Essential Facts for GE Investors Today

General Electric logged a -0.4% change during today's morning session, and is now trading at a price of $139.28 per share. The S&P 500 index moved -1.0%. GE's trading volume is 3,487,314 compared to the stock's average volume of 6,104,362.

General Electric trades -22.64% away from its average analyst target price of $180.05 per share. The 13 analysts following the stock have set target prices ranging from $148.59 to $210.0, and on average have given General Electric a rating of buy.

Anyone interested in buying GE should be aware of the facts below:

  • General Electric's current price is -50.1% below its Graham number of $69.55, which implies the stock has a margin of safety

  • General Electric has moved 84.5% over the last year, and the S&P 500 logged a change of 27.9%

  • Based on its trailing earnings per share of 7.98, General Electric has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 17.5 while the S&P 500 average is 15.97

  • GE has a forward P/E ratio of 23.1 based on its forward 12 month price to earnings (EPS) of $6.02 per share

  • The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 1.01 — a number near or below 1 signifying that General Electric is fairly valued compared to its estimated growth potential

  • Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 5.54 compared to its sector average of 7.92

  • General Electric Company operates as a high-tech industrial company in Europe, China, Asia, the Americas, the Middle East, and Africa.

  • Based in Boston, the company has 125,000 full time employees and a market cap of $152.27 Billion. General Electric currently returns an annual dividend yield of 0.2%.

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