General Electric to slice up its empire

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The dividend cut, only GE's second since the Great Depression, shows the depths of the iconic company's financial problems.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the company. Flaharty Asset Management LLC acquired a new position in General Electric during the 1st quarter worth approximately $226,000. The firm owned 142,125 shares of the conglomerate's stock after selling 18,586 shares during the quarter. The stock was acquired at an average price of $24.56 per share, for a total transaction of $2,456,000.00.

The rough year for General Electric shareholders will not end anytime soon as the company's turnaround plan did not meet expectations, according to Wall Street analysts.

General Electric Co. has a 52-week low of $27.10 and a 52-week high of $33.00.

The stock decreased 7.17% or $1.47 during the last trading session, reaching $19.02. Lpl Financial Ltd Liability Company owns 37,952 shares. Many companies are increasing them because the USA economy is healthy and the stock market is booming. General Electric Co. The company's 50-day moving average is $30.61 and its 200 day moving average is $30.59. The stock of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) has "Sell" rating given on Friday, July 22 by Standpoint Research. The conglomerate reported $0.29 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.49 by ($0.20). The company had revenue of $29.30 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $29.64 billion. General Electric's revenue for the quarter was up 11.5% compared to the same quarter past year.

In addition to its cost-cutting measures, GE forecast full-year 2018 adjusted earnings of $1 to $1.07 a share, well below the $1.18 that Wall Street was expecting.

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GE has been the subject of several analyst reports. Moreover, Edmp Inc. has 3.7% invested in the company for 121,086 shares. S&P Research maintained General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) rating on Tuesday, October 20. RBC Capital Markets has "Buy" rating and $3500 target. Stifel Nicolaus' price objective indicates a potential upside of 21.18% from the stock's current price. Supplemental Annuity Collective Of Nj has 1.33% invested in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE). It also reduced its holding in Lyondellbasell Industries N (NYSE:LYB) by 190,595 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 8,099 shares, and cut its stake in Nxp Semiconductors N V (NASDAQ:NXPI). Commonwealth Equity Serv Inc owns 35,885 shares. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink.

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