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General Electric Company (GE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 17, 2015

General Electric Company ( GE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 17, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.23 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 25, 2016. Shareholders who purchased GE prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 5th quarter that GE has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $30.32, the dividend yield is 3.03%.

The previous trading day's last sale of GE was $30.32, representing a -2.16% decrease from the 52 week high of $30.99 and a 56.53% increase over the 52 week low of $19.37.

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 -$.72. Zacks Investment Research reports GE's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as -21.36%, compared to an industry average of .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 Global Industrials ETF ( EXI )
  • iShares Morningstar Large-Cap Value ETF ( JKF )
  • SPDR Select Sector Fund - Industrial ( XLI )
  • iShares U.S. Industrials ETF ( IYJ )
  • Vanguard Industrials ETF - DNQ ( VIS ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XLI with an decrease of -0.17% over the last 100 days. EXI has the highest percent weighting of GE at 8.47%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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