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Is General Motors Company(NYSE: GM), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. General Motors Company (NYSE: GM) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 11/18/2010. General Motors Company is in the Auto Manufacturers – Major industry and Consumer Goods sector. Average volume for General Motors Company, is 12847.62, and so far today it has a volume of 6445753. Performance year to date since the 11/18/2010 is -4.90%.

To help you determine whether General Motors Company is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 4.03 and forward P/E is 5.42. PEG perhaps more useful shows that General Motors Company has a value for PEG of 0.39. P/S ratio is 0.31 and the P/B ratio is 1.12. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 2.09 and *TBA respectively.

At the current price General Motors Company is trading at, 31.27 (-0.86% today), General Motors Company has a dividend yield of 4.82%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 18.50%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 7.82, and this is looking to grow in the next year to -0.61% after growing 255.40% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 169.40%, and 11.00% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 1534.69, and the number of shares float is 1347.79. The senior management bring insider ownership to 4.66%, and institutional ownership is at 74.90%. The float short is 2.35%, with the short ratio at a value of 2.47. Management has seen a return on assets of 6.20%, and also a return on investment of 7.00%.

The ability for General Motors Company, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1, and quick ratio is 0.8. Long term debt/equity is 1.24 and total debt/equity is 1.73. In terms of margins, General Motors Company has a gross margin of 13.20%, with its operating margin at 5.30%, and General Motors Company has a profit margin of 7.90%.

The 52 week high is -12.14%, with 33.23% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 4.36% and the 200 day simple moving average is 0.86%.

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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