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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: General Motors Company, GM

General Motors Company, GM is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Auto Manufacturers – Major in the sector of Consumer Goods. Based in USA, General Motors Company, GM  has a market cap of 50809.37. Since its IPO date on the 11/18/2010, General Motors Company, GM performance year to date is -1.32%. Today General Motors Company, GM has gained -0.58%, with a current price of 32.34.

Ownership of the company is 4.66% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 72.80%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 18.50%. Return of assets are at 6.20%, with return on investment at 7.00%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, General Motors Company, GM is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 1.24. While Total debt/equity is 1.73. With a profit margin of 7.90%, this is combined with a gross margin of 13.20%, and operating margin of 5.30%. General Motors Company ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1, while the quick ratio is 0.8.

For the last year General Motors Company, GM has seen a EPS growth of 255.40%. A performance for the year of 1.44%. The 52-week high is -8.05%, and the 52-week low is 25.74%. The average volume for General Motors Company, GM is 8907100.

With a target price of 36.28, can General Motors Company, GM reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of General Motors Company, GM. General Motors Company has a P/E of 4.14 and a forward P/E of 5.62. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 0.4. General Motors Company also has a P/S and a P/B of 0.32 and 1.15 respectively. For P/cash, General Motors Company has a value of 2.19, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 32.34, General Motors Company has a dividend yield of 4.70%. We see a return on equity of 31.30%.

Looking more long-term General Motors Company, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 10.25%. In the short-term an EPS growth of -1.39% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 255.40% for this year and for the last five years a 15.40% growth has been seen.

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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Mark Hines

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