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General Electric Company (NYSE: GE)

Last Updated: Dec-07-2016 08:25:35

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Today's General Electric Stock Update

Here we've put together some of the most important General Electric stock numbers for you. That includes recent closing price, 52-week highs and lows, and more great information for investors, as of December 07, 2016.Let's start with where GE stock closed yesterday - at $31.17. From the previous trading session General Electric shares increased 0.19% or $0.06 .So how does this current General Electric share price level stack up against the past year's highs and lows?The General Electric stock price is above where it was last year at this time, with the stock price up 2.23%.

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The General Electric stock price 52-week high is $33.00. That was hit on 7/20/2016. The GE stock 52-week low is $27.10, reached on 2/11/2016.Also - GE trading volume yesterday was 22,138,299. That's more than General Electric stock's average daily trading volume of 17,576,723.General Electric's market cap is 279,321,539,000. That gives General Electric a mega market cap, because it's over 200 billion. As of the beginning of April, Apple has the biggest market cap of all publicly traded companies.

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The current P/E (price/earnings) ratio of General Electric stock is 20.09. That's smaller than the March 2016 S&P 500 P/E ratio of about 23. To really gauge if this stock's P/E is high or low, you should compare GE to other companies in the same industry.The current EPS (earnings per share) of GE is 1.15.Beta - how closely the stock trades with the overall market, with a beta of 1 meaning it trades in step with the broader index -- for General Electric is 1.20.General Electric stock has a dividend yield of 2.94%. When the dividend yield is over 2%, the stock is a good consideration for income investors. That yield is what most investors look for when hunting for dividend stocks.Money Morning gives you General Electric stock news daily. We publish new info on GE and dozens of other key companies we're watching now, every day, so investors will never miss an opportunity. As always, our content is free.

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General Electric Company (NYSE: GE) Profile

Prior Close$31.17
Market Cap$278.78 B
PE Ratio19.94
General Electric Company operates as a technology and financial services company. Its segments include Energy Infrastructure Aviation Healthcare Transportation Home & Business Solutions and GE Capital. The company's Energy Infrastructure segment offers wind turbines; gas and steam turbines and generators. Its Aviation segment offers jet engines turboprop and turbo shaft engines aerospace systems and equipment. Its Healthcare segment provides medical imaging and information technologies medical diagnostics patient monitoring systems. Its Transportation segment provides drive technology solutions to various industries. Its Home and Business Solutions segment provides home appliances; lighting products plant automation hardware software and embedded computing systems. Its GE Capital segment offers commercial loans and leases fleet management financial programs credit cards personal loans and other financial services. General Electric Company is headquartered in Fairfield Connecticut.
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GE Earnings

1st Quarter Earnings$0.32 (2016-10-21)
2nd Quarter Earnings$0.51 (2016-07-22)
3rd Quarter Earnings$0.21 (2016-04-22)
4th Quarter Earnings$0.52 (2016-01-22)
PE Ratio19.94
EPS Growth13.66%
Recent Earnings$0.32
Annual EPS$1.56
Market Capitalization$278.78 B
Insider Shareholder %0.0023%
Annual Revenue$124.5 B
Number of Shares Outstanding8,961,230 Shares
Institutional Shareholder %53.5%
Annual Net Income$11.12B
TTM Net Profit Margin$9.16
One Year Return6.46%
Three Year Return22.43%
Five Year Return119.41%
Five Year Revenue Growth-21.85%
Five Year Earnings Growth13.91%
Five Year Dividend Growth100%
Last Quarter EPS$0.32
Annual EPS$1.56
Annual Dividend$0.92
Annual Dividend Yield2.96%
Change in EPS YTD13.66%
PE Ratio19.94
Recent Earnings$0.32
Dividends per Share$0.23
Stock Split Ratio3-1

GE Key Stats

Last Price$31.11
Net Change$-0.06 (-0.19%)
Ask Price$31.11
Open Price$31.11
Previous Close Price$31.17
High Price$31.11
Low Price$31.11
Number of Trades17
Fifty Two Week High$33 (2016-07-20)
Fifty Two Week Low$27.1 (2016-02-11)
Average Daily Volume35,753,277
Share Outstanding8,961,230 Shares
Total Dividend Payout$0.92/yr
Dividend Yield2.96%