General Electric (GE) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.01 EPS
General Electric (GE) released its earnings data on Friday. The company reported $0.34 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.33 by $0.01. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 8.2% on a year-over-year basis.
A number of research firms have also recently commented on GE. Analysts at Oppenheimer reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of General Electric in a research note to investors on Thursday, May 24th. On a related note, analysts at Morgan Stanley raised their EPS on shares of General Electric in a research note to investors on Friday, May 18th. They now have an “overweight” rating and a $21.00 price target on the stock. They previously had a “buy” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at Nomura reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of General Electric in a research note to investors on Thursday, May 17th.
Shares of General Electric (GE) traded up 1.42% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $20.00. General Electric (GE) has a one year low of $14.02 and a one year high of $21.00. The company has a market cap of $211.7 billion and a P/E ratio of 16.31.
General Electric Company (GE) is a diversified technology and financial services corporation. The products and services of the Company range from aircraft engines, power generation, water processing, and household appliances to medical imaging, business and consumer financing and industrial products.