GM : Analysis & Opinions

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  1. An Auto Stock Alternative to Ford and GM

    October 7, 2015
    If you're not sure where Ford and General Motors are going, you might want to look at this auto investment option instead. ...
  2. The Best Sports Car for Investors

    September 23, 2015
    Ferrari, perhaps the best known sports car brand in the world, filed to IPO this week, issuing common shares to investors ...
  3. Bet on this U.S. Automaker for Long-Term Gains

    August 21, 2015
    Ford holds a stronger technical position than General Motors and also pays a consistent dividend. This combination could ...
  4. How GM Keeps on Truckin'

    August 19, 2015
    Following a giant bailout and a giant IPO, the new GM is carried by sales of its giant trucks. But is it profitable?
  5. Why Google Became Alphabet

    August 11, 2015
    Why did Google create Alphabet? Will it change the company's DNA or is it a mere rechristening?
  6. Companies You Never Thought Would Go Bankrupt

    August 7, 2015
    Learn about some of the most shocking corporate bankruptcies in history, including General Motors, Chrysler, Lehman Brothers ...
  7. Honda Notches Best July Sales Ever

    August 7, 2015
    Honda Motors (NYSE: HMC) set a new record for car sales in July, moving more than 146,000 vehicles off dealer lots in the ...
  8. Can Mobileye Revolutionize The Car Industry?

    July 28, 2015
    Cars are evolving into vehicles connected to the ecosystem around us. With its ability to sense and detect objects around ...
  9. 3 Major Changes Resulting From Iran's Nuclear Deal

    July 24, 2015
    A deal to lift sanctions on Iran could go into effect in a couple of months. Where should investors look for opportunities ...
  10. What Makes Tesla's Business Model Different?

    July 21, 2015
    Tesla did not invent the first electric car. What it did invent was the first successful business model for bringing compelling ...
  11. Barclays Downgrades Auto Sector To 'Negative,' But Reiterates ...

    July 16, 2015
    In a report published Thursday, Barclays analyst Brian Johnson downgrade the entire U.S. Autos and Auto Parts sector to ...
  12. The Story Behind Tesla's Success

    June 19, 2015
    Tesla’s cars have been a hit not only car buyers, but also catapulted the company into the spotlight as one of the few successful ...
  13. Barron's Recap: The 2015 Midyear Roundtable

    June 14, 2015
    This weekend in Barron's online: the Barron's midyear roundtable, high-yield bond funds with tax-free payouts, as well as ...
  14. 3 Reasons Plug Power Stock Could Rise

    June 10, 2015
    Alternative energy production has come a long way in the past decade, with several different technologies vying for legitimacy ...
  15. The Importance Of Millennial Consumers

    June 4, 2015
    Millennials are the next Baby Boomers: a group of people so economically valuable that advertisers drop their pre-existing ...
  16. Who are Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' (FCAU) main suppliers?

    May 28, 2015
    Learn about some of the most notable suppliers for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, or FCA, the seventh-largest car manufacturer ...
  17. Who are General Motors' (GM) main suppliers?

    May 27, 2015
    Take a look at the current operations of General Motors, the largest U.S. auto manufacturer, and find out what companies ...
  18. Who are Ford's (F) main suppliers?

    May 27, 2015
    Explore the history and current operations of Ford Motor Co. and discover some of its primary global parts suppliers.
  19. How To Invest In Internet-Connected Cars

    May 15, 2015
    Companies are combining automotive technology with phones, watches, and computers to create a new, profitable industry.
  20. 7 Bankrupt Companies That Came Back

    May 11, 2015
    Bankruptcy is often the end of a company – until it isn't.
  21. Fundamentals Of How Canada Makes Its Money

    April 23, 2015
    In terms of industry, Canada is best known for oil and gas production, but the second largest country in the world has quite ...
  22. How To Best Analyze Relative Strength

    April 21, 2015
    Relative strength indicators measure performance between similar instruments, uncovering opportunities that can translate ...
  23. What are the most popular companies in the automotive sector ...

    April 2, 2015
    Learn about the largest global automobile manufacturers, including the most popular automakers by sales volume and companies ...
  24. Why Are Tesla Cars So Expensive?

    March 24, 2015
    What makes Tesla cars so expensive? Short supply and pricey parts is a good place to start.
  25. Self-Driving Cars Could Change The Auto Industry

    March 13, 2015
    Driverless cars have piqued human interest for centuries. A true driverless car, however, has remained elusive until recently.
  26. 4 Stocks To Benefit From European Quantitative Easing

    January 29, 2015
    I’ll share a secret with you. My academic background isn’t finance. Originally, I was trained as a historian and in my professional ...
  27. Top 10 Largest Global IPOs Of All Time

    January 12, 2015
    We have compiled a list of the top 10 largest IPOs of all time. The results may surprise you.
  28. How Do Recalls Affect A Company?

    January 8, 2015
    A product recall is the process of retrieving and replacing defective goods for consumers. When a company issues a recall, ...
  29. Who are Tesla's (TSLA) main competitors?

    December 3, 2014
    Learn about Tesla Motors' competitors, some of which are over a century old and others that are much younger. Find out about ...
  30. How Do Tech Companies Measure ROA And ROE?

    November 13, 2014
    The return on Assets (ROA) and return on equity (ROE) are often used metrics to measure the returns generated by a company.
  31. Ford vs. GM: A Value Play With More Than 50% Upside

    September 30, 2014
  32. Ford Vs. GM: One Stock Could Have 50% Upside

    September 30, 2014
  33. The 5 Largest U.S. Product Liability Cases

    August 18, 2014
    General Motors has been making headlines again this ear, but it's the type of press that no corporation ever wants to ...
  34. Pension Risk Transfer

    August 11, 2014
    When a defined benefit pension provider offloads some or all of the plan’s risk – e.g.: retirement payment liabilities ...
  35. These New Dividend Payers Yield Up To 9.4%

    August 11, 2014
    Companies that have recently declared their first-ever dividend may be one of the best investing barometers in existence. ...
  36. These New Dividend Payers Yield Up To 7%

    August 11, 2014
    Companies that have recently declared their first-ever dividend may be one of the best investing barometers in existence. ...
  37. Fear and Uncertainty Create Opportunity for 30% Return in This ...

    August 7, 2014
    Shares of General Motors (NYSE:GM) were hit hard last month after the company missed analysts' revenue expectations for ...
  38. 15 Companies That Are Killing It With Equal Rights

    July 2, 2014
    The Supreme Court's decision on Monday, in Burwell vs. Hobby Lobby, exempted some companies from offering contraceptive ...
  39. #PreMarket Primer: Tuesday, July 1: Poroshenko To End The Ceasefire ...

    July 1, 2014
    Despite growing pressure from the West and at home to extend the one week ceasefire, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko ...
  40. How Doing Your 'Share' Has Enriched Facebook

    May 30, 2014
    The phenomenon of Facebook, and the speed at which users joined and continue to join, is unprecedented. But just because ...
  41. Why You Should Buy An American Car

    May 27, 2014
    The traditional argument for buying an American-made automobile has been patriotic. Support your country and its workers ...
  42. Need Proof That Buybacks Work? Check Out These Stocks

    April 17, 2014
    America's top two automakers, Ford (NYSE: F) and GM (NYSE : GM), are still trying to get their financial house in order. ...
  43. Automakers Are Back -- And This American Icon Has 50% Upside

    February 7, 2014
    In the corner offices of the nation's major airlines, industry executives are still beaming about the "great re-rating ...
  44. This Simple System Could Lead To 41% Gains In Less Than 5 Months

    February 6, 2014
    The past few years have been a great time to be an investor.Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's zero interest rate ...
  45. Four Large Caps Now In Downtrends

    January 27, 2014
    The S&P 500 may not have confirmed a reversal yet, but these four large caps have
  46. Are Short Sellers Finally Making Headway?

    December 25, 2013
    Short sellers are wrapping up another tough year, as a liquidity-fueled rally has helped to levitate even the most dubious ...
  47. Move Over, Baby Boomers -- This Group Of Consumers Wants The ...

    September 3, 2013
    In the 1980s and '90s, an investor theme emerged that likely played a role in a 20-year upward move for the stock market. ...
  48. The 10 Best Financial Tweets For Thursday, July 25

    July 25, 2013
    There are millions of tweets written every day. Benzinga sifts through the maelstrom of information to find the ten best ...
  49. Goldman Lowers Tesla Price Target To $84--Time To Sell?

    July 18, 2013
    Goldman Sachs released a 53-page report about the car biz June 16. It lowered its price target for Tesla to $84, sending ...
  50. General Motors Hits $33: Where To From Here?

    May 21, 2013
    While business seems reasonably strong in Detroit, there's no guarantee it will stay that way. Is GM a momentum play or should ...
  51. Tesla's Worth More Than Fiat--Time To Sell?

    May 15, 2013
    While Tesla is an amazing story its valuation has gotten frothy to say the least. Is now the time for shareholders to sell?
  52. The U.S. Auto Industry Is Back

    May 14, 2013
    For investors, betting on the U.S. auto sector could lead to plenty of profits.
  53. This Could be the Major Investment Theme of 2013

    January 2, 2013
    As investors stepped away from their computers during the holidays, they may have failed to notice an absolutely stunning ...
  54. Warren Buffett's Surprising Key To Picking A Great Investment

    December 27, 2012
    Each week, one of our investing experts answers a readers question in our InvestingAnswers' Q&A column. It's all part of ...
  55. 5 Of The Largest Corporate Annual Losses Of All Time

    December 27, 2012
    These firms were some of the biggest casualties and reported losses that easily qualify as among the largest of all time.
  56. The Treasury Bails On General Motors

    December 24, 2012
    GM announced December 19 that it's selling its remaining 500 million shares of GM within 15 months. The government's loss ...
  57. A123's Story Ends With A Zero

    December 12, 2012
    A123's story ends in a zero.
  58. This Stock Could Get DESTROYED by Ford, GM and Volkswagen

    December 12, 2012
    In part one of my look at Tesla Motors (Nasdaq: TSLA), I took note of the company's award-winning new sedan, impressive engineering ...
  59. Should You Invest In Starbucks Or Arkansas Best?

    November 2, 2012
    As long as its management continues to stay solid, and its employers remember to treat its employees right and deliver a ...
  60. How 10,938 Investors Could Have Had A 17% Return In 48 Days

    October 25, 2012
    You're going to be tempted to dismiss what I'm about to tell. You'll want to say, "That's a strategy for day traders... ...
  61. Bull Vs. Bear - America Will See Another Recession Soon

    October 5, 2012
    The U.S. may be facing a new recession. Low job growth and consumer confidence are signs that things will get worse before ...
  62. Does American Axle Have The Horsepower To Outrun Its Balance ...

    September 18, 2012
    American Axle is not a safe stock, but pick-up truck growth could boost results.
  63. Big Movers on the Consumer Cyclical Sector Today

    July 10, 2012
    The market is doing well so far today. The Nasdaq is up 0.7%; the S&P 500 has climbed 0.7%; and the Dow has moved up ...
  64. Value In Car Parts And Services

    June 26, 2012
    While the automotive industry is known for its cyclical ups and downs, the auto parts industry has been a very attractive ...
  65. China's Auto Market Gets An Octane Boost

    June 4, 2012
    With China's growth stalling, the country has begun plans for new stimulus measures. The first of which is a program to spur ...
  66. Triangle Chart Patterns Set To Break Out?

    April 4, 2012
    Over the last several weeks many stocks have been developing triangle patterns, often considered a continuation pattern. ...
  67. Digesting Allison Transmission's IPO

    March 28, 2012
    The private equity players sold nearly 22 million in shares during the IPO. None of this went to Allison. The company's operating ...
  68. Buy This ETF - It's In The KNOW

    March 23, 2012
    The Direxion fund tracks companies in the S&P 1500. Best of all, it's all-cap so size isn't a constraint.
  69. Auto Stocks: Will Electric Cars Ever Gain Traction?

    March 22, 2012
    The Obama administration has been pushing to get 1 million battery-powered vehicles on the road by 2015.
  70. Time To Turn The Ignition?

    February 17, 2012
    Companies like Ford and GM have weathered competition from foreign rivals and to this day remain an important part of gauging ...
  71. Strattec Security Looks To Lock-In Potential

    February 7, 2012
    While Strattec's margins have dropped significantly since its height in 2004, the company is showing signs of growth.
  72. Top Super Bowl Ad Spenders In the Last Decade

    February 1, 2012
    The game between the New York Giants and New England Patriots is expected to be the most-watched event of the year, and it ...
  73. Is The Auto Industry On The Rebound?

    January 3, 2012
    Ford reinstated its dividend, but does that mean the Big Three of the auto industry are back?
  74. Avoid Investing In Hogs This Thanksgiving

    November 24, 2011
    Is the ride over for Harley-Davidson investors?
  75. CARZ or VROM: Which Is The Better ETF?

    October 18, 2011
    There are currently two auto exchange-traded funds avaialble for investors, but the soft auto market creates concerns over ...
  76. Why GM's Not A Value Trap

    September 28, 2011
    GM's P/E ratio is less than five right now. That's value trap territory. I'll look at why it's not.
  77. NewMarket Is Growth At A Reasonable Price

    September 13, 2011
    NewMarket's second quarter revenues grew 24% and EPS 40%. Yet it trades at a forward P/E of less than 10. It's growth at ...
  78. PHEVs And REITs Finally Say Hello

    August 5, 2011
    With energy prices continuing their long-term climb, the outlook for electric vehicles is glowing. The recent introduction ...
  79. Tata Motors Is Ready To Drive Off

    July 18, 2011
    India's Tata Motors appears to have snagged a great buy in Jaguar/Land Rover and now is poised to take global market share.
  80. Big 3 In Lithium Hitting Highs

    July 11, 2011
    Lithium stocks are outperforming as battery companies continue to struggle with sales and expenses.
  81. George Soros Bets On Visteon

    June 9, 2011
    Learn why investors should join in on George Soros' $133 million investment in Visteon.
  82. Jefferies Group: Leucadia's Next Great Investment?

    May 27, 2011
    Leucadia National made a lot of money from Americredit, and now it looks to do the same with Jeffries Group. Here's why investors ...
  83. 3 Reasons Why GM Is Better Than Ford

    May 16, 2011
    GM CEO Daniel Akerson bought $1 million in stock on the open market May 11. That's just one of three reasons why GM is a ...
  84. Can China Yuchai Rev Up Your Portfolio?

    April 1, 2011
    China Yuchai is risky, but maybe too cheap to ignore as a play on China's industrial expansion.
  85. Toyota Profit Falls, Outlook Rises

    February 11, 2011
    Toyota had a rough third quarter where sales and profits fell, but investors liked the improved outlook for the automaker.
  86. EV Tech Moves Ahead

    January 11, 2011
    Ford unveiled its new fully-electric Focus. Will the new EV have much impact on the auto industry?
  87. After The GM IPO

    November 30, 2010
    Now that the General Motors IPO buzz has settled, investors might want to take a deeper look at the new GM.
  88. Is The New General Motors Really New?

    August 26, 2010
    Although General Motors is in better financial shape, it will still have to come out with car models that the public wants ...
  89. Two More Reasons To Diversify

    June 3, 2009
    GM and Citigroup being removed from the DJIA should cause investors to focus on diversification.
  90. Large Cap Stocks That Have Missed The Rally

    May 13, 2009
    Many large cap stocks underperformed the recent rally. Investors might want to look at some of these names before concluding ...
  91. Auto Suppliers Pressured

    May 6, 2009
    Automakers' woes have spilled over to the auto suppliers, with the latest developments for Chrysler and GM putting suppliers ...
  92. Daimler Joins The Auto Horror Show

    May 4, 2009
    Daimler reported a massive loss for the quarter, joining in the parade of the automakers' earnings carnage.
  93. Avoid Unions At All Costs

    April 24, 2009
    Misinformation thrown about in the auto bailout is a clear sign for investors to avoid companies with significantly unionized ...
  94. Debt Exchanges Are The Latest Push

    April 3, 2009
    Many companies are trying to cut debt levels by exchanging existing debt for a combination of new debt, cash and stock.
  95. Toyota Adds To Auto Woes

    March 30, 2009
    With Toyota about to announce its first annual loss, investors are wondering when the auto industry will turn itself around. ...
  96. Going Concern Hits Disposable Income Industries

    March 25, 2009
    Auditors' "going concern" warnings are coming up in spades, but they are too late for investors who have already lost their ...
  97. 5 Cheap Stocks Based On Price-To-Sales

    March 24, 2009
    P/S can be a better valuation tool than P/E during a recession, but it's not a sure thing.
  98. Is Corporate America Overreacting?

    March 13, 2009
    The number of layoffs is increasing, but some companies are doing it as a precaution rather than a reaction to their financial ...
  99. Is The Sale And Leaseback The Last Hope?

    March 9, 2009
    Financial distress is reviving interest in sale and leasebacks, but this action is a short-term fix for long-term problems.
  100. Dark Horse Candidates To Enter The Dow

    March 4, 2009
    The DJIA is sure to be rebalanced over the next year as some members teeter on bankruptcy or face falling from the index.
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