The good news is that while some litigation is ongoing, it's likely most of the expenses of last year's recall mess are past. GM's business in North America is quite healthy, efforts overseas appear to be on track, and new models like the Chevy Malibu and Cruze sedans appear to be very competitive -- and GM says they're more profitable, too.
Unless GM surprises us, this quarter isn't likely to hurt the stock, but (again, absent a surprise) it isn't likely to boost share prices a whole lot, either. I continue to believe there's a very good investment story unfolding, here, but it may take a few years for the share price to show it.
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