General Dynamics Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 09, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.62 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 09, 2014.
Shareholders who purchased GD stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
10.71% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price
of $107.65, the dividend yield is 2.3%.
The previous trading day's last sale of GD was $107.65,
representing a -5.21% decrease from the 52 week high of $113.57 and
a 64.68% increase over the 52 week low of $65.37.
GD is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes
companies such as Carnival Corporation (
) and Carnival Corporation (
). GD's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $6.67. Zacks Investment Research reports GD's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 2.54%, compared to an
industry average of 6.6%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to GD through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have GD as a top-10 holding:
- iShares U.S. Aerospace & Defense ETF (
- PowerShares Aerospace & Defense (
- iShares Enhanced U.S. Large-Cap (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PPA with an increase of
8.94% over the last 100 days. ITA has the highest percent weighting
of GD at 5.51%.