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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 information services and automotive financing services.

TypePublic
Founded1908
HQDetroit, US
Websitegm.com
Employee Ratings3.5
Culture scoreC+

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)164,000(-5%)
Job Openings37
Revenue (FY, 2019)$137.2 B(-6%)
Share Price (May 2020)$22.6 (+2%)

Key People/Management at General Motors

Mary Barra

Mary Barra

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, General Motors Company
Stephen K. Carlisle

Stephen K. Carlisle

Senior Vice President and President, Cadillac
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,General Motors Company
Kimberly Kim J. Brycz

Kimberly Kim J. Brycz

Senior Vice President, Global Human Resources, General Motors
Rocky Gupta

Rocky Gupta

Treasurer and Vice President of Investor Relations, General Motors Company
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General Motors Office Locations

General Motors has offices in Detroit, Vicente López, Port Melbourne, São Caetano do Sul and in 25 other locations
Detroit, US (HQ)
300 Renaissance Center
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
Huechuraba, CL
Av. Americo Vespucio 811
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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 (Q1, 2020)

32.7b

Gross profit (Q1, 2020)

6.0b

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2020), %

18.3%

Net income (Q1, 2020)

286.0m

EBIT (Q1, 2020)

657.0m

Market capitalization (15-May-2020)

32.9b

Closing stock price (15-May-2020)

22.6

Cash (31-Mar-2020)

38.5b

EV

120.8b
General Motors's current market capitalization is $32.9 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

166.4b145.6b147.0b137.2b

Revenue growth, %

9%(12%)1%(7%)

Cost of goods sold

136.3b114.9b120.7b110.7b

Gross profit

30.0b30.7b26.4b26.6b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020

Revenue

41.2b37.0b33.6b36.1b36.8b35.8b34.9b36.1b35.5b32.7b

Cost of goods sold

33.1b29.2b26.5b30.2b30.1b28.5b28.2b28.3b28.2b26.7b

Gross profit

8.1b7.8b7.1b5.9b6.7b7.3b6.6b7.7b7.3b6.0b

Gross profit Margin, %

20%21%21%16%18%20%19%21%21%18%
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

13.0b15.5b20.8b19.1b

Accounts Receivable

9.6b8.2b6.5b6.8b

Inventories

13.8b10.7b9.8b10.4b

Current Assets

76.2b68.7b75.3b75.0b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020

Cash

12.9b16.6b12.8b14.3b15.1b18.4b17.2b17.1b20.1b38.5b

Accounts Receivable

10.9b9.8b10.0b10.8b9.7b10.4b12.1b10.4b6.9b7.5b

Inventories

14.7b11.3b11.8b11.5b10.8b11.3b11.1b11.4b11.8b10.8b

Current Assets

79.6b85.1b76.6b71.4b70.5b74.8b80.1b81.3b80.6b97.7b
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Depreciation and Amortization

10.4b12.3b13.7b14.1b

Cash From Operating Activities

16.5b17.3b15.3b15.0b

Purchases of PP&E

(9.5b)(8.5b)(8.8b)(7.6b)

Cash From Investing Activities

(35.6b)(27.6b)(20.8b)(10.9b)
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020

Net Income

286.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

2.9b5.9b9.1b3.6b6.7b10.0b4.1b7.5b10.8b3.3b

Cash From Operating Activities

2.0b7.6b10.4b448.0m5.6b9.2b(81.0m)5.0b11.5b1.6b

Purchases of PP&E

(2.0b)(4.2b)(6.4b)(2.3b)(4.4b)(6.6b)(2.0b)(3.5b)(4.9b)(1.2b)
USDY, 2020

EV/EBIT

183.9 x

EV/CFO

77.4 x

Debt/Equity

2.9 x

Debt/Assets

0.5 x

Financial Leverage

5.6 x

P/E Ratio

133.1
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General Motors Operating Metrics

General Motors's Vehicles Shipped was reported to be 1.5 m in Q1, 2020.
FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q4, 2017FY, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018FY, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019FY, 2019Q1, 2020

Vehicles Shipped

10.01 m2.34 m2.34 m2.32 m2.85 m9.60 m2.10 m2.06 m1.98 m8.38 m1.88 m1.94 m1.87 m7.72 m1.46 m

Dealerships

19.45 k12.45 k12.51 k12.65 k

Wholesale Vehicles Sold

6.25 m1.48 m1.21 m1.08 m4.78 m1.16 m1.20 m1.13 m4.71 m1.10 m1.13 m1.03 m4.21 m966 k

Wholesale Vehicles Sold (GMNA)

3.96 m940 k894 k762 k3.51 m893 k923 k843 k3.56 m859 k870 k801 k3.21 m775 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

Human Capital Metrics

General Motors's employees are reported to be approximately 22% female and 78% male.
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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

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General Motors working 'with speed and urgency' with Ventec Life Systems to make ventilators

General Motors Co. said Wednesday it is working with "speed and urgency" with Ventec Life Systems to produce ventilators for patients suffering from the coronavirus. The work is part of its contract with the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services and comes after President Donald Trump invok…

Outlook on the World's Electric Vehicles Industry, 2025 - Includes Profiles of Bayerische Motoren Werke, BYD Auto, Chery, Daimler, Ford Motor Company, Geely, General Motors, and More

DUBLIN, April 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Electric Vehicles Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2020-2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The global electric vehicles market is expected to grow at a CAGR of around 44%...

General Motors spins up global supply chain to make 50,000 face masks a day

GM today announced manufacturing details around building much-needed medical face masks. According to the company’s press release, it took the company less than seven days to go from nothing to producing the first production-made mask. The automotive giant said today in a released statement it expec…

President Trump Invokes The Defense Production Act, Orders General Motors To Make Ventilators

Governors, senators and former national security officials have urged the president to invoke the act for weeks.

Trump Orders General Motors To Make Ventilators–After The Automaker Reiterated Plans Do So With Ventec

Earlier Friday Trump unleashed a Twitter tirade directed at GM after a New York Times report said the voluntary initiative by GM and Ventec, was stalled by the White House’s contention that the $1 billion price tag was excessive.
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General Motors Blogs

GM to Make Face Masks for Frontline Workers

As the COVID-19 pandemic spread across the country, it created a critical shortage of face masks. To help protect workers in essential services across the country, GM launched a rapid-response project to produce masks at scale on Friday, March 20. Seven days later, the team had produced their first …

General Motors Fortifies Balance Sheet in Response to COVID-19

General Motors (NYSE:GM) announced today that it intends to drawdown approximately $16.0 billion from its revolving credit facilities. This is a proactive measure to increase GM’s cash position and preserve financial flexibility in light of current uncertainty in global markets resulting from the CO…

General Motors to Temporarily Suspend Production

Today, General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) confirmed it will begin a systematic orderly suspension of manufacturing operations in North America due to market conditions, to deep clean facilities and continue to protect people. The suspension will last until at least March 30. Production status will be ree…

GM Announces Executive Leadership Changes

General Motors (NYSE: GM) today announced the following senior executive changes: Matt Tsien named Chief Technology Officer; Craig Buchholz named Senior Vice President, Global Communication; Julian Blissett and Steve Kiefer named to new or expanded roles; Tony Cervone and Jon Lauckner to retire.

UAW, GM, Ford and FCA to Enhance COVID-19/Coronavirus Protections for Manufacturing and Warehouse Workers

The United Auto Workers (UAW), General Motors Co., Ford Motor Company and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) announced today they are forming a COVID-19/Coronavirus Task Force to implement enhanced protections for manufacturing and warehouse employees at all three companies.

GM Reveals New Ultium Batteries and a Flexible Global Platform to Rapidly Grow its EV Portfolio

Starting today, General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) is gathering hundreds of employees, dealers, investors, analysts, media and policymakers to share details of its strategy to grow the company’s electric vehicle (EV) sales quickly, efficiently and profitably.
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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, Stephen K. Carlisle and Daniel E. Berce.

  • 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 American Axle & Manufacturing, Tesla and Volkswagen.

  • 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, Vicente López, Port Melbourne, São Caetano do Sul and in 25 other locations.

  • How many offices does General Motors have?

    General Motors has 31 offices.