GM Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

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Fiscal Quarter End: 30th of June 2020  

Allowing for the 30-days total investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding General Motors is 'Cautious Hold'. Macroaxis provides GM buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding GM positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of General Motors available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from GM buy-and-hold perspective. Please check GM Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for multiple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool.

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For the selected time horizon General Motors has a mean deviation of 4.67, semi deviation of 0.0, standard deviation of 6.24, variance of 38.89, downside variance of 0.0 and semi variance of 0.0
Macroaxis buy or sell recommendations module can be used to complement current analysts and expert consensus on General Motors. Our buy, hold, or sell recommendation engine utilizes analyzes the firm potential to grow using all fundamental data market data available at the time. To make sure General Motors is not overpriced, please check out all GM fundamentals, including its Price to Earning, Cash per Share, Price to Earnings To Growth, as well as the relationship between Gross Profit and Book Value Per Share . Given that General Motors has Price to Earning of 7.97 , we strongly advise you confirm General Motors market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your regular risk tolerance and investing horizon.

GM Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

General Motors generates negative expected return over the last 30 days
General Motors has high historical volatility and very poor performance
General Motors has high likelihood to experience some financial distress in the next 2 years
Over 78.0% of the company shares are owned by institutional investors
Latest headline from GM increases production of highly profitable pickups and SUVs following coronavirus shutdowns - CNBC

GM current analysts recommendations

Target Median Price33.00
Target Mean Price34.18
Recommendation Mean2.10
Target High Price59.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions17
Target Low Price21.00
Average Consensus Buy
The consensus estimates and target price estimation is comprised of individual analyst assessments, and may or may not mutch the Macroaxis buy or sell advice. It is determined by taking an average of all analyst recommendations and classifying them as Strong Buy, Buy, Hold, or Sell.

GM Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return-0.13Value At Risk-11.38
Potential Upside8.95Standard Deviation6.24
 Return Density 

GM Cash Flow Accounts

2014201520162017201820192020 (projected)
Capital Expenditure(7.09 B)(6.81 B)(8.38 B)(8.45 B)(8.76 B)(7.59 B)(8.19 B)
Depreciation Amortization and Accretion7.24 B7.49 B9.82 B12.26 B13.67 B14.12 B12.73 B
Net Cash Flow or Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents(853 M)(3.86 B)(2.17 B)2.69 B5.65 B(553 M)(567.55 M)
Net Cash Flow Business Acquisitions and Disposals(26 M)(1.73 B)(53 M)(927 M)(804 M)(723.6 M)(742.64 M)
Issuance Purchase of Equity Shares(3.28 B)(3.52 B)(2.5 B)(4.49 B)(190 M)(171 M)(184.5 M)
Issuance Repayment of Debt Securities12.24 B18.02 B21.03 B18.45 B11.66 B(2.53 B)(2.6 B)
Payment of Dividends and Other Cash Distributions(1.69 B)(3.17 B)(2.24 B)(2.37 B)(2.23 B)(2.35 B)(2.54 B)
Net Cash Flow from Financing5.67 B13.61 B17.08 B12.58 B11.45 B(4.68 B)(4.8 B)
Net Cash Flow from Investing(15.36 B)(27.71 B)(35.64 B)(27.57 B)(20.76 B)(10.9 B)(11.76 B)
Net Cash Flow Investment Acquisitions and Disposals(4.28 B)(4.48 B)(8.18 B)(3.24 B)(6.33 B)(343 M)(370.08 M)
Net Cash Flow from Operations10.06 B11.77 B16.61 B17.33 B15.26 B15.02 B16.66 B
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash(1.23 B)(1.52 B)(213 M)348 M(299 M)2 M2.16 M

GM Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=1.27
Overall volatility
Information ratio =-0.02

GM Volatility Alert

General Motors is displaying above average volatility of 6.24 over selected time horizon. Investors should scrutinize General Motors independently to make sure intended market timing strategies are aligned with expectations about GM volatility.
 Better Than Average     
 Worse Than Average Compare GM to competition

GM Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsGMPeer Average
Return On Equity0.11 (0.31) 
Return On Asset0.0169 (0.14) 
Profit Margin0.036 (1.27) 
Operating Margin8.86 (5.51) 
Current Valuation132.68 B16.62 B
Shares Outstanding1.43 B571.82 M
Shares Owned by Insiders7.19 10.09 
Shares Owned by Institutions78.03 39.21 
Number of Shares Shorted21.48 M4.71 M
Price to Earning7.97 28.72 
Price to Book0.91 9.51 
Price to Sales0.28 11.42 
Revenue135.07 B9.43 B
Gross Profit14.14 B27.38 B
EBITDA11.97 B3.9 B
Net Income4.71 B570.98 M
Cash and Equivalents34.53 B2.7 B
Cash per Share24.13 5.01 
Total Debt128.76 B5.32 B
Debt to Equity2.91 48.70 
Current Ratio1.07 2.16 
Book Value Per Share30.45 1.93 K
Cash Flow from Operations16.66 B971.22 M
Short Ratio1.24 4.00 
Earnings Per Share3.26 3.12 
Price to Earnings To Growth15.08 4.89 
Number of Employees164 K18.84 K
Market Capitalization37.18 B19.03 B
Total Asset194.52 B29.47 B
Retained Earnings23.35 B9.33 B
Working Capital6.54 B1.48 B
Current Asset78.01 B9.34 B
   Payment of 1209 shares by Jaime Ardila of GM subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]

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About GM Buy or Sell Advice

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