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How to buy General American Investors Closed Fund stock

Learn how to easily invest in General American Investors Closed Fund stock.

General American Investors Closed Fund is an asset management business based in the US. General American Investors Closed Fund shares (GAM) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars.

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General American Investors Closed Fund stock price (NYSE: GAM)

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General American Investors Closed Fund shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-09-18.
Latest market close$33.91
52-week range$33.68 - $44.98
50-day moving average $37.63
200-day moving average $39.57
Wall St. target priceN/A
PE ratio 2.8755
Dividend yield $3.55 (0.95%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $12.53

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General American Investors Closed Fund price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $33.91 from 2022-09-23

1 week (2022-09-19) -6.46%
1 month (2022-08-26) -10.17%
3 months (2022-06-24) -6.53%
6 months (2022-03-25) -19.55%
1 year (2021-09-24) -23.63%
2 years (2020-09-25) 1.56%
3 years (2019-09-26) 36.4
5 years (2017-09-26) 35.53

Is General American Investors Closed Fund stock undervalued or overvalued?

Valuing General American Investors Closed Fund stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of General American Investors Closed Fund's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

General American Investors Closed Fund's P/E ratio

General American Investors Closed Fund's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 3x. In other words, General American Investors Closed Fund shares trade at around 3x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

General American Investors Closed Fund financials

Revenue TTM $15.6 million
Operating margin TTM 15.23%
Gross profit TTM $15.4 million
Return on assets TTM 0.11%
Return on equity TTM -9.24%
Profit margin 0%
Book value $42.03
Market capitalisation $863.8 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

General American Investors Closed Fund's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like General American Investors Closed Fund.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

General American Investors Closed Fund's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 25.62

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and General American Investors Closed Fund's overall score of 25.62 (as at 01/01/2019) is excellent – landing it in it in the 4th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like General American Investors Closed Fund is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

General American Investors Closed Fund's environmental score

Environmental score: 5.94/100

General American Investors Closed Fund's environmental score of 5.94 puts it squarely in the 4th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that General American Investors Closed Fund is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

General American Investors Closed Fund's social score

Social score: 11.62/100

General American Investors Closed Fund's social score of 11.62 puts it squarely in the 4th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that General American Investors Closed Fund is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

General American Investors Closed Fund's governance score

Governance score: 8.75/100

General American Investors Closed Fund's governance score puts it squarely in the 4th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that General American Investors Closed Fund is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

General American Investors Closed Fund was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 25.62
Total ESG percentile 4
Environmental score 5.94
Environmental score percentile 4
Social score 11.62
Social score percentile 4
Governance score 8.75
Governance score percentile 4

General American Investors Closed Fund share dividends

We're not expecting General American Investors Closed Fund to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

General American Investors Closed Fund share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, General American Investors Closed Fund's shares have ranged in value from as little as $33.68 up to $44.9823. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

GAM.US volatility(beta: 1.02)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while General American Investors Closed Fund's is 1.0172. This would suggest that General American Investors Closed Fund's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

General American Investors Closed Fund overview

General American Investors Company, Inc. is a publicly owned investment manager. The firm invests in the public equity markets of United States. It invests in growth stocks of companies. It makes investments in Information Technology, Financials, Consumer Staples, Consumer Discretionary, Retailing, Communication Services, Industrials, Health Care, Energy and Materials. The firm employs fundamental analysis with a bottom-up stock picking approach to make its investments. It conducts in-house research to make its investments.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of General American Investors Closed Fund is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 8.56% of General American Investors Closed Fund shares are held by insiders and 27.946% by institutions.
When does the fiscal year end for General American Investors Closed Fund?
General American Investors Closed Fund's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is General American Investors Closed Fund based?
General American Investors Closed Fund's address is: 530 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY, United States, 10036
What is General American Investors Closed Fund's ISIN number?
General American Investors Closed Fund's international securities identification number is: US3688021043
What is General American Investors Closed Fund's CUSIP number?
General American Investors Closed Fund's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 368802104

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