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General Electric
General Electric
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Financials: Latest Results
Rank: 8
Previous rank: 6
CEO: Jeffrey R. Immelt

America's biggest industrial company is feeling the pain from the slowdown in U.S. and European manufacturing. Early this year, that sluggish growth hurt the company's power and water unit, as struggling U.S. and European manufacturers purchased fewer GE generators. Given that trend, GE must figure out how to squeeze more profits out of other sections of its business such as aviation, and its financing arm GE Capital. It is also increasing investments in manufacturing tied to the oil and gas industry. This year, it paid almost $3 billion for oilfield pump maker Lufkin Industries.

Headquarters:
3135 Easton Turnpike
Fairfield, CT. 06828
203-373-2211
Website: www.ge.com
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Key financials
$ millions
% change from 2011
Revenues
146,874
-0.5
Profits
13,641
-3.6
Assets
685,328
Stockholder's equity
123,026
Market cap (on 3/29/2013)
240,408
Profits as % of
Revenues
9.3
Assets
2
Stockholders' equity
11.1
Earnings per share
2012$
1.29
% change from 2011
4.9
2002-2012 annual growth rate %
-0.9
Total return to investors
%
2012
21.2
2002-2012 annual rate
1.9
From the May 20, 2013 issue

Notes:
Includes revenues from discontinued operations.
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