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  • Previous Rank7
  • Revenues ($M)155,929
  • Revenue Percent Change0.3%
  • Profits ($M)3,949
  • Profits Percent Change-26.1%
  • Market Value (as of March 31, 2015)60,389

Here’s how you’d sum up 2014 for General Motors in three words: recalls, recalls, recalls. The iconic American auto brand spent most of the year dealing with an ever-expanding recall scandal that saw CEO Mary Barra appear in front of Congress multiple times and the establishing of a $400 million-plus compensation protocol for victims of GM’s faulty ignition switches. Despite all this, though, sales were strong throughout the year, as GM rode the wave of industry-wide gains.

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Company Info

CEO
Mary T. Barra
Industry
Motor Vehicles and Parts
Sector
Motor Vehicles & Parts
HQ Location
Detroit, MI
Websitehttp://www.gm.com
Years on List21

Key Financials (last fiscal year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)155,9290.3%
Profits ($M)3,949-26.1%
Total Stockholder Equity35,457-
Employees216,000-
Market Value (as of March 31, 2015)60,389-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues2.5%
Profits as % of Assets2.2%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity11.1%

Earnings Per Share (last fiscal year)

Earnings Per Share ($)1.65
EPS % Change (from 2013)-30.7%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)-
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)-

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2014)-11.6%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)-
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)-