Dividend Growth of General Motors Company(GM)

General Motors Company(GM) is having a Dividend Yield of 4.1% with the Annual cash Dividend per share of $1.52. The last quarter cash dividend per share pay out was $0.38. General Motors Company has a 5 year average dividend yield of 2.34% and the stock has a Indicated annual dividend of $1.52. General Motors Company(GM) formally announced its most recent dividend on February 6, 2017 with a Dividend per share of $0.38. The new indicated annual dividend based on announced dividend per share is $1.52. The dividend yield based on the forward looking indicated annual dividend is 4.1%. General Motors Company(GM) has the most recent dividend payout ratio of 0.25 with a 5-year average payout ratio of 0.2. Companys change in pay out ratio when compared to the last 5 years average pay out ratio has been 0.05. The 5 year historical dividend growth of General Motors Company(GM) is at the rate of 12.01% while the R-Squared dividend growth is 0.84. If the value of R-Square is close to one, it indicates a perfect fit and the higher value conforms to the regression line while data close to zero indicates the opposite.

General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) witnessed a decline in the market cap on Thursday as its shares dropped 0.13% or 0.05 points. After the session commenced at $37.11, the stock reached the higher end at $37.16 while it hit a low of $36.82. With the volume soaring to 9,369,429 shares, the last trade was called at $37.03. The company has a 52-week high of $38.375. The company has a market cap of $55,470 million and there are 1,497,964,600 shares in outstanding. The 52-week low of the share price is $27.34. Shares of General Motors Company appreciated by 5.56% during the last five trading days but lost 1.17% on a 4-week basis. General Motors Company is up 11.97% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 6.29%.

Currently the company Insiders own 0.04% of General Motors Company shares according to the proxy statements. In the past twelve weeks, the net percent change held by company insiders has changed by -12.83% . Institutional Investors own 71.57% of General Motors Company shares. During last six month period, the net percent change held by insiders has seen a change of -14.86%. Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Feb 15, 2017, Karl-thomas Neumann (Executive Vice President) sold 32,458 shares at 36.04 per share price.On Feb 10, 2017, Stefan Jacoby (Executive Vice President) sold 2,570 shares at 35.18 per share price.On Dec 13, 2016, Daniel Ammann (President) sold 10,000 shares at 37.00 per share price.

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.General Motors Company was Initiated by Macquarie on Dec 1, 2016 to Outperform, Price Target of the shares are set at $44.General Motors Company was Initiated by Berenberg to Sell on Nov 22, 2016.

General Motors Company Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Feb 7, 2017. The company reported $1.28 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.11. Analyst had a consensus of $1.17. The company had revenue of $41231.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $40082.48 million. The companys revenue was up 9.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.39 EPS.

General Motors Company is engaged in the designing, manufacturing and retailing of vehicles globally including passenger cars, crossover vehicles, and light trucks, sport utility vehicles, vans and other vehicles. Its business is organized into three geographically-based segments- General Motors North America (GMNA), General Motors International Operations (GMIO) and General Motors Europe (GME). General Motors Company is headquartered in Detroit, Michigan, the United States of America.


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