General Electric Company (GE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 14, 2018

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General Electric Company ( GE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 14, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 25, 2018. Shareholders who purchased GE prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that GE has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $12.61, the dividend yield is 3.81%.

The previous trading day's last sale of GE was $12.61, representing a -49.98% decrease from the 52 week high of $25.21 and a 5.61% increase over the 52 week low of $11.94.

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 -$.99. Zacks Investment Research reports GE's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as -8.57%, compared to an industry average of 11.5%.

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:

  • iShares Trust ( IYJ )
  • Invesco Russell Top 200 Pure Value ETF ( PXLV )
  • iShares Global Industrials ETF ( EXI )
  • VanEck Vectors Morningstar Wide Moat ETF ( MOAT )
  • iShares iBonds Mar 2023 Term Corporate ex-Financials ETF ( IBCE ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is MOAT with an increase of 11% over the last 100 days. IYJ has the highest percent weighting of GE at 2.98%.

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