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GD General Dynamics Corp Dividend

General Dynamics's most recent quarterly dividend was on Oct 7, 2021 (ex-date) with a cash dividend payment of $1.19 per share. On an annualized basis, the company has a current payout of $4.67 per share. This brings the dividend yield to 2.24% based on its recent close price.

GD next dividend date: Not announced

GD
DPS
$4.67
Dividend yield
2.24%
Payout ratio
40.5%
Industrials sector
Dividend yield
1.62%
Payout ratio
37%

Dividend yield

General Dynamics's dividend yield of 2.24% is higher than the Industrials sector and the industry average.

Dividend history

General Dynamics has been paying dividends since 1991. GD has distributed four quarterly dividends in the past year. The annualized dividend per share has increased by 8% for the last twelve months. But since the stock price has gone up by 46% from a year ago, the dividend yield has decreased by 26%.

Recent dividends

Declared on Ex-date Payment date Amount Type
Aug 4, 2021 Oct 7, 2021 Nov 12, 2021 $1.19 normal
Jun 2, 2021 Jul 1, 2021 Aug 6, 2021 $1.19 normal
Mar 3, 2021 Apr 8, 2021 May 7, 2021 $1.19 normal
Dec 2, 2020 Jan 14, 2021 Feb 5, 2021 $1.1 normal
Aug 5, 2020 Oct 8, 2020 Nov 13, 2020 $1.1 normal
Jun 3, 2020 Jul 1, 2020 Aug 7, 2020 $1.1 normal
Mar 4, 2020 Apr 8, 2020 May 8, 2020 $1.1 normal
Dec 4, 2019 Jan 16, 2020 Feb 7, 2020 $1.02 normal
Aug 7, 2019 Oct 10, 2019 Nov 15, 2019 $1.02 normal
Jun 5, 2019 Jul 3, 2019 Aug 9, 2019 $1.02 normal
Mar 6, 2019 Apr 11, 2019 May 10, 2019 $1.02 normal
Dec 5, 2018 Jan 17, 2019 Feb 8, 2019 $0.93 normal
Aug 1, 2018 Oct 4, 2018 Nov 9, 2018 $0.93 normal
Jun 6, 2018 Jul 5, 2018 Aug 10, 2018 $0.93 normal
Mar 7, 2018 Apr 12, 2018 May 11, 2018 $0.93 normal
Dec 6, 2017 Jan 18, 2018 Feb 9, 2018 $0.84 normal
Aug 2, 2017 Oct 5, 2017 Nov 10, 2017 $0.84 normal
Jun 7, 2017 Jul 5, 2017 Aug 11, 2017 $0.84 normal
Mar 1, 2017 Apr 5, 2017 May 5, 2017 $0.84 normal
Dec 7, 2016 Jan 18, 2017 Feb 10, 2017 $0.76 normal
Aug 3, 2016 Oct 5, 2016 Nov 10, 2016 $0.76 normal
Jun 1, 2016 Jun 29, 2016 Aug 5, 2016 $0.76 normal
Mar 2, 2016 Apr 6, 2016 May 6, 2016 $0.76 normal
Dec 2, 2015 Jan 13, 2016 Feb 5, 2016 $0.69 normal
Aug 5, 2015 Oct 7, 2015 Nov 13, 2015 $0.69 normal

Dividend payouts

Payout ratio

General Dynamics's payout ratio of 40.5% is above the Industrials sector average but below the industry average.

Total amount of dividends paid per year (from cash flow)