Stock In Spotlight: General Electric Company (NYSE:GE)

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General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) closed its last session at $14.9. The stock traded within a range of $14.64 and $15.03. The company operates in the Industrials sector with a market capitalization of 129.11 Million. Trading volume for General Electric Company was 85.83 Million in its previous trading session. Currently, General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) has an average volume of 89.51 Million.

Company Profile

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.

Analyst Views

General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) received a Buy rating from 1 analysts. 1 analysts gave its stock an Outperform rating. 2 analysts say it’s a Hold while 0 analysts provided their expert opinion as Sell.

General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) touched its 1-Year High price of $30.59 on 02/21/17 and its 1-Year Low price of $14.23 on 02/09/18.

EPS & Financials

General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $0.27/Share lagging the analyst estimate of $0.29/Share by a difference of $-0.02. This showed a surprise of -6.9% in the last quarter earnings.

For the current quarter, 12 analysts are projecting a mean EPS of $0.13/share. According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $0.2/share and a low EPS of $0.08/share.

Analysts believe that the company has the potential to earn average revenue of $27.3 Billion for the current quarter. According to their predictions high & low revenue estimates are 28.95 Billion and 26.17 Billion respectively.

Technical Analysis

By taking a look at the stock’s current statistics it can gauged that the stock candle is BULLISH with MEDIUM volatility. General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) has a 20-Day average volume of 109.04 Million. According to today’s trading volume General Electric Company is BELOW its 20-Day Avg. volume with the stock showing ABOVE Abnormal volume in the past 150 days.

Moving average convergence divergence (MACD) shows that the stock is on a PRICE RELATIVITY trend. The trend for the past 10-days shows that the company was in BEARISH territory while an analysis of the last 40-Day trend shows a BEARISH signal. The 100-Day trend also shows a BEARISH trend as well.

The company currently has an insider ownership of 0.09 Percent and Institutional ownership of 57.1 Percent. The return on assets stands at 2%, Return on Equity currently is 9.7% and the Return on Investment value is 5.1%.

General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) gross margin percentage stands at 24.8% while its operating margin for the past trailing twelve month is 7.2 percent and its overall profit margin (ttm) is 6.1 Percent. The stock is currently moving below its 20-Day Simple Moving Average of -5.86% with a 50-Day Simple Moving Average of -12.8 percent. As of today, the company has a SMA200 (200-day simple moving average) of -34.98 Percent. The Stock has YTD (year to date) performance of -14.61 percent.

The TTM operating margin for the company stands at 7.2%. The return on invested capital is at 5.1%, which is good, compared to its peers. The Free Cash Flow or FCF margin is 0.

The company’s stock is currently moving with a -ve distance from the 200 day SMA of approximately -34.98%, and has a solid year to date (YTD) performance of -14.61% which means that the stock is constantly adding to its value from the previous fiscal year end price.