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Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc

General Motors Co. (GM)


Long-term Debt and Solvency Analysis

Difficulty: Beginner

Solvency ratios also known as long-term debt ratios measure a company’s ability to meet long-term obligations.


Ratios (Summary)

General Motors Co., debt and solvency ratios

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Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Dec 31, 2014
Debt to equity hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Debt to capital hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Interest coverage hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-06), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-06), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-07), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-03), 10-K (filing date: 2015-02-04).

Ratio Description The company
Debt-to-equity ratio A solvency ratio calculated as total debt divided by total shareholders’ equity. General Motors Co.’s debt-to-equity ratio deteriorated from 2016 to 2017 and from 2017 to 2018.
Debt-to-capital ratio A solvency ratio calculated as total debt divided by total debt plus shareholders’ equity. General Motors Co.’s debt-to-capital ratio deteriorated from 2016 to 2017 and from 2017 to 2018.

Ratio Description The company
Interest coverage ratio A solvency ratio calculated as EBIT divided by interest payments. General Motors Co.’s interest coverage ratio improved from 2016 to 2017 but then deteriorated significantly from 2017 to 2018.

Debt to Equity

General Motors Co., debt to equity calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Dec 31, 2014
Selected Financial Data (USD $ in millions)
Short-term debt and current portion of long-term debt hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Long-term debt, excluding current portion hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Total debt hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Stockholders’ equity hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Ratio
Debt to equity1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks
Debt to Equity, Competitors
Ford Motor Co. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Debt to Equity, Sector
Automobiles & Parts hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Debt to Equity, Industry
Consumer Goods hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-06), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-06), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-07), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-03), 10-K (filing date: 2015-02-04).

2018 Calculations

1 Debt to equity = Total debt ÷ Stockholders’ equity
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Ratio Description The company
Debt-to-equity ratio A solvency ratio calculated as total debt divided by total shareholders’ equity. General Motors Co.’s debt-to-equity ratio deteriorated from 2016 to 2017 and from 2017 to 2018.

Debt to Capital

General Motors Co., debt to capital calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Dec 31, 2014
Selected Financial Data (USD $ in millions)
Short-term debt and current portion of long-term debt hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Long-term debt, excluding current portion hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Total debt hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Stockholders’ equity hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Total capital hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Ratio
Debt to capital1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks
Debt to Capital, Competitors
Ford Motor Co. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Debt to Capital, Sector
Automobiles & Parts hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Debt to Capital, Industry
Consumer Goods hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-06), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-06), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-07), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-03), 10-K (filing date: 2015-02-04).

2018 Calculations

1 Debt to capital = Total debt ÷ Total capital
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Ratio Description The company
Debt-to-capital ratio A solvency ratio calculated as total debt divided by total debt plus shareholders’ equity. General Motors Co.’s debt-to-capital ratio deteriorated from 2016 to 2017 and from 2017 to 2018.

Interest Coverage

General Motors Co., interest coverage calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Dec 31, 2014
Selected Financial Data (USD $ in millions)
Net income (loss) attributable to stockholders hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Add: Net income attributable to noncontrolling interest hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Less: Loss from discontinued operations, net of tax hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Add: Income tax expense hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Add: Automotive interest expense hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Ratio
Interest coverage1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks
Interest Coverage, Competitors
Ford Motor Co. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Interest Coverage, Sector
Automobiles & Parts hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Interest Coverage, Industry
Consumer Goods hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-06), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-06), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-07), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-03), 10-K (filing date: 2015-02-04).

2018 Calculations

1 Interest coverage = EBIT ÷ Interest expense
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Ratio Description The company
Interest coverage ratio A solvency ratio calculated as EBIT divided by interest payments. General Motors Co.’s interest coverage ratio improved from 2016 to 2017 but then deteriorated significantly from 2017 to 2018.