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USD 85.97  0.31  0.36%   

General Electric fundamentals help investors to digest information that contributes to General Electric's financial success or failures. It also enables traders to predict the movement of General Stock. The fundamental analysis module provides a way to measure General Electric's intrinsic value by examining its available economic and financial indicators, including the cash flow records, the balance sheet account changes, the income statement patterns, and various microeconomic indicators and financial ratios related to General Electric stock.
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General Electric Free Cash Flow is projected to decrease significantly based on the last few years of reporting. The past year's Free Cash Flow was at 2.14 Billion.

General Cash and Equivalents Analysis

General Electric's Cash or Cash Equivalents are the most liquid of all assets found on the company's balance sheet. It is used in calculating many of the firm's liquidity ratios and is a good indicator of the overall financial health of a company. Companies with a lot of cash are usually attractive takeover targets. Cash Equivalents are balance sheet items that are typically reported using currency printed on notes.

General Electric Cash and Equivalents

16.18 Billion

Cash 
 = 
Bank Deposits 
+  
Liquidities 
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Current General Electric Cash and Equivalents

    
  15.77 B  
Most of General Electric's fundamental indicators, such as Cash and Equivalents, are part of a valuation analysis module that helps investors searching for stocks that are currently trading at higher or lower prices than their real value. If the real value is higher than the market price, General Electric is considered to be undervalued, and we provide a buy recommendation. Otherwise, we render a sell signal.

General Cash and Equivalents Historical Pattern

Today, most investors in General Electric Stock are looking for potential investment opportunities by analyzing not only static indicators but also various General Electric's growth ratios. Consistent increases or drops in fundamental ratios usually indicate a possible pattern that can be successfully translated into profits. However, when comparing two companies, knowing each company's cash and equivalents growth rates may not be enough to decide which company is a better investment. That's why investors frequently use a static breakdown of General Electric cash and equivalents as a starting point in their analysis.
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Cash equivalents represent current assets that are easily convertible to cash such as short term bonds, savings account, money market funds, or certificate of deposits (CDs). One of the important consideration companies make when classifying assets as cash equivalent is that investments they report on their balance sheets under current assets should have almost no risk of change in value over the next few months (usually three months).
Compare to competition

In accordance with the recently published financial statements, General Electric has 15.77 B in Cash and Equivalents. This is much higher than that of the Industrial Conglomerates sector and significantly higher than that of the Industrials industry. The cash and equivalents for all United States stocks is significantly lower than that of the firm.

General Cash and Equivalents Peer Comparison

Stock peer comparison is one of the most widely used and accepted methods of equity analyses. It analyses General Electric's direct or indirect competition against its Cash and Equivalents to detect undervalued stocks with similar characteristics or determine the stocks which would be a good addition to a portfolio. Peer analysis of General Electric could also be used in its relative valuation, which is a method of valuing General Electric by comparing valuation metrics of similar companies.
General Electric is currently under evaluation in cash and equivalents category among related companies.

General Electric Current Valuation Drivers

We derive many important indicators used in calculating different scores of General Electric from analyzing General Electric's financial statements. These drivers represent accounts that assess General Electric's ability to generate profits relative to its revenue, operating costs, and shareholders' equity. Below are some of General Electric's important valuation drivers and their relationship over time.
201720182019202020212022 (projected)
Net Income Per Employee(18.49 K)(78.99 K)(24.29 K)32.69 K(38.81 K)(39.83 K)
Revenue Per Employee390.07 K429.74 K464.46 K456.33 K441.64 K493.47 K
Average Assets363.6 B330.91 B288.84 B257.26 B229.68 B319.62 B
Earnings Before Interest Taxes and Depreciation Amortization EBITDA7 B(4.76 B)10.97 B17.02 B2.34 B2.4 B
Earnings Before Interest Taxes and Depreciation Amortization USD(443 M)(10.91 B)2.04 B10.75 B(1.92 B)(1.97 B)
Earnings before Tax(11.29 B)(22.26 B)(4.43 B)5.22 B(6.81 B)(6.99 B)
Average Equity70.2 B43.37 B31.81 B34.44 B36.21 B53.82 B
Enterprise Value247.87 B153.88 B166.07 B134.91 B141.67 B217.48 B
Free Cash Flow4.99 B2.12 B6.62 B2.04 B2.14 B2.19 B
Invested Capital355.63 B337.4 B204 B204.78 B130.82 B134.27 B
Invested Capital Average357.55 B333.02 B285.22 B247.23 B173.27 B177.83 B
Market Capitalization151.33 B65.84 B97.47 B94.61 B103.74 B133.22 B
Tangible Asset Value265 B264.92 B227.79 B221.02 B163.36 B247.39 B

General Electric ESG Sustainability

Some studies have found that companies with high sustainability scores are getting higher valuations than competitors with lower social-engagement activities. While most ESG disclosures are voluntary and do not directly affect the long term financial condition, General Electric's sustainability indicators can be used to identify proper investment strategies using environmental, social, and governance scores that are crucial to General Electric's managers, analysts, and investors.
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General Fundamentals

About General Electric Fundamental Analysis

The Macroaxis Fundamental Analysis modules help investors analyze General Electric's financials across various querterly and yearly statements, indicators and fundamental ratios. We help investors to determine the real value of General Electric using virtually all public information available. We use both quantitative as well as qualitative analysis to arrive at the intrinsic value of General Electric based on its fundamental data. In general, a quantitative approach, as applied to this company, focuses on analyzing financial statements comparatively, whereas a qaualitative method uses data that is important to a company's growth but cannot be measured and presented in a numerical way.
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Last ReportedProjected for 2022
Cash and Equivalents15.8 B16.2 B
Cash and Equivalents Turnover 2.83  2.41 
Free Cash Flow2.1 B2.2 B

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Is General Electric's industry expected to grow? Or is there an opportunity to expand the business' product line in the future? Factors like these will boost the valuation of General Electric. If investors know General will grow in the future, the company's valuation will be higher. The financial industry is built on trying to define current growth potential and future valuation accurately. All the valuation information about General Electric listed above have to be considered, but the key to understanding future value is determining which factors weigh more heavily than others.
Quarterly Earnings Growth YOY
3.95
Market Capitalization
93.6 B
Quarterly Revenue Growth YOY
0.028
Return On Assets
0.0115
Return On Equity
(15.00) 
The market value of General Electric is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of General that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of General Electric's value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is General Electric's true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because General Electric's market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect General Electric's underlying business (such as a pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between General Electric's value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine General Electric value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, General Electric's price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.