General Electric Co. (NYSE:GE) has decided to invest $7.5 million in Nanosonics Ltd. to aid the Australian-located healthcare specialist improve further and supply an ultrasound disinfecting system.
Nanosonics, which makes products utilized to limit infections, made its Trophon EPR product to lower infections founded between patients from ultrasound transducers. GE operated with the firm in 2006 to back justification of the product, and it got FDA approval in 2011.
GE reported that the investment supports the firm’s portfolio of ultrasound technologies, services and software and would expand GE’s sales footstep in Japan and other locations.
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General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) after opening at $19.48 hit high price of $19.60 and then trading at $19.48 by plunging -1.67% at 10:35AM EDT and on current session volume of 13.10 million shares is lower than its average volume of 54.17 million shares.
The stock price volatility was 1.86% for a week and 1.93% for a month as well as price volatility’s Average True Range for 14 days was 0.39 and its beta remained 1.59.
The liquidity measure in recent quarter results of the company was recorded current ratio as flat and on the other side the debt to equity ratio was 3.69 and long-term debt to equity ratio also remained 2.54. The Company had total cash at hand $83.65 billion and a book value per share as $11.32 in the most recent quarter.
GE generated revenue of 144.15 billion in the following twelve months and earned $12.98 billion. The Company showed a positive 9.84% in the net profit margin and as well as in its operating margin which remained 11.52%. Company’s annual sales growth for the past five year was -0.57%.
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