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GM : NYSE : Consumer Goods
$33.07 | %
Today's Range: 32.24 - 33.07
Avg. Daily Volume: 1.49658E7
05/26/17 - 4:01 PM ET

Financial Analysis


GENERAL MOTORS CO's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has increased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company managed to grow both sales and net income at a faster pace than the average competitor in its industry this quarter as compared to the same quarter a year ago. GENERAL MOTORS CO has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.66 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 12.31% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the future.

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Income Statement Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)41200.037265.0
EBITDA ($mil)5570.04254.0
EBIT ($mil)2745.02032.0
Net Income ($mil)2608.01953.0


Balance Sheet Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)25227.023147.0
Total Assets ($mil)230793.0203618.0
Total Debt ($mil)90901.071149.0
Equity ($mil)45972.040932.0


Profitability Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Gross Profit Margin20.0318.82
EBITDA Margin13.5111.41
Operating Margin6.665.45
Sales Turnover0.740.76
Return on Assets4.365.25
Return on Equity21.9326.12
Debt Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Current Ratio0.880.95
Debt/Capital0.660.63
Interest Expense144.0127.0
Interest Coverage19.0616.0


Share Data Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)1500.01500.0
Div / share0.380.38
EPS1.71.24
Book value / share30.6527.29
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1.4900178E71.48232E7

Valuation


BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 10.59 for the Automobiles industry and a significant discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.54. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.06 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.06 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 3.43. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, GENERAL MOTORS CO proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
GM 5.05 Peers 10.59   GM 2.61 Peers 60.51

Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.

GM is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Discount. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

GM is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
GM 5.23 Peers 9.81   GM 1.90 Peers 5.25

Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.

GM is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Discount. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.

GM trades at a significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
GM 1.06 Peers 3.43   GM -3.15 Peers 9.76

Discount. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

GM is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

However, GM is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
GM 0.29 Peers 1.38   GM 10.65 Peers 12.27

Discount. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.

GM is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.

 

Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

GM trails its peers on the basis of sales growth

 

 

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