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Standpoint Research analysts disclosed their opinion on General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) recently. Looking ahead, analysts on average predict that earnings for the current quarter would come in in the range of $0.16 to $0.27. Going forward, the company's aggressive restructuring actions and strategic divestures are expected to boost margins.

The company reported its EPS on 02/07/2017. "Also, currency fluctuations, stiff competition and escalating restructuring charges also pose as concerns". Other firms include Standpoint Research giving Sell rating on 22-Jul-16. The analysts believe that the company stock price could grow as high as $70. According to a research note disclosed on April 04, 2016, analysts at Bernstein have lowered their rating on these shares from Outperform to Mkt Perform. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, sixteen have assigned a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock.

General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) stock is presently standing at about $30.19 and lots of equity research firms seem to have a target price set on the stock.

Digging a bit further, company shares have been noted -6.63% off the 52 week high and 8.46% away from the 52 week low. The stock has a market cap of $38.94 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 24.489 and a beta of 1.17. The firm's 50-day moving average is $60.05 and its 200 day moving average is $55.19. (NYSE:EMR) declined -0.52% to $60.10. The company reported the earnings of $1.28/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $1.17/share. The 52 week high/low of a stock represents the highest or lowest that a stock has traded in the previous year. General Electric Company had a return on equity of 15.99% and a net margin of 6.86%. The company earned $3.20 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.17 billion. The low EPS estimate is $-0.05, while the high EPS estimate is $0.03. The third largest holder is Blackrock Institutional Trust Company, N.A., which now holds $1.03 billion worth of this stock and that ownership represents almost 2.65% of its market capitalization. Investors of record on Friday, February 17th will be given a dividend of $0.48 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 23rd.

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The company's current P/E Ratio is 6.39. The stock was sold at an average price of $29.56, for a total transaction of $4,719,608.72. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.

A number of other hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Hyman Charles D increased its stake in shares of Emerson Electric Company by 0.7% in the second quarter. Fisher Asset Management LLC now owns 31,455,841 shares of the company's stock worth $931,722,000 after buying an additional 140,857 shares during the period. Synovus Financial Corp increased its stake in shares of Emerson Electric Company by 5.3% in the second quarter. The stock is now moving above its 20-Day Simple Moving Average of -0.96% with the 50-Day Simple Moving Average of -0.96 percent. Haverford Trust Co.'s holdings in Emerson Electric Company were worth $2,229,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. When we look at the Volatility of the company, Week Volatility is at 1.43% whereas Month Volatility is at 1.44%. The company's outstanding shares are 242.42 Million. The company maintains price to book ratio of 3.48 vs.an industry average at 1.76. The price to earnings growth ratio is a stock's price to earnings ratio divided by the growth rate of its earnings for a specific time period.

Emerson Electric Co is a diversified global manufacturing company, which provides solutions to customers by bringing technology and engineering together in the industrial, commercial and consumer markets around the world.

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