General Electric Company (GE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 19, 2018

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General Electric Company ( GE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 19, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.01 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 25, 2019. Shareholders who purchased GE prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -91.67% decrease from the prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $7.15, the dividend yield is .56%.

The previous trading day's last sale of GE was $7.15, representing a -63.12% decrease from the 52 week high of $19.39 and a 7.36% increase over the 52 week low of $6.66.

GE is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as Sony Corp Ord ( SNE ) and Emerson Electric Company ( EMR ). GE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$3.82. Zacks Investment Research reports GE's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as -36.33%, compared to an industry average of 11.4%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the GE Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to GE through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have GE as a top-10 holding:

  • SPDR Select Sector Fund - Industrial ( XLI )
  • Fidelity MSCI Industrials Index ETF ( FIDU )
  • iShares Global Industrials ETF ( EXI )
  • John Hancock Multifactor Industrials ETF ( JHMI )
  • Vanguard Industrials ETF ( VIS ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is JHMI with an decrease of -11.17% over the last 100 days. XLI has the highest percent weighting of GE at 3.06%.

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