NYSE:GE - General Electric Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$12.19 +0.09 (+0.74 %)
(As of 10/18/2018 05:32 AM ET)
Previous Close$12.10
Today's Range$12.11 - $12.56
52-Week Range$11.21 - $23.84
Volume83.42 million shs
Average Volume76.83 million shs
Market Capitalization$98.03 billion
P/E Ratio11.61
Dividend Yield3.95%
General Electric Company operates as a digital industrial company worldwide. It operates through Power, Renewable Energy, Oil & Gas, Aviation, Healthcare, Transportation, Lighting, and Capital segments. The Power segment offers technologies, solutions, and services related to energy production, including gas and steam turbines, engines, generators, and high voltage equipment; and power generation services and digital solutions. The Renewable Energy segment provides wind turbine platforms, and hardware and software; offshore wind turbines; solutions, products, and services to hydropower industry; and blades for onshore and offshore wind turbines. The Oil & Gas segment offers oilfield services, oilfield equipment, turbomachinery and process solutions, and digital solutions. The Aviation segment provides jet engines and turboprops; maintenance, component repair, and overhaul services, as well as replacement parts; and additive machines, materials, and engineering services. The Healthcare segment offers diagnostic imaging and clinical systems; products, services, and manufacturing solutions for drug discovery, the biopharmaceutical industry, and cellular and gene therapy technologies; and medical technologies, software, analytics, cloud solutions, and implementation and services. The Transportation segment provides freight and passenger locomotives, and rail and support advisory services; parts, integrated software solutions, and data analytics; software-enabled solutions; mining equipment and services; and marine diesel and stationary power diesel engines and motors, as well as overhaul, repair and upgrade, and wreck repair services. The Lighting segment offers light emitting diode products; and energy efficiency and productivity solutions. The Capital segment provides industrial and energy financial services; and commercial aircraft leasing, financing, and consulting services. General Electric Company was founded in 1892 and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Electronic, electrical equipment & components, except computer equipment
Sub-IndustryIndustrial Conglomerates
SectorMulti-Sector Conglomerates


Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.39
Current Ratio1.81
Quick Ratio1.51


Trailing P/E Ratio11.61
Forward P/E Ratio12.70
P/E Growth2.14

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$122.09 billion
Price / Sales0.87
Cash Flow$1.8276 per share
Price / Cash6.67
Book Value$9.45 per share
Price / Book1.29


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.05
Net Income$-5,786,000,000.00
Net Margins-6.59%
Return on Equity10.40%
Return on Assets2.29%


Outstanding Shares8,682,580,000
Market Cap$98.03 billion

General Electric (NYSE:GE) Frequently Asked Questions

What is General Electric's stock symbol?

General Electric trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "GE."

How often does General Electric pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for General Electric?

General Electric declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, September 7th. Stockholders of record on Monday, September 17th will be paid a dividend of $0.12 per share on Thursday, October 25th. This represents a $0.48 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.94%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, September 14th. View General Electric's Dividend History.

How were General Electric's earnings last quarter?

General Electric (NYSE:GE) issued its quarterly earnings results on Friday, July, 20th. The conglomerate reported $0.19 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.18 by $0.01. The conglomerate had revenue of $30.10 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $29.39 billion. General Electric had a negative net margin of 6.59% and a positive return on equity of 10.40%. General Electric's revenue was up 3.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.21 earnings per share. View General Electric's Earnings History.

When is General Electric's next earnings date?

General Electric is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 25th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for General Electric.

How can I listen to General Electric's earnings call?

General Electric will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, October 25th at 8:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

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

General Electric issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Friday, July, 20th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.00-1.07 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.94.

What price target have analysts set for GE?

24 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for General Electric's shares. Their predictions range from $10.00 to $23.00. On average, they anticipate General Electric's stock price to reach $15.9389 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 30.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for General Electric.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for General Electric?

24 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for General Electric in the last year. There are currently 4 sell ratings, 14 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for General Electric.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about General Electric stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about General Electric stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Over the past three months, General Electric's shares underperformed the industry. Weakening GE Power business remains a major cause of worry for the company. General Electric perceives that reduced new gas orders, increasing popularity of renewable energy sources, overcapacity, macroeconomic challenges and geopolitical tensions might continue to take a toll on the segment's performance in the quarters ahead. Notably, General Electric predicts adjusted industrial free cash to be roughly $6 billion in 2018, a downward revision from $6-$7 billion expected earlier. The revision has been made mainly to account for the ongoing challenges in the company's GE Power business segment. Also, for 2018, General Electric expects adjusted earnings to come in at the lower end of the projected range of $1.00-$1.07 per share. Over the past 30 days, Zacks Consensus Estimate for the stock has moved south for both 2018 and 2019." (10/4/2018)
  • 2. Cowen Inc analysts commented, "We concede that C17-18 FCF is below normal", but caution that the C19+ FCF." (11/8/2017)

Are investors shorting General Electric?

General Electric saw a increase in short interest during the month of September. As of September 28th, there was short interest totalling 123,793,031 shares, an increase of 23.8% from the September 14th total of 99,985,290 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 87,384,005 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.4 days. Approximately 1.4% of the shares of the company are sold short. View General Electric's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of General Electric's key competitors?

Who are General Electric's key executives?

General Electric's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Ms. Jamie S. Miller, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 49)
  • Mr. David Leon Joyce, Vice Chair (Age 61)
  • Mr. H. Lawrence Culp Jr., Chairman & CEO (Age 55)
  • Mr. Aris Kekedjian, Head of Corp. Devel. & Chief Investment Officer (Age 51)
  • Mr. Thomas S. Timko, VP, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 50)

Who are General Electric's major shareholders?

General Electric's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Bank of Montreal Can (0.13%), State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D (0.09%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.05%), Factory Mutual Insurance Co. (0.04%), Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.03%) and Personal Capital Advisors Corp (0.02%). Company insiders that own General Electric stock include Alexander Dimitrief, David Leon Joyce, Electric Co General, Elizabeth J Comstock, Francisco Dsouza, H Lawrence Culp Jr, James E Rohr, James S Tisch, Jeffrey R Immelt, Jeffrey S Bornstein, John Leonard Flannery, Marijn E Dekkers, Steven M Mollenkopf and William G Beattie. View Institutional Ownership Trends for General Electric.

Which major investors are selling General Electric stock?

GE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Hexavest Inc., Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Chesley Taft & Associates LLC, Busey Trust CO, Farmers Trust Co., Chickasaw Capital Management LLC, Adams Asset Advisors LLC and Private Asset Management Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for General Electric.

Which major investors are buying General Electric stock?

GE stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of Montreal Can, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Grassi Investment Management, MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, Bonness Enterprises Inc., Stonebridge Capital Management Inc., Factory Mutual Insurance Co. and Personal Capital Advisors Corp. Company insiders that have bought General Electric stock in the last two years include Alexander Dimitrief, Francisco Dsouza, H Lawrence Culp Jr, James E Rohr, James S Tisch, Jeffrey R Immelt, Jeffrey S Bornstein, John Leonard Flannery, Marijn E Dekkers, Steven M Mollenkopf and William G Beattie. View Insider Buying and Selling for General Electric.

How do I buy shares of General Electric?

Shares of GE can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is General Electric's stock price today?

One share of GE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $12.19.

How big of a company is General Electric?

General Electric has a market capitalization of $98.03 billion and generates $122.09 billion in revenue each year. The conglomerate earns $-5,786,000,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $1.05 on an earnings per share basis. General Electric employs 313,000 workers across the globe.

What is General Electric's official website?

The official website for General Electric is http://www.ge.com.

How can I contact General Electric?

General Electric's mailing address is 41 FARNSWORTH STREET, BOSTON MA, 02210. The conglomerate can be reached via phone at 617-443-3000 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for General Electric (NYSE GE)

Community Ranking:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  1,264 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  881 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,145
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about General Electric and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe GE will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe GE will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 10/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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