7/17/2011

Dividend Stock Idea of the Day – General Electric Company (NYSE:GE)

Dividend Stock Ideas by Dividend Yield – Stock, Capital Investment. Our Dividend Idea of the day is the technology and financial services corporation General Electric Company (NYSE:GE). The current dividend yield amounts to 3.26 percent.

General Electric Company (GE) is a technology and financial services corporation. Its products and services range from aircraft engines, power generation, water processing, and household appliances to medical imaging, business and consumer financing and industrial products. It serves customers in more than 100 countries. Effective January 28, 2011, it held a 49% interest in a media entity that includes the NBC Universal businesses. Its segments include Energy Infrastructure, Technology Infrastructure, NBC Universal, GE Capital and Home & Business Solutions. Effective January 1, 2011, it reorganized the Technology Infrastructure segment into three segments: Aviation, Healthcare and Transportation. In March 2010, it sold its GE Security business to United Technologies. In December 2010, it sold its Central American bank and card business, BAC Credomatic GECF Inc. (BAC). On February 1, 2011, it acquired Dresser, Inc. On February 3, 2011, it acquired Wellstream PLC (More on Reuters).

Here are some Fundamental Figures:


Sales
152.46 Bil
Income
13.43 Bil
Net Profit Margin
9.38%
Return on Equity
11.25%
Debt/Equity Ratio
3.78
Revenue/Share
14.28
Earnings/Share
1.2
Book Value/Share
11.65
Dividend Rate
0.6
Payout Ratio
40.00%

Here are some Pricing Figures:


Price/Earnings
14.4
Price/Book
1.6
Price/Sales
1.3
Price/Cash Flow
5.4
Dividend Yield %
3.26
Forward Price/Earnings
11.1
PEG Ratio
1
PEG Payback (Yrs)
6.6

Here are some Trading Figures:


Last Price
18
52-Wk High
22
52-Wk Low
14.25
Volume
 50.54 Mil
Avg Daily Vol (13 Wks)
 50.2 Mil
50-Day Moving Average
19.03
200-Day Moving Average
18.73

Sales and Income Figures of General Electric (Click to enlarge)


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