General Motors Company designs, builds, and sells cars, trucks, crossovers, and automobile parts worldwide. More Details
Fair value with questionable track record.
Share Price & News
How has General Motors's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: GM is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.
Volatility Over Time: GM's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: GM underperformed the US Auto industry which returned 340.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: GM exceeded the US Market which returned 55.3% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is General Motors's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is General Motors undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: GM ($60.16) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($43.38)
Significantly Below Fair Value: GM is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: GM is good value based on its PE Ratio (13.8x) compared to the US Auto industry average (36.4x).
PE vs Market: GM is good value based on its PE Ratio (13.8x) compared to the US market (22.3x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: GM is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.7x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: GM is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.9x) compared to the US Auto industry average (4.2x).
How is General Motors forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 14 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: GM's forecast earnings growth (8.2% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: GM's earnings (8.2% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (18.7% per year).
High Growth Earnings: GM's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: GM's revenue (5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: GM's revenue (5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: GM's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (13.8%).
How has General Motors performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: GM has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: GM's current net profit margins (5.1%) are higher than last year (4.8%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: GM's earnings have declined by 19.3% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: GM's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: GM had negative earnings growth (-4.8%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Auto industry average (-7.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: GM's Return on Equity (12.7%) is considered low.
How is General Motors's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: GM's short term assets ($80.9B) exceed its short term liabilities ($79.9B).
Long Term Liabilities: GM's short term assets ($80.9B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($105.6B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: GM's debt to equity ratio (220.7%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: GM's debt to equity ratio has increased from 156.9% to 220.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: GM's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (15.2%).
Interest Coverage: GM's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (10x coverage).
What is General Motors's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate GM's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate GM's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if GM's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if GM's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: GM is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of GM's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mary Barra (58 yo)
Ms. Mary T. Barra serves as the Chief Executive Officer of General Motors of Canada Limited. Ms. Barra has been the Chief Executive Officer of General Motors Company January 15, 2014. She is a Director of ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Mary's total compensation ($USD21.63M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD10.94M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Mary's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: GM's management team is considered experienced (2.4 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: GM's board of directors are considered experienced (5.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
General Motors Company's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: General Motors Company
- Ticker: GM
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1908
- Industry: Automobile Manufacturers
- Sector: Automobiles
- Market Cap: US$86.685b
- Shares outstanding: 1.44b
- Website: https://www.gm.com
Number of Employees
- General Motors Company
- 300 Renaissance Center
- United States
General Motors Company designs, builds, and sells cars, trucks, crossovers, and automobile parts worldwide. The company operates through GM North America, GM International, Cruise, and GM Financial segment...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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