General Dynamics

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, manufacturers and services a comprehensive offering of 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 a breadth and depth of 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

Company Growth (employees)
Type
Public
HQ
Falls Church, US
Founded
1899
Size (employees)
98,800 (est)-1%
Website
gd.com
General Dynamics was founded in 1899 and is headquartered in Falls Church, US

Key People at General Dynamics

Phebe Novakovic

Phebe Novakovic

Chairman & CEO
Jason Aiken

Jason Aiken

SVP & CFO
Daniel Johnson

Daniel Johnson

EVP
Gregory Gallopoulos

Gregory Gallopoulos

SVP, General Counsel and Secretary
Amy Gilliland

Amy Gilliland

SVP, HR and Administration
Robert Helm

Robert Helm

SVP, Planning and Development
Mark Roualet

Mark Roualet

EVP
John Casey

John Casey

EVP

General Dynamics Office Locations

General Dynamics has offices in Falls Church, Ottawa, Needham, Orlando and in 207 other locations
Falls Church, US (HQ)
2941 Fairview Park Drive Suite 100
Ottawa, CA
1941 Robertson Road
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General Dynamics Data and Metrics

General Dynamics Financial Metrics

General Dynamics's revenue was reported to be $7.7 b in Q2, 2018
USD

Revenue (Q2, 2018)

7.7 b

Gross profit (Q2, 2018)

1.6 b

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2018), %

20%

Net income (Q2, 2018)

749 m

EBIT (Q2, 2018)

1.1 b

Market capitalization (25-Jul-2017)

61.4 b

Cash (02-Jul-2017)

1.9 b

EV

63.6 b
General Dynamics's current market capitalization is $61.4 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

30.9 b30.9 b31.5 b31.4 b

Revenue growth, %

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

Cost of goods sold

25.2 b25 b25.3 b25.1 b

Gross profit

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

Revenue

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

Cost of goods sold

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

Gross profit

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

Gross profit Margin, %

20%20%19%20%20%20%20%20%
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash

5.3 b4.4 b2.8 b2.3 b

Accounts Receivable

4.4 b4.1 b3.4 b3.6 b

Inventories

2.9 b3.2 b3.4 b3.5 b

Current Assets

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

Cash

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

Accounts Receivable

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

Inventories

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

Current Assets

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

Net Income

2.4 b2.5 b3 b3 b

Accounts Receivable

(223 m)330 m604 m(161 m)

Inventories

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

Accounts Payable

(204 m)(161 m)(89 m)567 m
USDQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018

Net Income

716 m1.5 b2.2 b717 m1.5 b2.2 b763 m1.5 b

Accounts Receivable

388 m455 m254 m(195 m)(83 m)(52 m)(84 m)(291 m)

Inventories

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

Accounts Payable

210 m222 m334 m179 m157 m305 m(72 m)82 m
USDY, 2017

EV/EBIT

60.2 x

EV/CFO

62.9 x

EV/FCF

74.2 x

Revenue/Employee

77.7 k

Debt/Equity

0.4 x

Debt/Assets

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

3.1 x
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General Dynamics Operating Metrics

General Dynamics's Backlog was reported to be $58.6 b in Q2, 2018
FY, 2014Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2015Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017FY, 2016Q1, 2018Q2, 2018

Total Contract Value

$99.1 b$96.14 b$95.61 b$94.29 b$90.6 b$89.21 b$89.06 b$87.21 b$84.8 b$85.01 b$82.99 b

Aircraft Deliveries (Green)

144343640147313130128

Aircraft Deliveries (Outfitted)

150324143154273427115

Backlog Funded

$52.93 b$55.98 b$55.44 b$53.74 b$51.78 b$54.71 b$53.08 b$51.37 b$49.37 b$53.26 b$51.71 b
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General Dynamics Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Open Kernel LabsSeptember 10, 2012
IPWirelessMay 10, 2012$150 m
VangentAugust 16, 2011$960 m
Network Connectivity Solutions, Corp.July 18, 2011
Diamond Fortress TechnologiesJune 14, 2011
AxsysJune 04, 2009$643 m
AxleTech InternationalJanuary 05, 2009
Gulfstream AerospaceMay 18, 1999

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