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GD General Dynamics
PE ratio, current and historical analysis

## GD PE ratio history

### General Dynamics PE ratio by year

## GD average PE ratio chart

## GD PE vs peers

## Frequently asked questions

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What is General Dynamics's PE ratio?

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What is the 3-year average PE ratio for General Dynamics (GD)?

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What is the 5-year average PE ratio for General Dynamics (GD)?

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What is the highest PE ratio for GD?

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How does the current PE ratio for GD compare to its historical average?

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How is GD's PE ratio calculated (General Dynamics PE ratio formula)?

The current price-to-earnings ratio for General Dynamics stock as of Jun 21, 2024 is 24.05. This is calculated based on the current EPS of $12.4 and the stock price of $298.25 per share. The PE ratio has increased by 20% from the past four quarters average of 20.0.

How has GD's PE ratio performed in the past

The average historical PE ratio of General Dynamics for the last ten years is 17.47. The current P/E ratio of 24.05 is 38% higher than the historical average. In the past ten years, GD's PE ratio peaked in the Mar 2024 quarter at 22.78, when the stock price was $282.49 and the EPS was $12.4. The lowest point was in the Mar 2020 quarter, when it reached 10.88 with a price of $130.07 and an EPS of $11.95.

Average

17.47

Median

17.53

Minimum

10.88

Maximum

22.78

Maximum annual increase: 40.72% in 2016

Maximum annual decrease: -33.62% in 2018

Year | PE ratio | Change |
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2023 | 21.39 | 6.1% |

2022 | 20.16 | 12.25% |

2021 | 17.96 | 33.23% |

2020 | 13.48 | -7.61% |

2019 | 14.59 | 5.12% |

2018 | 13.88 | -33.62% |

2017 | 20.91 | 2.2% |

2016 | 20.46 | 40.72% |

2015 | 14.54 | -20.11% |

2014 | 18.2 | 27.99% |

What is the average PE ratio of GD for the past years

GD's current P/E ratio is above the 3, 5 and 10-year averages.

3-year avg

18.91

5-year avg

16.96

10-year avg

17.47

15-year avg

15.53

What is GD's PE ratio compared to its peers

In comparison to its peers HON and NOC, GD's PE ratio is lower, but it is higher than LMT's and TXT's. General Dynamics's PE ratio is trading above the peer group average of 22.54.

Stock name | PE ratio | Market cap |
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LMT Lockheed Martin Corp | 17.05 | $112.2B |

TXT Textron Inc | 18.34 | $16.54B |

GD General Dynamics Corp | 24.05 | $81.83B |

HON Honeywell International Inc | 24.75 | $140.06B |

NOC Northrop Grumman Corp | 30.03 | $63.94B |

BA Boeing Co | N/A | $108.39B |

KTOS Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc | N/A | $3.1B |

The price to earnings ratio for GD stock is 24.05 as of Jun 21, 2024.

As an average over the last 3 years, GD stock has a PE ratio of 18.91.

As an average over the last 5 years, GD stock has a PE ratio of 16.96.

Within the last ten years, the current PE ratio is at its peak with a value of 24.05.

The current price to earnings ratio of GD is 38% higher than the 10-year historical average.

The P/E ratio is calculated by taking the latest stock price and dividing it by the EPS for the last 12 months. As of today (Jun 21, 2024), General Dynamics's stock price is $298.25. The earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Mar 2024 is $12.4. Therefore, General Dynamics's PE ratio for today is 24.05. `PE RATIO(24.05) = STOCK PRICE($298.25) / TTM EPS($12.4)`

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.