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4/13/15: General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE is set to post Q1 results Friday before the open. Analysts project the conglomerate will report EPS of $0.30, down from $0.33 YOY. GE shook up Wall Street Friday when it announced plans to shed most of it finance arm and real estate holdings and repatriate $36 billon of cash held overseas. It also announced a jaw-dropping $50 billion share repurchase program. The moves are expected to return some $90 billion to shareholders by 2018 and marks a pivotal moment for GE. Shares jumped 10.8% to $28.51 on the news. GE will further elaborate on last week’s news and tout its long-term benefits on its earnings call. Here’s why GE is a Money Morning top pick for 2015.