General Motors (GM)

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33.23 +0.19  +0.58% NYSE Jul 2, 8:00PM Delayed 2m USD

General Motors Price to Book Value:

1.469 for July 2, 2015

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July 2, 2015 1.469
July 1, 2015 1.462
June 30, 2015 1.474
June 29, 2015 1.470
June 26, 2015 1.521
June 25, 2015 1.535
June 24, 2015 1.556
June 23, 2015 1.606
June 22, 2015 1.601
June 19, 2015 1.598
June 18, 2015 1.602
June 17, 2015 1.584
June 16, 2015 1.575
June 15, 2015 1.569
June 12, 2015 1.580
June 11, 2015 1.573
June 10, 2015 1.574
June 9, 2015 1.560
June 8, 2015 1.548
June 5, 2015 1.554
June 4, 2015 1.572
June 3, 2015 1.59
June 2, 2015 1.602
June 1, 2015 1.601
May 29, 2015 1.591
May 28, 2015 1.610
   
May 27, 2015 1.584
May 26, 2015 1.571
May 22, 2015 1.579
May 21, 2015 1.574
May 20, 2015 1.549
May 19, 2015 1.554
May 18, 2015 1.551
May 15, 2015 1.544
May 14, 2015 1.533
May 13, 2015 1.540
May 12, 2015 1.537
May 11, 2015 1.558
May 8, 2015 1.563
May 7, 2015 1.543
May 6, 2015 1.538
May 5, 2015 1.549
May 4, 2015 1.566
May 1, 2015 1.567
April 30, 2015 1.551
April 29, 2015 1.571
April 28, 2015 1.580
April 27, 2015 1.583
April 24, 2015 1.574
April 23, 2015 1.589
April 22, 2015 1.644

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About Price to Book Ratio

Price to book value is a financial ratio used to compare a company's book value to its current market price. Book value is an accounting term denoting the portion of the company held by the shareholders at accounting value (not market value). In other words, book value is the company's total tangible assets less its total liabilities.

The ratio has two calculation methods. In the first way, the company's market capitalization is divided by the company's total book value from its balance sheet. The second way, using per-share values, is to divide the company's current share price by the book value per share. In general, a low price to book value indicates that a stock is undervalued and thus more desirable.

In theory, if you purchased stock with a price to book value less than 1 and the company immediately went bankrupt, you would gain money on your investment. In reality, this may not be true since there are times when liquidation value, or the price at which a company's assets can be sold, is less than the book value of those assets.

For more information on evaluating valuation multiples similar to this, please see our original white paper research : Making Sense Of Valuation Multiples.
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GM Price to Book Value Benchmarks

Companies
Ford Motor 2.389
Toyota Motor 1.498
Honda Motor 0.9669

GM Price to Book Value Range, Past 5 Years

Minimum 0.8676 Dec 19 2011
Maximum 2.428 Dec 30 2010
Average 1.498

GM Price to Book Value Excel Add-In Codes

  • Metric Code: price_to_book_value
  • Latest data point: =YCP("GM", "price_to_book_value")
  • Last 5 data points: =YCS("GM", "price_to_book_value", -4)

To find the codes for any of our financial metrics, see our Complete Reference of Metric Codes.

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