Wed, February 5, 2020
DETROIT— General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) today reported solid 2019 full-year earnings that were heavily impacted by a work stoppage in the third and fourth quarters. However, underlying performance remained strong, driven by sales of GM’s all-new full-size pickups and the company’s ongoing cost actions.
Full-year 2019 results:
- EPS-diluted of $4.57 and EPS-diluted-adjusted of $4.82<
- EPS diluted-adjusted includes $(1.89) impact from the strike, and a $0.12 benefit from Lyft and PSA revaluations
- Full-year income of $6.7 billion and EBIT-adjusted of $8.4 billion, which includes a $(3.6) billion impact from the strike
- Full year EBIT-adjusted margin of 6.1 percent
- GM North America EBIT-adjusted of $8.2 billion, and EBIT-adj. margin of 7.7 percent
- GM Financial reported record EBT-adjusted of $2.1 billion
Fourth-quarter 2019 results:
- EPS-diluted of $(0.16) and EPS-diluted-adjusted of $0.05
- EPS-diluted-adjusted includes a $(1.39) impact from the strike and $(0.02) impact from Lyft and PSA revaluations
- Revenue of $30.8 billion
- GM North America EBIT-adjusted of $0.3 billion
- Record GM Financial EBT-adjusted of $0.5 billion
Capital Markets Day Investor Event
GM will host a webcast for investors today from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. EST. Leadership will share various strategic updates, as well as 2019 fourth quarter and calendar year business results and 2020 guidance.
The format of the webcast will include presentations by leadership followed by a question-and-answer session. To join the live video webcast click here.
For audio only, the call-in numbers are:
Call-in (U.S.): 888-808-8618
Call-in (international/caller-paid): +1-949-484-0645
Conference ID: 9952078
Conference Call Name: General Motors Capital Markets Day
Please phone in at least 15 minutes, but no sooner than 30 minutes, in advance to ensure you are connected to the call.
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