Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 6/15/17, General Electric Co (Symbol: GE) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.24, payable on 7/25/17. As a percentage of GE's recent stock price of $29.05, this dividend works out to approximately 0.83%, so look for shares of General Electric Co to trade 0.83% lower - all else being equal - when GE shares open for trading on 6/15/17.
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from GE is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.30% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of GE shares, versus its 200 day moving average:
Looking at the chart above, GE's low point in its 52 week range is $27.10 per share, with $33.00 as the 52 week high point - that compares with a last trade of $29.01.
According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, GE makes up 9.94% of the iShares Edge MSCI Multifactor Industrials ETF (Symbol: INDF) which is trading relatively unchanged on the day Tuesday.
According to Preferred Stock Channel, there is a series of preferred stock that is senior to GE, which trades under the symbol GE.PRA - more info » .
In Tuesday trading, General Electric Co shares are currently up about 0.4% on the day.