General Dynamics Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 09, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.56 per share is scheduled to be paid on
November 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased GD stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 3rd quarter that GD has paid the same dividend. At the
current stock price of $86.17, the dividend yield is 2.6%.
The previous trading day's last sale of GD was $86.17,
representing a -4.19% decrease from the 52 week high of $89.94 and
a 39.66% increase over the 52 week low of $61.70.
GD is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes
companies such as Carnival Corporation (
) and Carnival Corporation (
). GD's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is -$.94. Zacks Investment Research reports GD's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 7.34%, compared to an
industry average of 2.2%.
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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 (
- SPDR S&P Aerospace & Defense ETF (
- iShares Enhanced U.S. Large-Cap (
The top-performing ETF of this group is XAR with an increase of
17.65% over the last 100 days. ITA has the highest percent
weighting of GD at 5.7%.