General Motors (GM): Earnings Whisper?

General Motors (GM), the company that designs, builds, and sells cars worldwide, is scheduled to report earnings for the second quarter of 2015 on July 23rd before the opening bell. The Street has consensus estimates of $1.08 in earnings per share and $38.28 billion in revenue. In the 1Q14, the Detroit, Michigan-based automaker posted $0.86 in EPS and $35.70 billion in revenue. Meanwhile, ticker’s whisper number calls for EPS of $1.09 on revenue of $40.62 billion.

On valuation measures, GM shares are currently priced at 14.10x this year’s forecasted earnings. The company’s current year and next year EPS growth estimates stand at 43.90% and 14.10% compared to the industry growth rates of 13.80% and 19.10%, respectively. GM has a t-12 price/sales ratio of 0.32. EPS for the same period registers at $2.15.

General Motors shares have declined 15.84% in the last 4 weeks and 17.37% in the past three months. Over the past 5 trading sessions the stock has lost 4.34%. Shares of the $48.16 billion market cap company are down 15.83% year-over-year and 11.32% year-to-date.

GM has a median Wall Street price target of $42.00 with a high target of $50.00.

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