GM Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

GM -- USA Stock  

USD 39.31  0.09  0.23%

Allowing for the 30-days total investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding General Motors Company is 'Strong Sell'. Macroaxis provides GM buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding GM positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of General Motors available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from GM buy-and-hold prospective. Please also check GM Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with current analyst consensus.

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Sell GMBuy GM
Strong Sell


Hype Condition

Current Valuation

Odds of Distress

Economic Sensitivity

Analyst Consensus

Piotroski F Score

Financial Leverage

For the selected time horizon General Motors Company has a mean deviation of 1.02, semi deviation of 0.0, standard deviation of 1.21, variance of 1.47, downside variance of 0.0 and semi variance of 0.0
General Motors Company buy, hold, or sell recommendation module can be used to check and cross-verify current buy or sell recommendations provided by analysts evaluating the entity potential to grow using all of fundamental, technical, data market data available at the time. To make sure General Motors Company is not overpriced, please check out all GM fundamentals including its Price to Earning, Cash per Share, Price to Earnings To Growth, as well as the relationship between Gross Profit and Book Value Per Share . Given that General Motors has Number of Shares Shorted of 24.6 M, we strongly advise you confirm General Motors market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your regular risk tolerance and investing horizon.

GM Thematic Classifications

Driverless Cars IdeaDriverless Cars
Large and mid size firms and ETFs that are involved or betting on driverless cars market
Dividend Beast IdeaDividend Beast
Solid, dividend paying stocks and ETFs
Automobiles and Trucks IdeaAutomobiles and Trucks
USA Equities from Automobiles and Trucks industry as classified by Fama & French

Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.28Value At Risk1.98
Potential Upside1.28Standard Deviation1.21
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Hamlin Capital Management LlcCommon Shares2.4 M94.5 M
Bank Of MontrealCommon Shares2.1 M82.1 M
Davenport Co Llc 1Common Shares1.2 M47.6 M
Retirement Systems Of AlabamaCommon Shares1.1 M45 M
Cacti Asset Management LlcCommon Shares980 K40.3 M
Park National CorpCommon Shares714.2 K28.1 M
Deprince Race Zollo IncCommon Shares445.6 K17.6 M

GM Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.73
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.32

GM Volatility Alert

General Motors Company exhibits very low volatility with skewness of -0.43 and kurtosis of -0.87. However, we advise investors to further study General Motors Company technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.
 Better Than Average     
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GM Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsGMPeer Average
Return On Equity(3.05) % (15.17) %
Return On Asset2.69 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin(3.76) % (5.50) %
Operating Margin14.94 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation138.58 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding1.41 B1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders7.25 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions75.03 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted24.6 M3.24 M
Price to Earning20.69 times40.69 times
Price to Book1.60 times14.44 times
Price to Sales0.38 times17.81 times
Revenue144.42 B9.85 B
Gross Profit20.16 B21.75 B
EBITDA21.57 B1.41 B
Net Income(1.24 B)517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents17.17 B3.89 B
Cash per Share12.18 times5.17 times
Total Debt99.73 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity281.20 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio0.86 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share24.50 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations(15.6 B)1.25 B
Short Ratio1.83 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share3.79 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth0.56 times1.22 times
Number of Employees180 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization55.41 B29.78 B
Total Asset194.52 B126.86 B
Retained Earnings26.17 B38.24 B
Working Capital6.54 B3.58 B
Current Asset78.01 B36.8 B
   Disposition of 127 shares by Matthew Tsien of GM subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]

GM Alerts

Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions
General Motors generates negative expected return over the last 30 days
General Motors has high likelihood to experience some financial distress in the next 2 years
General Motors has high financial leverage indicating that it may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its debt commitments
The company reports 99.73 B of total liabilities with total debt to equity ratio (D/E) of 281.2 which implies that the company may not be able to produce enough cash to satisfy its debt commitments. General Motors Company has Current Ratio of 0.84 implying that it has not enough working capital to pay out debt commitments in time.
This company generated yearly revenue of 144.42 B. Annual Net Loss to common stockholders was (1.24 B) with gross profit of 20.16 B.
GEN MOTORS reports about 17.17 B in cash with (15.6 B) of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 12.18.
Over 75.0% of General Motors Company shares are owned by institutional investors
On June 7, 2018 GM paid $ 0.38 per share dividend to its current shareholders
Latest headline from MacroaxisInsider: Exercise or conversion by Charles Stevens of 125 shares of GM subject to Rule 16b-3
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