NYSE:GM - General Motors Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$35.75 +0.20 (+0.56 %)
(As of 11/18/2018 11:23 AM ET)
Previous Close$35.75
Today's Range$35.0150 - $35.79
52-Week Range$30.56 - $45.52
Volume11.68 million shs
Average Volume14.76 million shs
Market Capitalization$50.46 billion
P/E Ratio5.40
Dividend Yield4.25%
General Motors Company, together with its subsidiaries, designs, builds, and sells cars, trucks, crossovers, and automobile parts worldwide. The company operates through GM North America, GM International, and GM Financial segments. It markets its vehicles primarily under the Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Holden, Baojun, Jiefang, and Wuling brand names. The company also sells cars, trucks, and crossovers 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 connected safety, security, and mobility solutions, as well as information technology services. Further, the company provides automotive financing services. General Motors Company was founded in 1897 and is based in Detroit, Michigan.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Motor vehicles & car bodies
Sub-IndustryAutomobile Manufacturers
Current SymbolNYSE:GM
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.75
Current Ratio0.89
Quick Ratio0.76


Trailing P/E Ratio5.40
Forward P/E Ratio5.74
P/E Growth0.68

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$145.59 billion
Price / Sales0.35
Cash Flow$15.6114 per share
Price / Cash2.29
Book Value$28.98 per share
Price / Book1.23


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$6.62
Net Income$-3,864,000,000.00
Net Margins0.56%
Return on Equity25.81%
Return on Assets4.46%


Outstanding Shares1,411,400,000
Market Cap$50.46 billion

General Motors (NYSE:GM) Frequently Asked Questions

What is General Motors' stock symbol?

General Motors trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "GM."

How often does General Motors pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for General Motors?

General Motors declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, October 30th. Investors of record on Friday, December 7th will be paid a dividend of $0.38 per share on Thursday, December 20th. This represents a $1.52 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.25%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 6th. View General Motors' Dividend History.

How will General Motors' stock buyback program work?

General Motors announced that its board has initiated a share buyback program on Friday, April 7th 2017, which permits the company to buyback $5,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase up to 8.8% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are generally an indication that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

How were General Motors' earnings last quarter?

General Motors (NYSE:GM) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, October, 31st. The auto manufacturer reported $1.87 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.25 by $0.62. The auto manufacturer had revenue of $35.79 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $34.85 billion. General Motors had a net margin of 0.56% and a return on equity of 25.81%. General Motors's quarterly revenue was up 6.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $1.32 EPS. View General Motors' Earnings History.

When is General Motors' next earnings date?

General Motors is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 5th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for General Motors.

What guidance has General Motors issued on next quarter's earnings?

General Motors issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Wednesday, October, 31st. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $5.80-6.20 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $5.88.

What price target have analysts set for GM?

16 brokerages have issued twelve-month price objectives for General Motors' shares. Their predictions range from $34.00 to $60.00. On average, they anticipate General Motors' stock price to reach $46.4667 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 30.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for General Motors.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for General Motors?

16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for General Motors in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings and 10 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for General Motors.

Has General Motors been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about GM stock has been trending positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. General Motors earned a media sentiment score of 2.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the auto manufacturer a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.

Who are some of General Motors' key competitors?

Who are General Motors' key executives?

General Motors' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Ms. Mary T. Barra, Chairman & CEO (Age 56)
  • Mr. Daniel L. Ammann, Pres (Age 46)
  • Mr. Mark L. Reuss, Exec. VP of Global Product Devel., Purchasing & Supply Chain (Age 54)
  • Mr. Alan S. Batey, EVP & Pres of North America (Age 55)
  • Mr. Charles K. Stevens III, Adviser (Age 58)

Who are General Motors' major shareholders?

General Motors' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Capital World Investors (5.95%), Franklin Resources Inc. (1.92%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.07%), Capital Research Global Investors (1.01%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.92%) and LSV Asset Management (0.84%). Company insiders that own General Motors stock include Alan S Batey, Alicia S Boler-Davis, Barry L Engle II, Charles K Stevens III, Craig B Glidden, Daniel Ammann, Jane L Mendillo, John J Quattrone, Karl-Thomas Neumann, Mark L Reuss, Nysschen Carel J De, Patricia F Russo, Retiree Medical Benefits T Uaw, Stefan Jacoby and Thomas S Timko. View Institutional Ownership Trends for General Motors.

Which institutional investors are selling General Motors stock?

GM stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Ashler Capital LLC, Prudential Financial Inc., AQR Capital Management LLC, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, ING Groep NV and Artemis Investment Management LLP. Company insiders that have sold General Motors company stock in the last year include Alan S Batey, Barry L Engle II, Charles K Stevens III, Mark L Reuss, Retiree Medical Benefits T Uaw, Stefan Jacoby and Thomas S Timko. View Insider Buying and Selling for General Motors.

Which institutional investors are buying General Motors stock?

GM stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital Research Global Investors, Capital World Investors, Franklin Resources Inc., OppenheimerFunds Inc., Levin Capital Strategies L.P., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Neuberger Berman Group LLC and Panagora Asset Management Inc.. Company insiders that have bought General Motors stock in the last two years include Jane L Mendillo and Patricia F Russo. View Insider Buying and Selling for General Motors.

How do I buy shares of General Motors?

Shares of GM can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is General Motors' stock price today?

One share of GM stock can currently be purchased for approximately $35.75.

How big of a company is General Motors?

General Motors has a market capitalization of $50.46 billion and generates $145.59 billion in revenue each year. The auto manufacturer earns $-3,864,000,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $6.62 on an earnings per share basis. General Motors employs 180,000 workers across the globe.

What is General Motors' official website?

The official website for General Motors is http://www.gm.com.

How can I contact General Motors?

General Motors' mailing address is 300 Renaissance Center, Detroit MI, 48265. The auto manufacturer can be reached via phone at 313-667-1500 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for General Motors (NYSE GM)

Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  1,045 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  795 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,840
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about General Motors and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe GM will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe GM will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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