General Dynamics Cp Dividend yield

 Price  226.64
 Dividend  5.28
 Earnings  13.10
 Cash-flow  16.79
 Book value  68.68
 Equity  66.16

General Dynamics Cp is part of Aerospace and Defense business, which is part of Industrials industry. General Dynamics Cp is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

General Dynamics Cp stock dividend

General Dynamics Cp paid a total dividend of 1,447 million USD last year, for a market value of 62,099 millions (Market Cap 55,393 millions). General Dynamics Cp dividend per share is 5.28 USD, and his stock market price 226.64 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, General Dynamics Cp has a dividend yield of 2.33%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also lower than average of Industrials industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare General Dynamics Cp stocks dividend with other Aerospace and Defense companies or other of the high USA dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of General Dynamics Cp

General Dynamics Cp Dividend Payout

About the ability of General Dynamics Cp to maintain his current dividend of USD 5.28 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.33%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). General Dynamics Cp payout on ernings is currently 40.31%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Industrials industry, which are 39.34% and 37.26% respectively. Both figures show that General Dynamics Cp can have problems to keep with his present dividend yield.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of General Dynamics Cp is USD 16.79 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 5.28, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of General Dynamics Cp, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Industrials industry and Aerospace and Defense sector companies.

General Dynamics Cp payout

General Dynamics Cp Dividend History

Below you will find a table with the historical evolution of General Dynamics Cp's dividend stock, both in percentage and in USD, its Payout on Earnings and the number of shares (in case there is an split, number shares altered the dividend per share).

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Then you can see the evolution of General Dynamics Cp dividend stock, and compare it with the average of USA stocks and that of the Aerospace and Defense stocks.

General Dynamics Cp stock dividend history

General Dynamics Cp Stock performance

Finally, last moth General Dynamics Cp showed a return of 1.40% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -2.39% of Industrials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -1.00% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Aerospace and Defense firms.

General Dynamics Cp stock and market return