General Electric Company (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 20, 2014. A cash
dividend payment of $0.22 per share is scheduled to be paid on
April 25, 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 same period a year ago.
The previous trading day's last sale of GE was $25.65,
representing a -8.69% decrease from the 52 week high of $28.09 and
a 21.51% increase over the 52 week low of $21.11.
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 $1.36. Zacks Investment Research reports GE's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 3.4%, compared to an industry
average of -.9%.
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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 XLI with an increase of
9.26% over the last 100 days. EXI has the highest percent weighting
of GE at 7.8%.