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General Electric Company (NYSE: GE)

$27.45 USD -$0.04 (-0.15%)
Last Price $27.45
Net Change $-0.04 (-0.15%)
Bid $0
Ask Price $0
Open Price $27.46
Previous Close Price $27.49
High Price $27.55
Low Price $27.29
Number of Trades 78,135
Volume 30,905,690
Fifty Two Week High $33 (2016-07-20)
Fifty Two Week Low $27.1 (2017-05-18)
Average Daily Volume 31,085,197
Share Outstanding 8,683,960 Shares
Total Dividend Payout 0.96/yr
Dividend Yield 3.49%
1st Quarter Earnings $0.21 (2017-04-21)
2nd Quarter Earnings $0.46 (2017-01-20)
3nd Quarter Earnings $0.32 (2016-10-21)
4th Quarter Earnings $0.51 (2016-07-22)
PE Ratio $18.33
EPS Growth $9.4
Recent Earnings $0.21
Annual EPS $1.5
Last Quarter EPS $
Market Capitalization $238.37B
Insider Shareholders % 0.0036%
Annual Revenue $0B
No. Shares Outstanding 8,683,960
Inst. Shareholder % 54.22%
Annual Net Income $9.24B
TTM Net Profit Margin $7.53
1-Year Return -6.03%
3-Year Return 13.63%
5-Year Return 67.66%
5-Year Revenue Growth -16.03%
5-Year Earnings Growth 15.5%
5-Year Dividend Growth 52.46%
Annual Dividend $0.96
Annual Dividend Yield 3.45%
Change in EPS YTD 9.4%
Dividends per Share $0.24
Stock Split Ratio 3-1
Beta 1.18
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.

Today's General Electric Stock Update

Anyone interested in quick information on General Electric stock, take a look right here. You will find the most important numbers in GE trading today, May 27, 2017, like where shares last closed, how the current stock price compares to recent highs and lows, GE's dividend yield - plus some other must-know data on General Electric shares. GE shares went down 0.15% or $0.04 from the previous trading session. That took the General Electric stock price to $27.45. So where does that put General Electric stock relative to the past year of prices? The General Electric stock price is at a lower price than it was last year at this time, with the stock price down 8.56%.

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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 5/18/2017. Also - GE trading volume yesterday was 39,254,398. That's greater than General Electric stock's average daily trading volume of 30,905,690. General Electric's market capitalization - the amount of shares outstanding times the share price - is 238,374,702,000. That gives General Electric a mega market cap, because it's over 200 billion. As of the start of April 2016, 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 18.55. That's less 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 0.98. 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 1.18. General Electric stock has a dividend yield of 3.49%. Most stocks considered "dividend stocks" have a yield of 2% or more. For more info on General Electric stock, check out all the free content we give you at Money Morning. You'll find GE stock news and coverage on dozens of other key stocks, updated daily.

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