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: $31.53
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $30.13
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $30.52
  • 52-Week Range: $27.10 - $33.00
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 27.11
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 18.66
  • P/E Growth: 1.73
  • Market Cap: $278.93B
  • 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, 8 Hold Ratings, 10 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.40)
Consensus Price Target: $32.63 (3.49% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for General Electric (NYSE:GE)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
12/8/2016Stifel NicolausSet Price TargetBuy$34.00View Rating Details
12/6/2016William BlairReiterated RatingOutperform$35.00View Rating Details
11/21/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Set Price TargetNeutral$30.00View Rating Details
11/15/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingUnderweightView Rating Details
11/1/2016Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingMarket Perform$33.00View Rating Details
11/1/2016RBC Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperform$36.00View Rating Details
11/1/2016Citigroup Inc.Set Price TargetBuy$34.00View Rating Details
10/24/2016ArgusReiterated RatingBuy$36.00View Rating Details
10/17/2016Barclays PLCSet Price TargetBuy$32.00View 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 12/9/2014 forward)


Earnings History for General Electric (NYSE:GE)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
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: $1.69 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:$0.92
Dividend Yield:2.92%
Dividend Growth:10.60% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:80.00% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
61.74% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
54.44% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:6 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: 53.50%
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)
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News IconHow General Electric Is Re-Positioning Itself For Dividend Growth (NYSE:GE) - December 3 at 4:58 PM
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News IconSiemens and General Electric gear up for the internet of things (NYSE:GE) - December 3 at 8:55 AM logoStocks to Watch Ahead of 3D-Printing Day (GE, HPQ) (NYSE:GE) - December 2 at 3:50 PM logoGE: About Those 2016 Numbers (NYSE:GE) - December 2 at 3:50 PM logoIndustry Expert Discusses The Future Of 3D Printing: Consumer Products And Energy Efficiency (NYSE:GE) - December 2 at 3:49 PM logoBob Iger, Jamie Dimon Tapped by Trump for Advice on Jobs and the Economy (NYSE:GE) - December 2 at 3:49 PM logo[$$] US jobless rate falls to lowest level since crisis (NYSE:GE) - December 2 at 3:49 PM logoFired GE Appliances worker can pursue sex-discrimination claim, court says (NYSE:GE) - December 2 at 3:49 PM logoHere's How Much Trump Tax Cuts Could Boost The Stock Market (NYSE:GE) - December 2 at 3:49 PM logo[$$] Trump picks Wall Street leaders for advisory council (NYSE:GE) - December 2 at 3:49 PM
News IconGE restructuring ahead, with potential layoffs (NYSE:GE) - December 2 at 8:34 AM
News IconGeneral Electric Company (NYSE:GE) announced a collaboration with Power Costs, Inc (NYSE:GE) - December 2 at 8:34 AM logoCarrier Gets Tax Incentive to Retain Some Indiana Jobs (NYSE:GE) - December 2 at 8:33 AM logoWhat does General Electric see in India? - Livemint (NYSE:GE) - December 1 at 10:30 PM
News IconSiemens and General Electric gear up for the internet of things - The Economist (NYSE:GE) - December 1 at 10:30 PM
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General Electric (NYSE:GE) Chart for Friday, December, 9, 2016

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