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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 – Major 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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