General Electric Company (GE)

52 Week Low
2017-04-28 15:45:41 MDT
52 Week High

Basic Info

Industrial Goods
Diversified Machinery
Stock Exchange
United States

Market Cap: $257,340,000,000Mega Cap (Greater than $100 Billion)
Analyst Recommendation:2.1Analysts say: Buy. (1=Strong Buy, 5=Strong Sell)
Beta: 1.1 Higher Volatility Stock (beta over 1). Stock will go up more when the market goes up, and go down more when the market goes down. Beta of 1 means stock would match the S&P 500 Index.


ForwardPE: 15.55
5 Yr Est Growth: 12.30%
Yield: 3.17%
PEG-Y Ratio: 1.01
Good Growth at a reasonable rate. A PEGY Ratio of less than 1 is ideal. A PEGY Ratio 1.5 or lower is still decent.


% Above 50 DayMA: -2.75%
% Above 200 DayMA: -4.07%
GE Performance 52 Weeks: -3.68%
S&P 500 Performance 52 Weeks: 12.50%
Downtrend is still intact: GE is below both 50 and 200 day Moving Averages. Currently beyond technical death cross because 50 Day MA is below 200 Day MA. Stock is closer to 52 Week Low than 52 Week High.
GE underperforming S&P 500 by -16.18% the last 52 Weeks.


General Electric Company (GE), incorporated on April 15, 1892, is a global digital industrial company. The Company's products and services range from aircraft engines, power generation, and oil and gas production equipment to medical imaging, financing and industrial products. The Company's segments include Power, Renewable Energy, Oil & Gas, Aviation, Healthcare, Transportation, Energy Connections & Lighting, and Capital. As of December 31, 2016, the Company served customers in approximately 180 countries.

More Valuation

Price To Book: 3.41
Great Value. Low Price to Book means better value.
EV to EBITDA: 22.37
Worse than average value. A low EV to EBITDA ratio is great. Ideally, under 10. Under 17 is okay.

More Info

Field Value Average Comments
% Held By Insiders0.05% 17.28%Held by fewer than average Insiders.
% Held By Institutions56.60% 62.07%Institutional percentage lower than average. Institutions may not have conviction in stock. Or is this a chance for institutions to invest more and boost price?
Short % Of Float1.00% 07.02% Shorted percentage less than average percent. Is stock loved? Do traders and investors believe in the stock?
Debt to Equity1.69 1.08 More Aggressive Financing. Each industry has different Debt/Equity standard. Higher than 1 means company is taking on more leverage.
Profit Margin %7.34%-00.18% Profit Margin is better than the average! Good job.
Operating Margin %8.68%-05.28% Operating Margin greater than average percent. Good.
Return on Equity %10.34%-08.79% Return on Equity greater than average percent. Good.
Return on Assets %1.52%-01.29% Return on Assets greater than average percent. Good.
Revenue Per Employee $407,694.92 $883,096.70 Less than average Revenue Per Employee. This stock (or industry) might not be as efficient as others? Each industry might have a different standard.
Price to Cash 23.96 5.52 Higher than average Price to Cash. Meaning that the company has a lower percentage of cash as a percent of price. Cash can be good to cushion company during hard times, and as a potential source for buyouts or investments. However, some activists want the cash to be used by a company to buy its own stock, or to increase their dividend, or to invest the money.
CPEGY Ratio 0.96 2.26 Less than than average CPEGY Ratio. Ideally, a CPEGY should be less than 1 or less than 1.5. CPEGY is the PEG Ratio but incorporating the yield and subtracting Cash Per Share.

Quick Thoughts

  1. Analysts like this stock: 2.1 (1=Strong Buy, 5=Strong Sell)

  2. Good PEGY (less than 1.5): 1.01

  3. Low Forward PE: 15.55

  4. Above Avg Yield: 3.17%

  5. Price to Book is under 5: 3.41

  6. Shorted less than average: 1.00%

  7. Profit Margin is positive: 7.34%

  8. Operating Margin is positive: 8.68%

  9. Return on Equity is positive: 10.34%

  10. Return on Assets is positive: 1.52%

  1. Less than Average 5 Yr Est Growth: 12.30%

  2. Stock is Below Short Term 50DMA: -2.75%

  3. Stock is Below Long Term 200DMA: -4.07%

  4. Stock underperforming S&P 500 over last 52 weeks: -16.18%

  5. Price to Cash Ratio (23.96) is greater than average. Company has less cash as a percent of price than the average.

  6. Worse than average EV/EBITDA: 22.37


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This page updated Tue May 2 22:00:01 MDT 2017.