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177.23 -1.05  -0.59% NYSE Jan 23, 20:00 Delayed 2m USD

General Dynamics Price to Book Value:

4.769 for Jan. 23, 2017
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Jan. 23, 2017 4.769
Jan. 20, 2017 4.797
Jan. 19, 2017 4.784
Jan. 18, 2017 4.736
Jan. 17, 2017 4.735
Jan. 13, 2017 4.787
Jan. 12, 2017 4.750
Jan. 11, 2017 4.765
Jan. 10, 2017 4.746
Jan. 9, 2017 4.738
Jan. 6, 2017 4.775
Jan. 5, 2017 4.740
Jan. 4, 2017 4.724
Jan. 3, 2017 4.721
Dec. 30, 2016 4.646
Dec. 29, 2016 4.661
Dec. 28, 2016 4.656
Dec. 27, 2016 4.698
Dec. 23, 2016 4.716
Dec. 22, 2016 4.696
Dec. 21, 2016 4.685
Dec. 20, 2016 4.716
Dec. 19, 2016 4.699
Dec. 16, 2016 4.693
Dec. 15, 2016 4.685
   
Dec. 14, 2016 4.675
Dec. 13, 2016 4.690
Dec. 12, 2016 4.675
Dec. 9, 2016 4.719
Dec. 8, 2016 4.673
Dec. 7, 2016 4.801
Dec. 6, 2016 4.792
Dec. 5, 2016 4.804
Dec. 2, 2016 4.808
Dec. 1, 2016 4.747
Nov. 30, 2016 4.718
Nov. 29, 2016 4.712
Nov. 28, 2016 4.646
Nov. 25, 2016 4.630
Nov. 23, 2016 4.589
Nov. 22, 2016 4.579
Nov. 21, 2016 4.532
Nov. 18, 2016 4.483
Nov. 17, 2016 4.457
Nov. 16, 2016 4.462
Nov. 15, 2016 4.521
Nov. 14, 2016 4.580
Nov. 11, 2016 4.535
Nov. 10, 2016 4.480
Nov. 9, 2016 4.362

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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 46.63
Lockheed Martin 32.47
United Technologies 3.113

GD Price to Book Value Range, Past 5 Years

Minimum 1.537 Nov 16 2012
Maximum 4.808 Dec 02 2016
Average 3.080

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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