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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 32.17 (0.45% today). The market cap for General Motors Company is 49304.42, and is in the sector Consumer Goods, and Auto Manufacturers – Major industry. The target price for General Motors Company is 37.06. Currently General Motors Company is trading with a P/E of 4.8, and a forward P/E of 5.5. Average volume for General Motors Company is 12626.87 and so far today it is 7593608.

Performance in the last year for General Motors Company has been 10.89%. For EPS growth, General Motors Company has seen a growth of 255.40%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 3.17%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 15.40% over the last five years and could be 14.07% for the next five years. General Motors Company has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 4.30%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 120.50%. The 20-day simple moving average is 7.99%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 3.78%.

Since the IPO date for General Motors Company on the 11/18/2010, General Motors Company has seen performance year to date to be -3.43%. With General Motors Company trading at 32.17, the dividend yield is 4.75%, and the EPS is 6.68.

So could General Motors Company, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 4.8. The PEG is 0.34, P/S is 0.32 and the P/B is at 1.21. The P/cash is 2.3, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

General Motors Company ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 0.9, and the quick ratio is 0.7. This is with long term debt/equity at 1.21, and total debt/equity at 1.74.

In terms of margins, General Motors Company has a gross margin of 12.50%, an operating margin of 4.30% and a profit margin of 6.90%.Payout ratio for General Motors Company is 21.30%. Return on assets come to 5.50% with return on investment coming to 7.00%.

Insider ownership for General Motors Company, is at 4.66% and institutional ownership comes to 75.80%. Outstanding shares are at 1539.32. While shares float is 1325.72. The float short is currently 2.43%, and short ratio is 2.55.

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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