# General Retained Earnings

GE | Stock | ## USD 85.97 0.31 0.36% |

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## General Retained Earnings Analysis

General Electric's Retained Earnings is a balance sheet account that refers to the portion of company income that is retained by the firm. In other words, it is a part of earnings that is not paid out as dividends or otherwise distributed to owners. Retained Earnings are calculated by adding net income to last period retained earnings and subtracting any dividends paid to owners. 2019 | 2020 | 2021 | 2022 (projected) | |

Interest Expense | 2.93 B | 2.07 B | 1.88 B | 1.93 B |

Gross Profit | 25.37 B | 17.96 B | 20.3 B | 25.03 B |

Retained Earnings | = | Beginning RE + Income | - | Dividends |

## Current General Electric Retained Earnings | 100.58 B |

Most of General Electric's fundamental indicators, such as Retained Earnings, 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 Retained Earnings 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 retained earnings 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 retained earnings as a starting point in their analysis.

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Retained Earnings shows how the firm utilizes its profits over time. In simple terms, investors can think of retained earnings as the amount of profit the company has reinvested in the business since its inceptions. However the methodology to make a decision over how much profit to retain is different between companies in different industries. For example, growing industries tend to retain more of their earnings than more matured industries as they need more assets investment to sustain their growth.

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## General Accumulated Retained Earnings Deficit

## Accumulated Retained Earnings Deficit | ## 96.13 Billion |

Based on the latest financial disclosure, General Electric has a Retained Earnings of 100.58

**B**. This is much higher than that of the Industrial Conglomerates sector and significantly higher than that of the Industrials industry. The retained earnings for all United States stocks is significantly lower than that of the firm.## General Retained Earnings 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 Retained Earnings 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 retained earnings 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.

2017 | 2018 | 2019 | 2020 | 2021 | 2022 (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 Employee | 390.07 K | 429.74 K | 464.46 K | 456.33 K | 441.64 K | 493.47 K | |

Average Assets | 363.6 B | 330.91 B | 288.84 B | 257.26 B | 229.68 B | 319.62 B | |

Earnings Before Interest Taxes and Depreciation Amortization EBITDA | 7 B | (4.76 B) | 10.97 B | 17.02 B | 2.34 B | 2.4 B | |

Earnings Before Interest Taxes and Depreciation Amortization USD | (443 M) | (10.91 B) | 2.04 B | 10.75 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 Equity | 70.2 B | 43.37 B | 31.81 B | 34.44 B | 36.21 B | 53.82 B | |

Enterprise Value | 247.87 B | 153.88 B | 166.07 B | 134.91 B | 141.67 B | 217.48 B | |

Free Cash Flow | 4.99 B | 2.12 B | 6.62 B | 2.04 B | 2.14 B | 2.19 B | |

Invested Capital | 355.63 B | 337.4 B | 204 B | 204.78 B | 130.82 B | 134.27 B | |

Invested Capital Average | 357.55 B | 333.02 B | 285.22 B | 247.23 B | 173.27 B | 177.83 B | |

Market Capitalization | 151.33 B | 65.84 B | 97.47 B | 94.61 B | 103.74 B | 133.22 B | |

Tangible Asset Value | 265 B | 264.92 B | 227.79 B | 221.02 B | 163.36 B | 247.39 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.Environment Score | Governance Score | Social Score |

## General Fundamentals

Return On Equity | (15.00) % | |||

Return On Asset | 0.0115 % | |||

Profit Margin | (0.08) % | |||

Operating Margin | 0.05 % | |||

Current Valuation | 107.83 B | |||

Shares Outstanding | 1.09 B | |||

Shares Owned by Insiders | 0.21 % | |||

Shares Owned by Institutions | 71.83 % | |||

Number of Shares Shorted | 12.36 M | |||

Price to Earning | 23.28 X | |||

Price to Book | 3.06 X | |||

Price to Sales | 1.25 X | |||

Revenue | 74.2 B | |||

Gross Profit | 18.41 B | |||

EBITDA | (1.92 B) | |||

Net Income | (6.52 B) | |||

Cash and Equivalents | 15.77 B | |||

Cash per Share | 14.82 X | |||

Total Debt | 30.82 B | |||

Debt to Equity | 1.00 % | |||

Current Ratio | 1.10 X | |||

Book Value Per Share | 28.80 X | |||

Cash Flow from Operations | 3.33 B | |||

Short Ratio | 1.87 X | |||

Earnings Per Share | (5.53) X | |||

Price to Earnings To Growth | 0.80 X | |||

Target Price | 85.82 | |||

Number of Employees | 168 K | |||

Beta | 1.22 | |||

Market Capitalization | 93.6 B | |||

Total Asset | 198.87 B | |||

Retained Earnings | 100.58 B | |||

Working Capital | 43.8 B | |||

Current Asset | 151.99 B | |||

Current Liabilities | 108.2 B | |||

Z Score | 1.2 | |||

Annual Yield | 0.0036 % | |||

Five Year Return | 1.75 % | |||

Net Asset | 198.87 B | |||

Last Dividend Paid | 0.32 |

## 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.

Please read more on our fundamental analysis page.Last Reported | Projected for 2022 | ||

Accumulated Retained Earnings Deficit | 85.1 B | 96.1 B | |

Earnings Before Interest Taxes and Depreciation Amortization EBITDA | 2.3 B | 2.4 B | |

Earnings before Tax | -6.8 B | -7 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.