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Under long-serving CEO Jeff Immelt, GE continues its major transformation to refocus on its bedrock industrial businesses and distance itself from the legacy of Immelt’s legendary predecessor, Jack Welch. The company faced headwinds in 2016 and earnings for its Oil and Gas business dropped 37% year over year as the rest of the portfolio rose 8%. “We simply couldn’t outrun pressure in resource markets,” Immelt acknowledged, even though the company’s greatest race is to turn its staple industrial businesses, from locomotives to jet engines, into high-growth opportunities. GE was founded in 1892 and is headquartered in Boston.

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CEO

Jeffrey R. Immelt

CEO Title

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Sector

Industrials

Industry

Industrial Machinery

HQ Location

Boston, MA

Website

Years on Fortune 500 List

23

Employees

295,000

Includes revenues from discontinued operations. Profile provided by S&P Global.
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Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)
$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$126,661-9.8%
Profits ($M)$8,831.0
Assets ($M)$365,183
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$75,828
Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)$259,520
Profit Ratios
Profit as % of Revenues7.0%
Profits as % of Assets2.4%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity11.6%
Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)
Earnings Per Share ($)0.89
EPS % Change (from 2015)-
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)-6.3%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)-7.8%
Total Return
Total Return to Investors (2016)4.6%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)15.8%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)2.0%
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