General Debt to Equity

GE
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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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The current year Long Term Debt to Equity is expected to grow to 0.79. The current year Debt to Equity Ratio is expected to grow to 0.90.

General Debt to Equity Analysis

General Electric's Debt to Equity is calculated by dividing the Total Debt of a company by its Equity. If the debt exceeds equity of a company, then the creditors have more stakes in a firm than the stockholders. In other words, Debt to Equity ratio provides analysts with insights about composition of both equity and debt, and its influence on the valuation of the company.
 2019 2020 2021 2022 (projected)
Interest Expense2.93 B2.07 B1.88 B1.93 B
Gross Profit25.37 B17.96 B20.3 B25.03 B
D/E 
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Total Debt 
Total Equity 
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Current General Electric Debt to Equity

    
  1.00 %  
Most of General Electric's fundamental indicators, such as Debt to Equity, 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 Debt to Equity Driver Correlations

Understanding the fundamental principles of building solid financial models for General Electric is extremely important. It helps to project a fair market value of Ford stock properly, considering its historical fundamentals such as Debt to Equity. Since General Electric's main accounts across its financial reports are all linked and dependent on each other, it is essential to analyze all possible correlations between related accounts. However, instead of reviewing all of General Electric's historical financial statements, investors can examine the correlated drivers to determine its overall health. This can be effectively done using a conventional correlation matrix of General Electric's interrelated accounts and indicators.

General Debt to Equity 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 debt to equity 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 debt to equity as a starting point in their analysis.
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High Debt to Equity ratio typically indicates that a firm has been borrowing aggressively to finance its growth and as a result may experience a burden of additional interest expense. This may reduce earnings or future growth. On the other hand a small D/E ratio may indicate that a company is not taking enough advantage from financial leverage. Debt to Equity ratio measures how the company is leveraging borrowing against the capital invested by the owners.
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General Shareholders Equity

Shareholders Equity

41.37 Billion

General Electric Shareholders Equity is projected to decrease significantly based on the last few years of reporting. The past year's Shareholders Equity was at 40.31 Billion
According to the company disclosure, General Electric has a Debt to Equity of 1.004%. This is 98.67% lower than that of the Industrial Conglomerates sector and significantly higher than that of the Industrials industry. The debt to equity for all United States stocks is 97.94% higher than that of the company.

General Debt to Equity 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 Debt to Equity 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 debt to equity 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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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
Long Term Debt to Equity 0.76  0.79 
Debt to Equity Ratio 0.87  0.90 
Average Equity36.2 B53.8 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.