General Motors Co. (GM)

39.48
NYSE : Consumer Durables
Prev Close 39.12
Day Low/High 39.24 / 39.82
52 Wk Low/High 30.56 / 41.50
Avg Volume 8.53M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 1.42B
Market Cap 55.49B
EPS 5.70
P/E Ratio 6.22
Div & Yield 1.52 (3.88%)
Days Like Today Remind Me of Why I Avoid Auto Stocks

Days Like Today Remind Me of Why I Avoid Auto Stocks

The best trades are the ones you don't make.

GM Seems to Be the Play

Autos and Semiconductors Autonomous driving. This is becoming a really big deal. By now, I am sure that most of you saw this morning's interesting news. Honda Motor would immediately invest $750 million in the Cruise autonomous vehicle unit of Gener...

Now at the Plate, Your Pinch Hitter, Bret Jensen!

It is good to be back standing in for Doug Kass this Friday with the Daily Diary. Hopefully we see the market follow up on Thursday's rally and end the trading week on a high note. It looks like overseas markets are mixed, with Asia closing largely ...

I'm Staying Away From Tesla on Musk SEC Probe: Market Recon

I'm Staying Away From Tesla on Musk SEC Probe: Market Recon

If Musk is barred from running this company, as with any sinking ship, the rats will finally flee.

A Look at the Firms With the Largest Changes in Third-Quarter Earnings Estimates

A Look at the Firms With the Largest Changes in Third-Quarter Earnings Estimates

John Butters and his FactSet team noted individual companies that have seen the largest changes in third-quarter earnings forecasts by sector.

The Investment Mosaic is Complex

"I never knew how easy the game of baseball was until I entered the broadcasting booth." - Mickey Mantle I am now watching CNBC "Fast Money" and their discussion of the merits of Intel . Intel, like Micron , is a continued example of how price momen...

GM Is Still A 'Value Trap'

General Motors hit another low this morning -- underscoring and putting an exclamation point to my "Peak Autos" thesis in place for over a year. My analysis suggests that there will be a large guidedown by the company ahead. GM remains on my Best Id...

How Hurricane Florence Could Affect These Stocks

How Hurricane Florence Could Affect These Stocks

Here are a few stocks that could take a residual hit in the third quarter.

Closing Bell: LIVE MARKETS BLOG

Closing Bell: LIVE MARKETS BLOG

Equities had a volatile day of trading Wednesday.

Avoiding Auto Stocks

This morning my pal Sarge makes the case that General Motors is attractive for a short term trade. General Motors, still a favorite of several prominent hedge funds, was placed on my Best Ideas List (short) at $43.43 in October, 2017 and closed yest...

GM May Be Ripe for a Trade: Market Recon

GM May Be Ripe for a Trade: Market Recon

The potential reward in GM as hurricane season arrives is now worth some risk.

Peak Autos (Redux)

New lows in Ford and General Motors . Ominous.

The Acne Market

I have said this before (and I have been wrong) - but I will observe again that the market's complexion seems to be changing. FANG (ex-Amazon ), the market's leading space, is faltering. Former market darlings like , , , (and many others) are fallin...

Fallen Angels ... and Lessons Learned

* There will be many more. "Hello I Mr. Ed. A horse is a horse, of course, of course, And no one can talk to a horse of course That is, of course, unless the horse is the famous Mr. Ed.   Go right to the source and ask the horse He'll give you the a...

An Apple-Tesla Deal Is Unlikely; Here's Why

An Apple-Tesla Deal Is Unlikely; Here's Why

Big Apple investor Warren Buffett pooh-poohs the combination, and with good reason.

Late Afternoon Market Observations

* The yield on the ten year US note has dropped a basis point to 2.81% and the 2s/10s spread has declined to a cycle low of 20 basis points. These are not economic friendly trends. * Autos are a wreck - I wouldn't bottom fish on these value traps ( ...

A Horse Is a Horse Of Course, Of Course

  "Hello I Mr. Ed. A horse is a horse, of course, of course, And no one can talk to a horse of course That is, of course, unless the horse is the famous Mr. Ed. Go right to the source and ask the horse He'll give you the answer that you'll endorse. ...

Tesla's Three-Ring Circus

Tesla's Three-Ring Circus

The market's perception can change, and I predict fearlessly that it will, but ultimately numbers do matter.

Jim Cramer: There is Too Much Life Support to Declare the Bull Market Dead

Jim Cramer: There is Too Much Life Support to Declare the Bull Market Dead

Ever-increasing demand from index funds makes it hard to imagine a truly bear market.

Saudi Buyout of Tesla Threatens Small Investors

Saudi Buyout of Tesla Threatens Small Investors

Tesla's reported parlay with the $250 billion Saudi fund threatens to push out the little guy.

Jim Cramer: I Am Much More Worried About Spending Patterns at Home

Jim Cramer: I Am Much More Worried About Spending Patterns at Home

Now there's no real crisis here. I think that money's still being spent, it's just being spent a different way.

Jim Cramer: 5 Sectors to Buy on This 'Turkish Contagion' Market Drop

Jim Cramer: 5 Sectors to Buy on This 'Turkish Contagion' Market Drop

It is all about perception, and here are strong names to pick up on market weakness.

3 Extraordinarily Cheap Dividend Stocks Tailor-Made for Income Investors

3 Extraordinarily Cheap Dividend Stocks Tailor-Made for Income Investors

These names all combine good dividend yields with low price-to-earnings multiples.

$420 for Tesla? Elon Musk Be Smoking Something

$420 for Tesla? Elon Musk Be Smoking Something

No one in his right mind would pay this valuation for a company that makes cars.

Doug Kass: Avoid All Auto Stocks

Doug Kass: Avoid All Auto Stocks

Auto industry sales are likely to get much worse in the year ahead.

Auto Sales Are About to Collapse

* We are now past "Peak Autos" * Look for much weaker auto industry shipments ahead (which will not be "economy friendly") * GM and F are "value traps" "Sales in the last month will underscore investor fears that auto sales have peaked and that, wit...

Tesla's 'Useful Idiots' Prove Useless in Unearthing Its True Condition

Tesla's 'Useful Idiots' Prove Useless in Unearthing Its True Condition

Analysts who follow the automaker failed to ask CEO Elon Musk the tough, more relevant questions about its business.

Spotify Added 8 Million Paid Subscribers in Q2: LIVE MARKETS BLOG

Spotify Added 8 Million Paid Subscribers in Q2: LIVE MARKETS BLOG

The streamings service's paid user base now sits at 83 million.

Peak Autos Redux

I have spent considerable time discussing "Peak Autos." This morning Ford's shares broke the $10 barrier for the first time since 2012 and General Motors  continues to make new lows. My view is that F and GM represent "value traps." I would not be t...