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General Motors Company (NYSE: GM) – Is this large market cap stock undervalued?

General Motors Company (NYSE: GM), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 49772.45. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for General Motors Company is 31.18 (with a change from open of -0.95%), this in conjunction with a target price of 36.28. Volume today has so far reached 5644969, with an average volume of about 12702.64. The GAP for this stock, is -0.63%.

The P/E ratio is 4.05, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 5.51. The current EPS for General Motors Company, is 7.82, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of 255.40%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to -3.34%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for General Motors Company, EPS is looking like it will grow -1.39% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 10.25%. Quarter over quarter is 169.40% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 11.00%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been 15.40%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 2.40%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 4.66% and institutional ownership is 72.80%. Shares outstanding is 1571.1, while shares float is at a value of 1421.18. Float short for General Motors Company is 2.61% and the short ratio is 2.92.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1.24, while the total debt/equity comes to 1.73. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 1, and the quick ratio is 0.8. The most recent gross margin is 13.20% and their operating margin is 5.30%. The profit margin is 7.90%.

General Motors Company has seen returns on assets of 6.20%, and on investment, 7.00%. Return on equity is 31.30%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 0.4. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 0.31, with Price/book ratio coming to 1.12 and Price/cash is 2.15, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is *TBA.

The simple moving averages are -0.88% and 3.68% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -11.34% and the 52 week low is 21.23%.

General Motors Company has a dividend yield of 4.80%, with a current price of 31.18. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 18.50%. This is in an industry, Auto Manufacturers – Major, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Consumer Goods. General Motors Company is based in USA.

Performance in the Auto Manufacturers – Major industry means that General Motors Company has seen performance for the past week of -3.06%, with performance for the month coming to 2.39%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 4.22%, and for the half year the performance is 0.27%. Volatility for this week is 1.50% and for the month this is 1.42%.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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