General Electric Company (GE) : Portland Global Advisors scooped up 1,755 additional shares in General Electric Company during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Apr 20, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 75,563 shares of General Electric Company which is valued at $2,324,318.General Electric Company makes up approximately 1.09% of Portland Global Advisors’s portfolio.
General Electric Company closed down -0.22 points or -0.71% at $30.76 with 5,64,97,503 shares getting traded on Friday. Post opening the session at $31.03, the shares hit an intraday low of $30.31 and an intraday high of $31.18 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Friday session in Red.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Beech Hill Advisors boosted its stake in GE in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 5,560 additional shares and now holds a total of 18,560 shares of General Electric Company which is valued at $570,906. General Electric Company makes up approx 0.44% of Beech Hill Advisors’s portfolio.Sentinel Trust Co Lba reduced its stake in GE by selling 344 shares or 0.6% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 56,758 shares of GE which is valued at $1,761,201. General Electric Company makes up approx 0.26% of Sentinel Trust Co Lba’s portfolio.Wunderlich Securities reduced its stake in GE by selling 17,417 shares or 41.93% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 24,117 shares of GE which is valued at $748,351. General Electric Company makes up approx 1.11% of Wunderlich Securities’s portfolio.Stillwater Capital Advisors reduced its stake in GE by selling 9,586 shares or 2.31% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 404,728 shares of GE which is valued at $12,558,710. General Electric Company makes up approx 3.65% of Stillwater Capital Advisors’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.