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Shareholders and interested parties wishing to contact our Board as a whole, or the non-management directors as a group, any Board committee, the Chairman of the Board or the Lead Director may send a letter to:

Rick E. Hansen
Assistant General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
General Motors Company
Mail Code 
482-C24-A68 
300 Renaissance Center
Detroit, Michigan 48265

In accordance with our Corporate Governance Guidelines, all correspondence will be compiled and summarized by the Corporate Secretary and periodically submitted to the Board or individual directors. The Corporate Secretary may also forward certain correspondence elsewhere within the Company for review by a subject matter expert and respond as appropriate.

 

Investor FAQ

General Investor Information

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When was GM's initial public offering?
GM’s common stock began trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on November 17, 2010.
What is GM’s ticker symbol and on which exchanges is GM’s common stock traded?
The CUSIP number for GM’s common stock is 37045V100.
How can I purchase shares of General Motors Company?
GM’s common stock can be purchased through a broker or a financial institution that deals in securities. GM does not have a direct stock purchase program or a dividend reinvestment program.
When and where was GM incorporated?
GM was incorporated in the state of Delaware on July 10, 2009. General Motors Company began its operations when it acquired substantially all of the assets of Motors Liquidation Company (formerly, General Motors Corporation) in July 2009.
Does GM pay a dividend on its common stock? At what rate and when is it paid?
The Board suspended the Company’s dividend on common stock in 2020. Future dividends will be subject to Board approval.
Does GM have a stock repurchase program?
$5.0 billion of our common stock by the end of 2016. Effective January 2016, our Board of Directors increased the authorization to repurchase up to an additional $4.0 billion of our common stock (or an aggregate total of $9.0 billion) by the end of 2017.

Shareholder Information

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How do I know if I am a registered shareholder?
Investors who hold shares in their own name and not through a broker, a bank or other nominee as custodian on your behalf are considered registered shareholders. If you are a registered shareholder and need assistance with your account, such as updating your mailing address, obtaining stock account information or transferring your stock, please contact Computershare by telephone, toll-free at 888-887-8945. Shareholders outside the United States, Canada, or Puerto Rico may call 1+781-575-3334, automated information is available 24 hours a day. Computershare phone representatives are available Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET.

Registered shareholders can access their accounts via the Internet at www.computershare.com/gm to view share balance, current market value, historical stock prices, frequently asked questions, and to download and print forms.
How do I know if I am a beneficial shareholders?
Investors whose shares are held by a broker, a bank or other nominee as custodian on their behalf are considered beneficial shareholders. Beneficial shareholders should address administrative matters to their broker or financial advisor. Additionally, beneficial shareholders will receive account statements, Annual Reports and proxies directly from their broker or financial advisor.
Who is GM’s registrar and stock transfer agent?
GM’s registrar and stock transfer agent is Computershare Trust Company, N.A. Computershare maintains the record of GM’s stock ownership by registered shareholders (those whose accounts are maintained in their name by Computershare). If you need help with your stock account held through a brokerage firm, contact your broker directly for assistance.
Is it possible to get a stock certificate for my share holdings?
GM does not issue stock certificates. Rather, GM uses a form of registered stock ownership called book entry or Direct Registration Profile System (DRS). The book-entry owners of the security are registered on the books of the company and, in lieu of certificates, shareholders receive statements of holding. Book-entry ownership is more convenient for investors because it eliminates the risk of lost or stolen certificates and the cost to replace the lost or stolen certificates, and the sale or transfer of the stock is simplified.
Did the old General Motors Corporation’s common stock, CUSIP 370442105, become the new GM common stock and, if not, does the stock currently have any value?
No. The old General Motors Corporation’s common stock became Motors Liquidation Company common stock in July 2009, and traded as MTLQQ on the over the counter market until the confirmed bankruptcy plan cancelled the shares on March 31, 2011. The shareholders did not receive any consideration for their holdings and the stock no longer has value.

Financial Reporting

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When does GM’s fiscal year end?
GM’s fiscal year, or 12-month accounting period, is based on the calendar year and ends on December 31.
When does GM’s report quarterly earnings?
As a public company, GM is required to file quarterly financial earnings based on the guidelines set forth by the Securities Exchange Committee (SEC).
Who are GM’s independent auditors?
GM’s independent auditor is Ernst & Young LLP.
How can I be notified of GM’s SEC filings and other important announcements or events?
You can register to automatically receive email alerts concerning GM’s recent SEC filings or notification of important GM announcements and events on our Investors website.
How can I obtain GM’s financial documents?
GM is required to file periodic reports electronically with the SEC through Edgar. These publicly disclosed electronic documents can be found on the SEC Edgar website, http://www.sec.gov/edgar.shtml, or on GM’s Investors website.
Does GM Financial file its financial reports with the SEC?
Yes, information related to GM Financial’s SEC filings, or other investor information, can be found at: https://www.gmfinancial.com/investors-information.aspx