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GE Aerospace (GE Aerospace) Retained Earnings

: $86,527 Mil (As of Dec. 2023)
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Retained earnings is the accumulated portion of net income that is not distributed to shareholders. GE Aerospace's retained earnings for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 was $86,527 Mil.

GE Aerospace's quarterly retained earnings increased from Jun. 2023 ($84,848 Mil) to Sep. 2023 ($85,017 Mil) and increased from Sep. 2023 ($85,017 Mil) to Dec. 2023 ($86,527 Mil).

GE Aerospace's annual retained earnings declined from Dec. 2021 ($85,110 Mil) to Dec. 2022 ($82,983 Mil) but then increased from Dec. 2022 ($82,983 Mil) to Dec. 2023 ($86,527 Mil).


GE Aerospace Retained Earnings Historical Data

The historical data trend for GE Aerospace's Retained Earnings can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
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GE Aerospace Annual Data
Trend Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21 Dec22 Dec23
Retained Earnings
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 87,732.00 92,247.00 85,110.00 82,983.00 86,527.00

GE Aerospace Quarterly Data
Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22 Mar23 Jun23 Sep23 Dec23
Retained Earnings Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 82,983.00 84,955.00 84,848.00 85,017.00 86,527.00

GE Aerospace Retained Earnings Calculation

Retained Earnings is the accumulated portion of net income that is not distributed to shareholders. Because the net income was not distributed to shareholders, shareholders' equity is increased by the same amount.

Of course, if a company loses, it is called retained losses, or accumulated losses.


GE Aerospace  (NYSE:GE) Retained Earnings Explanation

Historically profitable companies sometimes have negative retained earnings. This is because they have cumulatively paid out more to shareholders than they reported in profits.

For example, in 2011, Microsoft had negative retained earnings. This does not mean the company lost more money than it made over the years. It just means it paid out more money than it earned.

If a company has negative retained earnings, investors should check the 10-year financial results. They should not assume that negative retained earnings prove a company has generally lost money in the past.

Of course, many companies with negative retained earnings have indeed lost money in the past.

Retained Earnings: Warren Buffett's Secret.

One of the most important indicators of durable competitive advantage. Net earnings can be paid out as dividends, used to buy back shares or retained for growth.

If the company loses more than it has accumulated, retained earnings is negative.

If a company isn't adding to its retained earnings, it isn't growing its net worth.

Rate of growth of retained earnings is good indicator whether it's benefiting from a competitive advantage.

Microsoft is negative because it chose to buyback stock and pay dividends.

The more earnings retained, the faster it grows and increases growth rate for future earnings.


GE Aerospace (GE Aerospace) Business Description

Address
5 Necco Street, Boston, MA, USA, 02210
GE was formed through the combination of two companies in 1892, including one with historical ties to American inventor Thomas Edison. Today, GE is a global leader in air travel and in the energy transition. The company is known for its differentiated technology and its massive industrial installed base of equipment sprawled throughout the world. That installed base most notably includes aerospace engines, gas and steam turbines, and onshore and offshore wind turbines. GE earns most of its profits on the service revenue of that equipment, which is generally higher-margin. The company is led by Danaher alumnus Larry Culp, who is leading a multiyear turnaround of the conglomerate based on lean principles.
Executives
Michael J Holston officer: Senior Vice President GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY, ONE FINANCIAL CENTER, SUITE 3700, BOSTON MA 02111
Rahul Ghai officer: Senior Vice President GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY, 5 NECCO STREET, BOSTON MA 02210
Scott Strazik officer: Senior Vice President ONE FINANCIAL CENTER, SUITE 3700, BOSTON MA 02111
Jessica R. Uhl director 200 WEST STREET, NEW YORK NY 10282
Thomas S Timko officer: Vice President 300 RENAISSANCE CENTER, M/C: 482-C25-A36, DETROIT MI 48265-3000
Darren W Mcdew director 100 ABBOTT PARK ROAD, ABBOTT PARK IL 60064
L Kevin Cox officer: Senior Vice President THE PEPSI BOTTLING GROUP, INC., ONE PEPSI WAY, SOMERS NY 10589
Russell Stokes officer: Senior Vice President ONE FINANCIAL CENTER, SUITE 3700, BOSTON MA 02111
Happe Carolina Dybeck officer: Senior Vice President 5 NECCO STREET, BOSTON MA 02210
John S. Slattery officer: Executive Vice President 5 NECCO STREET, BOSTON MA 02210
Thomas W Horton director 4333 AMON CARTER BLVD., FORTH WORTH TX 76155
Isabella D Goren director C/O LYONDELLBASELL INDUSTRIES N V, DELFTSEPLEIN 27E, ROTTERDAM P7 3013AA
Francisco Dsouza director 500 GLENPOINTE CENTRE W, TEANECK NJ 07666
Risa J Lavizzo-mourey director GE HEALTHCARE TECHNOLOGIES INC., 500 W. MONROE ST., CHICAGO IL 60661
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