General Price to Earning

GE
 Stock
  

USD 85.47  2.67  3.03%   

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 Earnings Before Interest Taxes and Depreciation Amortization EBITDA is expected to grow to about 2.4 B, whereas Price to Earnings Ratio are forecasted to decline to (15.74) .

General Price to Earning Analysis

General Electric's Price to Earnings ratio is typically used for current valuation of a company and is one of the most popular ratios that investors monitor daily. Holding a low PE stock is less risky because when a company's profitability falls, it is likely that earnings will also go down as well. In other words, if you start from a lower position, your downside risk is limited. There are also some investors who believe that low Price to Earnings ratio reflects the low pricing because a given company is in trouble. On the other hand, a higher PE ratio means that investors are paying more for each unit of profit.
 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
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Market Value Per Share 
Earnings Per Share 
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Current General Electric Price to Earning

    
  23.28 X  
Most of General Electric's fundamental indicators, such as Price to Earning, 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 Price to Earning 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 price to earning 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 price to earning as a starting point in their analysis.
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Generally speaking, the Price to Earnings ratio gives investors an idea of what the market is willing to pay for the company's current earnings.
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General Accumulated Retained Earnings Deficit

Accumulated Retained Earnings Deficit

96.13 Billion

General Electric Accumulated Retained Earnings Deficit are projected to decrease significantly based on the last few years of reporting. The past year's Accumulated Retained Earnings Deficit were at 85.11 Billion
Based on the latest financial disclosure, the price to earning indicator of General Electric is roughly 23.28 times. This is 17.64% higher than that of the Industrials sector and significantly higher than that of the Specialty Industrial Machinery industry. The price to earning for all United States stocks is 18.94% higher than that of the company.

General Price to Earning 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 Price to Earning 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 price to earning 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
Price to Earnings Ratio(15.34) (15.74) 
Earnings Before Interest Taxes and Depreciation Amortization EBITDA2.3 B2.4 B
Earnings before Tax-6.8 B-7 B

General Electric Investors Sentiment

The influence of General Electric's investor sentiment on the probability of its price appreciation or decline could be a good factor in your decision-making process regarding taking a position in General. The overall investor sentiment generally increases the direction of a stock movement in a one-year investment horizon. However, the impact of investor sentiment on the entire stock markets does not have a solid backing from leading economists and market statisticians.
Investor biases related to General Electric's public news can be used to forecast risks associated with investment in General. The trend in average sentiment can be used to explain how an investor holding General can time the market purely based on public headlines and social activities around General Electric. Please note that most equiteis that are difficult to arbitrage are affected by market sentiment the most.
General Electric's market sentiment shows the aggregated news analyzed to detect positive and negative mentions from the text and comments. The data is normalized to provide daily scores for General Electric's and other traded tickers. The bigger the bubble, the more accurate is the estimated score. Higher bars for a given day show more participation in the average General Electric's news discussions. The higher the estimated score, the more favorable is the investor's outlook on General Electric.

General Electric Implied Volatility

    
  22.12  
General Electric's implied volatility exposes the market's sentiment of General Electric stock's possible movements over time. However, it does not forecast the overall direction of its price. In a nutshell, if General Electric's implied volatility is high, the market thinks the stock has potential for high price swings in either direction. On the other hand, the low implied volatility suggests that General Electric stock will not fluctuate a lot when General Electric's options are near their expiration.
Some investors attempt to determine whether the market's mood is bullish or bearish by monitoring changes in market sentiment. Unlike more traditional methods such as technical analysis, investor sentiment usually refers to the aggregate attitude towards General Electric in the overall investment community. So, suppose investors can accurately measure the market's sentiment. In that case, they can use it for their benefit. For example, some tools to gauge market sentiment could be utilized using contrarian indexes, General Electric's short interest history, or implied volatility extrapolated from General Electric options trading.

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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
96.3 B
Quarterly Revenue Growth YOY
0.028
Return On Assets
0.0115
Return On Equity
(0.14) 
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.