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General Motors

GM

America’s biggest car maker is a Fortune 500 stalwart: It has appeared on the list every year since the ranking’s 1955 debut. Like the rest of the auto industry, the Mary Barra-led company—the largest female-led firm on this list—has had a tough year, which is reflected in its two-spot drop in the rankings. Annual revenues were down 5.5% as wholesale volumes shrank and inventory ballooned in the wake of reduced demand. The automaker has moved aggressively to counter those trends, though, by reducing inventory and rolling out several new models in the surprisingly strong crossover, SUV, and truck categories. The company believes its belt-tightening and strategic refocus, while costly in the short term, will position it for a solid 2018.

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CEO

Mary T. Barra

CEO Title

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Sector

Motor Vehicles & Parts

Industry

Motor Vehicles and Parts

HQ Location

Detroit

Website

Years on Fortune 500 List

24

Employees

180,000

Includes revenues from discontinued operations.
Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)
$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$157,311-5.5%
Profits ($M)$-3,864.0-141.0%
Assets ($M)$212,482
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$35,001
Market Value — as of March 29, 2018 ($M)$50,972
Profit Ratios
Profit as % of Revenues-2.5%
Profits as % of Assets-1.8%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity-11.0%
Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)
Earnings Per Share ($)-2.60
EPS % Change (from 2016)-143.3%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)-
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)-
Total Return
Total Return to Investors (2017)22.5%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)10.8%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)-
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