General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) went up by 0.79% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $57.05. The company’s stock price has collected -1.74% of loss in the last five trading sessions. The Wall Street Journal reported on 02/20/21 that Inside GM’s Plans to Convert Its Factories for EVs
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 12.16 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for GM is at 1.35. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 16 analysts out of 19 who provided ratings for General Motors Company declared the stock was a “buy,” while 1 rated the stock as “overweight,” 2 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
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The average price from analysts is $65.63, which is $9.96 above the current price. GM currently public float of 1.37B and currently shorts hold a 1.30% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of GM was 21.90M shares.
GM’s Market Performance
GM stocks went down by -1.74% for the week, with a monthly drop of -5.89% and a quarterly performance of 25.23%, while its annual performance rate touched 48.97%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 2.04% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 3.34% for General Motors Company. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -1.50% for GM stocks with a simple moving average of 51.15% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of GM
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for GM stocks, with Argus repeating the rating for GM by listing it as a “Buy.” The predicted price for GM in the upcoming period, according to Argus is $56 based on the research report published on January 14th of the current year 2021.
Nomura, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see GM reach a price target of $60, previously predicting the price at $27. The rating they have provided for GM stocks is “Buy” according to the report published on January 13th, 2021.
The Benchmark Company gave a rating of “Buy” to GM, setting the target price at $51 in the report published on December 21st of the previous year.
GM Trading at 9.95% 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 -7.85% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 3.34%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.04%, as shares sank -4.56% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +18.64% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, GM fell by -1.74%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +147.27% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $53.25. In addition, General Motors Company saw 26.25% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at GM starting from MOTT RANDALL D, who sale 25,000 shares at the price of $53.69 back on Jan 19. After this action, MOTT RANDALL D now owns 89,427 shares of General Motors Company, valued at $1,342,250 using the latest closing price.
MOTT RANDALL D, the Executive Vice President & CIO of General Motors Company, sale 25,000 shares at $50.85 during a trade that took place back on Jan 13, which means that MOTT RANDALL D is holding 114,427 shares at $1,271,250 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for GM
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +5.99 for the present operating margin
- +16.80 for the gross margin
The net margin for General Motors Company stands at +5.25. The total capital return value is set at 4.71, while invested capital returns managed to touch 5.64. Equity return is now at value 14.90, with 2.60 for asset returns.
Based on General Motors Company (GM), the company’s capital structure generated 246.66 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 71.15. Total debt to assets is 47.23, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 164.22. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 47.37.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 1.18, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.77. The receivables turnover for the company is 3.62 and the total asset turnover is 0.53. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.01.