Most Active Stock Update: General Electric Company (GE)

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General Electric Company (GE) belonging to the Conglomerates sector has surged 0.44% and closed its last trading session at $29.88.

The company reported its EPS on 01/20/2017. Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $33.6.

The consensus recommendation, according to Zacks Investment research, is 2. The scale runs from 1 to 5 with 1 recommending Strong Buy and 5 recommending a Strong Sell.

The Stock had a 2 Consensus Analyst Recommendation 30 Days Ago, whereas 60 days ago and 90 days ago the analyst recommendations were 1.91 and 2.09 respectively.

General Electric Company on 01/20/2017 reported its EPS as $0.46 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $0.46. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $0. This shows a surprise factor of 0%.

Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on General Electric Company Earnings, with 16 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $0.18.

Whereas they predicted High and Low Earnings Estimate as $0.27 and $0.16 respectively. While in the same Quarter Previous year, the Actual EPS was $0.21.

Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for General Electric Company as $26.47 Billion in the Current Quarter. This estimate is provided by 13 analysts.

The High Revenue estimate is predicted as 27.1 Billion, while the Low Revenue Estimate prediction stands at 25.82 Billion. The company’s last year sales total was 27.6 Billion.

For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for General Electric Company is -14.3%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is -39.2%.

In the past 5 years, the stock showed growth of -0.54% per annum. While for the next 5 years, the growth estimate is 12.11%.

The Company got Upgrade by Bernstein on 16-Dec-16 from Mkt Perform to Outperform.

Insider Trades for General Electric Company show that the latest trade was made on 8 Feb 2017 where Peters Susan P, the Officer completed a transaction type “Sell” in which 1927 shares were traded at a price of $29.58.

Over the period of 6 months, Insider Purchases show a total of 4 transaction in which 83500 shares were traded.

15 analysts projected Price Targets for General Electric Company. The analysts believe that the company stock price could grow as high as $38. The Low Price target projection by analysts is $28 and the Mean Price Target is $33.6.

General Electric Company (GE) has the market capitalization of $260.22 Billion. The company rocked its 52-Week High of $33 on Jul 20, 2016 and touched its 52-Week Low of $28.19 on Nov 3, 2016.

The stock has Return on Assets (ROA) of 2 percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 9.8% and Return on Investment (ROI) of 5.1 percent.

The stock is currently showing YTD performance of -4.69 Percent. The company has Beta Value of 1.18 and ATR value of 0.32. The Weekly and Monthly Volatility stands at 1.09% and 1.03%.