General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) moved down to record low in around a year after lowering its 2012 sales goal amid lower finance-business revenue and announcing weaker Q3 demand for few industrial tools.
The Fairfield, Connecticut-based GE reported that full-year sales will move up almost 3% instead of the 5% anticipated previous month, with GE Capital revenue plunging by 10%. The company reported that quarterly sales moved up 3% to $36.3 billion, short of the $36.9 billion median analyst forecast. General Electric reported that adjusted profit of 36 cents per share matched anticipations.
GE reported that adjusted earnings from continuing operations moved up 10% to $3.8 billion. Net income for the parent corporation moved up 49% to $3.49 billion or 33 cents per share from $2.34 billion or 22 cents per share in previous year.
Shifting reader’s focus to broader market, let us consider market performance of other stocks that significantly affect same sector. Siemens AG (ADR) (NYSE:SI) fell -2.07% to settle at $101.00, United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) moved down -1.57% to end at $77.99 while Koninklijke Philips Electronics NV (ADR) (NYSE:PHG) dropped -2.26% to finish at $24.60 on Friday.
General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) last session’s volume of 107.88 million shares was surprisingly higher than its average volume of 48.39 million shares. The stock after opening at $22.51 hit high price of $22.53 and then closed at $22.03 by scoring -3.42%.
The liquidity measure in recent quarter results of the company was the debt to equity ratio was 3.57 and long-term debt to equity ratio remained at 2.52. The Company had total cash of $74.30 million at hand and a book value per share as $11.38 in the most recent quarter.
The stock’s price volatility was 1.49 % for a week and 1.34% for a month as well as price volatility’s Average True Range for 14 days was 0.35 and its beta remained at 1.61.
GE generated revenue of $145.02 billion in the previous twelve months and earned $13.16 billion. The Company showed a positive 9.83% in the net profit margin as well as in its operating margin which remained at 11.23%. Company’s annual sales growth for the past five years was -0.57%.
DO NOT TRADE ANY STOCK WITHOUT LEVEL 2 STOCK QUOTES! QuoteDaddy.com delivers it's user with the most in-depth Level 2 Quotation System available on the Planet! NO Downloads, NO Widgets, NO Plugins required! Stay on TOP of your trades with QuoteDaddy.com! CLICK HERE TO START YOUR FREE 30-DAY TRIAL