General American Investors Company Profile (NYSE:GAM)

About General American Investors

General American Investors logoGeneral American Investors Company, Inc. is a closed-end, diversified investment company. The Company's objective is long-term capital appreciation through investment in companies with above average growth potential. The Company invests principally in common stocks. The Company invests in various industry sectors, such as financials, including banks, diversified financials and insurance; information technology (IT), including semiconductors and semiconductor equipment, software and services, and technology hardware and equipment; consumer staples, including food beverage and tobacco, and food and staples retailing; industrials, including capital goods, commercial and professional services, and transportation; healthcare, including pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and life sciences; consumer discretionary, including automobiles and components, and retailing; energy; telecommunication services; materials, and other.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Closed-End Fund - Equity
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: GAM
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $33.02
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $32.53
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $31.05
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
  • Market Cap: $915.06M
  • Outstanding Shares: 27,746,000
  • Beta: 1.19
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for General American Investors (NYSE:GAM) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $19.00 (42.39% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for General American Investors (NYSE:GAM)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/21/2015Royal Bank Of CanadaLower Price TargetSector Perform$21.00 -> $19.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 8/27/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for General American Investors (NYSE:GAM)
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Estimates

Earnings Estimates for General American Investors (NYSE:GAM)
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Dividends

Current Dividend Information for General American Investors (NYSE:GAM)
Annual Dividend:$0.05
Dividend Yield:0.15%
Payout Ratio:
Dividend Growth:-6.30% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for General American Investors (NYSE:GAM)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
1/21/2016Annual$0.051/28/20162/1/20162/12/2016
11/10/2014annual$0.561.47%11/13/201411/17/201412/30/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for General American Investors (NYSE:GAM)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/18/2016Trust F B O Altschul Stephen FChairmanSell5,000$33.02$165,100.00View SEC Filing  
6/23/2016Trust Fbo Altschul Arthur G JChairmanSell2,000$31.33$62,660.00View SEC Filing  
6/23/2016Trust Fbo Arthur G Altschul JrDirectorSell1,809$31.17$56,386.53View SEC Filing  
6/22/2016Eugene S StarkVPBuy250$26.32$6,580.00View SEC Filing  
6/13/2016Trust F B O Altschul Stephen FChairmanSell1,200$31.11$37,332.00View SEC Filing  
6/13/2016Trust Fbo Arthur G Altschul JrDirectorSell2,000$31.11$62,220.00View SEC Filing  
5/24/2016Trust F B O Altschul Charles UInsiderSell2,600$30.83$80,158.00View SEC Filing  
5/24/2016Trust Fbo Altschul Arthur G JChairmanSell3,000$30.83$92,490.00View SEC Filing  
5/24/2016Trust Fbo Arthur G Altschul JrDirectorSell2,000$30.83$61,660.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2016Trust Fbo Arthur G Altschul JrDirectorSell400$30.65$12,260.00View SEC Filing  
4/28/2016Arthur G Altschul JrDirectorSell600$31.65$18,990.00View SEC Filing  
4/28/2016Trust F B O Altschul Emily H UChairmanSell2,260$31.83$71,935.80View SEC Filing  
4/27/2016Trust Fbo Arthur G Altschul JrDirectorSell2,000$31.82$63,640.00View SEC Filing  
4/26/2016Trust F B O Altschul Stephen FChairmanSell2,000$31.75$63,500.00View SEC Filing  
4/22/2016Spencer DavidsonChairmanSell400$31.76$12,704.00View SEC Filing  
4/22/2016Trust Fbo Arthur G Altschul JrDirectorSell200$31.76$6,352.00View SEC Filing  
4/19/2016Spencer DavidsonChairmanSell4,000$31.59$126,360.00View SEC Filing  
4/19/2016Trust Fbo Arthur G Altschul JrDirectorSell2,000$31.59$63,180.00View SEC Filing  
4/18/2016Trust Fbo Altschul Arthur G JrDirectorSell500$31.50$15,750.00View SEC Filing  
2/9/2016Jeffrey W PriestCEOBuy3,000$27.35$82,050.00View SEC Filing  
1/6/2016Rodney B BerensDirectorSell3,800$30.82$117,116.00View SEC Filing  
10/6/2015Jeffrey W PriestCEOBuy103$32.10$3,306.30View SEC Filing  
8/25/2015Spencer DavidsonChairmanBuy16,481$31.25$515,031.25View SEC Filing  
8/21/2015Jeffrey W PriestCEOBuy3,398$32.65$110,944.70View SEC Filing  
8/21/2015Spencer DavidsonChairmanBuy4,218$32.65$137,717.70View SEC Filing  
8/18/2015Jeffrey W PriestCEOBuy2,500$34.35$85,875.00View SEC Filing  
7/17/2015Trust F B O Altschul Stephen FChairmanSell4,000$34.96$139,840.00View SEC Filing  
7/15/2015Arthur G Altschul JrDirectorSell2,000$34.96$69,920.00View SEC Filing  
7/15/2015Trust F B O Altschul Stephen FChairmanSell4,000$34.96$139,840.00View SEC Filing  
7/14/2015Spencer DavidsonChairmanSell8,668$34.94$302,859.92View SEC Filing  
7/13/2015Arthur G Altschul JrDirectorSell6,800$34.80$236,640.00View SEC Filing  
7/13/2015Spencer DavidsonChairmanSell20,000$34.80$696,000.00View SEC Filing  
7/10/2015Trust F B O Altschul Stephen FChairmanSell3,000$34.46$103,380.00View SEC Filing  
7/9/2015Trust Fbo Altschul Emily H UadChairmanSell1,000$34.37$34,370.00View SEC Filing  
7/7/2015Jeffrey W PriestCEOBuy2,500$34.78$86,950.00View SEC Filing  
7/7/2015Trust F B O Altschul Charles UChairmanSell1,574$34.76$54,712.24View SEC Filing  
7/2/2015Arthur G Altschul JrDirectorSell6,000$34.73$208,380.00View SEC Filing  
7/2/2015Jeffrey W PriestCEOBuy2,000$34.70$69,400.00View SEC Filing  
7/2/2015Trust F B O Altschul Charles UChairmanSell1,000$34.70$34,700.00View SEC Filing  
7/1/2015Spencer DavidsonChairmanSell1,000$34.88$34,880.00View SEC Filing  
6/29/2015Eugene S StarkVPBuy1,000$36.64$36,640.00View SEC Filing  
6/15/2015Jeffrey W PriestCEOBuy3,200$35.30$112,960.00View SEC Filing  
5/22/2015Trust Fbo Arthur G Altschul JrDirectorSell2,000$35.92$71,840.00View SEC Filing  
4/22/2015Trust Fbo Arthur G Altschul JrDirectorSell5,000$35.40$177,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/15/2014Jeffrey W PriestCEOBuy4,300$34.64$148,952.00View SEC Filing  
10/14/2014Jeffrey W PriestCEOBuy3,700$34.82$128,834.00View SEC Filing  
9/24/2014Spencer DavidsonChairmanSell2,000$37.46$74,920.00View SEC Filing  
9/17/2014Trust Fbo Altschul Arthur G UwDirectorSell3,000$37.82$113,460.00View SEC Filing  
9/9/2014Trust Fbo Altschul Arthur G UwDirectorSell3,000$37.95$113,850.00View SEC Filing  
9/8/2014Spencer DavidsonChairmanSell2,672$37.97$101,455.84View SEC Filing  
8/25/2014Spencer DavidsonChairmanSell3,000$38.10$114,300.00View SEC Filing  
8/5/2014Spencer DavidsonChairmanSell6,000$36.44$218,640.00View SEC Filing  
8/1/2014Arthur G Altschul JrDirectorSell1,750$36.54$63,945.00View SEC Filing  
7/31/2014Reis Siri VonDirectorSell1,604$36.56$58,642.24View SEC Filing  
7/10/2014Spencer DavidsonChairmanSell6,900$36.78$253,782.00View SEC Filing  
7/10/2014Trust Fbo Von Reis Altschul SeDirectorSell1,500$36.78$55,170.00View SEC Filing  
6/30/2014Spencer DavidsonChairmanSell1,000$36.81$36,810.00View SEC Filing  
6/19/2014Maureen Ellen LobelloInsiderSell3,200$31.38$100,416.00View SEC Filing  
5/29/2014Trust Fbo Altschul Serena UadChairmanSell1,000$35.61$35,610.00View SEC Filing  
5/22/2014Arthur G Altschul JrDirectorSell88,050$35.32$3,109,926.00View SEC Filing  
5/21/2014Foundation OverbrookDirectorSell46,050$35.25$1,623,262.50View SEC Filing  
5/20/2014Spencer DavidsonChairmanSell4,000$35.39$141,560.00View SEC Filing  
5/14/2014Spencer DavidsonChairmanSell1,199$35.71$42,816.29View SEC Filing  
5/5/2014Arthur G Altschul JrDirectorSell1,474$35.59$52,459.66View SEC Filing  
5/5/2014Spencer DavidsonChairmanSell3,414$35.58$121,470.12View SEC Filing  
4/29/2014Betsy F GotbaumDirectorBuy1,400$35.53$49,742.00View SEC Filing  
3/7/2014Trust F B O Altschul Charles UChairmanSell2,050$35.07$71,893.50View SEC Filing  
3/6/2014Trust Fbo Altschul Stephen F UChairmanSell2,315$35.12$81,302.80View SEC Filing  
3/5/2014Arthur G Altschul JrDirectorSell35,844$35.10$1,258,124.40View SEC Filing  
3/4/2014Spencer DavidsonChairmanSell3,961$34.98$138,555.78View SEC Filing  
2/28/2014Arthur G Altschul JrDirectorSell2,400$34.77$83,448.00View SEC Filing  
2/28/2014Spencer DavidsonChairmanSell2,769$34.77$96,278.13View SEC Filing  
2/21/2014Trust Fbo Altschul Charles UwChairmanSell1,379$34.31$47,313.49View SEC Filing  
2/21/2014Trust Fbo Arthur G Altschul JrDirectorSell3,379$34.31$115,933.49View SEC Filing  
2/18/2014Spencer DavidsonChairmanSell1,250$34.33$42,912.50View SEC Filing  
2/6/2014Spencer DavidsonChairmanSell3,945$32.79$129,356.55View SEC Filing  
2/6/2014Trust Fbo Altschul Arthur G JrDirectorSell2,000$32.95$65,900.00View SEC Filing  
2/5/2014Trust Fbo Arthur G Altschul JrDirectorSell1,458$32.63$47,574.54View SEC Filing  
2/4/2014Spencer DavidsonChairmanSell6,666$32.60$217,311.60View SEC Filing  
2/4/2014Trust Fbo Arthur G Altschul JrDirectorSell4,995$32.60$162,837.00View SEC Filing  
2/3/2014Jeffrey W PriestCEOBuy5,000$32.43$162,150.00View SEC Filing  
1/29/2014Jeffrey W PriestCEOBuy14,000$33.58$470,120.00View SEC Filing  
1/29/2014Spencer DavidsonChairmanSell1,200$33.31$39,972.00View SEC Filing  
1/29/2014Trust Fbo Serena Vr Altschul UDirectorSell1,000$33.31$33,310.00View SEC Filing  
1/15/2014Spencer DavidsonChairmanSell1,600$34.55$55,280.00View SEC Filing  
1/14/2014Trust F B O Altschul Charles UChairmanSell1,388$34.50$47,886.00View SEC Filing  
1/7/2014Spencer DavidsonChairmanSell6,000$34.50$207,000.00View SEC Filing  
1/7/2014Trust Fbo Arthur G Altschul JrDirectorSell1,000$34.50$34,500.00View SEC Filing  
1/2/2014Spencer DavidsonChairmanSell4,000$34.79$139,160.00View SEC Filing  
12/11/2013Spencer DavidsonChairmanSell9,900$33.89$335,511.00View SEC Filing  
12/11/2013Trust Fbo Altschul Arthur G UwDirectorSell3,000$33.89$101,670.00View SEC Filing  
11/1/2013Arthur G Altschul JrDirectorSell7,143$35.36$252,576.48View SEC Filing  
11/1/2013Spencer DavidsonChairmanSell21,500$35.43$761,745.00View SEC Filing  
10/31/2013Jeffrey W PriestCEOBuy8,503$35.55$302,281.65View SEC Filing  
10/21/2013Trust Fbo Arthur G Altschul JrDirectorSell15,000$35.09$526,350.00View SEC Filing  
9/11/2013Arthur G Altschul JrDirectorSell15,000$33.88$508,200.00View SEC Filing  
12/27/2012Carole Anne ClementiInsiderSell7,500$27.48$206,100.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for General American Investors (NYSE:GAM)
DateHeadline
News IconDirector of General American Investors (NYSE:GAM), Altschul Arthur G Jr, sells 5,000 shares worth $165,117 (NYSE:GAM)
empowerednews.net - August 20 at 5:02 PM
nasdaq.com logoGeneral American Investors' Preferred Stock, Series B Shares Cross 5.5% Yield Mark (NYSE:GAM)
www.nasdaq.com - August 15 at 5:19 PM
capitalcube.com logoGaumont SA :GAM-FR: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended June 30, 2016 : August 8, 2016 (NYSE:GAM)
www.capitalcube.com - August 8 at 9:54 AM
bloomberg.com logoGAM Shares Slump After Investors Withdraw $5.8 Billion (NYSE:GAM)
www.bloomberg.com - August 3 at 8:04 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoGeneral American Investors Files Certified Shareholder Report for Period Ended June 30, 2016 (NYSE:GAM)
finance.yahoo.com - August 1 at 5:03 PM
publicnow.com logoCertified Shareholder Report for Period Ended June 30, 2016 (NYSE:GAM)
www.publicnow.com - August 1 at 5:03 PM
marketexclusive.com logoGeneral American Investors Co. Inc. (NYSE:GAM) Targets 1 Million Shares In Extended Buyback Program (NYSE:GAM)
marketexclusive.com - July 14 at 5:18 PM
4-traders.com logoGeneral American Investors : Quarterly Dividend and Distribution on Preferred Stock & Extension of Common Stock Repurchase Program (NYSE:GAM)
www.4-traders.com - July 13 at 5:28 PM
publicnow.com logoQuarterly Dividend and Distribution on Preferred Stock & Extension of Common Stock Repurchase Program (NYSE:GAM)
www.publicnow.com - July 13 at 4:58 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo4:05 pm General American Investors announces authorization for repurchase of an additional 1,000,000 outstanding shares of common stock (NYSE:GAM)
finance.yahoo.com - July 13 at 4:05 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoGeneral American Investors Company Reports Quarterly Dividend and Distribution on 5.95% Preferred Stock; Extension of Repurchase Program for Additional 1,000,000 Outstanding Shares of Common Stock (NYSE:GAM)
finance.yahoo.com - July 13 at 4:02 PM
bloomberg.com logoGAM Holding Said to Halt London Office Plan After Brexit (NYSE:GAM)
www.bloomberg.com - July 6 at 4:56 AM
News IconVP Administration/CCO/PFO of General American Investors (NYSE:GAM), Stark Eugene S, buys 250 shares worth $6,579 (NYSE:GAM)
empowerednews.net - June 23 at 10:15 PM
bloomberg.com logoGAM Holding Plummets After Profit Warning Startles Investors (NYSE:GAM)
www.bloomberg.com - June 14 at 1:23 AM
News IconDavidson Spencer, Chairman of General American Investors (NYSE:GAM) sells 14,600 shares (NYSE:GAM)
empowerednews.net - May 27 at 9:52 AM
News IconTrust Fbo Arthur G Altschul Jr, Ttee/Beneficiary is a Director of General American Investors (NYSE:GAM) sells 2,000 shares (NYSE:GAM)
empowerednews.net - May 26 at 1:24 PM
fidaily.com logoInsider Trading Activity – General American Investors, Inc (NYSE:GAM) (NYSE:GAM)
www.fidaily.com - May 26 at 1:24 PM
fidaily.com logoInsider Activity – General American Investors, Inc (NYSE:GAM) (NYSE:GAM)
www.fidaily.com - May 18 at 2:18 PM
publicnow.com logoNet Assets as of March 31, 2016 (NYSE:GAM)
www.publicnow.com - May 3 at 10:50 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoGeneral American Investors Reports Net Assets as of March 31, 2016 (NYSE:GAM)
finance.yahoo.com - May 2 at 4:05 PM
News IconGeneral American Investors (NYSE:GAM): Director ALTSCHUL ARTHUR G JR sells 2,500 shares (NYSE:GAM)
empowerednews.net - April 30 at 1:38 PM
fidaily.com logoInsider Trading Activity – General American Investors, Inc (NYSE:GAM) Shares (NYSE:GAM)
www.fidaily.com - April 28 at 1:25 PM
News IconQUALCOMM, Inc. (QCOM) Stake Decreased by General American Investors Co. Inc (NYSE:GAM)
investmentunderground.com - April 22 at 2:00 PM
News IconGeneral American Investors (NYSE:GAM): Director ALTSCHUL ARTHUR G JR sells 3,000 shares (NYSE:GAM)
empowerednews.net - April 21 at 1:49 PM
bloomberg.com logoGAM Reports Quarterly Net Outflows of $3.2 Billion; Shares Drop (NYSE:GAM)
www.bloomberg.com - April 20 at 1:33 AM
4-traders.com logoGeneral American Investors : Quarterly Dividend and Distribution on Preferred Stock (NYSE:GAM)
www.4-traders.com - April 14 at 1:32 PM
publicnow.com logoQuarterly Dividend and Distribution on Preferred Stock (NYSE:GAM)
www.publicnow.com - April 13 at 4:48 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoGeneral American Investors Company, Inc. Quarterly Dividend and Distribution on 5.95% Preferred Stock (NYSE:GAM)
finance.yahoo.com - April 13 at 4:05 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoGeneral American Investors Files Certified Shareholder Report for Year Ended December 31, 2015 (NYSE:GAM)
finance.yahoo.com - February 9 at 4:05 PM
noodls.com logo2015 Spill-Over Dividend and Distribution on Common Stock (NYSE:GAM)
www.noodls.com - January 20 at 5:05 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoGeneral American Investors Company Declares Dividends and Distributions (NYSE:GAM)
finance.yahoo.com - January 20 at 4:05 PM
investopedia.com logo(EWQ, HFX, FEUZ) 3 Best France ETFs for 2016 (NYSE:GAM)
www.investopedia.com - January 12 at 6:11 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoGeneral American Investors Company Announces Actions Taken by the Board of Directors (NYSE:GAM)
finance.yahoo.com - December 16 at 4:00 PM
noodls.com logoIssue Price ($30.81) of Common Shares to be Issued for Year-End Dividend and Distribution (NYSE:GAM)
www.noodls.com - December 14 at 10:14 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoGeneral American Investors Announces Issue Price for the 2015 Year-End Dividend and Distribution Payable on December 30, 2015 (NYSE:GAM)
finance.yahoo.com - December 11 at 5:23 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoGENERAL AMERICAN INVESTORS CO INC Financials (NYSE:GAM)
finance.yahoo.com - December 8 at 1:05 PM
noodls.com logoDeclares 2015 Year-End Dividend and Distribution on Common Stock and Preferred Stock (NYSE:GAM)
www.noodls.com - November 4 at 5:08 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoGeneral American Investors Company Declares Year-End Dividends and Distributions on Common and Preferred Stock (NYSE:GAM)
finance.yahoo.com - November 4 at 4:02 PM
noodls.com logoNet Assets as of September 30, 2015 (NYSE:GAM)
www.noodls.com - October 21 at 4:47 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoGeneral American Investors Reports Net Assets as of September 30, 2015 (NYSE:GAM)
finance.yahoo.com - October 21 at 4:02 PM
noodls.com logoBoard Appoints New Director - Henry Schirmer (NYSE:GAM)
www.noodls.com - October 16 at 4:37 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoGeneral American Investors Company Henry Schirmer Appointed to Board of Directors (NYSE:GAM)
finance.yahoo.com - October 16 at 4:02 PM
forbes.com logoPresident Obama's Clean Power Plan Has The Wind At Its Back (NYSE:GAM)
www.forbes.com - August 4 at 12:52 PM
noodls.com logoCertified Shareholder Report for Period Ended June 30, 2015 (NYSE:GAM)
www.noodls.com - August 3 at 5:16 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoGeneral American Investors Files Certified Shareholder Report for Period Ended June 30, 2015 (NYSE:GAM)
finance.yahoo.com - August 3 at 4:02 PM

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