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How to buy General Motors Company stock | $63.37

Learn how to easily invest in General Motors Company stock.

General Motors Company is an auto manufacturers business based in the US. General Motors Company shares (GM) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. General Motors Company employs 155,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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General Motors Company stock price (NYSE: GM)

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General Motors Company shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-30.
Latest market close$63.37
52-week range$24.82 - $64.30
50-day moving average $58.23
200-day moving average $56.59
Wall St. target price$72.14
PE ratio 9.2462
Dividend yield $0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $6.20

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Is it a good time to buy General Motors Company stock?

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General Motors Company price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $63.37 from 2021-06-04

1 week (2021-07-24) N/A
1 month (2021-07-02) 7.48%
3 months (2021-05-04) 14.51%
6 months (2021-01-31) N/A
1 year (2020-07-31) N/A
2 years (2019-07-31) N/A
3 years (2018-07-31) N/A
5 years (2016-07-31) N/A

Is General Motors Company under- or over-valued?

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

General Motors Company's P/E ratio

General Motors Company's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 9x. In other words, General Motors Company shares trade at around 9x 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 Motors Company's PEG ratio

General Motors Company's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.9196. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into General Motors Company's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

General Motors Company's EBITDA

General Motors Company's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $15.9 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a General Motors Company's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

General Motors Company financials

Revenue TTM $122.3 billion
Operating margin TTM 8.89%
Gross profit TTM $14.5 billion
Return on assets TTM 2.8%
Return on equity TTM 18.33%
Profit margin 7.49%
Book value $34.53
Market capitalisation $83.1 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting General Motors Company shares

There are currently 17.7 million General Motors Company shares held short by investors – that's known as General Motors Company's "short interest". This figure is 10.8% down from 19.8 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting General Motors Company shares can be evaluated.

General Motors Company's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

General Motors Company's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of General Motors Company shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of General Motors Company shares traded daily (recently around 15.1 million). General Motors Company's SIR currently stands at 1.17. In other words for every 100,000 General Motors Company shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1170 shares are currently held short.

However General Motors Company's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of General Motors Company shares, or, against the total number of tradable General Motors Company shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case General Motors Company's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 General Motors Company shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0128% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable General Motors Company shares, roughly 13 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against General Motors Company.

Find out more about how you can short General Motors Company stock.

General Motors Company'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 Motors Company.

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

General Motors Company's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 32.74

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and General Motors Company's overall score of 32.74 (as at 12/31/2018) is nothing to write home about – landing it in it in the 59th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like General Motors Company 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 Motors Company's environmental score

Environmental score: 13.14/100

General Motors Company's environmental score of 13.14 puts it squarely in the 5th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that General Motors Company is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

General Motors Company's social score

Social score: 14.04/100

General Motors Company's social score of 14.04 puts it squarely in the 5th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that General Motors Company is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

General Motors Company's governance score

Governance score: 10.56/100

General Motors Company's governance score puts it squarely in the 5th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that General Motors Company is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

General Motors Company's controversy score

Controversy score: 4/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. General Motors Company scored a 4 out of 5 for controversy – the second-lowest score possible, reflecting that General Motors Company has a damaged public profile.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

General Motors Company was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 32.74
Total ESG percentile 58.58
Environmental score 13.14
Environmental score percentile 5
Social score 14.04
Social score percentile 5
Governance score 10.56
Governance score percentile 5
Level of controversy 4

General Motors Company share dividends

We're not expecting General Motors Company to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

General Motors Company share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, General Motors Company's shares have ranged in value from as little as $24.82 up to $64.3. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

GM.US volatility(beta: 1.35)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 Motors Company's is 1.3471. This would suggest that General Motors Company's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

General Motors Company overview

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 segments. It markets its vehicles primarily under the Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Holden, Baojun, and Wuling brand names. The company also sells trucks, crossovers, and cars to dealers for consumer retail sales, as well as to fleet customers, including daily rental car companies, commercial fleet customers, leasing companies, and governments. In addition, it offers safety and security services for retail and fleet customers, including automatic crash response, emergency services, roadside assistance, crisis assist, stolen vehicle assistance, and turn-by-turn navigation, as well as connected services comprising mobile applications for owners to remotely control their vehicles and electric vehicle owners to locate charging stations, on-demand vehicle diagnostics, smart driver, marketplace in-vehicle commerce, connected navigation, SiriusXM with 360L, and 4G LTE wireless connectivity. Further, the company provides automotive financing services; and operates an online store. General Motors Company was founded in 1908 and is headquartered in Detroit, Michigan.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of General Motors Company is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 4.91% of General Motors Company shares are held by insiders and 84.008% by institutions.
How many people work for General Motors Company?
Latest data suggests 155,000 work at General Motors Company.
When does the fiscal year end for General Motors Company?
General Motors Company's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is General Motors Company based?
General Motors Company's address is: 300 Renaissance Center, Detroit, MI, United States, 48265-3000
What is General Motors Company's ISIN number?
General Motors Company's international securities identification number is: US37045V1008
What is General Motors Company's CUSIP number?
General Motors Company's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 37045V100

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