General Electric Company (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 19, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.22 per share is scheduled to be paid on
January 27, 2014. Shareholders who purchased GE stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
represents an 15.79% increase over the prior quarter. At the
current stock price of $27.03, the dividend yield is 3.26%.
The previous trading day's last sale of GE was $27.03,
representing a -1.71% decrease from the 52 week high of $27.50 and
a 33.42% increase over the 52 week low of $20.26.
GE is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such
as Siemens AG (
) and Emerson Electric Company (
). GE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.33. Zacks Investment Research reports GE's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 7.78%, compared to an
industry average of -5.6%.
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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 VIS with an increase of
12.12% over the last 100 days. EXI has the highest percent
weighting of GE at 7.9%.