General Motors Company (GM): Skating on Thin Ice? We Know the Answer

General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) went up by 1.28% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $38.96. The company’s stock price has collected -2.47% of loss in the last five trading sessions. The Wall Street Journal reported 23 hours ago that GM Accuses Ex-Board Member of Leaking Information to Rival Fiat

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Is It Worth Investing in General Motors Company (NYSE :GM) Right Now?

General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 30.08 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for GM is at 1.44. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 13 analysts out of 18 who provided ratings for General Motors Company declared the stock was a “buy,” while 2 rated the stock as “overweight,” 3 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”

The average price from analysts is $38.88, which is $8.8 above the current price. GM currently public float of 1.33B and currently shorts hold a 1.56% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of GM was 14.77M shares.

GM’s Market Performance

GM stocks went down by -2.47% for the week, with a monthly jump of 13.35% and a quarterly performance of 13.68%, while its annual performance rate touched -15.13%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 4.44% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 4.10% for General Motors Company. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 4.98% for GM stocks with a simple moving average of 10.93% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion of GM

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for GM stocks, with JP Morgan repeating the rating for GM by listing it as a “Overweight.” The predicted price for GM in the upcoming period, according to JP Morgan is $37 based on the research report published on September 9th of the current year 2020.

Goldman, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see GM reach a price target of $37. The rating they have provided for GM stocks is “Buy” according to the report published on June 12th, 2020.

Deutsche Bank gave a rating of “ Buy” to GM, setting the target price at $30 in the report published on May 7th of the current year.

GM Trading at 13.89% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought GM to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -18.93% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 4.10%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 4.44%, as shares surge +5.23% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +22.74% upper at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, GM fell by -2.47%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -12.62% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $30.16. In addition, General Motors Company saw -13.72% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.

Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at GM starting from Blissett Julian G., who bought 9,300 shares at the price of $26.00 back on May 29. After this action, Blissett Julian G. now owns 22,130 shares of General Motors Company, valued at $241,800 using the latest closing price.

RUSSO PATRICIA F, the Director of General Motors Company, bought 12,700 shares at $23.18 during a trade that took place back on May 12, which means that RUSSO PATRICIA F is holding 25,000 shares at $294,386 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for GM

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • +4.31 for the present operating margin
  • +10.51 for the gross margin

The net margin for General Motors Company stands at +4.91. The total capital return value is set at 3.97, while invested capital returns managed to touch 6.10. Equity return is now at value 3.70, with 0.60 for asset returns.

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Based on General Motors Company (GM), the company’s capital structure generated 250.22 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 71.45. Total debt to assets is 45.86, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 7.57. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 160.16.

When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 0.98, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.78. The receivables turnover for the company is 4.11 and the total asset turnover is 0.60. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.88.

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