As on January 20, 2021, General Motors Company (NYSE: GM) got off with the flyer as it spiked 1.86% to $55.86. During the day, the stock rose to $56.60 and sunk to $54.85 before settling in for the price of $54.84 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, GM posted a 52-week range of $14.32-$55.14.
It was noted that the giant of the Consumer Cyclical sector posted annual sales growth of -2.50% over the last 5 years. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was 22.40%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is -15.90%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $1.43 billion, simultaneously with a float of $1.33 billion. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $82.45 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $43.56, while the 200-day Moving Average is $31.64.
It is quite fundamental to gauge the extent of the productivity of the business which is accounted for 164000 workers. It has generated 836,811 per worker during the last fiscal year. Meanwhile, its income per employee was 41,049. The stock had 4.11 Receivables turnover and 0.60 Total Asset turnover. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was +10.51, operating margin was +4.31 and Pretax Margin of +5.42.
General Motors Company (GM) Ownership Facts and Figures
Another important factor to analyze is how key investors are playing towards the stock of the Auto Manufacturers industry. General Motors Company’s current insider ownership accounts for 0.10%, in contrast to 80.30% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on Jan 13, this organization’s Executive Vice President & CIO sold 25,000 shares at the rate of 50.85, making the entire transaction reach 1,271,250 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 114,427. Preceding that transaction, on Jan 12, Company’s Executive Vice President & CIO sold 25,000 for 48.01, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 1,200,250. This particular insider is now the holder of 139,427 in total.
General Motors Company (GM) Earnings and Revenue Records
If we go through the results of last quarter, which was made public on 9/29/2020, the company posted $2.83 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, besting the agreed prediction (set at $1.38) by $1.45. This company achieved a net margin of +4.91 while generating a return on equity of 16.69. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 1.32 per share during the current fiscal year.
General Motors Company’s EPS decrease for this current 12-month fiscal period is -15.90% and is forecasted to reach 5.81 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 8.50% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the 22.40% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.
General Motors Company (NYSE: GM) Trading Performance Indicators
Let’s observe the current performance indicators for General Motors Company (GM). It’s Quick Ratio in the last reported quarter now stands at 1.00. The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 2.00. Alongside those numbers, its PE Ratio stands at $25.05, and its Beta score is 1.41. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 0.71. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 13.36.
In the same vein, GM’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded 2.23, a figure that is expected to reach 1.79 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 5.81 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of General Motors Company (GM)
Through scrutinizing the latest numbers posted by the [General Motors Company, GM], it can be observed that its last 5-days Average volume of 44.59 million was better the volume of 33.44 million, it posted the year before. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 92.17% While, its Average True Range was 2.32.
Raw Stochastic average of General Motors Company (GM) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 97.39%, which indicates a major rise in contrast to 95.53% during the last 2-weeks. If we go through the volatility metrics of the stock, In the past 14-days, Company’s historic volatility was 51.06% that was higher than 40.47% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.