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General Electric Co Debt-to-Equity

: 1.68 (As of Sep. 2021)
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General Electric Co's Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2021 was $5,459 Mil. General Electric Co's Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2021 was $57,429 Mil. General Electric Co's Total Stockholders Equity for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2021 was $37,477 Mil. General Electric Co's debt to equity for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2021 was 1.68.

A high debt to equity ratio generally means that a company has been aggressive in financing its growth with debt. This can result in volatile earnings as a result of the additional interest expense.

The historical rank and industry rank for General Electric Co's Debt-to-Equity or its related term are showing as below:

NYSE:GE' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14   Med: 3.45   Max: 4.99
Current: 1.68

0.14
4.99

During the past 13 years, the highest Debt-to-Equity Ratio of General Electric Co was 4.99. The lowest was 0.14. And the median was 3.45.

NYSE:GE's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
94% of the 2349 Companies
in the Industrial Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.28 vs. NYSE:GE: 1.68 )

General Electric Co Debt-to-Equity Historical Data

The historical data trend for General Electric Co's Debt-to-Equity 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.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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General Electric Co Annual Data
Trend Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20
Debt-to-Equity
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 1.80 2.40 3.34 3.21 2.11

General Electric Co Quarterly Data
Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21
Debt-to-Equity 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 2.39 2.11 2.13 1.90 1.68

Competitive Comparison

For the Specialty Industrial Machinery subindustry, General Electric Co's Debt-to-Equity, along with its competitors' market caps and Debt-to-Equity data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

General Electric Co Debt-to-Equity Distribution

For the Industrial Products industry and Industrials sector, General Electric Co's Debt-to-Equity distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where General Electric Co's Debt-to-Equity falls into.



General Electric Co Debt-to-Equity Calculation

Debt to Equity measures the financial leverage a company has.

General Electric Co's Debt to Equity Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2020 is calculated as

General Electric Co's Debt to Equity Ratio for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2021 is calculated as

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


General Electric Co  (NYSE:GE) Debt-to-Equity Explanation

In the calculation of Debt to Equity, we use the total of Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation and Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation divided by Total Stockholders Equity. In some calculations, Total Liabilities is used to for calculation.


Be Aware

Because a company can increase its ROE % by having more financial leverage, it is important to watch the leverage ratio when investing in high ROE % companies.


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General Electric Co Business Description

General Electric Co logo
Industry
Industrials » Industrial Products NAICS : 335312 SIC : 3621
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, precision health, 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, onshore and offshore wind turbines, as well as medical diagnostic and mobile equipment. GE earns most of its profits on the service revenue of that equipment, which is generally higher-margin. The company is led by former Danaher alum Larry Culp who is leading a multi-year turnaround of the storied conglomerate based on Lean principles.
Executives
Horton Thomas W director 4333 AMON CARTER BLVD. FORTH WORTH TX 76155
Rosput Paula G director 605 HILLSIDE DRIVE EAST SEATTLE WA 98112
Trian Fund Management, L.p. director 280 PARK AVENUE 41ST FLOOR NEW YORK NY 10017
Garden Edward P director 280 PARK AVE 41ST FL NEW YORK NY 10017
Lavizzo-mourey Risa J director GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 5 NECCO STREET BOSTON MA 02210
Tisch James S director 667 MADISON AVE NEW YORK NY 10021
Bazin Sebastien director 5 NECCO STREET 5 NECCO STREET BOSTON MA 02210
Dsouza Francisco director 500 GLENPOINTE CENTRE W TEANECK NJ 07666
Seidman Leslie director 7 WORLD TRADE CENTER 250 GREENWICH STREET NEW YORK NY 10007
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Pecresse Jerome officer: Senior Vice President 5 NECCO STREET BOSTON MA 02210
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Joyce David Leon officer: Vice Chairman GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 5 NECCO STREET BOSTON MA 02210
Stokes Russell officer: Senior Vice President 5 NECCO STREET BOSTON MA 02210

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