Sector Trader’s Alert: General Motors Company (NYSE:GM)

General Motors Co. (GM) recently declared full-year 2017 EBIT-adjusted of $12.8 billion, repeating record 2016 performance. Results were driven by strong performance in North America, improvement in GM International led by strong equity income in China and a return to profitability in South America, sustained growth of GM Financial and an intense focus on costs.

Full-year 2017 records:

  • EPS diluted-adjusted of $6.62
  • EBIT-adjusted margin of 8.8 percent
  • North America EBIT-adjusted margin of 10.7 percent, the third straight year above 10 percent
  • GM Financial EBT-adjusted of $1.2 billion, up 50 percent and revenues of $12.2 billion, up $3.2 billion

Fourth-quarter 2017 records:

  • EBIT-adjusted of $3.1 billion, up 18.7 percent
  • EPS diluted-adjusted of $1.65, up 21.3 percent
  • North America EBIT-adjusted of $2.9 billion, up from $2.7 billion
  • GM Financial EBT-adjusted of $0.3 billion, up $0.1 billion and revenues of $3.3 billion, up $0.7 billion

Technical Alerts about GM

General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) posted a 4.20% after which it closed the day’ session at $41.20 and sees an average of 12.72M shares trade hands in each session while it’s while its relative trading volume is 1.84.

The profounder technical indicators have offered up some solid data for traders.

According to General Motors Company’s Insider ownership is at 9.96%. The total amount of shares outstanding is 1.47B, giving the company a market capitalization of about 58.12B. The stock has seen its SMA50 which is now -3.69%. In looking the SMA 200 we see that the stock has seen a 6.07%.The Company’s net profit margin for the 12 months at 2.10%. Comparatively, the gazes have a Gross margin 12.80%.

Institutions own 74.40% of General Motors Company (GM)’s shares.

Valuations and Returns for General Motors Company (NYSE:GM)

Returns review

The ratios of the return on assets (ROA) and the return on owner’s equity (ROE) are the most used profitability ratios in the analysis while ROI deals with the invested cash in the company and the return the investor realize on that money based on the net profit of the business.

Activity ratios are another group of ratios; it’s usually used to measure the ability to optimize the use of the available resources. These ratios are other measures of operational efficiency and performance. Among this group of ratios is the turnover to capital employed or return on investment (ROI) ratio.

ROE (Return on equity) was recorded as 7.00% and GM’s has Return on assets (ROA) of 1.40% while Return on Investment (ROI) was recorded as 6.00%.

Analysts have a mean recommendation of 2.50 on this stock (A rating of less than 2 means buy, “hold” within the 3 range, “sell” within the 4 range, and “strong sell” within the 5 range). The company maintains price to book ratio of 1.35.  A P/B ratio of less than 1.0 can indicate that a stock is undervalued, while a ratio of greater than 1.0 may indicate that a stock is overvalued.