General Dynamics: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

RESTON, Va. (AP) _ General Dynamics Corp. (GD) on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $992 million.

The Reston, Virginia-based company said it had net income of $3.58 per share.

The results topped Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $3.53 per share.

The defense contractor posted revenue of $10.85 billion in the period, also beating Street forecasts. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $10.67 billion.

For the year, the company reported profit of $3.39 billion, or $12.19 per share. Revenue was reported as $39.41 billion.

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