General Dynamics Cp Dividend yield

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   USD per share 
 Price  157.21
 Dividend  3.73
 Earnings  10.48
 Cash-flow  12.89
 Book value  38.34
 Equity  37.70

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 paid a total dividend of 1,108 million USD last year, for a market value of 46,691 millions (Market Cap 40,671 millions). Dividend per share of General Dynamics Cp is 3.73 USD, and his stock market price 157.21 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, General Dynamics Cp has a dividend yield of 2.37%, 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 dividend yield with other Aerospace and Defense companies or firms from USA.

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 3.73 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.37%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). General Dynamics Cp payout on ernings is currently 35.59%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Industrials industry, which are 40.41% and 38.02% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that General Dynamics Cpcan maintain his current dividend.

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 12.89 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 3.73, 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 Stock performance

Finally, last moth General Dynamics Cp showed a return of -15.00% compared to a worldwide -5.60% average, and a -6.26% of Industrials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -22.70% versus a worldwide performance of a -11.41%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Aerospace and Defense firms.

General Dynamics Cp stock and market return

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