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General Motors is a multinational corporation that designs, manufactures, markets, and distributes vehicles and vehicle parts under various brands, including Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, and GMC. The company is engaged in the manufacture and sale of sedans, crossovers, sport utility vehicles, pick-up trucks, coupes, convertibles and hybrid vehicles, hatchbacks, wagons, and vans, as well as mini cars. General Motors also provides parts, accessories, and merchandise. In addition, it offers vehicle safety, security, and automotive financing services.

TypePublic
Founded1908
HQDetroit, US
Websitegm.com
Employee Ratings3.7
Overall CultureC+

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)164,000(-5%)
Job Openings1
Revenue (FY, 2019)$137.2 B(-6%)
Share Price (Nov 2020)$45.5 (-2%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at General Motors

Mary Barra

Mary Barra

Chairman and CEO
Daniel E. Berce

Daniel E. Berce

Senior Vice President and President and Chief Executive Officer, GM Financial
Stephen K. Carlisle

Stephen K. Carlisle

Executive Vice President and President, North America
Julian Blissett

Julian Blissett

Executive Vice President and President, China
Everett Eissenstat

Everett Eissenstat

Senior Vice President, Global Public Policy
Craig Buchholz

Craig Buchholz

Senior Vice President, Global Communications
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General Motors Office Locations

General Motors has offices in Detroit, Vicente López, Port Melbourne, São Caetano do Sul and in 24 other locations
Detroit, US (HQ)
300 Renaissance Center l1
Detroit, US
P. O. Box 33170
Vicente López, AR
Av. del Libertador 101
Port Melbourne, AU
191 Salmon St
São Caetano do Sul, BR
Av. Goiás, 1805 - Santo Antônio
Oshawa, CA
1908 Colonel Sam Dr
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General Motors Financials and Metrics

General Motors Revenue

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General Motors's revenue was reported to be $137.24 b in FY, 2019 which is a 6.7% decrease from the previous period.
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Revenue (Q3, 2020)

35.5b

Gross profit (Q3, 2020)

8.3b

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2020), %

23.4%

Net income (Q3, 2020)

4.0b

EBIT (Q3, 2020)

4.4b

Market capitalization (26-Nov-2020)

65.1b

Closing stock price (26-Nov-2020)

45.5

Cash (30-Sept-2020)

26.9b

EV

155.7b
General Motors's current market capitalization is $65.1 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

145.6b147.0b137.2b

Revenue growth, %

(12%)1%(7%)

Cost of goods sold

114.9b120.7b110.7b

Gross profit

30.7b26.4b26.6b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Revenue

36.1b36.8b35.8b34.9b36.1b35.5b32.7b16.8b35.5b

Cost of goods sold

30.2b30.1b28.5b28.2b28.3b28.2b26.7b13.4b27.2b

Gross profit

5.9b6.7b7.3b6.6b7.7b7.3b6.0b3.3b8.3b

Gross profit Margin, %

16%18%20%19%21%21%18%20%23%
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

15.5b20.8b19.1b

Accounts Receivable

8.2b6.5b6.8b

Inventories

10.7b9.8b10.4b

Current Assets

68.7b75.3b75.0b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Cash

14.3b15.1b18.4b17.2b17.1b20.1b38.5b28.2b26.9b

Accounts Receivable

10.8b9.7b10.4b12.1b10.4b6.9b7.5b7.9b9.9b

Inventories

11.5b10.8b11.3b11.1b11.4b11.8b10.8b10.3b10.9b

Current Assets

71.4b70.5b74.8b80.1b81.3b80.6b97.7b87.5b89.2b
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

(3.9b)8.0b6.7b

Depreciation and Amortization

12.3b13.7b14.1b

Inventories

440.0m399.0m(761.0m)

Accounts Payable

(362.0m)(537.0m)(492.0m)
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Net Income

1.0b3.4b5.9b2.1b4.5b6.9b286.0m(494.0m)3.5b

Depreciation and Amortization

3.6b6.7b10.0b4.1b7.5b10.8b3.3b6.6b5.5b

Cash From Operating Activities

448.0m5.6b9.2b(81.0m)5.0b11.5b1.6b(1.3b)10.0b

Purchases of PP&E

(2.3b)(4.4b)(6.6b)(2.0b)(3.5b)(4.9b)(1.2b)(2.3b)(3.3b)
USDFY, 2017

EV/EBIT

13.7 x

EV/CFO

7.9 x

Revenue/Employee

808.8k

Debt/Equity

2.6 x

Debt/Assets

0.4 x

Financial Leverage

5.9 x

P/E Ratio

(15.8)
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General Motors Operating Metrics

General Motors's Vehicles Shipped was reported to be 1.8 m in Q3, 2020.
FY, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018FY, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019FY, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Vehicles Shipped

9.60 m2.10 m2.06 m1.98 m8.38 m1.88 m1.94 m1.87 m7.72 m1.46 m1.47 m1.79 m

Dealerships

12.45 k12.51 k12.65 k

Wholesale Vehicles Sold

4.78 m1.16 m1.20 m1.13 m4.71 m1.10 m1.13 m1.03 m4.21 m966 k421 k965 k

Wholesale Vehicles Sold (GMNA)

3.51 m893 k923 k843 k3.56 m859 k870 k801 k3.21 m775 k331 k799 k
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General Motors Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal 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
2140879 Ontario Inc.
ACAR Leasing
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General Motors Revenue Breakdown

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General Motors revenue breakdown by business segment: 10.6% from GM Financial, 11.7% from GM International, 77.4% from GM North America and 0.2% from Other

General Motors revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 9.3% from U.S. (GM Financial), 18.1% from Non-U.S. (Automotive), 71.3% from U.S. (Automotive) and 1.3% from Other

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General Motors Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

85/100

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General Motors Online and Social Media Presence

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General Motors Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C+

    66/100

  • CEO Rating

    B

    72/100

  • Compensation

    B+

    74/100

  • Diversity

    C+

    66/100

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General Motors News and Updates

General Motors Sparkles in 48 Volt

It is in China that General Motors is leading the way in 48V hybrid cars and their next technology. This 48V mild hybridization of conventional car models gives them another ten years in the market.

General Motors Customer Care and Aftersales Donates More Than 200 Diesel Trucks to GM ASEP Schools

General Motors Customer Care and Aftersales remains committed to providing the necessary resources to ensure technicians within the dealer network are highly trained in order to service the advanced technology found in GM vehicles.

Factory ZERO Becomes First U.S. Auto Plant to Install 5G Technology

General Motors today announced that Factory ZERO, Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly Center, the company’s all-electric vehicle assembly plant, is the first automotive plant in the U.S. to install dedicated 5G fixed mobile network technology.

General Motors is launching insurance products after a 12-year hiatus from the industry

Summary List PlacementGeneral Motors (GM)—the largest US car manufacturer by market share in 2019—has announced plans to roll out auto insurance this year through its new OnStar Insurance Services business, per Business Insider. GM will offer the insurance to its employees in Arizona in Q4 2020, be…

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GM Boosts Investment, Grows Electric Portfolio to Lead in EV Race

General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) Chairman and CEO Mary Barra revealed that the company will offer 30 all-electric models globally by mid-decade. Forty percent of the company’s U.S. entries will be battery electric vehicles by the end of 2025.
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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, Daniel E. Berce and Stephen K. Carlisle.

  • How many employees does General Motors have?

    General Motors has 164,000 employees.

  • What is General Motors revenue?

    Latest General Motors annual revenue is $137.2 b.

  • What is General Motors revenue per employee?

    Latest General Motors revenue per employee is $836.8 k.

  • Who are General Motors competitors?

    Competitors of General Motors include FCA US, BYD and Tesla.

  • Where is General Motors headquarters?

    General Motors headquarters is located at 300 Renaissance Center l1, Detroit.

  • Where are General Motors offices?

    General Motors has offices in Detroit, Vicente López, Port Melbourne, São Caetano do Sul and in 24 other locations.

  • How many offices does General Motors have?

    General Motors has 31 offices.