General Electric Company (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 19, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.22 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 25,
2014. Shareholders who purchased GE stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd
quarter that GE has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $26.87, the dividend yield is 3.28%.
The previous trading day's last sale of GE was $26.87,
representing a -4.34% decrease from the 52 week high of $28.09 and
a 18.06% increase over the 52 week low of $22.76.
GE is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such
as Emerson Electric Company (
) and Koninklijke Philips N.V. (
). GE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.32. Zacks Investment Research reports GE's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 2.71%, compared to an
industry average of 10.4%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to GE through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have GE as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Global Industrials ETF (
- iShares Trust Morningstar L V I (
- Vanguard Industrials ETF (
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Industrial (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Industrials Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is JKF with an increase of
7.46% over the last 100 days. EXI has the highest percent weighting
of GE at 7.47%.