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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 12178.68, and so far today it has a volume of 13869300. Performance year to date since the 11/18/2010 is -9.16%.

To help you determine whether General Motors Company is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 4.51 and forward P/E is 5.18. PEG perhaps more useful shows that General Motors Company has a value for PEG of 0.32. P/S ratio is 0.29 and the P/B ratio is 1.14. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 2.1 and *TBA respectively.

At the current price General Motors Company is trading at, 30.13 (1.58% today), General Motors Company has a dividend yield of 5.04%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 21.30%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 6.68, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 3.17% after growing 255.40% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 120.50%, and 4.30% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 1492.06, and the number of shares float is 1325.72. The senior management bring insider ownership to 4.66%, and institutional ownership is at 75.90%. The float short is 2.44%, with the short ratio at a value of 2.66. Management has seen a return on assets of 5.50%, and also a return on investment of 7.00%.

The ability for General Motors Company, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 0.9, and quick ratio is 0.7. Long term debt/equity is 1.21 and total debt/equity is 1.74. In terms of margins, General Motors Company has a gross margin of 12.50%, with its operating margin at 4.30%, and General Motors Company has a profit margin of 6.90%.

The 52 week high is -15.34%, with 28.37% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 1.17% and the 200 day simple moving average is -2.54%.

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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