General Dynamics is an aerospace and defense company. It offers a 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 segment designs, develops, manufactures and services advanced business-jet aircraft. Combat Systems segment specializes in producing, supporting and sustaining land and expeditionary combat systems. Marine Systems segment designs, builds and supports submarines and 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.

TypePublic
HQFalls Church, US
Founded1952
Size (employees)98,600 (est)
Websitegd.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

CEO, Chairman
Daniel Clare

Daniel Clare

VP, CFO
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 Bowling Green, Ogden, Williamsburg, Panama City 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 (Q3, 2018)

9.1b

Gross profit (Q3, 2018)

1.7b

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2018), %

18.6%

Net income (Q3, 2018)

851.0m

EBIT (Q3, 2018)

1.1b

Market capitalization (9-Nov-2018)

54.6b

Closing stock price (9-Nov-2018)

184.5

Cash (30-Sep-2018)

1.0b

EV

66.7b
General Dynamics's current market capitalization is $54.6 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

30.9b30.9b31.5b31.4b31.0b

Revenue growth, %

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

Cost of goods sold

25.2b25.0b25.3b25.1b24.8b

Gross profit

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

Revenue

7.8b7.9b8.0b7.7b7.7b7.7b7.4b7.7b7.6b7.5b9.2b9.1b

Cost of goods sold

6.3b6.3b6.5b6.2b6.1b6.2b5.9b6.1b6.0b6.0b7.5b7.4b

Gross profit

1.5b1.5b1.5b1.5b1.6b1.5b1.5b1.6b1.6b1.5b1.7b1.7b

Gross profit Margin, %

20%20%19%20%20%20%20%20%21%21%18%19%
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

5.3b4.4b2.8b2.3b3.0b

Accounts Receivable

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

Inventories

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

Current Assets

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

Cash

4.4b4.0b337.2m1.9b1.9b2.3b2.2b1.9b2.7b4.3b1.9b1.0b

Accounts Receivable

3.7b3.6b3.8b3.7b3.5b3.5b3.5b3.7b3.4b3.8b3.9b3.7b

Inventories

3.4b3.4b3.2b3.5b3.5b3.7b5.8b5.8b5.8b5.5b5.9b6.2b

Current Assets

16.4b15.8b15.3b14.2b14.4b15.3b16.6b17.1b18.1b20.5b19.8b20.0b
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

2.4b2.5b3.0b3.0b2.9b

Inventories

(200.0m)(303.0m)(156.0m)(154.0m)(182.0m)

Accounts Payable

(204.0m)(161.0m)(89.0m)567.0m657.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

3.1b3.8b2.6b2.2b3.9b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Net Income

716.0m1.5b2.2b717.0m1.5b2.2b763.0m1.5b2.3b799.0m1.6b2.4b

Inventories

(183.0m)(149.0m)(29.0m)(133.0m)(150.0m)(288.0m)2.0m(14.0m)57.0m(236.0m)(542.0m)(854.0m)

Accounts Payable

210.0m222.0m334.0m179.0m157.0m305.0m(72.0m)82.0m167.0m(358.0m)(324.0m)(324.0m)

Cash From Operating Activities

745.0m1.4b2.3b439.0m873.0m1.4b533.0m1.0b1.9b(496.0m)291.0m1.1b
USDY, 2018

EV/EBIT

58.8 x

EV/CFO

61.7 x

EV/FCF

105.2 x

Debt/Equity

1 x

Debt/Assets

0.3 x

Financial Leverage

3.7 x

P/E Ratio

64.7
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General Dynamics Operating Metrics

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General Dynamics Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
CSRAFebruary 12, 2018$9.60 b
Bluefin Robotics CorporationFebruary 22, 2016
Applied Physical SciencesDecember 21, 2012
Open Kernel LabsSeptember 10, 2012
Gayston Corporation - Defense OperationsAugust 27, 2012
Fidelis CybersecurityAugust 20, 2012
Earl Industries - Ship Repair and Coatings DivisionJune 29, 2012
IPWirelessMay 10, 2012$150 m
Force ProtectionDecember 20, 2011
Metro Machine coOctober 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

General Dynamics revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 6.5% from Asia/Pacific, 8.3% from Europe, 5.3% from Africa/Middle East, 78.9% from North America and 1.0% from Other

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General Dynamics Online and Social Media Presence

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General Dynamics News and Updates

Airborne Weapon Delivery Systems Market Professional Survey By Major Key Players Like BAE Systems, Boeing, Elbit Systems, General Dynamics, Lockheed Martin, CMC Electronics, Northrop Grumman, Raytheon, Saab Report 2023

Major key players are covered in this report: BAE Systems, Boeing, Elbit Systems, General Dynamics, Lockheed Martin, CMC Electronics, Northrop Grumman, Raytheon, Saab. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

General Dynamics Mission Systems Demonstrates New Mobile Encryptor for Secure Voice, Video and Data

FAIRFAX, Va., Oct. 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Mission Systems has announced the expansion of its TACLANE portfolio, the world's most widely deployed family of Type 1 encryptors, with the new, small form-factor mobile encryptor, the TACLANE-Nano (KG-175N). The new encryptor...

Radar Systems and Technology Market to Cross $27791 Million by 2022 - Rockwell Collins, Saab Group, Honeywell, General Dynamics

BusinessIndustryReports have new report on “Global Radar Systems and Technology Market 2018-2022”. The report provides the newest industry data and industry future trends. The industry report lists the leading competitors and provides the insights strategic industry Analysis of the key factors influ…

General Dynamics tops profit estimates as sales fall short

Aerospace and defense contractor General Dynamics Corp.'s shares slid 3% in premarket trade Wednesday, after the company topped profit estimates for the third quarter, but its sales fell short of estimates. The company said it had net earnings of $851 million, or $2.88 a share, in the quarter, up f…

General Dynamics third-quarter profit rises 11 pct

Weapons maker General Dynamics Corp reported a quarterly profit on Wednesday that rose 11.4 percent, driven by higher sales in its information technology unit.

General Dynamics Reports Third-Quarter 2018 Results

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Oct. 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Revenue up 20% year-over-year to $9.1 billion Earnings from continuing operations up 13.1% to $864 million Diluted EPS from continuing operations up 14.7% year-over-year to $2.89 General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) today reported third-quarter 2018 ...
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General Dynamics Company Life and Culture

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General Dynamics Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was General Dynamics founded?

    General Dynamics was founded in 1952.

  • Who are General Dynamics key executives?

    General Dynamics's key executives are Phebe Novakovic, Daniel Clare and Jason Aiken.

  • How many employees does General Dynamics have?

    General Dynamics has 98,600 employees.

  • What is General Dynamics revenue?

    Latest General Dynamics annual revenue is $31 b.

  • What is General Dynamics revenue per employee?

    Latest General Dynamics revenue per employee is $314.1 k.

  • Who are General Dynamics competitors?

    Competitors of General Dynamics include QinetiQ, FLIR Systems and Huntington Ingalls Industries.

  • Where is General Dynamics headquarters?

    General Dynamics headquarters is located at 2941 Fairview Park Drive Suite 100, Falls Church.

  • Where are General Dynamics offices?

    General Dynamics has offices in Bowling Green, Ogden, Williamsburg, Panama City and in 206 other locations.

  • How many offices does General Dynamics have?

    General Dynamics has 210 offices.