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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.

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TypePublic
Founded1952
HQFalls Church, US
Websitegd.com

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2017)98,600
Job Openings1,230
Revenue (FY, 2017)$31 B(-1%)
Share Price (Feb 2019)$173.5

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 Falls Church, Albany, Albuquerque, Alexandria 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 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 (13-Feb-2019)

50.1b

Closing stock price (13-Feb-2019)

173.5

Cash (30-Sep-2018)

1.0b

EV

62.2b
General Dynamics's current market capitalization is $50.1 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

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

Revenue growth, %

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

54.8 x

EV/CFO

57.5 x

EV/FCF

98 x

Debt/Equity

1 x

Debt/Assets

0.3 x

Financial Leverage

3.7 x

P/E Ratio

60.9
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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 News and Updates

General Dynamics CFO to speak at Barclays 2019 Industrial Select Conference

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Feb. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) Chief Financial Officer Jason Aiken will speak at the Barclays 2019 Industrial Select Conference on Wednesday, February 20 at 9:10 am EST. A live webcast of the presentation will be available at...

General Dynamics Land Systems Awarded Army Contract for Stryker Technical Support Services

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich., Feb. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army has awarded General Dynamics Land Systems a contract worth up to $402 million for Systems Technical Support (STS) for the Stryker Brigade Combat Team (SBCT). Under the five-year STS contract that began in January, GD will ...

Marine Search and Rescue Equipment Market to Witness Huge Growth by Leading Key Players- Elbit Systems, General Dynamics, Honeywell International

Stay up-to-date with Marine Search and Rescue Equipment Market offered by HTF MI. Check how key trends and emerging drivers are shaping this industry growth. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

General Dynamics wins $402 million U.S. defense contract -Pentagon

General Dynamics Corp has been awarded a $402 million U.S. defense contract for Stryker system technical support services, the Pentagon said on Thursday. (Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Mohammad Zargham)

General Dynamics awarded three Land C4ISR contracts for Canadian Army

OTTAWA, Ontario, Jan. 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada announced today that it was awarded three contracts – valued at $621.5 million – by the Government of Canada to support the Land Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance...

General Dynamics shares climb after profit and revenue beat

General Dynamics Corp.'s shares rose 2.8% in premarket trade Wednesday, after the defense contractor beat profit and revenue estimates for the fourth quarter. The Falls Church, Va.-based company said it had net income of $909 million, or $3.07 a share, in the quarter, up from $636 million, or $2.10…
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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 Magellan Aerospace, Huntington Ingalls Industries and Boeing.

  • 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 Falls Church, Albany, Albuquerque, Alexandria and in 207 other locations.

  • How many offices does General Dynamics have?

    General Dynamics has 211 offices.