United Technologies Corp.
Cash Conversion Cycle, Sector
Aerospace & Defense
Cash Conversion Cycle, 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
Cash conversion cycle = Average inventory processing period + Average receivable collection period – Average payables payment period
= + =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Short-term activity ratio Description The company
Cash conversion cycle A financial metric that measures the length of time required for a company to convert cash invested in its operations to cash received as a result of its operations; equal to average inventory processing period plus average receivables collection period minus average payables payment period. General Dynamics Corp.’s cash conversion cycle improved from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.