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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for General Motors Company (NYSE:GM)?

The company in question is, General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) currently with a stock price of 31.54 (-0.76% today). The market cap for General Motors Company is 48829.6, and is in the sector Consumer Goods, and Auto Manufacturers РMajor industry. The target price for General Motors Company is 36.65. Currently General Motors Company is trading with a P/E of 4.03, and a forward P/E of 5.47. Average volume for General Motors Company is 13248.8 and so far today it is 15892000.

Performance in the last year for General Motors Company has been 17.74%. For EPS growth, General Motors Company has seen a growth of 255.40%, and is looking to grow in the next year to -1.42%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 15.40% over the last five years and could be 10.25% for the next five years. General Motors Company has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 11.00%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 169.40%. The 20-day simple moving average is 3.60%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 2.41%.

Since the IPO date for General Motors Company on the 11/18/2010, General Motors Company has seen performance year to date to be -4.90%. With General Motors Company trading at 31.54, the dividend yield is 4.82%, and the EPS is 7.82.

So could General Motors Company, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 4.03. The PEG is 0.39, P/S is 0.31 and the P/B is at 1.12. The P/cash is 2.11, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

General Motors Company ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1, and the quick ratio is 0.8. This is with long term debt/equity at 1.24, and total debt/equity at 1.73.

In terms of margins, General Motors Company has a gross margin of 13.20%, an operating margin of 5.30% and a profit margin of 7.90%.Payout ratio for General Motors Company is 18.50%. Return on assets come to 6.20% with return on investment coming to 7.00%.

Insider ownership for General Motors Company, is at 4.66% and institutional ownership comes to 72.80%. Outstanding shares are at 1548.18. While shares float is 1347.79. The float short is currently 2.22%, and short ratio is 2.25.

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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