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Shares In General Electric Company (GE) -29.51% Down, YTD

General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) has a beta value of 1.11 and has seen 5.18 million shares traded in the last trading session. The company, currently valued at $75.79B, closed the last trade at $66.59 per share which meant it lost -$0.46 on the day or -0.69% during that session. The GE stock price is -74.46% off its 52-week high price of $116.17 and 10.0% above the 52-week low of $59.93. If we look at the company’s 10-day average daily trading volume, we find that it stood at 6.39 million shares traded. The 3-month trading volume is 6.41 million shares.

The consensus among analysts is that General Electric Company (GE) is an Overweight stock at the moment, with a recommendation rating of 2.00. 0 analysts rate the stock as a Sell, while 2 rate it as Overweight. 8 out of 22 have rated it as a Hold, with 12 advising it as a Buy. 0 have rated the stock as Underweight. The expected earnings per share for the stock is $0.61.

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General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) trade information

Sporting -0.69% in the red in last session, the stock has traded in the red over the last five days, with the highest price hit on Tuesday, 09/20/22 when the GE stock price touched $66.59 or saw a rise of 6.21%. Year-to-date, General Electric Company shares have moved -29.51%, while the 5-day performance has seen it change -6.00%. Over the past 30 days, the shares of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) have changed -14.32%. Short interest in the company has seen 14.37 million shares shorted with days to cover at 2.04.

Wall Street analysts have a consensus price target for the stock at $88.35, which means that the shares’ value could jump 24.63% from current levels. The projected low price target is $72.00 while the price target rests at a high of $110.00. In that case, then, we find that the current price level is -65.19% off the targeted high while a plunge would see the stock gain -8.12% from current levels.

General Electric Company (GE) estimates and forecasts

Figures show that General Electric Company shares have outperformed across the wider relevant industry. The company’s shares have lost -29.77% over the past 6 months, with this year growth rate of 29.25%, compared to 9.70% for the industry. Other than that, the company has, however, increased its growth outlook for the 2022 fiscal year revenue. Growth estimates for the current quarter are 7.00% and 31.50% for the next quarter. Revenue growth from the last financial year stood is estimated to be 1.60%.

14 analysts offering their estimates for the company have set an average revenue estimate of $19.02 billion for the current quarter. 14 have an estimated revenue figure of $21.59 billion for the next quarter concluding in Dec 2022. Year-ago sales stood $19.25 billion and $20.3 billion respectively for this quarter and the next, and analysts expect sales will shrink by -1.20% for the current quarter and 6.30% for the next.

If we evaluate the company’s growth over the last 5-year and for the next 5-year period, we find that annual earnings growth was -19.90% over the past 5 years. Earnings growth for 2022 is a modest -159.20% while over the next 5 years, the company’s earnings are expected to increase by 45.90%.

GE Dividends

General Electric Company is expected to release its next earnings report between April 25 and April 29 this year, and investors are excited at the prospect of better dividends despite the company’s debt issue. The forward dividend is 0.32 at a share yield of 0.48%. The company’s dividend yield has gone up over the past 12 months.

General Electric Company (NYSE:GE)’s Major holders

Insiders own 0.24% of the company shares, while shares held by institutions stand at 73.16% with a share float percentage of 73.34%. Investors are also buoyed by the number of investors in a company, with General Electric Company having a total of 1,917 institutions that hold shares in the company. The top two institutional holders are Price (T.Rowe) Associates Inc with over 113.15 million shares worth more than $10.35 billion. As of Mar 30, 2022, Price (T.Rowe) Associates Inc held 10.32% of shares outstanding.

The other major institutional holder is Vanguard Group, Inc. (The), with the holding of over 84.15 million shares as of Mar 30, 2022. The firm’s total holdings are worth over $7.7 billion and represent 7.67% of shares outstanding.

Also the top two Mutual Funds that are holding company’s shares are Investment Company Of America and Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund. As of Jun 29, 2022, the former fund manager holds about 3.00% shares in the company for having 32.88 million shares of worth $2.09 billion while later fund manager owns 31.74 million shares of worth $2.9 billion as of Mar 30, 2022, which makes it owner of about 2.89% of company’s outstanding stock.

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