General Dynamics (GD)

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187.53 -2.03  -1.07% NYSE Mar 24, 16:59 Delayed 2m USD

General Dynamics Price to Book Value:

5.173 for March 24, 2017
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March 24, 2017 5.172
March 23, 2017 5.228
March 22, 2017 5.230
March 21, 2017 5.204
March 20, 2017 5.295
March 17, 2017 5.331
March 16, 2017 5.258
March 15, 2017 5.286
March 14, 2017 5.234
March 13, 2017 5.284
March 10, 2017 5.264
March 9, 2017 5.25
March 8, 2017 5.251
March 7, 2017 5.281
March 6, 2017 5.266
March 3, 2017 5.231
March 2, 2017 5.270
March 1, 2017 5.307
Feb. 28, 2017 5.235
Feb. 27, 2017 5.252
Feb. 24, 2017 5.230
Feb. 23, 2017 5.194
Feb. 22, 2017 5.238
Feb. 21, 2017 5.229
Feb. 17, 2017 5.215
Feb. 16, 2017 5.206
   
Feb. 15, 2017 5.185
Feb. 14, 2017 5.164
Feb. 13, 2017 5.147
Feb. 10, 2017 5.086
Feb. 9, 2017 5.036
Feb. 8, 2017 5.051
Feb. 7, 2017 5.053
Feb. 6, 2017 5.049
Feb. 3, 2017 5.051
Feb. 2, 2017 4.975
Feb. 1, 2017 4.993
Jan. 31, 2017 4.995
Jan. 30, 2017 5.033
Jan. 27, 2017 5.101
Jan. 26, 2017 4.885
Jan. 25, 2017 4.830
Jan. 24, 2017 4.884
Jan. 23, 2017 4.883
Jan. 20, 2017 4.912
Jan. 19, 2017 4.899
Jan. 18, 2017 4.849
Jan. 17, 2017 4.848
Jan. 13, 2017 4.901
Jan. 12, 2017 4.864
Jan. 11, 2017 4.879

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About Price to Book Ratio

Price to book value is a financial ratio used to compare a company's book value to its current market price. Book value is an accounting term denoting the portion of the company held by the shareholders at accounting value (not market value). In other words, book value is the company's total tangible assets less its total liabilities.

The ratio has two calculation methods. In the first way, the company's market capitalization is divided by the company's total book value from its balance sheet. The second way, using per-share values, is to divide the company's current share price by the book value per share. In general, a low price to book value indicates that a stock is undervalued and thus more desirable.

In theory, if you purchased stock with a price to book value less than 1 and the company immediately went bankrupt, you would gain money on your investment. In reality, this may not be true since there are times when liquidation value, or the price at which a company's assets can be sold, is less than the book value of those assets.

For more information on evaluating valuation multiples similar to this, please see our original white paper research : Making Sense Of Valuation Multiples.
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GD Price to Book Value Benchmarks

Companies
Boeing 131.80
Lockheed Martin 51.38
United Technologies 3.268

GD Price to Book Value Range, Past 5 Years

Minimum 1.537 Nov 16 2012
Maximum 5.331 Mar 17 2017
Average 3.192

GD Price to Book Value Excel Add-In Codes

  • Metric Code: price_to_book_value
  • Latest data point: =YCP("GD", "price_to_book_value")
  • Last 5 data points: =YCS("GD", "price_to_book_value", -4)

To find the codes for any of our financial metrics, see our Complete Reference of Metric Codes.

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