General Motors Company [NYSE: GM] surged by $0.65 during the normal trading session on Friday and reaching a high of $57.34 during the day while it closed the day at $57.22. The company report on April 30, 2021 that General Motors Releases Annual Sustainability Report, Setting Baseline for Accelerated Goals.
General Motors released its 11th annual Sustainability Report, providing an overview of the company’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance in 2020, and outlining new environmental sustainability goals for the next chapter of GM’s work toward a zero-emissions future.
GM’s new sustainability goals include reducing operational energy intensity by 35 percent by 2035 against a 2010 baseline; making packaging 100 percent returnable or made from majority sustainable content, and zero waste by 2030; achieving greater than 90 percent waste diversion from landfills and incineration globally by 2025; and enrolling 100 percent of “targeted Tier 1 suppliers” in GM’s Supplier Sustainability Program.
General Motors Company stock has also loss -0.54% of its value over the past 7 days. However, GM stock has inclined by 12.90% in the 3 months of the year. Over the past six months meanwhile, it has gained 67.85% and gained 37.42% year-on date.
The market cap for GM stock reached $81.51 billion, with 1.44 billion shares outstanding and 1.37 billion shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 20.31M shares, GM reached a trading volume of 15348269 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here’s what leading stock market gurus have to 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 $67.19 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 1.80. 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.
Wells Fargo have made an estimate for General Motors Company shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Overweight, with their previous recommendation back on April 05, 2021. The new note on the price target was released on January 14, 2021, representing the official price target for General Motors Company stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise from $27 to $60, while Nomura kept a Buy rating on GM stock. On December 21, 2020, analysts increased their price target for GM shares from 47 to 51.
The Average True Range (ATR) for General Motors Company is set at 1.71, with the Price to Sales ratio for GM stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 0.67. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 1.82, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 20.38. Price to Free Cash Flow for GM in the course of the last twelve months was 7.62 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 0.90.
GM stock trade performance evaluation
General Motors Company [GM] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -0.54. With this latest performance, GM shares dropped by -0.42% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 67.85% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 156.71% 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 48.07, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 45.62, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 50.24 for General Motors Company [GM]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 56.75, while it was recorded at 57.90 for the last single week of trading, and 42.53 for the last 200 days.
General Motors Company [GM]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and General Motors Company [GM] shares currently have an operating margin of +5.99 and a Gross Margin at +16.80. General Motors Company’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +5.25.
Return on Total Capital for GM is now 4.71, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 5.64. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 14.81, with Return on Assets sitting at 2.77. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, General Motors Company [GM] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 246.66. Additionally, GM Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 71.15, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 47.23. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 164.22, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 47.37.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, General Motors Company [GM] managed to generate an average of $41,465 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 3.62 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.53.General Motors Company’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.90 and a Current Ratio set at 1.00.
Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for General Motors Company [GM] stock
With the latest financial reports released by the company, General Motors Company posted 0.62/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.3/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 106.70%. 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 11.74%.
General Motors Company [GM]: Insider Ownership positions
There are presently around $65,587 million, or 81.20% of GM stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of GM stocks are: BLACKROCK INC. with ownership of 106,303,679, which is approximately 0.033% of the company’s market cap and around 0.10% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 90,641,771 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $5.19 billion in GM stocks shares; and CAPITAL RESEARCH GLOBAL INVESTORS, currently with $5.16 billion in GM stock with ownership of nearly 27.415% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in General Motors Company stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of May and at the time of the May reporting period, where 635 institutional holders increased their position in General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] by around 109,576,314 shares. Additionally, 425 investors decreased positions by around 94,249,807 shares, while 132 investors held positions by with 942,398,452 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 1,146,224,573 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. GM stock had 272 new institutional investments in for a total of 16,461,264 shares, while 76 institutional investors sold positions of 3,147,452 shares during the same period.