The European unit of US leading automaker, General Motors Co (NYSE:GM), Opel, would continue its product investments and would move back to its huge-market roots, its chief executive commented on Thursday, a week prior to his announcement of a restructuring proposal.
We would make an important investment in Opel’s product portfolio, Karl-Friedrich Stracke commented at an automotive industry meeting occurred on Thursday, comparing this with economy measures at few opponents.
I observed with curiosity that few of our key rivals have declared proposals to lower product investment spending.
Its competitors include Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) that slipped -1.41% to $10.50 with the total traded volume of 6.90 million shares and Toyota Motor Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:TM) that moved up 0.41% to $77.70 with the total traded volume of 65,078.00 shares.
Other consumer goods stocks with bullish trend include ConAgra Foods, Inc. (NYSE:CAG) up 3.62% to $25.49, Kraft Foods Inc (NYSE:KFT) up 0.67% to $39.28 and PepsiCo, Inc. (NYSE:PEP) up 0.61% to $69.33, whereas with bearish trend include The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) down -0.22% to $60.26, Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) down -1.39% to $87.28 and The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NYSE:GT) down -1.63% to $11.46.
General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) stock in current session held volume of 1.41 million shares as compare to its average volume of 8.39 million shares. The stock after opening at $21.45 hit high price of $21.50 and then trading at $21.08 by scoring -1.86% at 10:55AM EDT.
As the revenue measures GM generated revenue of 151.84 billion in the following twelve months income of $5.73 billion. The Company showed a positive 3.79% in the net profit margin and in addition to in its operating margin which remained 3.76%.
The stock showed weekly downbeat performance of -1.78% which was maintained for the month at -0.28%. Likewise the negative performance for the quarter was recorded as -15.07% and for the year was -27.41% while the YTD performance remained at 5.97%.
The GM past twelve months price to sales ratio was 0.22 and price to cash ratio remained 1.05. As far as the returns are concern, the GM return on equity was recorded as 20.21% and increased 6.19% return on investment while its return on asset stayed at 3.89%.
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