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General Electric is a high-tech industrial company engaged in energy, healthcare, and transportation. It operates in five segments: Power, Renewable Energy, Aviation, Healthcare, and Capital. The company offers products and services ranging from aircraft engines, power generation, and oil and gas production equipment to medical imaging, financing, and industrial products.

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2020)174,000(-15%)
Job Openings4,162
Website Visits (Feb 2021)4 m(-4%)
Revenue (FY, 2020)$79.6 B(-16%)
Share Price (May 2021)$13.3(-1%)
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General Electric Office Locations

General Electric has offices in Boston, Alpharetta, Atlanta, Aurora and in 203 other locations

General Electric Financials and Metrics

General Electric Revenue

General Electric's revenue was reported to be $79.62 b in FY, 2020 which is a 16.4% decrease from the previous period.


Revenue (FY, 2020)$79.62 b
Revenue growth (FY, 2020 - Q3, 2020), %(16.4%)
Gross profit (FY, 2020)$19.2 b
Gross profit margin (FY, 2020), %24.1%
Net income (FY, 2020)$5.55 b
Market capitalization (07-May-2021)$116.76 b
Closing stock price(07-May-2021)$13.3
Cash (31-Dec-2020)$36.63 b
EV $155.19 b

General Electric's current market capitalization is $116.8 b.

USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020
Revenue121.6 b95.2 b79.6 b
Revenue growth, %0%(22%)(16%)
Cost of goods sold92.7 b70 b60.4 b
Gross profit28.9 b25.2 b19.2 b
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020
Revenue27.3 b28.8 b23.4 b20.5 b17.8 b19.4 b
Cost of goods sold20.4 b21.8 b17.3 b15.7 b15.1 b15.3 b
Gross profit6.9 b7 b6 b4.8 b2.7 b4.1 b
Gross profit Margin, %25%24%26%24%15%21%
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USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020
Cash35 b36.4 b36.6 b
Accounts Receivable19.9 b16.8 b16.7 b
Inventories19.3 b14.1 b15.9 b
Current Assets88.4 b
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USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020
Net Income(22.4 b)(4.9 b)5.5 b
Depreciation and Amortization8.2 b5.6 b6 b
Accounts Receivable(430 m)(2.9 b)(1.3 b)
Inventories(902 m)(1.1 b)1.1 b
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020
Net Income3.6 b3.7 b(5.6 b)6.2 b4.1 b2.9 b
Depreciation and Amortization1.7 b3.4 b4.2 b1.3 b2.9 b4.7 b
Accounts Receivable315 m(933 m)(1.9 b)(503 m)(190 m)(1.7 b)
Inventories(1.4 b)(2.3 b)(2.1 b)(978 m)(730 m)(258 m)
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FY, 2020
EV/CFO37.0 x
Revenue/Employee457.6 k
Debt/Equity2.0 x
Debt/Assets0.3 x
Financial Leverage6.8 x
P/E Ratio18.6 x
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Revenue Breakdown

General Electric revenue breakdown by business segment: 8.6% from Capital, 23.1% from Healthcare, 26.4% from Aviation, 19.9% from Renewable Energy and 22.1% from Power

General Electric revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 9.6% from Middle East and Africa, 20.4% from Asia, 5.9% from Americas, 19.8% from Europe and 44.4% from United States

General Electric Operating Metrics

General Electric's Commercial Engines Ordered was reported to be 678 in FY, 2020.

FY, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019FY, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020FY, 2020
Backlog (Lighting)$200 m
Locomotives Sold272
Commercial Engines Sold2.83 k7512.86 k4723203291.49 k
Military Engines Sold6741617171462041071.02 k

General Electric Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
IQP CorporationJuly 30, 2017
Baker HughesJuly 02, 2017
LM Wind PowerApril 21, 2017$1.65 b
NuregoFebruary 13, 2017
Bit Stew SystemsNovember 15, 2016$153 m
wise.ioNovember 15, 2016
Concept LaserOctober 27, 2016$599 m
Arcam EBMSeptember 06, 2016
Metem CorporationApril 04, 2016
Monsal HoldingsJuly 02, 2014

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General Electric Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

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General Electric Website Traffic

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General Electric Online and Social Media Presence

Twitter followers

451 k Twitter followers

6 Months

General Electric has 451 k Twitter Followers. The number of followers has increased 0.06% month over month and increased 0.12% quarter over quarter.

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General Electric News and Updates

May 06, 2021
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May 05, 2021
GE Research and the US Department of Defense Partner on 5G Initiative to Create Smart Warehouses
Home to one of the nation’s first cross-industry 5G testbeds on it research campus in Upstate New York, GE Research, the technology development arm of the General Electric Company (GE), officially launched two projects as part of the U.S. Department of Defense’s (DOD) recently announced $600 million 5G initiative.
May 03, 2021
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Apr 28, 2021
Ge Announces First Quarter 2021 Results
GE (NYSE:GE) announced results today for the first quarter ending March 31, 2021. GE Chairman and CEO H. Lawrence Culp, Jr. said, “I am proud of the GE team's solid first quarter results, despite a still difficult environment for Aviation.
Apr 21, 2021
GE and Hitachi ABB Power Grids sign landmark agreement to reduce environmental impact in the electrical transmission industry
GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions business (NYSE: GE) and Hitachi ABB Power Grids Ltd. announced today a non-exclusive, cross-licensing agreement related to the use of an alternative gas to sulfur hexafluoride (SF₆) used in high voltage equipment. This fluoronitrile-based gas mixture has a significantly reduced impact on the environment compared to SF₆.
Apr 21, 2021
Daimler Trucks North America, Portland General Electric open first-of-its-kind heavy-duty electric truck charging site
Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) and Portland General Electric (PGE) opened to the public today the first-of-its-kind heavy-duty electric truck charging site, called "Electric Island." Electric Island will help accelerate the development, testing and deployment of zero emissions (tank to wheel) commercial vehicles, like the ones manufactured by DTNA.

General Electric Blogs

May 06, 2021
GE Healthcare Acquires Zionexa; Molecular Imaging Agent Aims to Enable More Targeted Treatment for Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients
GE Healthcare to scale Zionexa’s FDA-approved PET imaging agent, Cerianna (fluoroestradiol F-18), used as an adjunct to biopsy for the detection of estrogen receptor (ER) positive lesions to help inform treatment selection for patients with recurrent or metastatic breast cancer Aims to make
May 05, 2021
GE Research and the US Department of Defense Partner on 5G Initiative to Create Smart Warehouses
Awarded two projects totaling $36 million to modernize DoD warehouses using smart 5G-enabled technologies at two military bases that support real-time planning and deployment of resources and supplies for critical missions Would reduce major operations planning from several weeks to less than 24
Apr 29, 2021
GE Digital’s SmartSignal Predictive Maintenance Software Solution Features “Time-to-Action” Forecast Analytics
Digital Twin solution enables industrial companies to predict, diagnose, forecast, and prevent  downtime of critical equipment Predictive analytics provide early and accurate detection of pending issues for hundreds of common industrial assets SmartSignal customers have realized Return on
Apr 29, 2021
GE adds Verizon 5G to Testbed to explore Energy, Health Care and Aviation use cases
What you Need to Know: Verizon installs 5G Ultra Wideband network at GE’s Lab on its Niskayuna, NY campus  GE researchers eyeing a broad array of applications, including remote patient monitoring, wireless, real-time control of wind farms and predictive maintenance of connected aircraft engines
Apr 28, 2021
GE Successfully Executed Services Works during COVID-19 Pandemic, Helping Secure Power Availability at Songas Ltd.'s Ubungo Power Plant in Tanzania
GE successfully completed service works on four LM6000 aeroderivative gas turbines at the Songas Ubungo Power Plant in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania  The works were executed on time with the highest standard of safety and quality, ensuring the continued supply of up to 150 megawatts (MW) of electricity
Apr 23, 2021
GE Foundation Commits up to $100 Million to Increase Diversity of Young People in Engineering
BOSTON, MASS. – April 23, 2021 – The GE Foundation is committing up to $100 million to create the Next Engineers program – a global college-readiness initiative to increase the diversity of young people in engineering. The program will focus on underrepresented students in grades eight to 12 (ages

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When was General Electric founded?
General Electric was founded in 1892.
Who are General Electric key executives?
General Electric's key executives are H. Lawrence Culp, Vic Abate and Nancy Anderson.
How many employees does General Electric have?
General Electric has 174,000 employees.
What is General Electric revenue?
Latest General Electric annual revenue is $79.62 b.
What is General Electric revenue per employee?
Latest General Electric revenue per employee is $457.58 k.
Who are General Electric competitors?
Competitors of General Electric include Bentley Systems, Mitsubishi Electric and Schneider Electric.
Where is General Electric headquarters?
General Electric headquarters is located at 5 Necco St, Boston.
Where are General Electric offices?
General Electric has offices in Boston, Alpharetta, Atlanta, Aurora and 203 other locations
How many offices does General Electric have?
General Electric has 240 offices.

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