General Motors stock: buy or sell

GM stock price: $57.49 3.08% At close on Apr 21st, 2021

Updated on:
Apr 22nd, 2021


General Motors stock brief

  • General Motors stock skyrocketed 3.08% to close at $57.49 on the stock market on Wednesday.
  • General Motors shares are just 9.38% below all-time highs
  • Price is drawing a scaled uptrend since May 2020 with higher tops and higher bottoms. This uptrend marked a 185.74% gain
  • General Motors Company designs, builds, and sells cars, trucks, crossovers, and automobile parts worldwide.

Should I buy General Motors stock?

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Is $GM stock a buy?

In the current situation of General Motors there is not any eligible buy setup. This doesn't mean $GM will slide in coming sessions, or it will not rise higher. Simply, it doesn't match our recommended trading systems

Should I sell General Motors stock?

Knowing when to sell a stock is even more difficult than knowing when to buy it. Just as when we have to buy shares, deciding when is appropiate to sell is not a whimsy decision, and we must adhere our own trading strategy. When selling, as well as buying, detailed setups are very simple to use and are only applicable for selling shares in your porfolio, not for shorting General Motors stock

A golden rule is that you should not hold an investment that shows a losses greater than those expected upon the buy. The timing to sell shares must always be ruled by the stop-loss (automatic or manual)

Is it time to sell General Motors stock?

In the current situation of General Motors there is not any eligible sell setup, so General Motors stock holders with operations in profit can keep their positions

General Motors ratings

In the last month, 3 ratings were published for General Motors. General sentiment is bullish, with 2 out of 3 posting optimistic forecasts

General Motors analysts' ratings - Last month
Brokerage firmRating
Mar 29th, 2021
Jefferies Financial Group Neutral
Apr 5th, 2021
Wells Fargo & Company Buy
Apr 14th, 2021
Evercore ISI Buy

General Motors stock analysis

Since in May 2020, General Motors has been printing an uptrend that so far marked an amazing 185.74%. During this uptrend, the price gave some entry points on the breakouts. Latest low was last February, when price bounced at $49.35. Currently, the price trades in a consolidation between its last top ($63.44) and its last bottom ($49.35)

$GM near to All-time Highs

Close to ATH

SMAs overview

GM stock SMAs chart

Supports and resistances

The current resistance levels are:

  • R1: $63.44 (10.35% above)
  • The current support levels are:

  • S1: $57.05 (-0.77% below)
  • S2: $49.35 (-14.16% below)
  • S3: $46.71 (-18.75% below)
  • Bollinger bands

    GM stock Bollinger Bands chart

    Relative strength index

    When the moves for so long below 70 and above 30, without showing moments of overbought and oversold, the indicator is of little use, and we are now in such a case.

    GM stock RSI chart

    General Motors stock price history

    General Motors went public priced at an adjusted price1 of $27.05 on Nov 2010. Since then, GM stock surged by 112.53%, with an average of 11.25% per year. An investment of thousand dollars on Nov 2010 would worth $2,125.32 nowadays.

    1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits

    GM stock price history chart

    Price target for General Motors stock

    Nobody can predict how much a share will be priced in the future. Banks and financial organisations issue their analysis forecasting how a particular stock will performance in the future.

    Along with buy or sell recommendations, brokerage institutions post their price predictions based on the stock price action and the company fundamental data. Most of these forecasts follow the release of new financial data by the company, and usually. If you are a small trader you must not buy or sell based on these projections.

    The average price target for General Motors stock calculated from the table below is $64.67. General Motors closed at $57.49 on Wednesday, that is a 11.10% than the forecasted price.

    General Motors stock price predictions
    Brokerage firmPrice target
    Mar 29th, 2021
    Jefferies Financial Group $50.00$62.00
    Apr 5th, 2021
    Wells Fargo & Company $67.00
    Apr 14th, 2021
    Evercore ISI $62.00$65.00

    Earnings and financials

    Last February, General Motors Company ($GM) reported EPS for that highly uplifted analysts' expectations. Quarterly EPS was $2.52 per share instead of $1.63. This Q4 report means an earnings surprise of 54.60%. Predicted turnover for Q4 was $36.1 billion but General Motors slightly improved by 3.87%, posting $37.5 billion.

    Compared to the same quarter one year ago, EPS was $0.05, so current EPS means a increase of 4,940.00%. Looking at turnover, figures skyrocketed a 21.71% compared to $308.3B same quarter last year.

    General Motors ($GM) releases Q1 financial report next Wednesday. Analysts expect of $0.94, that is a 62.70% lower than previous quarter.

    General Motors performance

    GM performance compared
    General Motors ($GM) 0.90% 2.10% 69.30%

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    General Motors summary

    Wednesday, April 21st, 2021
    Day range$54.71 - $57.5
    Previous close$55.77
    Session gain3.08%
    Average true range$2.21
    50d mov avg$56.18
    100d mov avg$51.30
    200d mov avg$41.30
    Earnings dateMay 5th, 2021

    Frequently asked questions

    What is General Motors stock symbol?

    General Motors Company is a public company trading in the US stock market with the GM symbol

    Is General Motors stock a buy or sell?

    General Motors received 3 ratings in the last 30 days: 2 bullish, 0 bearish and 1 neutral.

    Will GM go up?

    General Motors had different price forecasts posted by market analysts in the last month setting the target price to $64.67. That is a 12.49% than the current price ($57.49).

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