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

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$31.93 -0.41 (-1.27 %)
(As of 10/18/2018 04:54 AM ET)
Previous Close$32.34
Today's Range$31.58 - $32.29
52-Week Range$31.49 - $46.76
Volume9.10 million shs
Average Volume12.33 million shs
Market Capitalization$47.50 billion
P/E Ratio4.82
Dividend Yield4.73%
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


Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.81
Current Ratio0.88
Quick Ratio0.74


Trailing P/E Ratio4.82
Forward P/E Ratio5.37
P/E Growth0.69

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$145.59 billion
Price / Sales0.31
Cash Flow$14.7824 per share
Price / Cash2.16
Book Value$25.49 per share
Price / Book1.25


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$6.62
Net Income$-3,864,000,000.00
Net Margins-3.26%
Return on Equity23.39%
Return on Assets4.09%


Outstanding Shares1,410,890,000
Market Cap$47.50 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, July 24th. Investors of record on Friday, September 7th will be paid a dividend of $0.38 per share on Friday, September 21st. This represents a $1.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.76%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 6th. View General Motors' Dividend History.

How will General Motors' stock buyback program work?

General Motors declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a share repurchase plan on Friday, April 7th 2017, which allows the company to buyback $5,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to purchase up to 8.8% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are usually an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were General Motors' earnings last quarter?

General Motors (NYSE:GM) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, July, 25th. The auto manufacturer reported $1.81 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.78 by $0.03. The auto manufacturer had revenue of $36.80 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $36.62 billion. General Motors had a negative net margin of 3.26% and a positive return on equity of 23.39%. General Motors's revenue was down .5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm posted $1.89 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 Wednesday, October 31st 2018. 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, July, 25th. The company provided EPS guidance of ~$6 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $6.41.

What price target have analysts set for GM?

19 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price targets for General Motors' shares. Their forecasts range from $34.00 to $60.00. On average, they expect General Motors' share price to reach $47.1667 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 47.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for General Motors.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for General Motors?

19 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for General Motors in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 7 hold ratings and 11 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for General Motors.

Are investors shorting General Motors?

General Motors saw a increase in short interest during the month of September. As of September 28th, there was short interest totalling 26,648,373 shares, an increase of 19.3% from the September 14th total of 22,335,335 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 13,262,501 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.0 days. Approximately 2.0% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View General Motors' Current Options Chain.

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 variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Hamlin Capital Management LLC (0.20%), Douglas Lane & Associates LLC (0.18%), State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D (0.17%), Deprince Race & Zollo Inc. (0.04%), Factory Mutual Insurance Co. (0.04%) and Advisors Capital Management LLC (0.04%). 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 PGGM Investments, American National Bank, Midas Management Corp, Covenant Multifamily Offices LLC, BLB&B Advisors LLC, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Raymond James Trust N.A. and Andra AP fonden. 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, Nysschen Carel J De, 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Hamlin Capital Management LLC, Factory Mutual Insurance Co., Steigerwald Gordon & Koch Inc., Douglas Lane & Associates LLC, Deprince Race & Zollo Inc., Nikko Asset Management Americas Inc. and Foundry Partners LLC. 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 $31.93.

How big of a company is General Motors?

General Motors has a market capitalization of $47.50 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:  1,013 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  783 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,796
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 10/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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