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General Motors

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In 2015, General Motors’ most important goal was to distance itself from the ignition switch recall scandal that cast a pall over the historic brand for much of the previous year. It also had a record sales year to boot, with a total profit of $9.7 billion. For 2016, GM will look to continue staking its claim on a still growing U.S. auto market. The company is also inching towards the release of automated cars, a development that could potentially change the game for GM and the auto industry all together within the next decade.

CEO

Mary T. Barra

Sector

Motor Vehicles & Parts

Industry

Motor Vehicles and Parts

HQ Location

Detroit, MI

Years on Fortune 500 List

22

Employees

215,000

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Key Financials (last fiscal year)
$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$152,356-2.3%
Profits ($M)$9,687145.3%
Assets ($M)$194,520
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$39,871
Market Value — as of March 31, 2016 ($M)$48,543
Profit Ratios
Profit as % of Revenues6.4%
Profits as % of Assets5.0%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity24.3%
Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)
Earnings Per Share ($)5.91
EPS % Change (from 2014)258.2%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)15.4%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)-
Total Return
Total Return to Investors (2015)1.4%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)-0.1%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)-
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