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Trending Stock: General Motors Company (NYSE:GM)

General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) plummeted -0.43 percent and ended the day at $37.08. The Average Volume of the company is 14.31 Million and P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 6.18, while Forward P/E ratio is 6.18.

Macquarie Initiated its coverage for General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) in a note sent to investors on 1-Dec-16. The research firm Initiated the stock to Outperform. Moreover, Berenberg issued Initiated rating for the stock on 22-Nov-16. BofA/Merrill also Downgrade the company to Neutral on 26-Oct-16, 2016. Additionally, Nomura Initiated its ratings on the stock to Neutral.

The highest price GM stock touched in the last 12 month was $38.38 and the lowest price it hit in the same period was $27.34. The stock has a Return on Assets of 4.4 percent, Return on Investment of 5.5 percent and a Return on Equity of 21.8 percent. The company’s market cap is $55.54 Billion.

General Motors Company (NYSE:GM)’s growth estimate is 14.3 percent for the current quarter. The growth estimate for the next quarter is -4.8 percent. The company’s stock has climbed 19.51 percent in the past five year. The company is expected to grow by 5.15 percent over the next five years.

Price Target is an important factor while doing analysis of a stock. According to 21 analysts, Price Target for General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) may hit a high of $51. The average and low price target for the stock are $38.95 and $29, respectively.

Now we look at the Moving Averages, the 200-day is 15.63, the 50-day is 2.01 and the 20-day is 1.66. Moving averages are used as a strong indicator for technical stock analysis and it helps investors in figuring out where the stock has been and also help in determining where it may be possibly heading.

Looking forward, the company is expected to report earnings of $1.43 per share for the current quarter. Revenue is expected in between 43.77 Billion and 36.98 Billion with an average of 39.55 Billion.

When we look at the recommendation trends, the stock presently has an average brokerage recommendation of 4.6. Out of 23 brokerage recommendations, 1 gave a Strong Buy, 7 issued a Buy, 13 issued Hold, 2 rated Under-perform and 0 issued a Sell.

General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) performance during the last one year Improved 32.89 percent, while its year to date (YTD) performance showed a Positive trend of 6.43 percent. The stock Jumped 19.62 percent over the past six months. The stock’s quarterly performance indicates a Positive momentum of 12.63 percent, whereas its last one month trend is Pessimistic with -0.62 percent. Its weekly performance showed upward trend of 5.52 percent.

Profitability analysis helps a great deal in making investment decision. Net profit margin of the company was recorded at 5.7 percent, operating profit margin was 5.7 percent, whereas gross profit margin stands at 12.8 percent. Beta factor was calculated at 1.31.

General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) has 1.49 Billion shares outstanding and 1.35 Billion shares were floated in market. The short ratio in the company’s stock is documented at 2.63 and the short float is around of 2.78%. The stock’s average true range of stands at 0.83, while the relative strength index is 55.31.

Liquidity ratios helps investors to determine a company’s ability to pay off its debts. For the most recent quarter, quick ratio was 0.7, current ratio was 0.9, LT Debt/Equity ratio was 1.27 and Total Debt/Equity ratio was 1.93.