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Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc

General Dynamics Corp. (GD)


Common Stock Valuation Ratios (Price Multiples)

Difficulty: Beginner


Current Valuation Ratios

General Dynamics Corp., current price multiples

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General Dynamics Corp. Boeing Co. Lockheed Martin Corp. Northrop Grumman Corp. Raytheon Co. United Technologies Corp. Aerospace & Defense Industrials
Selected Financial Data
Current share price (P) $ hidden
No. shares of common stock outstanding hidden
Growth rate (g) hidden
 
Earnings per share (EPS) $ hidden
Next year expected EPS $ hidden
Operating profit per share $ hidden
Sales per share $ hidden
Book value per share (BVPS) $ hidden
Ratios (Price Multiples)
Price to earnings (P/E) hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Price to next year expected earnings hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Price-earnings-growth (PEG) hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Price to operating profit (P/OP) hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Price to sales (P/S) hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Price to book value (P/BV) hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-13).

If company price multiple is lower then the price multiple of benchmark then company stock is relatively undervalued.

Otherwise, if company price multiple is higher then the price multiple of benchmark then company stock is relatively overvalued.


Historical Valuation Ratios (Summary)

General Dynamics Corp., historical price multiples

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Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Dec 31, 2014
Price to earnings (P/E) hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Price to operating profit (P/OP) hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Price to sales (P/S) hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Price to book value (P/BV) hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 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), 10-K (filing date: 2015-02-09).

Ratio Description The company
P/E ratio The P/E ratio tells analyst how much an investor in common stock pays per dollar of current earnings. General Dynamics Corp.’s P/E ratio increased from 2016 to 2017 but then declined significantly from 2017 to 2018.
P/OP ratio Because P/E ratio is calculated using net income, the ratio can be sensitive to nonrecurring earnings and capital structure, analysts may use price to operating profit. General Dynamics Corp.’s P/OP ratio increased from 2016 to 2017 but then declined significantly from 2017 to 2018.
P/S ratio An rationale for the P/S ratio is that sales, as the top line in an income statement, are generally less subject to distortion or manipulation than other fundamentals such as EPS or book value. Sales are also more stable than earnings and never negative. General Dynamics Corp.’s P/S ratio increased from 2016 to 2017 but then declined significantly from 2017 to 2018.
P/BV ratio The P/BV ratio is interpreted as an indicator of market judgment about the relationship between a company’s required rate of return and its actual rate of return. General Dynamics Corp.’s P/BV ratio increased from 2016 to 2017 but then declined significantly from 2017 to 2018.

Price to Earnings (P/E)

General Dynamics Corp., historical P/E calculation, comparison to benchmarks

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Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Dec 31, 2014
No. shares of common stock outstanding1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Selected Financial Data (USD $)
Net earnings (in millions) hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Earnings per share (EPS)3 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Share price1, 2 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Ratio
P/E ratio4 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks
P/E Ratio, Competitors
Boeing Co. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Lockheed Martin Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Northrop Grumman Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Raytheon Co. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
United Technologies Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
P/E Ratio, Sector
Aerospace & Defense hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
P/E Ratio, Industry
Industrials hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 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), 10-K (filing date: 2015-02-09).

1 Data adjusted for splits and stock dividends.

2 Close price on the filing date of General Dynamics Corp.’s Annual Report.

2018 Calculations

3 EPS = Net earnings ÷ No. shares of common stock outstanding
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4 P/E ratio = Share price ÷ EPS
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Ratio Description The company
P/E ratio The P/E ratio tells analyst how much an investor in common stock pays per dollar of current earnings. General Dynamics Corp.’s P/E ratio increased from 2016 to 2017 but then declined significantly from 2017 to 2018.

Price to Operating Profit (P/OP)

General Dynamics Corp., historical P/OP calculation, comparison to benchmarks

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Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Dec 31, 2014
No. shares of common stock outstanding1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Selected Financial Data (USD $)
Operating earnings (in millions) hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Operating profit per share3 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Share price1, 2 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Ratio
P/OP ratio4 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks
P/OP Ratio, Competitors
Boeing Co. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Lockheed Martin Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Northrop Grumman Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Raytheon Co. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
United Technologies Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
P/OP Ratio, Sector
Aerospace & Defense hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
P/OP Ratio, Industry
Industrials hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 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), 10-K (filing date: 2015-02-09).

1 Data adjusted for splits and stock dividends.

2 Close price on the filing date of General Dynamics Corp.’s Annual Report.

2018 Calculations

3 Operating profit per share = Operating earnings ÷ No. shares of common stock outstanding
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4 P/OP ratio = Share price ÷ Operating profit per share
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Ratio Description The company
P/OP ratio Because P/E ratio is calculated using net income, the ratio can be sensitive to nonrecurring earnings and capital structure, analysts may use price to operating profit. General Dynamics Corp.’s P/OP ratio increased from 2016 to 2017 but then declined significantly from 2017 to 2018.

Price to Sales (P/S)

General Dynamics Corp., historical P/S calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Dec 31, 2014
No. shares of common stock outstanding1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Selected Financial Data (USD $)
Revenue (in millions) hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Sales per share3 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Share price1, 2 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Ratio
P/S ratio4 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks
P/S Ratio, Competitors
Boeing Co. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Lockheed Martin Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Northrop Grumman Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Raytheon Co. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
United Technologies Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
P/S Ratio, Sector
Aerospace & Defense hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
P/S Ratio, Industry
Industrials hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 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), 10-K (filing date: 2015-02-09).

1 Data adjusted for splits and stock dividends.

2 Close price on the filing date of General Dynamics Corp.’s Annual Report.

2018 Calculations

3 Sales per share = Revenue ÷ No. shares of common stock outstanding
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4 P/S ratio = Share price ÷ Sales per share
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Ratio Description The company
P/S ratio An rationale for the P/S ratio is that sales, as the top line in an income statement, are generally less subject to distortion or manipulation than other fundamentals such as EPS or book value. Sales are also more stable than earnings and never negative. General Dynamics Corp.’s P/S ratio increased from 2016 to 2017 but then declined significantly from 2017 to 2018.

Price to Book Value (P/BV)

General Dynamics Corp., historical P/BV calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Dec 31, 2014
No. shares of common stock outstanding1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Selected Financial Data (USD $)
Shareholders’ equity (in millions) hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Book value per share (BVPS)3 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Share price1, 2 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Ratio
P/BV ratio4 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks
P/BV Ratio, Competitors
Boeing Co. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Lockheed Martin Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Northrop Grumman Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Raytheon Co. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
United Technologies Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
P/BV Ratio, Sector
Aerospace & Defense hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
P/BV Ratio, Industry
Industrials hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 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), 10-K (filing date: 2015-02-09).

1 Data adjusted for splits and stock dividends.

2 Close price on the filing date of General Dynamics Corp.’s Annual Report.

2018 Calculations

3 BVPS = Shareholders’ equity ÷ No. shares of common stock outstanding
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4 P/BV ratio = Share price ÷ BVPS
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Ratio Description The company
P/BV ratio The P/BV ratio is interpreted as an indicator of market judgment about the relationship between a company’s required rate of return and its actual rate of return. General Dynamics Corp.’s P/BV ratio increased from 2016 to 2017 but then declined significantly from 2017 to 2018.