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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 46409.03. Since its IPO date on the 11/18/2010, General Motors Company, GM performance year to date is -8.82%. Today General Motors Company, GM has gained 0.23%, with a current price of 30.31.

Ownership of the company is 4.66% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 74.90%. 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 0.64%. The 52-week high is -14.84%, and the 52-week low is 29.14%. The average volume for General Motors Company, GM is 4466458.

With a target price of 36.53, 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 3.87 and a forward P/E of 5.19. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 0.38. General Motors Company also has a P/S and a P/B of 0.29 and 1.07 respectively. For P/cash, General Motors Company has a value of 2, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 30.31, General Motors Company has a dividend yield of 5.03%. 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 -0.61% 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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