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Last Updated: Feb-24-2017 00:00:00

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Today's General Electric Stock Update

In addition to our detailed company analysis, we also want to keep investors updated with the most important daily General Electric stock numbers, like the latest close, and the one-year price change, and more, for today, February 25, 2017 .To start, let's look at the General Electric stock closing price. Shares ended the day's trading session at $30.19. They increased 0.57% or $0.17 from the previous day's close.It's best to not only look at recent General Electric share data, but also look at the year's highs and lows to see where the current price stacks up...GE is now trading at a price more than it was one-year ago, with the share price having gone up by 4.25%.

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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 $28.19, reached on 11/03/2016.Also, this - GE trading volume yesterday was 28,947,898. That's higher than General Electric stock's average daily trading volume of 27,323,723.General Electric's market capitalization - the amount of shares outstanding times the share price - is 267,072,514,000. 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 20.22. 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 0.90.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 3.20%. Most income investors look for "dividend stocks" that have a yield of 2% or more, but there are different factors that affect the health of a company's payout.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$30.02
Market Cap$267.07 B
PE Ratio20.01
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$0.46 (2017-01-20)
2nd Quarter Earnings$0.32 (2016-10-21)
3rd Quarter Earnings$0.51 (2016-07-22)
4th Quarter Earnings$0.21 (2016-04-22)
PE Ratio20.01
EPS Growth9.73%
Recent Earnings$0.46
Annual EPS$1.5
Market Capitalization$267.07 B
Insider Shareholder %0.0023%
Annual Revenue$123.69 B
Number of Shares Outstanding8,846,390 Shares
Institutional Shareholder %54.68%
Annual Net Income$8.49B
TTM Net Profit Margin$7.09
One Year Return5.89%
Three Year Return31.69%
Five Year Return87.1%
Five Year Revenue Growth-16.03%
Five Year Earnings Growth15.5%
Five Year Dividend Growth52.46%
Last Quarter EPS$0.39
Annual EPS$1.5
Annual Dividend$0.96
Annual Dividend Yield3.2%
Change in EPS YTD9.73%
PE Ratio20.01
Recent Earnings$0.46
Dividends per Share$0.24
Stock Split Ratio3-1

GE Key Stats

Last Price$30.19
Net Change$0.17 (0.57%)
Ask Price$0
Open Price$29.84
Previous Close Price$30.02
High Price$30.19
Low Price$29.78
Number of Trades61,919
Fifty Two Week High$33 (2016-07-20)
Fifty Two Week Low$28.19 (2016-11-03)
Average Daily Volume30,394,893
Share Outstanding8,846,390 Shares
Total Dividend Payout$0.96/yr
Dividend Yield3.2%