General Electric

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reaffirmed that it expects to earn 37 cents to 39 cents a share in its second quarter, and between $1.55 and $1.70 a share in the full year.

The comments came ahead of a presentation to analysts Friday.

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The shares were up 27 cents, or about 1%, to $30.13 on the Instinet premarket session.