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General Electric (GE) Stock Price, News & Analysis

-0.38 (-0.24%)
(As of 09:03 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
10,109 shs
Average Volume
5.21 million shs
Market Capitalization
$170.33 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

General Electric MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.83 Rating Score
14.6% Downside
$134.00 Price Target
Short Interest
0.84% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.57mentions of General Electric in the last 14 days
Based on 25 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$5.04 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $4.53 to $5.94 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.45 out of 5 stars

Multi-Sector Conglomerates Sector

4th out of 19 stocks

Electronic, Electrical Equipment & Components, Except Computer Equipment Industry

3rd out of 3 stocks

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About General Electric Stock (NYSE:GE)

GE is a multi-national conglomerate that was originally incorporated in 1892. The company was founded by Thomas Edison as the Edison General Electric Company and shortened its name to General Electric following a merger with two other early electric pioneers. The name was later shortened again to GE. The company is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts but has operations on a global scale. One of the original 12 Dow stocks, the company was a component of the index for 122 years until its ousting in 2018.

Originally intended to make and market Edison’s incandescent lamp and following products, the company grew over the years through mergers, acquisitions, and natural expansion into newly created fields. Among the many early accomplishments is the creation of RCA and NBC which will both become forces of their own. Other major innovations include the world’s first turbine superchargers, industrial gas turbine engines, and the first jet engine. In the field of computing, General Electric Company is credited as being one of the 8 major computer companies of the 1960s and shares responsibility for today’s digital world. In regard to its employees, two were awarded the Nobel Prize for their work with the company.

Today GE operates as a high-tech industrial company in Europe, China, Asia, the Americas, the Middle East, and Africa. The company operates through four segments including Power, Renewables, Aerospace, and Healthcare although there are plans in the works to split the company into three separate entities. The three new companies would be GE Vernova (power and renewables), GE Health, and GE Aerospace. The spin-offs are expected to be completed by 2025.

The Power segment offers a variety of turbine engines for power production as well as the full range of services from plant construction to retrofit and refit. The Renewables segment is focused on solutions for renewable energy including wind and hydro and the technology to operate them. The Aviation segment manufactures aircraft engines of all varieties and the Healthcare segment offers technology for imaging, monitoring, diagnostics, and drug discovery to health and medical facilities.

General Electric is committed to helping the world transition to a greener way of life and is exiting the new-build coal-fired power industry. Instead, its advancements in wind, grid efficiency, and natural gas are being deployed around the world helping to reduce emissions and generate cleaner energy for businesses, industry, and communities. The company is targeting 2030 for its own carbon neutrality and 2050 for net zero emissions.

GE Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 1/25 Dividend
Last Earnings
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Electronic, electrical equipment & components, except computer equipment
Industrial Conglomerates
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
High Stock Price Target
Low Stock Price Target
Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
12 Analysts


Net Income
$9.48 billion
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$67.95 billion
Cash Flow
$5.11 per share
Book Value
$26.26 per share


Outstanding Shares
Free Float
Market Cap
$170.68 billion

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GE Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell General Electric stock right now?

12 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for General Electric in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 10 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" GE shares.
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What is General Electric's stock price target for 2024?

12 Wall Street research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for General Electric's stock. Their GE share price targets range from $102.00 to $181.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $134.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 14.6%.
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How have GE shares performed in 2024?

General Electric's stock was trading at $127.63 at the beginning of 2024. Since then, GE shares have increased by 22.9% and is now trading at $156.83.
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Are investors shorting General Electric?

General Electric saw a increase in short interest in the month of February. As of February 15th, there was short interest totaling 9,110,000 shares, an increase of 9.8% from the January 31st total of 8,300,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 4,840,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.9 days. Approximately 0.8% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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When is General Electric's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, April 23rd 2024.
View our GE earnings forecast

How were General Electric's earnings last quarter?

General Electric (NYSE:GE) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, January, 23rd. The conglomerate reported $1.03 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.90 by $0.13. The conglomerate had revenue of $19.42 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $17.27 billion. General Electric had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 10.88% and a net margin of 13.95%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 15.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $1.24 earnings per share.
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How often does General Electric pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for General Electric?

General Electric announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, December 15th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, December 28th will be given a dividend of $0.08 per share on Thursday, January 25th. This represents a $0.32 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.20%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, December 27th.
Read our dividend analysis for GE

Is General Electric a good dividend stock?

General Electric (NYSE:GE) pays an annual dividend of $0.32 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.21%. The dividend payout ratio is 3.82%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, GE will have a dividend payout ratio of 5.39% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for GE.

When did General Electric's stock split?

General Electric shares reverse split on the morning of Monday, August 2nd 2021. The 1-8 reverse split was announced on Monday, August 2nd 2021. The number of shares owned by shareholders was adjusted after the market closes on Monday, August 2nd 2021. An investor that had 100 shares of stock prior to the reverse split would have 13 shares after the split.

What guidance has General Electric issued on next quarter's earnings?

General Electric issued an update on its first quarter 2024 earnings guidance on Tuesday, January, 23rd. The company provided EPS guidance of 0.600-0.650 for the period, compared to the consensus earnings per share estimate of 0.720. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What is H. Lawrence Culp, Jr.'s approval rating as General Electric's CEO?

690 employees have rated General Electric Chief Executive Officer H. Lawrence Culp, Jr. on Glassdoor.com. H. Lawrence Culp, Jr. has an approval rating of 89% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of General Electric own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other General Electric investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Micron Technology (MU), AT&T (T), Bank of America (BAC), Intel (INTC), Ford Motor (F), Cisco Systems (CSCO) and Walt Disney (DIS).

Who are General Electric's major shareholders?

General Electric's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (8.13%), Capital Research Global Investors (7.63%), Capital International Investors (4.94%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (2.87%), Dodge & Cox (1.55%) and Northern Trust Corp (0.96%). Insiders that own company stock include Electric Co General, General Electric Pension Trust, H Lawrence Culp Jr, John S Slattery, Leslie Seidman, Michael J Holston, Paula Rosput Reynolds, Scott Strazik and Thomas S Timko.
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How do I buy shares of General Electric?

Shares of GE stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:GE) was last updated on 3/1/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff