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General Dynamics Corp. (GD)


Short-term (Operating) Activity Analysis
Quarterly Data

Difficulty: Beginner


Ratios (Summary)

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

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
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 Dec 31, 2014 Sep 28, 2014 Jun 29, 2014 Mar 30, 2014
Turnover Ratios
Inventory turnover hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Receivables turnover hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Payables turnover hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Working capital turnover hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Average No. of Days
Average inventory processing period hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Add: Average receivable collection period hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Operating cycle hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Less: Average payables payment period hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Cash conversion cycle hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 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), 10-K (filing date: 2015-02-09), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-10-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-07-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-04-23).

Ratio Description The company
Inventory turnover An activity ratio calculated as cost of goods sold divided by inventory. General Dynamics Corp.’s inventory turnover improved from Q3 2018 to Q4 2018 and from Q4 2018 to Q1 2019.
Receivables turnover An activity ratio equal to revenue divided by receivables. General Dynamics Corp.’s receivables turnover improved from Q3 2018 to Q4 2018 and from Q4 2018 to Q1 2019.
Payables turnover An activity ratio calculated as cost of goods sold divided by payables. General Dynamics Corp.’s payables turnover increased from Q3 2018 to Q4 2018 and from Q4 2018 to Q1 2019.
Working capital turnover An activity ratio calculated as revenue divided by working capital. General Dynamics Corp.’s working capital turnover improved from Q3 2018 to Q4 2018 and from Q4 2018 to Q1 2019.

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 average inventory processing period improved from Q3 2018 to Q4 2018 and from Q4 2018 to Q1 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 average receivable collection period improved from Q3 2018 to Q4 2018 and from Q4 2018 to Q1 2019.
Operating cycle Equal to average inventory processing period plus average receivables collection period. General Dynamics Corp.’s operating cycle improved from Q3 2018 to Q4 2018 and from Q4 2018 to Q1 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 average payables payment period declined from Q3 2018 to Q4 2018 and from Q4 2018 to Q1 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 Q3 2018 to Q4 2018 but then slightly deteriorated from Q4 2018 to Q1 2019.

Inventory Turnover

General Dynamics Corp., inventory turnover calculation (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
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 Dec 31, 2014 Sep 28, 2014 Jun 29, 2014 Mar 30, 2014
Selected Financial Data (USD $ in millions)
Cost of revenue hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Inventories hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Ratio
Inventory turnover1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 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), 10-K (filing date: 2015-02-09), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-10-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-07-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-04-23).

Q1 2019 Calculations

1 Inventory turnover = (Cost of revenueQ1 2019 + Cost of revenueQ4 2018 + Cost of revenueQ3 2018 + Cost of revenueQ2 2018) ÷ Inventories
= (hidden + hidden + hidden + hidden) ÷ hidden = hidden

Ratio Description The company
Inventory turnover An activity ratio calculated as cost of goods sold divided by inventory. General Dynamics Corp.’s inventory turnover improved from Q3 2018 to Q4 2018 and from Q4 2018 to Q1 2019.

Receivables Turnover

General Dynamics Corp., receivables turnover calculation (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
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 Dec 31, 2014 Sep 28, 2014 Jun 29, 2014 Mar 30, 2014
Selected Financial Data (USD $ in millions)
Revenue hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Accounts receivable hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Ratio
Receivables turnover1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 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), 10-K (filing date: 2015-02-09), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-10-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-07-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-04-23).

Q1 2019 Calculations

1 Receivables turnover = (RevenueQ1 2019 + RevenueQ4 2018 + RevenueQ3 2018 + RevenueQ2 2018) ÷ Accounts receivable
= (hidden + hidden + hidden + hidden) ÷ hidden = hidden

Ratio Description The company
Receivables turnover An activity ratio equal to revenue divided by receivables. General Dynamics Corp.’s receivables turnover improved from Q3 2018 to Q4 2018 and from Q4 2018 to Q1 2019.

Payables Turnover

General Dynamics Corp., payables turnover calculation (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
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 Dec 31, 2014 Sep 28, 2014 Jun 29, 2014 Mar 30, 2014
Selected Financial Data (USD $ in millions)
Cost of revenue hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Accounts payable hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Ratio
Payables turnover1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 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), 10-K (filing date: 2015-02-09), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-10-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-07-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-04-23).

Q1 2019 Calculations

1 Payables turnover = (Cost of revenueQ1 2019 + Cost of revenueQ4 2018 + Cost of revenueQ3 2018 + Cost of revenueQ2 2018) ÷ Accounts payable
= (hidden + hidden + hidden + hidden) ÷ hidden = hidden

Ratio Description The company
Payables turnover An activity ratio calculated as cost of goods sold divided by payables. General Dynamics Corp.’s payables turnover increased from Q3 2018 to Q4 2018 and from Q4 2018 to Q1 2019.

Working Capital Turnover

General Dynamics Corp., working capital turnover calculation (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
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 Dec 31, 2014 Sep 28, 2014 Jun 29, 2014 Mar 30, 2014
Selected Financial Data (USD $ in millions)
Current assets hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Less: Current liabilities hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Working capital hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Revenue hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Ratio
Working capital turnover1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 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), 10-K (filing date: 2015-02-09), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-10-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-07-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-04-23).

Q1 2019 Calculations

1 Working capital turnover = (RevenueQ1 2019 + RevenueQ4 2018 + RevenueQ3 2018 + RevenueQ2 2018) ÷ Working capital
= (hidden + hidden + hidden + hidden) ÷ hidden = hidden

Ratio Description The company
Working capital turnover An activity ratio calculated as revenue divided by working capital. General Dynamics Corp.’s working capital turnover improved from Q3 2018 to Q4 2018 and from Q4 2018 to Q1 2019.

Average Inventory Processing Period

General Dynamics Corp., average inventory processing period calculation (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
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 Dec 31, 2014 Sep 28, 2014 Jun 29, 2014 Mar 30, 2014
Selected Financial Data
Inventory turnover hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Ratio (no. of days)
Average inventory processing period1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 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), 10-K (filing date: 2015-02-09), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-10-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-07-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-04-23).

Q1 2019 Calculations

1 Average inventory processing period = 365 ÷ Inventory turnover
= 365 ÷ hidden = hidden

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 average inventory processing period improved from Q3 2018 to Q4 2018 and from Q4 2018 to Q1 2019.

Average Receivable Collection Period

General Dynamics Corp., average receivable collection period calculation (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
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 Dec 31, 2014 Sep 28, 2014 Jun 29, 2014 Mar 30, 2014
Selected Financial Data
Receivables turnover hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Ratio (no. of days)
Average receivable collection period1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 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), 10-K (filing date: 2015-02-09), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-10-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-07-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-04-23).

Q1 2019 Calculations

1 Average receivable collection period = 365 ÷ Receivables turnover
= 365 ÷ hidden = hidden

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 average receivable collection period improved from Q3 2018 to Q4 2018 and from Q4 2018 to Q1 2019.

Operating Cycle

General Dynamics Corp., operating cycle calculation (quarterly data)

No. of days

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
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 Dec 31, 2014 Sep 28, 2014 Jun 29, 2014 Mar 30, 2014
Selected Financial Data
Average inventory processing period hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Average receivable collection period hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Ratio
Operating cycle1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 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), 10-K (filing date: 2015-02-09), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-10-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-07-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-04-23).

Q1 2019 Calculations

1 Operating cycle = Average inventory processing period + Average receivable collection period
= hidden + hidden = hidden

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 Q3 2018 to Q4 2018 and from Q4 2018 to Q1 2019.

Average Payables Payment Period

General Dynamics Corp., average payables payment period calculation (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
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 Dec 31, 2014 Sep 28, 2014 Jun 29, 2014 Mar 30, 2014
Selected Financial Data
Payables turnover hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Ratio (no. of days)
Average payables payment period1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 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), 10-K (filing date: 2015-02-09), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-10-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-07-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-04-23).

Q1 2019 Calculations

1 Average payables payment period = 365 ÷ Payables turnover
= 365 ÷ hidden = hidden

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 average payables payment period declined from Q3 2018 to Q4 2018 and from Q4 2018 to Q1 2019.

Cash Conversion Cycle

General Dynamics Corp., cash conversion cycle calculation (quarterly data)

No. of days

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
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 Dec 31, 2014 Sep 28, 2014 Jun 29, 2014 Mar 30, 2014
Selected Financial Data
Average inventory processing period hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Average receivable collection period hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Average payables payment period hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Ratio
Cash conversion cycle1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 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), 10-K (filing date: 2015-02-09), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-10-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-07-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-04-23).

Q1 2019 Calculations

1 Cash conversion cycle = Average inventory processing period + Average receivable collection period – Average payables payment period
= hidden + hiddenhidden = hidden

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 Q3 2018 to Q4 2018 but then slightly deteriorated from Q4 2018 to Q1 2019.