General Electric Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (GE)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for General Electric (NYSE: GE) is tomorrow, September 20, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 17 cents per share. At a price of $22.28 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.1%.

The average volume for General Electric has been 43.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. General Electric has a market cap of $232.82 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 24.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

General Electric Company operates as a technology and financial services company worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.2, above the average industrial industry P/E ratio of 18.5 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates General Electric as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, solid stock price performance, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. You can view the full General Electric Ratings Report.

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