General Motors Company Stock Institution Affiliation Date: Ticker symbol for general motors company is (GM) Current stock price = 43.81 Market cap = 62.228B Price to earnings ratio = 7.62 Dividend and yield = 1.52 (3.41%) Enterprise value = 131.76B Beta = 1.64 Stock split = N/A Closing stock price for the last 5 days = On November 29 2017 the closing price was 43.81. On Nov 28 2017 the closing price was 44.92. On Nov 27 2017 the closing stock price was 44.17. On Nov 24 2017 the closing stock price was 44.46. On Nov 22 2017 the closing price for the stock was 44.29. 52 week high for the stock = 46.76 Book value per share = 30.35 Type of rating recommended by the analysts = 2.5 Target price predicted by the analysts for the stock = 46.88 Analyst’s average revenue estimate for the that can yield huge returns and at the same time expose them to great risks. In the same way an investor can assess the market cap to gain insight into the size of a business and determine whether it is worth purchasing stock from that company. References Top of Form Bottom of Form Top of Form Bottom of Form Top of Form Bottom of Form Top of Form Bottom of Form Baker H. K. (2011). Capital Budgeting Valuation: Financial Analysis for Today's Investment Projects. Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons. Chandra P. (2011). Financial management: Theory and practice. New Delhi: Tata McGraw-Hill Education. “General Motors Company (GM)” Retrieved from HYPERLINK "https://finance.yahoo.com/quote/GM?p=GM" https://finance.yahoo.com/quote/GM?p=GM Ilmanen A. (2011). Expected returns: An investor's guide to harvesting market rewards. Chichester West Sussex U.K: Wiley. Wahlen J. M. Bradshaw M. T. & Baginski S. P. (2014). Financial reporting financial statement analysis and valuation. [...]
The purpose of this assignment is to allow students the opportunity to research a Fortune 500 company stock using the popular online research tool Yahoo Finance. The tool allows the student to review analyst reports and other key financial information necessary to evaluate the stock value and make an educated decision on whether to invest. Assignment Steps Resources: Yahoo Finance Select a Fortune 500 Company from one of the following industries: Pharmaceutical Energy Retail Automotive Computer Hardware Manufacturing Mining Access Yahoo Finance and enter the company name. Review the financial information and statistics provided for the stock you selected and answer the following: What is the ticker symbol of the company you chose? What is the Current Stock Price? What is the Market Cap for the stock you chose? What is the Price to Earnings Ratio? What is the Dividend and Yield? What is the Enterprise Value? What is the Beta? Was there a Stock Split, and if so, when? What was the closing stock price for the last 5 days? What was the 52 Week High for this stock? What is the Book Value per Share? What type of rating are analysts recommending (i.e. buy, hold, etc.)? What is the target price analysts are predicting for this stock? What is the analyst's average revenue estimate for next year? What are some of the significant news items and press releases made by the company over the last year? Explain in 700 words why you would or would not recommend investing in this stock. Describe the relationship between the value of the stock and the price to earnings ratio. What information does the Market Capitalization (Market Cap) and Beta provide to the investor?