Head to Head Survey: General Motors (NYSE:GM) & EMAV (NYSE:EMAV)

EMAV (OTCMKTS:EMAV) and General Motors (NYSE:GM) are both auto/tires/trucks companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends and valuation.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for EMAV and General Motors, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
EMAV 0 0 0 0 N/A
General Motors 0 4 11 0 2.73

General Motors has a consensus price target of $48.15, suggesting a potential upside of 30.29%.

Risk and Volatility

EMAV has a beta of 0.74, suggesting that its share price is 26% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, General Motors has a beta of 1.34, suggesting that its share price is 34% more volatile than the S&P 500.


This table compares EMAV and General Motors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
General Motors 6.26% 22.67% 4.18%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

76.9% of General Motors shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.5% of General Motors shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.


General Motors pays an annual dividend of $1.52 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.1%. EMAV does not pay a dividend. General Motors pays out 23.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares EMAV and General Motors’ top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
General Motors $147.05 billion 0.36 $8.01 billion $6.54 5.65

General Motors has higher revenue and earnings than EMAV.


General Motors beats EMAV on 9 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

EMAV Company Profile

EMAV Holdings, Inc., a development stage company, operates as an electric motors and vehicles company. It intends to design, assemble, and sell premium electric rugged sport adventure vehicles. The company also seeks to provide commercial electric vehicles, including EMAV power stations, and fleet, delivery, and multi-purpose vehicles for commercial applications, as well as for the military, homeland protection, civil, and law enforcement markets. EMAV Holdings, Inc. was founded in 2010 and is based in Irvine, California.

General Motors Company Profile

General Motors Company designs, builds, and sells cars, trucks, crossovers, and automobile parts worldwide. The company operates through GM North America, GM International, GM Cruise, and GM Financial. It markets its vehicles primarily under the Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Holden, Baojun, Jiefang, and Wuling brand names. The company also sells trucks, crossovers, and cars to dealers for consumer retail sales, as well as to fleet customers, including daily rental car companies, commercial fleet customers, leasing companies, and governments. In addition, it offers connected safety, security, and mobility solutions for retail and fleet customers, including automatic crash response, stolen vehicle assistance, roadside assistance, dealer maintenance notifications, remote door unlock, turn-by-turn navigation, vehicle location services, hands-free calling, smart driver, and marketplace, as well as connectivity packages comprising remote vehicle access through a mobile application, on-demand vehicle diagnostics, connected navigation, and 4G LTE wireless connectivity. Further, the company provides automotive financing services. General Motors Company was founded in 1908 and is headquartered in Detroit, Michigan.

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