Nichols Asset Management Lowers stake in General Electric Company (GE)

General Electric Company (GE) : Nichols Asset Management reduced its stake in General Electric Company by 9.18% during the most recent quarter end. The investment management company now holds a total of 24,730 shares of General Electric Company which is valued at $760,695 after selling 2,500 shares in General Electric Company , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Apr 21, 2016.General Electric Company makes up approximately 0.16% of Nichols Asset Management’s portfolio.

General Electric Company opened for trading at $30.94 and hit $31.01 on the upside on Wednesday, eventually ending the session at $30.93, with a gain of 0.10% or 0.03 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 2,29,43,908 shares. Company has a market cap of $288,596 M.

Other Hedge Funds, Including , Mercer Capital Advisers reduced its stake in GE by selling 32 shares or 0.14% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 23,434 shares of GE which is valued at $720,830. General Electric Company makes up approx 0.61% of Mercer Capital Advisers’s portfolio.First Western Capital Management Co boosted its stake in GE in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 6,065 additional shares and now holds a total of 83,080 shares of General Electric Company which is valued at $2,555,541. General Electric Company makes up approx 0.89% of First Western Capital Management Co’s portfolio.Davis R M Inc reduced its stake in GE by selling 20,105 shares or 13.21% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 132,084 shares of GE which is valued at $4,062,904. General Electric Company makes up approx 0.20% of Davis R M Inc’s portfolio.Rathbone Brothers Plc boosted its stake in GE in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 4,268 additional shares and now holds a total of 1,280,742 shares of General Electric Company which is valued at $39,331,587. General Electric Company makes up approx 2.41% of Rathbone Brothers Plc’s portfolio.

On the company’s financial health, General Electric Company reported $0.21 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.02 according to the earnings call on Apr 22, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.19. The company had revenue of $27597.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $27966.34 million. The company’s revenue was up 6.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.31 EPS.

Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on General Electric Company. Shares were Reiterated by Stifel on Apr 26, 2016 to “Buy” and Lowered the Price Target to $ 34 from a previous price target of $36 .Company shares were Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts on Apr 25, 2016 to “Outperform”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 35 from a previous price target of $33 .General Electric Company was Downgraded by Bernstein to ” Mkt Perform” on Apr 4, 2016.

General Electric Company (GE) is a diversified infrastructure and financial services company. The products and services of the Company range from aircraft engines power generation oil and gas production equipment and household appliances to medical imaging business and consumer financing and industrial products. The Company operates its segments through its eight businesses -based on the markets they serve: Power & Water Oil & Gas Energy Management Aviation Healthcare Transportation Appliances and Lighting and GE Capital. GE Capital operates the following businesses: Commercial Lending and Leasing Consumer Real Estate Energy Financial Services and GE Capital Aviation Services. The Company operates in approximately 175 countries.

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