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Dividend Growth of General Electric Company(GE)

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General Electric Company(GE) is having a Dividend Yield of 3.16% with the Annual cash Dividend per share of $0.93. The last quarter cash dividend per share pay out was $0.24. General Electric Company has a 5 year average dividend yield of 3.29% and the stock has a Indicated annual dividend of $0.96. General Electric Company(GE) formally announced its most recent dividend on February 10, 2017 with a Dividend per share of $0.24. The new indicated annual dividend based on announced dividend per share is $0.96. The dividend yield based on the forward looking indicated annual dividend is 3.16%. General Electric Company(GE) has the most recent dividend payout ratio of 0.64 with a 5-year average payout ratio of 0.55. Companys change in pay out ratio when compared to the last 5 years average pay out ratio has been 0.09. The 5 year historical dividend growth of General Electric Company(GE) is at the rate of 7.56% while the R-Squared dividend growth is 0.83. If the value of R-Square is close to one, it indicates a perfect fit and the higher value conforms to the regression line while data close to zero indicates the opposite.

General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) rose 0.33% or 0.1 points on Thursday and made its way into the gainers of the day. After trading began at $30.35 the stock was seen hitting $30.47 as a peak level and $30.3 as the lowest level. The stock ended up at $30.45. The daily volume was measured at 25,932,515 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $33 and the 52-week low is $28.19. The company has a market cap of $269,373 million. Shares of General Electric Company appreciated by 2.91% during the last five trading days but lost 2.5% on a 4-week basis. General Electric Company has dropped 0.23% during the last 3-month period . Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at -3.64%.

Currently the company Insiders own 0.23% of General Electric Company shares according to the proxy statements. In the past twelve weeks, the net percent change held by company insiders has changed by 4.18% . Institutional Investors own 54.68% of General Electric Company shares. During last six month period, the net percent change held by insiders has seen a change of 2.38%. Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Feb 7, 2017, David Leon Joyce (Vice Chairman) sold 159,662 shares at 29.56 per share price.On Feb 2, 2017, Jeffrey S Bornstein (Senior Vice President) purchased 5,000 shares at 29.63 per share price.On Jan 23, 2017, Alexander Dimitrief (Senior Vice President) purchased 231 shares at 30.50 per share price.

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.General Electric Company was Upgraded by Bernstein to Outperform on Dec 16, 2016.

General Electric Company Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Jan 20, 2017. The company reported $0.46 EPS for the quarter. Analyst had a consensus estimate of $0.46. The company had revenue of $33088.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $33668.72 million. The companys revenue was down -2.4 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.52 EPS.

General Electric Company operates as a technology and financial services company. Its segments include Energy Infrastructure, Aviation, Healthcare, Transportation, Home & Business Solutions and GE Capital. The companys Energy Infrastructure segment offers wind turbines; gas and steam turbines and generators. Its Aviation segment offers jet engines, turboprop and turbo shaft engines, aerospace systems and equipment. Its Healthcare segment provides medical imaging and information technologies, medical diagnostics, patient monitoring systems. Its Transportation segment provides drive technology solutions to various industries. Its Home and Business Solutions segment provides home appliances; lighting products, plant automation, hardware, software, and embedded computing systems. Its GE Capital segment offers commercial loans and leases, fleet management, financial programs, credit cards, personal loans and other financial services. General Electric Company is headquartered in Fairfield, Connecticut.

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