General Motors designs, manufactures, markets and distributes vehicles and vehicle parts and sells financial services under various brands, including Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet and GMC. The Company engages in the manufacture and sale of sedans, crossovers, sport utility vehicles, pick-up trucks, coupes, sports/convertibles and hybrid vehicles, hatchbacks/wagons, and vans, as well as mini cars in India. General Motors also provides parts, accessories and merchandise. In addition, it offers vehicle safety, security, and information services and automotive financing services.

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TypePublic
HQDetroit, US
Founded1908
Size (employees)180,000 (est)
Websitegm.com
General Motors was founded in 1908 and is headquartered in Detroit, US
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Key People/Management at General Motors

Mary Barra

Mary Barra

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, General Motors Company
Dan Ammann

Dan Ammann

President, General Motors Company
Alan Batey

Alan Batey

Executive Vice President and President, North America
Daniel E. Berce

Daniel E. Berce

Senior Vice President & President and Chief Executive Officer, GM Financial
Everett Eissenstat

Everett Eissenstat

Senior Vice President, Global Public Policy
Kimberly Kim J. Brycz

Kimberly Kim J. Brycz

Senior Vice President, Global Human Resources, General Motors
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General Motors Office Locations

General Motors has offices in Detroit, Memphis, Houston, Woodstock and in 41 other locations
Detroit, US (HQ)
300 Renaissance Center
Detroit, US
100 Renaissance Center, 482-A00-MAR
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General Motors Financials and Metrics

General Motors Revenue

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General Motors's revenue was reported to be $145.59 b in FY, 2017 which is a 12.5% decrease from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q3, 2018)

35.8b

Gross profit (Q3, 2018)

7.3b

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2018), %

20.3%

Net income (Q3, 2018)

2.5b

EBIT (Q3, 2018)

1.6b

Market capitalization (17-Jan-2019)

54.0b

Closing stock price (17-Jan-2019)

38.3

Cash (30-Sep-2018)

18.4b
General Motors's current market capitalization is $54 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

155.9b152.4b166.4b145.6b

Revenue growth, %

0%(2%)9%(12%)

Cost of goods sold

138.1b128.3b136.3b114.9b

Gross profit

17.8b24.0b30.0b30.7b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Revenue

35.7b38.2b38.8b37.3b42.4b42.8b41.2b37.0b33.6b36.1b36.8b35.8b

Cost of goods sold

30.7b32.6b32.1b30.6b34.4b34.8b33.1b29.2b26.5b30.2b30.1b28.5b

Gross profit

5.0b5.6b6.8b6.7b7.9b8.0b8.1b7.8b7.1b5.9b6.7b7.3b

Gross profit Margin, %

14%15%17%18%19%19%20%21%21%16%18%20%
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

19.0b15.2b13.0b15.5b

Accounts Receivable

9.1b8.3b9.6b8.2b

Inventories

13.6b13.8b13.8b10.7b

Current Assets

83.7b78.0b76.2b68.7b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Cash

15.8b17.6b15.4b14.9b18.9b15.9b12.9b16.6b12.8b14.3b15.1b18.4b

Accounts Receivable

11.6b10.6b10.5b9.0b10.5b10.7b10.9b9.8b10.0b10.8b9.7b10.4b

Inventories

14.1b14.2b14.4b15.8b15.0b15.4b14.7b11.3b11.8b11.5b10.8b11.3b

Current Assets

83.2b84.6b82.3b71.0b74.6b76.5b79.6b85.1b76.6b71.4b70.5b74.8b
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Depreciation and Amortization

7.2b8.0b10.4b12.3b

Cash From Operating Activities

10.1b12.0b16.5b17.3b

Purchases of PP&E

(7.1b)(7.9b)(9.5b)(8.5b)

Cash From Investing Activities

(15.7b)(28.0b)(35.6b)(27.6b)
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Net Income

1.1b3.5b6.0b

Depreciation and Amortization

2.3b4.9b7.6b2.9b5.9b9.1b3.6b6.7b10.0b

Cash From Operating Activities

375.0m6.2b9.5b(164.0m)6.0b12.5b2.0b7.6b10.4b448.0m5.6b9.2b

Purchases of PP&E

(1.7b)(3.5b)(5.3b)(2.3b)(4.6b)(6.9b)(2.0b)(4.2b)(6.4b)(2.3b)(4.4b)(6.6b)
USDY, 2018

Financial Leverage

5.5 x

P/E Ratio

21.9
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General Motors Operating Metrics

General Motors's Vehicles Shipped was reported to be 2.1 m in Q1, 2018.
FY, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q4, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q4, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q4, 2017FY, 2017Q1, 2018

Vehicles Shipped

9.93 m2.40 m2.46 m2.38 m2.72 m9.96 m2.38 m2.39 m2.39 m2.59 m10.01 m2.34 m2.34 m2.32 m2.85 m9.60 m2.10 m

Dealerships

20.51 k20.25 k19.45 k12.45 k
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General Motors Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Cruise Automation (del)March 11, 2016$1 b
Sidecar TechnologiesJanuary 19, 2016
GM FinancialSeptember 29, 2010
AmeriCreditJuly 22, 2010$3.50 b
EDS (Electronic Data Systems)June 27, 1984$2.60 b
CadillacJuly 29, 1909$4.50 m
Rapid Motor Vehicle CompanyJanuary 01, 1909
Reliance Motor Car CompanyJanuary 01, 1908
ACAR Leasing
ACF Investment
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General Motors Revenue Breakdown

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General Motors revenue breakdown by business segment: 8.3% from GM Financial, 15.0% from GM International, 76.4% from GM North America and 0.2% from Other

General Motors revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 7.2% from U.S. (GM Financial), 22.5% from Non-U.S. (Automotive), 69.1% from U.S. (Automotive) and 1.1% from Other

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General Motors Online and Social Media Presence

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General Motors News and Updates

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Should General Motors Scrap Its Name? Morgan Stanley Says Maybe

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General Motors names Mark Reuss company president

Mark Reuss replaces Dan Ammann, who took over as chief executive of the automaker’s majority-owned Cruise self-driving car subsidiary on Jan 1

General Motors names long-time insider Mark Reuss as its president

Mark Reuss has led both the global product group and the Cadillac brand at GM.

General Motors new vehicle sales drop 2.7% in the fourth quarter

General Motors on Thursday reported that its U.S. new vehicle sales fell 2.7 percent in the fourth quarter, with declines across most of its brands.
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General Motors Blogs

GM Wins IHS Markit Top Loyalty Award for Fourth Year in a Row as My GM Rewards Membership Tops 1 Million

General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) has earned the highest customer loyalty among all automakers selling in the United States for the fourth year in a row, IHS Markit confirmed at the Automotive News World Congress held in conjunction with the North American International Auto Show.

General Motors Strengthens Core Business and Future Mobility

General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) today provided investors with an update on its comprehensive strategic plan as it continues to build the foundation for the company’s long-term success. GM also said it expects earnings growth in 2019, compared to projected 2018 full-year results.

General Motors to collaborate with EVgo, ChargePoint and Greenlots to enhance the charging experience for customers

General Motors will collaborate with EVgo, ChargePoint and Greenlots, three of the nation’s leading electric vehicle (EV) charging networks, to enable access to the largest collective electric vehicle charging network in the United States, including more than 31,000 charging ports. GM plans to aggre…

GM Announces 2018 Q4 Earnings Conference Call Details

General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) will announce its fourth quarter 2018 financial results on Wednesday, Feb. 6 at approximately 8:30 a.m. EST.

GM’s U.S. Crossover Sales Topped 1 million in 2018

General Motors (NYSE: GM) announced today that it delivered 2,954,037 vehicles in 2018, including more than 1 million crossovers, almost 974,000 pickup trucks and more than 280,000 large SUVs.

Mark Reuss Named General Motors President

General Motors (NYSE: GM) today announced the appointment of Mark Reuss as company president, effective immediately. Reuss currently leads the Global Product Group and Cadillac and will now assume responsibility for the Quality organization.
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General Motors Company Life and Culture

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General Motors Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was General Motors founded?

    General Motors was founded in 1908.

  • Who are General Motors key executives?

    General Motors's key executives are Mary Barra, Dan Ammann and Alan Batey.

  • How many employees does General Motors have?

    General Motors has 180,000 employees.

  • What is General Motors revenue?

    Latest General Motors annual revenue is $145.6 b.

  • What is General Motors revenue per employee?

    Latest General Motors revenue per employee is $808.8 k.

  • Who are General Motors competitors?

    Competitors of General Motors include Aptiv, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Ford Motor Company.

  • Where is General Motors headquarters?

    General Motors headquarters is located at 300 Renaissance Center, Detroit.

  • Where are General Motors offices?

    General Motors has offices in Detroit, Memphis, Houston, Woodstock and in 41 other locations.

  • How many offices does General Motors have?

    General Motors has 46 offices.