General Electric Company Profile (NYSE:GE)

About General Electric

General Electric logoGeneral Electric Company (GE) is a global digital industrial company. The Company's products and services range from aircraft engines, power generation and oil and gas production equipment to medical imaging, financing and industrial products. Its segments include Power segment offers products and services related to energy production and water reuse; Renewable Energy segment offers renewable power sources; Oil & Gas offers drilling, completion, production and oil field operation; Energy Management offers technologies to electrical power; Aviation designs and produces commercial and military aircraft engines, integrated digital components and mechanical aircraft systems; Healthcare provides essential healthcare technologies; Transportation is a supplier to the railroad, mining, marine, stationary power and drilling industries; Appliances & Lighting offers appliances and a subset of lighting products, and Capital offers continuing financial services businesses and products.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Multi-Sector Conglomerates
  • Industry: Diversified Machinery
  • Sub-Industry: Industrial Conglomerates
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: GE
  • CUSIP: 36960410
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $31.27
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $31.58
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $30.77
  • 52-Week Range: $27.10 - $33.00
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 26.85
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 18.93
  • P/E Growth: 1.76
  • Market Cap: $276.27B
  • Outstanding Shares: 8,846,389,000
  • Beta: 1.2
  • Net Margins: 8.93%
  • Return on Equity: 16.08%
  • Return on Assets: 3.35%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.38%
  • Current Ratio: 2.01%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.72%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for General Electric (NYSE:GE) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 7 Hold Ratings, 12 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.48)
Consensus Price Target: $33.37 (6.85% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for General Electric (NYSE:GE)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
1/17/2017Stifel NicolausSet Price TargetBuy$34.00View Rating Details
1/13/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Set Price TargetSell$29.00View Rating Details
1/5/2017RBC Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuy$37.00View Rating Details
12/16/2016Daiwa Capital MarketsUpgradeHold -> OutperformView Rating Details
12/16/2016Sanford C. BernsteinUpgradeMarket Perform -> Outperform$33.00 -> $40.00View Rating Details
12/15/2016Barclays PLCSet Price TargetBuy$36.00View Rating Details
12/12/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Set Price TargetNeutral$31.00View Rating Details
12/6/2016William BlairReiterated RatingOutperform$35.00View Rating Details
11/1/2016Citigroup Inc.Set Price TargetBuy$34.00View Rating Details
10/24/2016ArgusReiterated RatingBuy$36.00View Rating Details
10/6/2016Bank of America Corp.Reiterated RatingBuy$37.00View Rating Details
10/6/2016Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.Reiterated RatingMarket PerformView Rating Details
10/6/2016Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$32.00 -> $31.00View Rating Details
8/25/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHold$29.00View Rating Details
7/22/2016Standpoint ResearchInitiated CoverageSell$26.00View Rating Details
7/9/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
6/20/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
6/7/2016Cowen and CompanyInitiated CoverageMarket Perform$29.00 -> $29.00View Rating Details
4/26/2016Independent Research GmbHSet Price TargetBuy$37.00View Rating Details
4/4/2016Berenberg BankDowngradeBuy -> Hold$33.00 -> $34.00View Rating Details
1/25/2016Societe GeneraleSet Price TargetNeutral$30.00View Rating Details
10/20/2015S&P Equity ResearchReiterated RatingBuy$34.00View Rating Details
6/23/2015Longbow ResearchReiterated RatingUnderperform$18.00View Rating Details
3/19/2015Ladenburg ThalmannDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
(Data available from 1/19/2015 forward)


Earnings History for General Electric (NYSE:GE)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
1/20/2017Q416$0.46$33.66 billionN/AView Earnings Details
10/21/2016Q316$0.32$0.32$29.64 billion$29.30 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/22/2016Q216$0.46$0.51$31.76 billion$33.49 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/22/2016Q116$0.19$0.21$27.67 billion$27.60 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/22/2016Q415$0.49$0.52$33.80 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/16/2015Q315$0.26$0.32$26.55 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/17/2015Q215$0.28$0.31$28.70 billion$32.80 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/17/2015Q115$0.30$0.31$34.27 billion$29.40 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/23/2015Q414$0.55$0.56$42.20 billion$42.00 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/17/2014Q314$0.38$0.38$36.80 billion$36.20 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/18/2014Q214$0.39$0.39$36.31 billion$36.20 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/17/2014Q114$0.32$0.33$34.45 billion$34.18 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/17/2014Q413$0.53$0.53$40.22 billion$40.40 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/18/2013Q313$0.37$0.36$38.84 billion$35.70 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/19/2013Q2 2013$0.36$0.36$35.58 billion$35.12 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/19/2013Q1 2013$0.35$0.39$34.70 billion$35.01 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/18/2013Q4 2012$0.43$0.44$38.71 billion$39.30 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/19/2012$0.37$0.36ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/20/2012$0.37$0.38ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/20/2012$0.33$0.34ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/20/2012$0.38$0.39ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/21/2011$0.31$0.31ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/22/2011$0.32$0.34ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/21/2011$0.28$0.31ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/21/2011$0.32$0.36ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for General Electric (NYSE:GE)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.49 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.65 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20165$0.19$0.27$0.23
Q2 20165$0.25$0.45$0.35
Q3 20162$0.30$0.32$0.31
Q4 20162$0.46$0.46$0.46
Q1 20171$0.35$0.35$0.35
Q2 20171$0.41$0.41$0.41
Q3 20171$0.40$0.40$0.40
Q4 20171$0.56$0.56$0.56
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for General Electric (NYSE:GE)
Annual Dividend:$0.96
Dividend Yield:3.07%
Dividend Growth:6.60% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:83.48% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
64.43% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
58.18% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:7 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for General Electric (NYSE:GE)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
2/15/2013feb 13$0.192/21/20132/25/20134/25/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for General Electric (NYSE:GE)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.23%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 53.34%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
11/9/2016Jeffrey R ImmeltChairmanBuy50,000$29.24$1,462,000.00View SEC Filing  
7/26/2016Jeffrey R ImmeltChairmanBuy50,000$31.45$1,572,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/20/2016Jeffrey R ImmeltCEOBuy67,600$29.59$2,000,284.00View SEC Filing  
4/25/2016Alexander DimitriefSVPBuy105$30.51$3,203.55View SEC Filing  
2/4/2016Jeffrey S. BornsteinSVPSell168,313$28.91$4,865,928.83View SEC Filing  
2/1/2016Alexander DimitriefSVPBuy30,612$29.00$887,748.00View SEC Filing  
1/25/2016Alexander DimitriefSVPBuy65,272$28.04$1,830,226.88View SEC Filing  
4/30/2015Mary L SchapiroDirectorBuy7,000$27.22$190,540.00View SEC Filing  
4/22/2015Marijn E DekkersDirectorBuy20,000$26.93$538,600.00View SEC Filing  
4/20/2015James E RohrDirectorBuy20,000$27.15$543,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/19/2015William G BeattieDirectorBuy400,000$25.00$10,000,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/18/2015William G BeattieDirectorBuy400,000$25.24$10,096,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/26/2014Elizabeth J ComstockSVPSell18,500$26.82$496,170.00View SEC Filing  
7/23/2014William G BeattieDirectorBuy10,000$26.01$260,100.00View SEC Filing  
3/3/2014Jeffrey ImmeltCEOBuy104,900$25.19$2,642,431.00View SEC Filing  
1/27/2014Jeffrey ImmeltCEOBuy40,000$25.04$1,001,600.00View SEC Filing  
1/24/2014William BeattieDirectorBuy2,000$25.47$50,940.00View SEC Filing  
1/21/2014James RohrDirectorBuy10,000$26.18$261,800.00View SEC Filing  
11/21/2013William BeattieDirectorBuy5,000$26.88$134,400.00View SEC Filing  
11/20/2013James Cash, Jr.DirectorSell7,000$27.00$189,000.00View SEC Filing  
7/22/2013Elizabeth J ComstockSVPSell49,300$24.87$1,226,091.00View SEC Filing  
4/24/2013William G BeattieDirectorBuy10,000$21.80$218,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/26/2012John Joseph BrennanDirectorBuy5,000$21.20$106,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/8/2012John KrenickiChairmanSell179,693$21.04$3,780,740.72View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for General Electric (NYSE:GE)
DateHeadline logoStock Update (NYSE:GE): General Electric Company Announces More Than $1.4 Billion in Power Generation Orders with Iraq’s Ministry of Electricity (NYSE:GE) - January 18 at 5:48 PM
News IconGeneral Electric Company (GE) : Centurylink Investment Management Co Boosts Position by $2750037 (NYSE:GE) - January 18 at 5:48 PM
News IconIs General Electric Company (GE) Stock A Buy Going Into The Earnings? (NYSE:GE) - January 18 at 5:48 PM
News IconPrice Target Review on Portland General Electric Company (NYSE:POR) (NYSE:GE) - January 18 at 5:48 PM logo9:11 am General Electric secures more than $1.4 bln in orders from Iraq's Ministry of Electricity to set up power plants as well as provide technology upgrades and maintenance services (NYSE:GE) - January 18 at 5:48 PM logoGE announces more than $1.4 billion in power generation orders with Iraq’s Ministry of Electricity (NYSE:GE) - January 18 at 5:48 PM logoGE wins $1.4 billion in power generation orders from Iraq (NYSE:GE) - January 18 at 5:48 PM logoBanks Still In Spotlight As Goldman Sachs Puts In Big Quarter, Netflix Up Next (NYSE:GE) - January 18 at 5:48 PM logoInflation Highest Since June 2014, Industrial Output Up, Homebuilders Upbeat (NYSE:GE) - January 18 at 5:48 PM logoGeneral Electric Oil & Gas Remains Headwind on Earnings Until Baker Hughes Merger Complete (NYSE:GE) - January 18 at 5:48 PM logoGeneral Electric's Q4 Seen Soft But Will Oil Rally Energize Outlook? (NYSE:GE) - January 18 at 5:48 PM logoWill Oil and Gas Keep General Electric's Quarterly Results Down? (NYSE:GE) - January 18 at 5:48 PM logoBreakdown Alert: Citigroup Inc (C), UnitedHealth Group Inc (UNH), General Electric Company (GE) (NYSE:GE) - January 18 at 4:49 PM logoEarnings Outlook: General Electric earnings: Here’s what to expect (NYSE:GE) - January 18 at 8:17 AM
News IconGeneral Electric Peterborough laying off 150 workers - Toronto Star (NYSE:GE) - January 17 at 11:15 PM logoGeneral Electric earnings: Here's what to expect - MarketWatch (NYSE:GE) - January 17 at 11:15 PM
News IconThe El Paso Electric Co. (EE) to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $0.31 (NYSE:GE) - January 17 at 6:14 PM logoGE's Jeff Immelt Wouldn't Make a Great Fund Manager, but It Doesn't Matter Now (NYSE:GE) - January 17 at 6:14 PM logoA Snapshot of General Electric’s 4Q16 Earnings (NYSE:GE) - January 17 at 6:14 PM logoGE and Actua host digital technology event for "Generation Now" (NYSE:GE) - January 17 at 6:14 PM logoAMBLIN ENTERTAINMENT AND UNIVERSAL PICTURES PRESENT THE PREMIERE OF "A DOG'S PURPOSE" (NYSE:GE) - January 17 at 6:14 PM
News IconWhy You Should Buy General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) Stock Now - Amigobulls (NYSE:GE) - January 17 at 8:29 AM logoThe Morning Download: AI Push Drives Talent Moves From Microsoft and Baidu (NYSE:GE) - January 17 at 8:29 AM
News IconGE cutting 35 jobs in Schenectady - Albany Times Union (NYSE:GE) - January 16 at 5:26 PM logoGeneral Electric's Q4 2016 Earnings Preview, The 3 Things To Watch For (NYSE:GE) - January 16 at 9:27 AM logoBahrain’s Alba Places Order for GE’s World-Record-Setting HA Technology & Signs Long-Term Service Agreement (NYSE:GE) - January 16 at 9:27 AM logoTrump gets sworn in — What you need to know in markets this week (NYSE:GE) - January 15 at 10:08 PM
News IconThe Strs Ohio Reduces Position in Portland General Electric Co. (POR) (NYSE:GE) - January 15 at 5:06 PM logo2 Trades for the General Electric Company (GE) Stock Comeback - (NYSE:GE) - January 14 at 10:31 PM
News IconGeneral Electric Company (GE) Stake Cut by Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS (NYSE:GE) - January 14 at 5:26 PM
News IconGeneral Electric Company (GE) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages (NYSE:GE) - January 14 at 5:26 PM
News IconFinancial Review of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) (NYSE:GE) - January 14 at 5:26 PM logoGeneral Electric : Woodstock Corp Lowers stake in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) - January 14 at 4:32 AM
News IconWhat do Analysts suggest for: General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) (NYSE:GE) - January 14 at 4:32 AM
News IconGE Appliances workers vote to ratify 4-year labor contract (NYSE:GE) - January 13 at 11:32 PM
News IconGeneral Electric (NYSE:GE) 4Q16 earnings sneak peak (NYSE:GE) - January 13 at 11:32 PM
News IconStock in the Spotlight: General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) (NYSE:GE) - January 13 at 11:32 PM logoPisani: Financials ok, but no boost from big industrials (NYSE:GE) - January 13 at 11:32 PM logoGE cutting jobs in Schenectady energy business (NYSE:GE) - January 13 at 11:32 PM logoGeneral Electric: Strap Yourselves In, It's Going To Be A Wild Ride (NYSE:GE) - January 13 at 6:22 PM logo[$$] Why high-flying tech stocks could keep their altitude (NYSE:GE) - January 13 at 6:22 PM logoGE Transportation Acquires Ider to Make Trains Smarter (NYSE:GE) - January 13 at 6:22 PM logoCramer's game plan: All eyes on the cheapest stock of the Dow (NYSE:GE) - January 13 at 6:22 PM logoPisani: Still not getting boost from big industrial names (NYSE:GE) - January 13 at 6:22 PM logo2 Trades for the General Electric Company (GE) Stock Comeback (NYSE:GE) - January 13 at 1:25 PM logoGeneral Electric Company (GE) Has Reached Peak Immelt - (NYSE:GE) - January 13 at 8:01 AM
News IconGE's Tax Team Heads to PwC -- 4th Update (NYSE:GE) - January 12 at 10:50 PM
News IconGE Plans Giant Tax Trade to Send More Than 600 to Accounting Firm--Update (NYSE:GE) - January 12 at 5:49 PM
News IconBaystate Wealth Management adds General Electric Company (GE) to its portfolio (NYSE:GE) - January 12 at 5:49 PM
News IconSuffolk Capital Management LLC Buys 70783 Shares of General Electric Company (GE) (NYSE:GE) - January 12 at 5:49 PM


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Last Updated on 1/19/2017 by Staff