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General Motors Co Gross Margin %

: 12.33% (As of Jun. 2022)
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Gross Margin % is calculated as gross profit divided by its revenue. General Motors Co's Gross Profit for the three months ended in Jun. 2022 was $4,409 Mil. General Motors Co's Revenue for the three months ended in Jun. 2022 was $35,759 Mil. Therefore, General Motors Co's Gross Margin % for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was 12.33%.


The historical rank and industry rank for General Motors Co's Gross Margin % or its related term are showing as below:

GM' s Gross Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.1   Med: 11.39   Max: 14.08
Current: 12.79


During the past 13 years, the highest Gross Margin % of General Motors Co was 14.08%. The lowest was 7.10%. And the median was 11.39%.

GM's Gross Margin % is ranked worse than
73.01% of 1204 companies
in the Vehicles & Parts industry
Industry Median: 18.90 vs GM: 12.79

General Motors Co had a gross margin of 12.33% for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 => No sustainable competitive advantage

The 5-Year average Growth Rate of Gross Margin for General Motors Co was 0.60% per year.


General Motors Co Gross Margin % Historical Data

The historical data trend for General Motors Co's Gross Margin % can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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General Motors Co Annual Data
Trend Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
Gross Margin %
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 12.52 9.59 10.18 11.16 14.08

General Motors Co Quarterly Data
Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22
Gross Margin % Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 14.65 14.16 11.90 13.06 12.33

Competitive Comparison

For the Auto Manufacturers subindustry, General Motors Co's Gross Margin %, along with its competitors' market caps and Gross Margin % data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

General Motors Co Gross Margin % Distribution

For the Vehicles & Parts industry and Consumer Cyclical sector, General Motors Co's Gross Margin % distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where General Motors Co's Gross Margin % falls into.



General Motors Co Gross Margin % Calculation

Gross Margin is the percentage of Gross Profit out of sales or Revenue.

General Motors Co's Gross Margin for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2021 is calculated as

Gross Margin % (A: Dec. 2021 )=Gross Profit (A: Dec. 2021 ) / Revenue (A: Dec. 2021 )
=17878 / 127004
=(Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold) / Revenue
=(127004 - 109126) / 127004
=14.08 %

General Motors Co's Gross Margin for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 is calculated as


Gross Margin % (Q: Jun. 2022 )=Gross Profit (Q: Jun. 2022 ) / Revenue (Q: Jun. 2022 )
=4409 / 35759
=(Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold) / Revenue
=(35759 - 31350) / 35759
=12.33 %

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

A positive Gross Profit is only the first step for a company to make a net profit. The gross profit needs to be big enough to also cover related labor, equipment, rental, marketing/advertising, research and development and a lot of other costs in selling the products.


General Motors Co  (NYSE:GM) Gross Margin % Explanation

Warren Buffett believes that firms with excellent long term economics tend to have consistently higher margins.

Durable competitive advantage creates a high Gross Margin % because of the freedom to price in excess of cost. Companies can be categorized by their Gross Margin %

1. Greater than 40% = Durable competitive advantage
2. Less than 40% = Competition eroding margins
3. Less than 20% = no sustainable competitive advantage
Consistency of Gross Margin is key

General Motors Co had a gross margin of 12.33% for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 => No sustainable competitive advantage


Be Aware

If a company loses its competitive advantages, usually its gross margin declines well before its sales declines. Watching Gross Margin % and Operating Margin % closely helps avoid value trap situations.


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General Motors Co Business Description

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Address
300 Renaissance Center, Detroit, MI, USA, 48265-3000
General Motors Co. emerged from the bankruptcy of General Motors Corp. (old GM) in July 2009. GM has eight brands and operates under four segments: GM North America, GM International, Cruise, and GM Financial. The United States now has four brands instead of eight under old GM. The company lost its U.S. market share leader crown in 2021 with share down 280 basis points to 14.6%, but we expect GM to reclaim the top spot in 2022 due to 2021 suffering from the chip shortage. GM Financial became the company's captive finance arm in October 2010 via the purchase of AmeriCredit.
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