General Electric (GE) dividend stock





  • Yield

     3.77%
  • Dividend

     0.96
  • 5 year dividend growth rate
     9.7%
  • Dividend increased

     5 yrs.
  • Payout ratio

     117%
  • Dividend pay date

     7/25/2017
  • Ex-dividend date

     6/15/2017
  • Uninterrupted
    dividends
     118 yrs.
  • Yield compared to 5 year average
     + 17.8%
  • Dividend payback
    period
     15 yrs.
  • Chowder rule

     13.5
  • Tweed factor

     -17.6
Rating
Overall rating
The overall rating measures the general health and sustainabilty of the company's dividend. It is an average of the five ratings below.





Dividend increased years
This rating looks at the number of years the company has increased their dividend consecutively. 1 star is given for 7 years or below and 5 stars are given for 23 years or more.





Dividend yield
This rating evaluates the size of the yield. 1 star is given for a yield below 0.75% and 5 stars for yields above 6.75%.





Payout ratio
The payout ratio shows how much of the earnings are being paid out as dividends. We award 0 stars for payout ratios above 100% and 5 stars for ratios below 10%.





Dividend growth rate
This rating takes into account the growth of the dividend. Companies that have a dividend growth rate below 1.5% get 1 star while 5 stars are given for rates above 13.5%.





Yield compared to 5 year average
If the current yield is below the 5 year average, it tends to indicate that the stock is cheap. A rating of 0 is given if the current yield is below 0 percent compared to the average and a rating of 5 is given if it's more than 22.5% above.
Relative valuations
Yield compared to 5 year average   
17.8%
Payout ratio compared to 5 year average   
259.6%
P/E compared to 5 year average   
5.2%
Price per book value compared to 5 year average   
59.6%
Price change from 52 week high   
-21.3%
Price change from 50 days average   
-7.3%
Price change from 200 days average   
-12.6%
Price info
Change
0.4363 (1.6839%)


Last price
25.4737 USD


Day range
25.4050 - 25.8500


Year range
25.4050 - 32.3800

Financial health
Current ratio
6.07


Debt/equity ratio
192.15


Cash
10.50B


Debt
198.30B


Credit rating
AA-

Valuation
Price/earning (P/E)
31.03


Price/book (P/B)
3.0318


Forward price/earning (P/E)
14.39


Price/sales (P/S)
1.8904


PEG
1.5000


Market cap
220.88B

Recession performance (2007 - 2009)
1.1200,1.2400,0.8200
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Dvidend growth (annualized)   
-14.4%
2.1700,1.7200,1.0100
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
-31.8%
10 year history
1.1200,1.2400,0.8200,0.4200,0.5800,0.6800,0.7600,0.8800,0.9200,0.9200
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
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  • 11
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  • 15
  • ttm
Dividend growth (annualized)   
-2.2%
2.0000,2.1700,1.7200,1.0100,1.0600,1.2300,1.2900,1.2700,1.5000,-0.6200
  • 06
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
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  • ttm
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
nan%
11.5700,10.5100,11.0000,11.2000,11.7700,11.8200,12.2000,13.4200,11.8600,10.5300
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  • 08
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  • ttm
Book value per share growth (annualized)   
-1.0%
52.3000,69.7000,59.2000,40.0000,47.2000,50.4000,54.3000,59.3000,178.4000,541.2000
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  • 08
  • 09
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  • ttm
Payout ratio growth (annualized)   
29.6%
10.0000,10.0000,10.0000,10.0000,10.0000,10.0000,10.0000,10.0000,10.0000,10.0000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
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  • 15
  • ttm
Shares outstanding growth (annualized)   
0.0%
Other companies in the diversified machinery industry
Company
Div. increase  
Yield
Div. growth
USA   Dover 62 yrs2.12%11.2%
USA   3M Company 59 yrs2.23%15.1%
USA   Nordson 54 yrs0.87%16.9%
USA   Tennant Company 45 yrs1.14%3.3%
USA   Gorman-Rupp Company 44 yrs1.69%8.2%
USA   Illinois Tool Works 43 yrs1.77%9.8%
USA   Donaldson Company 31 yrs1.49%18.6%
USA   Raven Industries 30 yrs1.50%8.2%
Company profile
Empoloyees
305,000


Sector


Website


Founded


Industry


SEC filings




General Electric Company operates as an infrastructure and financial services company worldwide. The company?s Power and Water segment offers gas, steam and aeroderivative turbines, nuclear reactors, generators, combined cycle systems, controls, and related services: wind turbines: and water treatme...
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Address:
3135 Easton Turnpike, Fairfield, CT, 06828-0001

Phone:
+1 203 373-2211
General Electric has a dividend of 0.96 USD and their yield is 3.77%. The dividend has been raised for 5 years in a row (since 2012). The payout ratio of GE is 117%, based on an EPS of 0.821 and a dividend of 0.96. If their dividend growth rate stays the same, the dividend payback period would be 15 years. Their dividend has been growing by 9.7% a year for the last 5 years (on average). The ex-dividend date for GE is 6/15/2017, and 7/25/2017 is their dividend pay date. This US company was founded in and has 305,000 employees. They are in the industrial goods sector and the diversified machinery industry. We have awarded the company a dividend rating of 2.2 out of 5 stars.






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