General Motors Company [NYSE: GM] traded at a high on 09/11/20, posting a 0.96 gain after which it closed the day’ session at $30.46. The company report on September 8, 2020 that Nikola And General Motors Form Strategic Partnership; Nikola Badger To Be Engineered And Manufactured By General Motors.
General Motors receives 11 percent ownership of Nikola and right to nominate one director; General Motors seizes growth opportunity with Nikola to boldly move into broader markets with Hydrotec fuel cell and Ultium battery systems.
– General Motors to receive $2 billion equity stake in Nikola in exchange for certain in-kind contributions.
The results of the trading session contributed to over 13462981 shares changing hands. Over the past one week, the price volatility of General Motors Company stands at 4.43% while the volatility over the past one month is 3.88%.
The market cap for GM stock reached $43.18 billion, with 1.43 billion shares outstanding and 1.33 billion shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 15.00M shares, GM reached a trading volume of 13462981 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
What do top market gurus say about General Motors Company [GM]?
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for GM shares is $40.38 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on GM stock is a recommendation set at 1.90. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
JP Morgan have made an estimate for General Motors Company shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Overweight, with their previous recommendation back on September 09, 2020. The new note on the price target was released on June 12, 2020, representing the official price target for General Motors Company stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $30, while Deutsche Bank analysts kept a Buy rating on GM stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for General Motors Company is set at 1.26, with the Price to Sales ratio for GM stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 0.37. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 1.11, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 26.44. Price to Free Cash Flow for GM in the course of the last twelve months was 76.83 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.00.
How has GM stock performed recently?
General Motors Company [GM] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 3.32. With this latest performance, GM shares gained by 8.67% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 23.27% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -22.04% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for GM stock in for the last two-week period is set at 55.00, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 53.49, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 56.25 for General Motors Company [GM]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 27.61, while it was recorded at 30.99 for the last single week of trading, and 28.49 for the last 200 days.
General Motors Company [GM]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and General Motors Company [GM] shares currently have an operating margin of +4.31 and a Gross Margin at +10.51. General Motors Company’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +4.91.
Return on Total Capital for GM is now 3.97, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 6.10. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 16.69, with Return on Assets sitting at 2.96. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, General Motors Company [GM] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 250.22. Additionally, GM Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 71.45, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 45.86. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 160.16, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 45.73.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, General Motors Company [GM] managed to generate an average of $41,049 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 4.11 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.60.General Motors Company’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.00 and a Current Ratio set at 1.10.
Earnings analysis for General Motors Company [GM]
With the latest financial reports released by the company, General Motors Company posted 1.72/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 1.31/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 31.30%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for GM. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for General Motors Company go to 1.88%.
Insider trade positions for General Motors Company [GM]
There are presently around $34,105 million, or 79.30% of GM stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of GM stocks are: BLACKROCK INC. with ownership of 105,171,485, which is approximately 1.08% of the company’s market cap and around 7.19% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 95,978,234 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $2.92 billion in GM stocks shares; and CAPITAL WORLD INVESTORS, currently with $2.87 billion in GM stock with ownership of nearly -6.03% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in General Motors Company stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of July and at the time of the July reporting period, where 384 institutional holders increased their position in General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] by around 107,649,339 shares. Additionally, 500 investors decreased positions by around 86,485,987 shares, while 118 investors held positions by with 925,539,819 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 1,119,675,145 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. GM stock had 114 new institutional investments in for a total of 16,284,417 shares, while 119 institutional investors sold positions of 9,567,401 shares during the same period.