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A look at General Dynamics’ stock performance versus its peers

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General Dynamics’ stock performance

In this part of the series, we’ll cover General Dynamics’ stock performance compared to its peers.

General Dynamics (GD) competes with many aerospace and defense majors. Other companies in the industry include Lockheed Martin (LMT), Boeing (BA), Northrop Grumman (NOC), Raytheon (RTN), and Rockwell Collins (COL).

As you can see in the above chart, from January 2014 to date, General Dynamics outperformed all of its peers. Its stock generated 47% returns during the period. Lockheed Martin returned 32%. Boeing Company returned -2.06%. Northrop Grumman returned 36%. Raytheon returned 17%. Rockwell Collins returned 18%, respectively.

For the last five years, General Dynamics gave its shareholders 109% returns. Lockheed Martin gave 159% returns. Boeing Company gave 132% returns. Northrop Grumman gave 179% returns. Raytheon gave 101% returns. Rockwell Collins gave 62% returns, respectively.

For the last ten years, General Dynamics gave its shareholders 175% returns. Lockheed Martin gave 257% returns. Boeing Company gave 168% returns. Northrop Grumman gave 202% returns. Raytheon gave 190% returns. Rockwell Collins gave 111% returns, respectively.

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General Dynamics’ performance versus SPY

General Dynamics’ stock outperformed the index at all times.

In the past year, General Dynamics gave its shareholders 38% returns. The index is represented by the SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY). It returned 15% to shareholders.

For the last five years General Dynamics has given its shareholders 109% returns. The index, represented by the SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY), returned 88% to shareholders.

For the last ten years, General Dynamics gave its shareholders 175% returns. The index, represented by SPY, returned 76% to shareholders.

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