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General Electric (NYSE:GE) Top Executive Sees Power Generation And Renewable Energy Buoying Profits

General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) [Trend Analysis] has kept up with the changing appetite, stock eased down around -0.34% in early session and then traded at $29.61. General Electric Co.’s (GE) reported that top executive sees power generation and renewable energy buoying profits as the industrial giant struggles with persistent challenges in the oil and gas market.

CEO Jeffrey Immelt said Wednesday that the non-petroleum energy units could boost sales by at least 10 percent this year as the company sees “strong” order prospects for equipment and services. The recent acquisition of Alstom SA’s power business will add about 5 cents a share to earnings this year and potentially more than 20 cents in 2018, he said.

Moving toward the volatility measures, the price volatility of stock was 1.67% for a week and 1.56% for a month as well as price volatility’s Average True Range for 14 days was 0.47. The beta, which indicates risk in relegation to the market, remained 1.20. The firm past twelve months price to sales ratio was 2.32 and price to cash ratio remained 3.68.

For current month, 1 analyst from pool recommended for an “overweight” rating, while 10 gave rating of “Buy” and 7 analysts suggest to “Hold” and 1 gave preference to “underweight,” according to research rating by WSJ.

While alarming thing to be notice is price target, the average pool price target for GE has been mentioned as; 38 tends to high price target, medium level touched to 34, and 27 was assigned as lowest share price targets. To accommodate all of these, average analyst price target appeared by 32.64, where as the current price is 29.61, as per research conducted by WSJ. The liquidity measure in recent quarter results of company, debt to equity ratio was 2.04. The Company has gross margin of 25.60%.

General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) is ahead its 52 week low with 56.63%and going down from its 52 week high price with -7.61%. The company’s shares performance for the last one month was -4.94% and -2.41% in the previous week. The stock price of firm is moving down from its 20 days moving average with -2.72% and remote isolated negatively from 50 days moving average with -3.61%.


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