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  • Previous Rank21
  • Revenues ($M)$147,049.00
  • Revenue Percent Change-6.5%
  • Profits ($M)$8,014.00
  • Profits Percent Change-
  • Assets ($M)$227,339.00
  • Employees173,000

The past year has been painful for General Motors. In November, CEO Mary Barra announced the Detroit carmaker would lay off 14,000 employees and halt production at five plants in the U.S. and Canada. The closure of its Lordstown Chevrolet plant drew particular ire from Ohio politicians on both sides of the aisle—and impassioned tweets from President Trump—to no avail. Sliding sales in GM’s two largest markets, the U.S. and China, had company executives preparing for a greater downturn. Despite the strong performance of its SUV lines in the U.S., overall unit sales fell 1.6% in 2018.

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Company Information

Mary T. Barra
Motor Vehicles & Parts
Motor Vehicles and Parts
HQ Location
Years on Global 500 List25

General Motors Rank History

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

($ Millions)% change
Revenues ($M)$147,049.00-6.5%
Profits ($M)$8,014.00-
Assets ($M)$227,339.00-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$38,860.00-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues5.4%
Profits as % of Assets3.5%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity20.6%