Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, auto giant General Motors (NYSE: GM ) has received a distressing two-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at GM and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
||Chairman/CEO Daniel Akerson
CFO Daniel Ammann
|Trailing-12-Month Return on Equity
||$32.6 billion / $14.8 billion
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 21% of the 1,035 members who have rated GM believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 going forward.
About a month ago, one of those Fools, bignort2001, succinctly summed up the GM bear case for our community:
A crappy company doesn't become a good one just because the [government] owns it. The auto industry is in for decline everywhere. [A]s one of the worst players, GM will continue to look at shrinking share of a flat or smaller auto market.
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