GM's Growth Stalls

The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which industrials editor/analyst Isaac Pino and research analyst Lyons George discuss topics around the investing world.

In today's edition, Isaac reacts to General Motors' earnings call, which revealed nominal domestic growth and lackluster profitability figures. Operationally, GM has made significant strides over the past few years, but the company fails to measure up to Ford and Toyota in many respects. As a result, GM dropped 2 percentage points of domestic market share to competitors and provided a rather dismal outlook for North American growth and profitability for the rest of 2012. Shareholders are hoping that GM's investments in China more than make up for some of the slack in the U.S. and Europe.

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Isaac Pino and Lyons George have no positions in the stocks mentioned above. The Motley Fool owns shares of Ford. Motley Fool newsletter services recommend Ford and General Motors. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.


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