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General Motors Stock Soaring to Record Highs

Ford stock also on the rise in last two months.

by on Oct.10, 2017

General Motors stock prices has steadily risen in recent months, setting record highs as sales continue to grow.

The value of General Motors is setting new records as its value continues a climb that began last month as the company’s sales rose and the automaker unveiled plans for an aggressive push into electric and automated vehicles.

GM’s stock was given another lift Monday when it climbed 40 cents per share, closing at $45.33, a new high, following two announcements.

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In one of announcements, GM disclosed it had acquired, a high-tech start-up, Strobe Inc., which is based in Southern California for an undisclosed sum. Strobe has developed a unique, lower-cost Lidar system and Lidar is considered a critical element in a system used by automated vehicles.  (more…)

U.S. Treasury Continues Sale of GM Stock in October

Government still tracking to lose nearly $10 billion.

by on Nov.13, 2013

The U.S. government now holds about a 4% stake in General Motors after selling off more stock in October.

The U.S. government’s steady sale of its remaining shares of General Motors stock continued last month, according to the Treasury Department, as it sold $1.2 billion of its holdings.

The government is still on track to lose about $9.7 billion on the shares, which it acquired in 2009 as part of the automaker’s bankruptcy restructuring. The final number won’t be known until all of the shares are sold, but the Detroit-based maker’s stock price would have to jump to more than $175 per share now for the government to break even.

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The Treasury has said it plans to divest the rest of its holdings by next spring and has been selling the stock in bits and pieces since this summer. (more…)