These are make or break stocks for part time investors: General Motors Company (GM), ServiceNow, Inc. (NOW)

Batey Alan S., Executive Vice President, sold 215,685 shares of the General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) in an exchange that happened on June 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $43.01 per share, amounting to a transaction worth $9,276,798. The sale was made public in a document filed with the SEC. Additionally, Executive Vice President & CFO Stevens Charles K. III sold 35,000 shares of this stock in a transaction that took place on April 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $36.10 per share, for a total exchange amounting to $1,263,500. After the transaction, the Executive Vice President & CFO Stevens Charles K. III currently holds 67,741 shares of the company’s stock, which is worth approximately $2621577.

With this stock price’s latest movement, it is now -14.00% away from its 1-year high and 26.64% higher than its 1-year low price. In the past seven days, the stock price volatility for General Motors Company was 2.17%, whereas its volatility in the past 30 days has been 2.21%. This public company’s stock also has a beta score of 1.27. When the beta value is less/more than 1, it can imply that the stock is less/more volatile than the wider stock market – a metric that traders will surely be keeping tabs on.

General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) most recently published its quarterly earnings results. The firm posted $1.43 earnings per share (EPS) for the three-month period, surpassing analysts’ consensus estimate of $1.22 by $0.21. The publicly-traded organization reported revenue of $38,399.00 million for the quarter, compared to the average analyst forecast calling for $36,477.40 million, which was surpassing the analyst consensus estimate.

Shares of General Motors Company (GM) surged 0.13%, amounting to a gain of $0.050000000000004 per share, to finish the regular trading session at $38.70 on Saturday 02/09/2019. After beginning the session at $38.5, shares of General Motors Company reached as high as $38.71 during the day, while hitting a 1-day low of $38.005. Trade volume reached 7,199,196 shares against this stock’s average daily volume of 12.17M shares, with a total float of 1.31B. As a consequence of the price increase, General Motors Company now has a current market value of 53.94B.

ServiceNow, Inc. (NYSE:NOW) added 0.70% to its trading price by the close of the most recent session, jumping from its previous closing price of $226.96 to $228.56. This stock increased in value by 3.18% during the last 7-day period, and experienced a gain of 20.00% over the past 30-day period. In the past three months, this stock’s price grew by 28.86% , and added 22.80% to its price during the last six months of trading. NOW demonstrated a yearly price gain of 49.22% , while its year-to-date (YTD) price performance has been up 28.37% . This stock’s price changed by +54.82% compared to its 90-day low, and moved down -0.41% comparing to its 90-day high price.

Have a quick look on short, medium and long-term indicators. According to the Composite Indicator, Trendspotter rated the NOW stock as “Buy”. In the short-term, ServiceNow, Inc. (NOW) has a 20-day average volume of 2,509,625 shares and short-term indicators sets the NOW stock as “ 80% Buy ” on average basis. In the medium-term, NOW stock has a 50-Day average volume of 2,315,296 shares and medium-term indicators gave the average rating of “ 100% Buy ”, while in the long-term period the FB stock has a 100-Day average volume of 2,340,881 shares. On average, long-term indicators rated the stock as “100% Buy ”. The overall picture from all short, medium and long-term indicators sets the NOW stock as “96% Buy ” on average basis.

Recently, multiple brokerages have sent out reports on NOW. Goldman, for example, Resumed its rating on shares of ServiceNow, Inc. to a “Buy”, while setting a $260 price target on shares of the company’s stock, according to a research note from Friday February 1st, 2019. UBS Reiterated their target price for this stock from $214 to $230, while giving the stock a “Buy” rating, as stated in a research report from Thursday, January 31st, 2019. RBC Capital Mkts, on the other hand, Reiterated a “Top Pick” rating on this stock, while posting a $230 price target on shares of this company’s stock in a research note dated Thursday, January 31st, 2019.

In other news related to ServiceNow, Inc. stock, 99.64% shares of NOW held by institutions. The total number of institutions who held the NOW shares was 884, according to most recent SEC filling. During the past quarter, total 178,652,288 shares held by institutions with the net change of 5,385,261 shares. In the meantime, 57 new institutions bought the shares of ServiceNow, Inc. for the first time and 47 institutions sold all their holdings in the company’s common stock. 180 institutions increased their investment in the NOW stock and 176 institutions decreased their investment in the ServiceNow, Inc. (NOW)’s stock during the last quarter.