GD Historical PE Ratio image   This GD PE ratio history page last updated 5/17/2024
GD PE History Chart
PeriodPriceGAAPTTMPE
Q1 2024
4/24/2024
281.112.8812.2622.9
Q4 2023
1/24/2024
261.183.6412.0221.7
Q3 2023
10/25/2023
242.403.0411.9620.3
Q2 2023
7/26/2023
222.782.7012.1818.3
Q1 2023
4/26/2023
214.832.6412.2317.6
Q4 2022
1/25/2023
226.883.5812.2018.6
Q3 2022
10/26/2022
245.703.2612.0120.5
Q2 2022
7/27/2022
219.852.7511.8218.6
Q1 2022
4/27/2022
239.982.6111.6820.5
Q4 2021
1/26/2022
204.923.3911.5517.7
Q3 2021
10/27/2021
205.793.0711.6517.7
Q2 2021
7/28/2021
195.512.6111.4817.0
Q1 2021
4/28/2021
185.262.4811.0516.8
Q4 2020
1/27/2021
152.733.4911.0013.9
Q3 2020
10/28/2020
132.432.9011.0212.0
Q2 2020
7/29/2020
149.442.1811.2613.3
Q1 2020
4/29/2020
136.652.4311.8511.5
Q4 2019
1/29/2020
183.473.5111.9815.3
Q3 2019
10/23/2019
173.563.1411.5415.0
Q2 2019
7/24/2019
187.642.7711.2916.6
Q1 2019
4/24/2019
180.732.5611.3415.9
Q4 2018
1/30/2019
170.913.0711.4315.0
Q3 2018
10/24/2018
173.242.8910.8616.0
Q2 2018
7/25/2018
203.452.8210.4919.4
Q1 2018
4/25/2018
214.532.6510.1221.2
Q4 2017
1/24/2018
219.272.509.9522.0
Q3 2017
10/25/2017
207.252.5210.0720.6
Q2 2017
7/26/2017
194.662.4510.0319.4
Q1 2017
4/26/2017
194.852.4810.0219.4
Q4 2016
1/27/2017
185.142.629.8818.7
Q3 2016
10/26/2016
151.142.489.6615.6
Q2 2016
7/27/2016
146.632.449.4615.5
Q1 2016
4/27/2016
143.612.349.2915.5
Q4 2015
1/27/2016
129.002.409.0914.2
Q3 2015
10/28/2015
150.782.288.8817.0
Q2 2015
7/29/2015
149.962.278.6517.3
Q1 2015
4/29/2015
138.532.148.2616.8
Q4 2014
1/28/2015
136.402.197.8317.4
Q3 2014
10/22/2014
126.312.057.4017.1
Q2 2014
7/23/2014
120.731.887.1916.8
Q1 2014
4/23/2014
111.581.717.1215.7
Q4 2013
1/22/2014
99.651.767.0314.2
Q3 2013
10/23/2013
86.231.846.6612.9
Q2 2013
7/24/2013
85.311.816.5213.1
Q1 2013
4/24/2013
71.731.626.5011.0
Q4 2012
1/23/2013
71.451.396.4511.1
Q3 2012
10/24/2012
67.791.70NANA
Q2 2012
7/25/2012
62.001.79NANA
Q1 2012
5/1/2012
67.981.57NANA
GD Historical PE Ratio Chart
PeriodPriceGAAPAnnualizedPE
Q1 2024
4/24/2024
281.112.8811.5224.4
Q4 2023
1/24/2024
261.183.6414.5617.9
Q3 2023
10/25/2023
242.403.0412.1619.9
Q2 2023
7/26/2023
222.782.7010.8020.6
Q1 2023
4/26/2023
214.832.6410.5620.3
Q4 2022
1/25/2023
226.883.5814.3215.8
Q3 2022
10/26/2022
245.703.2613.0418.8
Q2 2022
7/27/2022
219.852.7511.0020.0
Q1 2022
4/27/2022
239.982.6110.4423.0
Q4 2021
1/26/2022
204.923.3913.5615.1
Q3 2021
10/27/2021
205.793.0712.2816.8
Q2 2021
7/28/2021
195.512.6110.4418.7
Q1 2021
4/28/2021
185.262.489.9218.7
Q4 2020
1/27/2021
152.733.4913.9610.9
Q3 2020
10/28/2020
132.432.9011.6011.4
Q2 2020
7/29/2020
149.442.188.7217.1
Q1 2020
4/29/2020
136.652.439.7214.1
Q4 2019
1/29/2020
183.473.5114.0413.1
Q3 2019
10/23/2019
173.563.1412.5613.8
Q2 2019
7/24/2019
187.642.7711.0816.9
Q1 2019
4/24/2019
180.732.5610.2417.6
Q4 2018
1/30/2019
170.913.0712.2813.9
Q3 2018
10/24/2018
173.242.8911.5615.0
Q2 2018
7/25/2018
203.452.8211.2818.0
Q1 2018
4/25/2018
214.532.6510.6020.2
Q4 2017
1/24/2018
219.272.5010.0021.9
Q3 2017
10/25/2017
207.252.5210.0820.6
Q2 2017
7/26/2017
194.662.459.8019.9
Q1 2017
4/26/2017
194.852.489.9219.6
Q4 2016
1/27/2017
185.142.6210.4817.7
Q3 2016
10/26/2016
151.142.489.9215.2
Q2 2016
7/27/2016
146.632.449.7615.0
Q1 2016
4/27/2016
143.612.349.3615.3
Q4 2015
1/27/2016
129.002.409.6013.4
Q3 2015
10/28/2015
150.782.289.1216.5
Q2 2015
7/29/2015
149.962.279.0816.5
Q1 2015
4/29/2015
138.532.148.5616.2
Q4 2014
1/28/2015
136.402.198.7615.6
Q3 2014
10/22/2014
126.312.058.2015.4
Q2 2014
7/23/2014
120.731.887.5216.1
Q1 2014
4/23/2014
111.581.716.8416.3
Q4 2013
1/22/2014
99.651.767.0414.2
Q3 2013
10/23/2013
86.231.847.3611.7
Q2 2013
7/24/2013
85.311.817.2411.8
Q1 2013
4/24/2013
71.731.626.4811.1
Q4 2012
1/23/2013
71.451.395.5612.9
Q3 2012
10/24/2012
67.791.706.8010.0
Q2 2012
7/25/2012
62.001.797.168.7
Q1 2012
5/1/2012
67.981.576.2810.8
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On this page we presented the GD PE Ratio History information for General Dynamics' stock. The average GD PE ratio history based on using the annualized quarterly earnings result at each measurement period (for the "E" in the PE calculation; and the closing price on earnings date as the "P") is 16.2. Meanwhile, using the trailing twelve month (TTM) quarterly earnings result as our method of calculation the "E" value at each measurement period, the average GD PE ratio history based on this TTM earnings result method is 16.8.

Let's now compare this GD PE ratio history result, against the recent PE: when this page was posted on 5/16/2024, the most recent closing price for GD had been 295.75, and the most recent quarterly earnings result, annualized, was 11.52. Meanwhile, the most recent TTM earnings summed to 12.26. From these numbers, we calculate the recent GD PE on 5/16/2024 based on annualized quarterly EPS was 25.7. Based on GD's history, that recent PE is elevated relative to the historical average, with the recent PE 58.6% higher than the historical average PE across our data set for General Dynamics. Looking at the recent GD PE on 5/16/2024 based on TTM EPS, we calculate the ratio at 24.1. Based on GD's history, that recent PE is elevated relative to the historical average, with the recent PE 43.5% higher than the historical average PE across our General Dynamics data set with TTM EPS used in the calculation at each period.

Another interesting GD PE ratio history calculation we look at is to take the median earnings per share of the last four quarters for GD, and then annualize the resulting value... with that annualized number then being used in the PE calculation. To walk through this math for GD, we start with the past four EPS numbers and we first sort them from lowest to highest: 2.70, 2.88, 3.04, and 3.64. We then toss out the highest and lowest result, and then take the average of those two middle numbers — 2.88 and 3.04 — which gives us the median of 2.96. Basically the way to think about this 2.96 number is this: for the trailing four earnings reports, 2.96 marks the "middle ground" number where GD has reported a value higher than 2.96 half the time, and has reported a value lower than 2.96 half the time. Annualizing that median value then gets us to 11.84/share, which we use as the denominator in our next PE calculation. With 295.75 as the numerator (as of 5/16/2024), the calculation is then 295.75 / 11.84 = 25.0 as the GD PE ratio as of 5/16/2024, based on that annualized median value we calculated.

For self directed investors doing their due diligence on GD or any other given stock, valuation analysis for GD can greatly benefit from studying the past earnings and resulting PE ratio history calculations. This type of study can help inform an analysis as to whether the earnings trajectory over time and current versus historical average PE ratios justify the current stock market value.

That's why we bring you HistoricalPERatio.com to make it easy for investors to investigate General Dynamics PE ratio history — or the PE history for any stock in our coverage universe. And in your continued research we hope you will be sure to check out the further links included for next earnings dates and also historical earnings surprises history for GD. Thanks for visiting, and the next time you need to research GD PE Ratio History or the PE ratio history for another stock, we hope our site will come to mind as your go-to PE ratio history research resource of choice.

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