Analyst Ratings for General Motors Co. (GM)

Updated: 2017-07-28

An average rating of Overweight has been given to General Motors Co. (NYSE:GM) by analysts covering the stock. Last month, GM received an average rating of Overweight.

A buy rating was issued by 10 analysts, 1 gave an overweight rating, 15 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 1 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 1. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for GM. The most optimistic price target was 52, implying potential capital gains of 44.69 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 31, which equates to a potential downside of -13.75 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0.41 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -11.66 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -0.4 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0.37 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 2 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 3 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 3 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 2 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of GM's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -2.89 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of GM is -1.98.

In the trailing 52-weeks, GM hit 38.55 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 29.82. Currently the stock is 20.52 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 6.77 percent. GM has a P/E ratio of 5.71. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The GM value stock report compares GM to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $52.37 billion. GM's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.