General Dynamics Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 01, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.62 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 08,
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 same period a year ago. At the current
stock price of $117.5, the dividend yield is 2.11%.
The previous trading day's last sale of GD was $117.5,
representing a -3.44% decrease from the 52 week high of $121.68 and
a 51.81% increase over the 52 week low of $77.40.
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 $6.76. Zacks Investment Research reports GD's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 4.08%, compared to an
industry average of 3.3%.
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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 IELG with an increase of
10.87% over the last 100 days. ITA has the highest percent
weighting of GD at 6.01%.