General Dynamics is an aerospace and defense company. It offers a broad portfolio of products and services in business aviation, combat vehicles, weapons systems and munitions, shipbuilding, communication and information technology systems and solutions. General Dynamics has four main business segments. Aerospace designs, develops, manufactures and services advanced business-jet aircraft. Combat Systems specializes in producing, supporting and sustaining land and expeditionary combat systems. Marine Systems designs, builds and supports submarines and a variety of surface ships. The Information Systems and Technology group offers technology and service capabilities that support a wide range of government and commercial needs, including systems integration expertise, hardware and software products, and engineering, management and support services.

Type
Public
HQ
Falls Church, US
Founded
1952
Size (employees)
98,600 (est)
Website
gd.com
General Dynamics was founded in 1952 and is headquartered in Falls Church, US
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Key People/Management at General Dynamics

Phebe Novakovic

Phebe Novakovic

Chairman & CEO
Daniel Clare

Daniel Clare

SVP & CFO, Gulfstream Aerospace
Jason Aiken

Jason Aiken

Svp & CFO
Gregory Gallopoulos

Gregory Gallopoulos

SVP, General Counsel and Secretary
Robert Helm

Robert Helm

SVP, Planning and Development
Mark Roualet

Mark Roualet

EVP
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General Dynamics Office Locations

General Dynamics has offices in Suffolk, Syracuse, Portland, Hopkins and in 206 other locations
Falls Church, US (HQ)
2941 Fairview Park Drive Suite 100
Ottawa, CA
1941 Robertson Road
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General Dynamics Financials and Metrics

General Dynamics Revenue

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General Dynamics's revenue was reported to be $30.97 b in FY, 2017 which is a 1.2% decrease from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2018)

7.5 b

Gross profit (Q1, 2018)

1.5 b

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2018), %

20.5%

Net income (Q1, 2018)

799 m

EBIT (Q1, 2018)

1 b

Market capitalization (11-Jul-2018)

56.9 b

Closing share price (11-Jul-2018)

191.5

Cash (1-Apr-2018)

4.3 b

EV

59 b
General Dynamics's current market capitalization is $56.9 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

30.9 b30.9 b31.5 b31.4 b31 b

Revenue growth, %

1%0%2%0%(1%)

Cost of goods sold

25.2 b25 b25.3 b25.1 b24.8 b

Gross profit

5.7 b5.9 b6.1 b6.2 b6.2 b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018

Revenue

7.8 b7.9 b8 b7.7 b7.7 b7.7 b7.4 b7.7 b7.6 b7.5 b

Cost of goods sold

6.3 b6.3 b6.5 b6.2 b6.1 b6.2 b5.9 b6.1 b6 b6 b

Gross profit

1.5 b1.5 b1.5 b1.5 b1.6 b1.5 b1.5 b1.6 b1.6 b1.5 b

Gross profit Margin, %

20%20%19%20%20%20%20%20%21%21%
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

5.3 b4.4 b2.8 b2.3 b3 b

Accounts Receivable

4.4 b4.1 b3.4 b3.6 b3.6 b

Inventories

2.9 b3.2 b3.4 b3.5 b5.3 b

Current Assets

18.2 b17.4 b14.6 b15.4 b18.3 b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018

Cash

4.4 b4 b337.2 m1.9 b1.9 b2.3 b2.2 b1.9 b2.7 b4.3 b

Accounts Receivable

3.7 b3.6 b3.8 b3.7 b3.5 b3.5 b3.5 b3.7 b3.4 b3.8 b

Inventories

3.4 b3.4 b3.2 b3.5 b3.5 b3.7 b5.8 b5.8 b5.8 b5.5 b

Current Assets

16.4 b15.8 b15.3 b14.2 b14.4 b15.3 b16.6 b17.1 b18.1 b20.5 b
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

2.4 b2.5 b3 b3 b2.9 b

Inventories

(200 m)(303 m)(156 m)(154 m)(182 m)

Accounts Payable

(204 m)(161 m)(89 m)567 m657 m

Cash From Operating Activities

3.1 b3.8 b2.6 b2.2 b3.9 b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019

Net Income

716 m1.5 b2.2 b717 m1.5 b2.2 b763 m1.5 b2.3 b799 m

Inventories

(183 m)(149 m)(29 m)(133 m)(150 m)(288 m)2 m(14 m)57 m(236 m)

Accounts Payable

210 m222 m334 m179 m157 m305 m(72 m)82 m167 m(358 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

745 m1.4 b2.3 b439 m873 m1.4 b533 m1 b1.9 b(496 m)
USDY, 2018

EV/EBIT

58.6 x

EV/CFO

-119 x

EV/FCF

-98.4 x

Financial Leverage

3.2 x

P/E Ratio

72.3
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General Dynamics Operating Metrics

General Dynamics's Backlog was reported to be $62.1b in Q1, 2019.
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General Dynamics Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
CSRA February 12, 2018$9.60 b
Bluefin Robotics Corporation February 22, 2016
Applied Physical Sciences December 21, 2012
Open Kernel Labs September 10, 2012
Gayston Corporation - Defense Operations August 27, 2012
Fidelis Cybersecurity August 20, 2012
Earl Industries - Ship Repair and Coatings Division June 29, 2012
IPWireless May 10, 2012$150 m
Force Protection December 20, 2011
Metro Machine October 31, 2011
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General Dynamics Revenue Breakdown

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General Dynamics revenue breakdown by business segment: 25.8% from Marine Systems, 28.7% from Information Systems and Technology, 19.2% from Combat Systems and 26.2% from Aerospace

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General Dynamics Online and Social Media Presence

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General Dynamics News and Updates

General Dynamics Satellite Simulator Trains Space Mission Operators from Across the U.S. Department of Defense

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., June 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Mission Systems received a contract from the U.S. Navy to restore and maintain a satellite system simulator for students at the Naval Postgraduate School, Spacecraft Research and Design Center / Adaptive Optics Center of...

General Dynamics Satellite Simulator Trains Space Mission Operators from Across the U.S. Department of Defense

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., June 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Mission Systems received a contract from the U.S. Navy to restore and maintain a satellite system simulator for students at the Naval Postgraduate School, Spacecraft Research and Design Center / Adaptive Optics Center of...

General Dynamics' unit buys HNA's Hawker Pacific for $250 mln

April 12 (Reuters) - General Dynamics Corp's unit Jet Aviation said on Thursday that it is buying aviation solutions provider Hawker Pacific, majority owned by Chinese conglomerate HNA Group, for $250 million.
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General Dynamics Company Life and Culture

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