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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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Cash to Debt 0.41
NYSE:GE's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
52% of the 1950 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. NYSE:GE: 0.41 )
NYSE:GE' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 0.52
Current: 0.41

0.02
0.52
Equity to Asset 0.20
NYSE:GE's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
63% of the 1933 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. NYSE:GE: 0.20 )
NYSE:GE' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 0.2
Current: 0.2

0.11
0.2
Interest Coverage 2.60
NYSE:GE's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
60% of the 1119 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 27.24 vs. NYSE:GE: 2.60 )
NYSE:GE' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.55   Max: 2.88
Current: 2.6

1.55
2.88
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.26
M-Score: -2.63
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 5/10

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Operating margin (%) 17.99
NYSE:GE's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1815 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.33 vs. NYSE:GE: 17.99 )
NYSE:GE' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 17.99   Max: 29.74
Current: 17.99

17.99
29.74
Net-margin (%) 8.94
NYSE:GE's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1815 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. NYSE:GE: 8.94 )
NYSE:GE' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 7.1   Max: 13.68
Current: 8.94

7.1
13.68
ROE (%) 10.00
NYSE:GE's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1800 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 7.31 vs. NYSE:GE: 10.00 )
NYSE:GE' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 9.4   Max: 25.22
Current: 10

9.4
25.22
ROA (%) 1.99
NYSE:GE's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1817 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. NYSE:GE: 1.99 )
NYSE:GE' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 1.41   Max: 2.97
Current: 1.99

1.41
2.97
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 11.42
NYSE:GE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1813 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 14.41 vs. NYSE:GE: 11.42 )
NYSE:GE' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 7.36   Max: 58.14
Current: 11.42

7.36
58.14
Revenue Growth (%) 0.40
NYSE:GE's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1709 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. NYSE:GE: 0.40 )
NYSE:GE' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -8.4   Max: 13.4
Current: 0.4

-8.4
13.4
EBITDA Growth (%) -1.70
NYSE:GE's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1489 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. NYSE:GE: -1.70 )
NYSE:GE' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -14.7   Max: 17
Current: -1.7

-14.7
17
EPS Growth (%) 8.80
NYSE:GE's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1336 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. NYSE:GE: 8.80 )
NYSE:GE' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -19.7   Max: 15.7
Current: 8.8

-19.7
15.7
» NYSE:GE's 10-Y Financials

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

GE Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 6,525,964 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 12,100 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 511,776 sh (New)
John Keeley 45,493 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 1,511,472 sh (+181.23%)
Signature Select Canadian Fund 403,200 sh (+21.04%)
Pioneer Investments 10,876,698 sh (+17.53%)
Mario Gabelli 1,873,042 sh (+5.71%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 2,954,150 sh (+2.01%)
Murray Stahl 65,005 sh (+1.13%)
Jeff Auxier 42,172 sh (+1%)
Tom Gayner 2,453,441 sh (+0.9%)
NWQ Managers 148,038 sh (+0.65%)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 606,090 sh (+0.61%)
David Dreman 104,516 sh (+0.05%)
Ruane Cunniff 243,191 sh (+0.03%)
Brian Rogers 31,286,500 sh (unchged)
Michael Price 50,000 sh (unchged)
Robert Olstein 368,000 sh (unchged)
Irving Kahn 15,000 sh (unchged)
Warren Buffett 588,900 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 11,301 sh (unchged)
John Burbank Sold Out
T Boone Pickens Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Ken Fisher 30,016,545 sh (-0.23%)
Bill Frels 5,321,589 sh (-0.25%)
Mark Hillman 102,521 sh (-0.84%)
Richard Snow 113,372 sh (-0.96%)
Dodge & Cox 89,910,249 sh (-2.85%)
Tom Russo 43,501 sh (-13.86%)
Chris Davis 371,920 sh (-15.73%)
James Barrow 6,595,590 sh (-80.07%)
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Q4 2013

GE Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Louis Moore Bacon 100,000 sh (New)
George Soros 200,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 579,075 sh (+4685.74%)
Warren Buffett 10,585,502 sh (+1697.5%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 10,649,107 sh (+260.48%)
John Keeley 94,430 sh (+107.57%)
Mario Gabelli 2,078,681 sh (+10.98%)
Tom Gayner 2,598,300 sh (+5.9%)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 622,255 sh (+2.67%)
Murray Stahl 66,680 sh (+2.58%)
Bill Frels 5,341,516 sh (+0.37%)
Tom Russo 43,501 sh (unchged)
Brian Rogers 31,286,500 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 42,172 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 11,301 sh (unchged)
Irving Kahn 15,000 sh (unchged)
Michael Price 50,000 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon 200,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Mark Hillman Sold Out
Ruane Cunniff 242,944 sh (-0.1%)
Ken Fisher 29,918,001 sh (-0.33%)
NWQ Managers 146,850 sh (-0.8%)
Robert Olstein 363,000 sh (-1.36%)
Dodge & Cox 87,056,914 sh (-3.17%)
Chris Davis 338,467 sh (-8.99%)
James Barrow 5,495,113 sh (-16.69%)
Pioneer Investments 7,620,683 sh (-29.94%)
Richard Snow 63,271 sh (-44.19%)
David Dreman 46,479 sh (-55.53%)
Steven Cohen 213,849 sh (-85.85%)
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Q1 2014

GE Guru Trades in Q1 2014

John Buckingham 53,641 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 101,800 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,016,712 sh (New)
David Dreman 86,250 sh (+85.57%)
Steven Cohen 251,149 sh (+17.44%)
Signature Select Canadian Fund 466,800 sh (+15.77%)
Jeff Auxier 44,072 sh (+4.51%)
Murray Stahl 67,992 sh (+1.97%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 10,827,334 sh (+1.67%)
Tom Gayner 2,630,000 sh (+1.22%)
Bill Frels 5,364,076 sh (+0.42%)
NWQ Managers 147,000 sh (+0.1%)
Chris Davis 338,658 sh (+0.06%)
Robert Olstein 363,000 sh (unchged)
Brian Rogers 31,286,500 sh (unchged)
Warren Buffett 10,585,502 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 11,301 sh (unchged)
Michael Price 50,000 sh (unchged)
Irving Kahn 15,000 sh (unchged)
George Soros Sold Out
Ronald Muhlenkamp 621,735 sh (-0.08%)
Ruane Cunniff 242,522 sh (-0.17%)
Dodge & Cox 86,249,838 sh (-0.93%)
Ken Fisher 29,429,998 sh (-1.63%)
Richard Snow 60,524 sh (-4.34%)
Mario Gabelli 1,727,878 sh (-16.88%)
Pioneer Investments 5,458,390 sh (-28.37%)
Louis Moore Bacon 56,240 sh (-43.76%)
Tom Russo 22,759 sh (-47.68%)
James Barrow 2,601,178 sh (-52.66%)
Paul Tudor Jones 250,500 sh (-56.74%)
John Keeley 20,931 sh (-77.83%)
» More
Q2 2014

GE Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Ken Fisher 30,734,120 sh (+4.43%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 11,056,156 sh (+2.11%)
Brian Rogers 31,286,500 sh (unchged)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with NYSE:GE

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
James Barrow 2014-03-31 Reduce -52.66%0.12%$24.35 - $28.03 $ 25.45-2%2601178
David Dreman 2014-03-31 Add 85.57%0.08%$24.35 - $28.03 $ 25.45-2%86250
George Soros 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.05%$24.35 - $28.03 $ 25.45-2%0
John Keeley 2014-03-31 Reduce -77.83%0.04%$24.35 - $28.03 $ 25.45-2%20931
Ray Dalio 2014-03-31 New Buy0.02%$24.35 - $28.03 $ 25.45-2%101800
Warren Buffett 2013-12-31 Add 1697.5%0.26%$23.57 - $27.89 $ 25.45-3%10585502
David Dreman 2013-12-31 Reduce -55.53%0.13%$23.57 - $27.89 $ 25.45-3%46479
Tom Gayner 2013-12-31 Add 5.9%0.13%$23.57 - $27.89 $ 25.45-3%2598300
Ray Dalio 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.1%$23.57 - $27.89 $ 25.45-3%0
George Soros 2013-12-31 New Buy0.05%$23.57 - $27.89 $ 25.45-3%200000
John Keeley 2013-12-31 Add 107.57%0.02%$23.57 - $27.89 $ 25.45-3%94430
James Barrow 2013-09-30 Reduce -80.07%1.04%$22.9 - $24.86 $ 25.456%6595590
John Burbank 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.19%$22.9 - $24.86 $ 25.456%0
Ray Dalio 2013-09-30 New Buy0.1%$22.9 - $24.86 $ 25.456%511776
John Keeley 2013-09-30 New Buy0.02%$22.9 - $24.86 $ 25.456%45493
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 20.80
NYSE:GE's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
72% of the 2030 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 24.10 vs. NYSE:GE: 20.80 )
NYSE:GE' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.55   Max: 23.85
Current: 20.8

4.55
23.85
P/B 1.90
NYSE:GE's P/B is ranked higher than
60% of the 2030 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. NYSE:GE: 1.90 )
NYSE:GE' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.74   Max: 4.42
Current: 1.9

0.74
4.42
P/S 1.79
NYSE:GE's P/S is ranked higher than
53% of the 2030 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. NYSE:GE: 1.79 )
NYSE:GE' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 2.89
Current: 1.79

0.4
2.89
PFCF 16.50
NYSE:GE's PFCF is ranked higher than
82% of the 2030 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 43.47 vs. NYSE:GE: 16.50 )
NYSE:GE' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.67   Max: 25.89
Current: 16.5

2.67
25.89
EV-to-EBIT 17.94
NYSE:GE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
69% of the 2030 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 17.33 vs. NYSE:GE: 17.94 )
NYSE:GE' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 10.8   Max: 27.9
Current: 17.94

10.8
27.9
PEG 0.40
NYSE:GE's PEG is ranked higher than
96% of the 2030 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. NYSE:GE: 0.40 )
NYSE:GE' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 141
Current: 0.4

0.34
141
Shiller P/E 19.50
NYSE:GE's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
91% of the 2030 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. NYSE:GE: 19.50 )
NYSE:GE' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 3.78   Max: 23.99
Current: 19.5

3.78
23.99
Current Ratio 2.04
NYSE:GE's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 1946 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. NYSE:GE: 2.04 )
NYSE:GE' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 3.19
Current: 2.04

0.39
3.19
Quick Ratio 1.95
NYSE:GE's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 1946 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. NYSE:GE: 1.95 )
NYSE:GE' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 3.11
Current: 1.95

0.33
3.11

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 3.34
NYSE:GE's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
87% of the 1505 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. NYSE:GE: 3.34 )
NYSE:GE' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.1   Max: 17.56
Current: 3.34

2.1
17.56
Dividend Payout 0.58
NYSE:GE's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
73% of the 2030 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.51 vs. NYSE:GE: 0.58 )
NYSE:GE' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 1.19
Current: 0.58

0.14
1.19
Dividend growth (3y) 19.80
NYSE:GE's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
88% of the 981 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. NYSE:GE: 19.80 )
NYSE:GE' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -26.3   Max: 19.8
Current: 19.8

-26.3
19.8
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.27
NYSE:GE's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1520 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.77 vs. NYSE:GE: 5.27 )
NYSE:GE' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 3.35   Max: 28.02
Current: 5.27

3.35
28.02
Share Buyback Rate 1.20
NYSE:GE's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
88% of the 1240 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 vs. NYSE:GE: 1.20 )
NYSE:GE' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 1.6   Max: -1.9
Current: 1.2

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 6.70
NYSE:GE's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
55% of the 2030 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. NYSE:GE: 6.70 )
NYSE:GE' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 3.87   Max: 31.07
Current: 6.7

3.87
31.07
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.80
NYSE:GE's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
93% of the 2030 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. NYSE:GE: 0.80 )
NYSE:GE' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 4.43
Current: 0.8

0.31
4.43
Price/Median PS Value 1.00
NYSE:GE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
76% of the 2030 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. NYSE:GE: 1.00 )
NYSE:GE' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 2.61
Current: 1

0.32
2.61
Price/Graham Number 2.30
NYSE:GE's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
63% of the 2030 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. NYSE:GE: 2.30 )
NYSE:GE' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.43   Max: 8.15
Current: 2.3

1.43
8.15
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.60
NYSE:GE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
61% of the 1808 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. NYSE:GE: 5.60 )
NYSE:GE' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.6   Max: 9.3
Current: 5.6

3.6
9.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 4.07
NYSE:GE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1384 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.57 vs. NYSE:GE: 4.07 )
NYSE:GE' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -0.6   Max: 42.4
Current: 4.07

-0.6
42.4

Business Description

Industry: Industrial Products » Diversified Industrials
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Traded in other countries:GEBC.Belgium, GNE.France, GE.Switzerland, GEC.UK, GEC.Germany
General Electric Co, a New York corporation was incorporated in 1892. It is a diversified infrastructure and financial services company. The Company provides products and services ranging from aircraft engines, power generation, water processing, and security technology to medical imaging, business and consumer financing, media content and industrial products. The operating segments of the Company include Power & Water, Oil & Gas, Energy Management, Aviation, Healthcare, Transportation, Home & Business Solutions and GE Capital. Power & Water segment is involved in the field of development, implementation and improvement of products and technologies that harness resources such as wind, oil, gas and water to produce electrical power. It also offers water treatment solutions for industrial and municipal water systems including the supply and related services of specialty chemicals, water purification systems, pumps, valves, filters and fluid handling equipment for improving the performance of water, wastewater and process systems, including mobile treatment systems and desalination processes. Oil & Gas segment supplies equipment for the oil and gas industry which are used in applications spanning the entire value chain from drilling and completion through production, liquefied natural gas (LNG) and pipeline compression, pipeline inspection, and downstream processing in refineries and petrochemical plants. It designs and manufactures surface and subsea drilling and production systems, equipment for floating production platforms, compressors, turbines, turboexpanders, high pressure reactors, industrial power generation and a broad portfolio of auxiliary equipment. The Energy Management segment designs, manufactures and services technology solutions for the delivery, management, conversion and optimization of electrical power for customers across multiple energy-intensive industries. The segment manufactures electrical distribution and control products, lighting and power panels, switchgear and circuit breakers that are used to distribute and manage power in a variety of residential, commercial, consumer and industrial applications. The Aviation segment produces, sells and services jet engines, turboprop and turbo shaft engines, and related replacement parts for use in military and commercial aircraft. The segment also produces aerospace systems and equipment, including airborne platform computing systems, power generation and distribution products, mechanical actuation products and landing gear, plus various engine components for use in both military and commercial aircraft. Healthcare segment manufactures, sells and services medical equipment that helps provide a fast, non-invasive way for doctors to see broken bones, diagnose trauma cases in the emergency room, view the heart and its function, and identify early stages of cancers or brain disorders. Transportation segment provides technology solutions for customers in a variety of i

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