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General Motors Co PE Ratio

: 8.17 (As of Today)
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The PE Ratio, or Price-to-Earnings ratio, or P/E Ratio, is a financial ratio used to compare a company's market price to its Earnings per Share (Diluted). As of today (2022-01-17), General Motors Co's share price is $61.10. General Motors Co's Earnings per Share (Diluted) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2021 was $7.48. Therefore, General Motors Co's PE Ratio for today is 8.17.


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

NYSE:GM' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.52   Med: 7.84   Max: 62.21
Current: 8.17

3.52
62.21

During the past 13 years, the highest PE Ratio of General Motors Co was 62.21. The lowest was 3.52. And the median was 7.84.


NYSE:GM's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 918 Companies
in the Vehicles & Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 17.49 vs. NYSE:GM: 8.17 )

General Motors Co's Earnings per Share (Diluted) for the three months ended in Sep. 2021 was $1.62. Its Earnings per Share (Diluted) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2021 was $7.48.

As of today (2022-01-17), General Motors Co's share price is $61.10. General Motors Co's EPS without NRI for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2021 was $7.48. Therefore, General Motors Co's PE Ratio without NRI for today is 8.17.

During the past 13 years, General Motors Co's highest PE Ratio without NRI was 314.79. The lowest was 3.56. And the median was 7.95.

General Motors Co's EPS without NRI for the three months ended in Sep. 2021 was $1.62. Its EPS without NRI for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2021 was $7.48.

During the past 12 months, General Motors Co's average EPS without NRI Growth Rate was 236.90% per year. During the past 3 years, the average EPS without NRI Growth Rate was 170.00% per year. During the past 5 years, the average EPS without NRI Growth Rate was 2.50% per year. During the past 10 years, the average EPS without NRI Growth Rate was 0.40% per year.

During the past 13 years, General Motors Co's highest 3-Year average EPS without NRI Growth Rate was 170.00% per year. The lowest was -70.50% per year. And the median was -6.30% per year.

General Motors Co's EPS (Basic) for the three months ended in Sep. 2021 was $1.64. Its EPS (Basic) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2021 was $7.57.


General Motors Co PE Ratio Historical Data

The historical data trend for General Motors Co's PE Ratio 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.

* Premium members only.

General Motors Co Annual Data
Trend Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20
PE Ratio
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 5.81 At Loss 6.05 8.01 9.62

General Motors Co Quarterly Data
Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21
PE Ratio 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 13.33 9.62 9.30 6.85 7.05

Competitive Comparison

For the Auto Manufacturers subindustry, General Motors Co's PE Ratio, along with its competitors' market caps and PE Ratio 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 PE Ratio Distribution

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

* The bar in red indicates where General Motors Co's PE Ratio falls into.



General Motors Co PE Ratio Calculation

The PE Ratio, or Price-to-Earnings ratio, or P/E Ratio, is a financial ratio used to compare a company's market price to its Earnings per Share (Diluted). It is the most widely used ratio in the valuation of stocks.

General Motors Co's PE Ratio for today is calculated as

PE Ratio=Share Price/Earnings per Share (Diluted) (TTM)
=61.10/7.480
=8.17

General Motors Co's Share Price of today is $61.10.
General Motors Co's Earnings per Share (Diluted) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2021 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $7.48.

* 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.

It can also be calculated from the numbers for the whole company:


There are at least three kinds of PE Ratios used by different investors. They are Trailing Twelve Month PE Ratio or PE Ratio (TTM), Forward PE Ratio, or PE Ratio without NRI. A new PE Ratio based on inflation-adjusted normalized PE Ratio is called Shiller PE Ratio, after Yale professor Robert Shiller.

In the calculation of PE Ratio, the earnings per share used are the earnings per share over the past 12 months. For Forward PE Ratio, the earnings are the expected earnings for the next twelve months. In the case of PE Ratio without NRI, the reported earnings less the non-recurring items are used.

For Shiller PE Ratio, the earnings of the past 10 years are inflation-adjusted and averaged. Since it looks at the average over the last 10 years, Shiller PE Ratio is also called PE10.


General Motors Co  (NYSE:GM) PE Ratio Explanation

The PE Ratio can be viewed as the number of years it takes for the company to earn back the price you pay for the stock. For example, if a company earns $2 a share per year, and the stock is traded at $30, the PE Ratio is 15. Therefore it takes 15 years for the company to earn back the $30 you paid for its stock, assuming the earnings stays constant over the next 15 years.

In real business, earnings never stay constant. If a company can grow its earnings, it takes fewer years for the company to earn back the price you pay for the stock. If a company's earnings decline it takes more years. As a shareholder, you want the company to earn back the price you pay as soon as possible. Therefore, lower P/E stocks are more attractive than higher P/E stocks so long as the PE Ratio is positive. Also for stocks with the same PE Ratio, the one with faster growth business is more attractive.

If a company loses money, the PE Ratio becomes meaningless.

To compare stocks with different growth rates, Peter Lynch invented a ratio called PEG Ratio. PEG Ratio is defined as the PE Ratio divided by the growth ratio. He thinks a company with a PE Ratio equal to its growth rate is fairly valued. Still he said he would rather buy a company growing 20% a year with a PE Ratio of 20, instead of a company growing 10% a year with a PE Ratio of 10.

Because the PE Ratio measures how long it takes to earn back the price you pay, the PE Ratio can be applied to the stocks across different industries. That is why it is the one of the most important and widely used indicators for the valuation of stocks.

Similar to the PE Ratio without NRI or PS Ratio or Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow or Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow , the PE Ratio measures the valuation based on the earning power of the company. This is where it is different from the PB Ratio , which measures the valuation based on the company's balance sheet.


Be Aware

Investors need to be aware that the PE Ratio can be misleading a lot of times, especially when the underlying business is cyclical and unpredictable. As Peter Lynch pointed out, cyclical businesses have higher profit margins at the peaks of the business cycles. Their earnings are high and PE Ratios are artificially low. It is usually a bad idea to buy a cyclical business when the PE Ratio is low. A better ratio to identify the time to buy a cyclical businesses is the PS Ratio .

PE Ratio can also be affected by non-recurring-items such as the sale of part of businesses. This may increase for the current year or quarter dramatically. But it cannot be repeated over and over. Therefore PE Ratio without NRI is a more accurate indication of valuation than PE Ratio.


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General Motors Co Business Description

General Motors Co logo
Industry
Consumer Cyclical » Vehicles & Parts NAICS : 336211 SIC : 3711
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 remains the market leader in the U.S. with 17.3% share in 2020. GM Financial became the company's captive finance arm in October 2010 via the purchase of AmeriCredit.
Executives
Parks Douglas L officer: Executive Vice President 300 RENAISSANCE CENTER M/C: 482-C23-A68 DETROIT MI 48265
Carlisle Stephen K. officer: Executive Vice President 300 RENAISSANCE CENTER M/C: 482-C24-A68 DETROIT MI 48265
Stapleton John P. officer: CFO 300 RENAISSANCE CENTER M/C: 482-C24-A68 DETROIT MI 48265
Blissett Julian G. officer: Executive Vice President 300 RENAISSANCE CENTER M/C: 482-C24-A68 DETROIT MI 48265
Russo Patricia F director SCHERING PLOUGH CORP ONE GIRALDA FARMS MADISON NJ 07940-1000
Reuss Mark L officer: President 300 RENAISSANCE CENTER M/C: 482-C25-A36 DETROIT MI 48265-3000
Mott Randall D officer: Executive Vice President & CIO 300 RENAISSANCE CENTER M/C: 482-C25-A36 DETROIT MI 48265-3000
Barra Mary T director, officer: Chairman & CEO 300 RENAISSANCE CENTER M/C: 482-C25-A36 DETROIT MI 48265-3000
Hatto Christopher officer: Vice President & CAO 27175 HAGGERTY ROAD NOVI MI 49377
Glidden Craig B. officer: Executive Vice President & GC 300 RENAISSANCE CENTER. M/C: 482-C25-A36 DETROIT MI 48265-3000
Tsien Matthew officer: Executive Vice President 300 RENAISSANCE CENTER M/C: 482-C25-A36 DETROIT MI 48265
Engle Barry L Ii officer: Executive Vice President 300 RENAISSANCE CENTER M/C: 482-C23-D24 DETROIT MI 48265-3000
Suryadevara Dhivya officer: Executive Vice President & CFO 300 RENAISSANCE CENTER M/C: 482-C23-A68 DETROIT MI 48265
Johnson Gerald officer: Executive Vice President 300 RENAISSANCE CENTER M/C: 482-C23-A68 DETROIT MI 48265
Solso Theodore M director C/O IRWIN FINANCIAL CORPORATION 500 WASHINGTON STREET COLUMBUS IN 47201

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