1. As of noon trading, General Electric ( GE) is up $0.12 (0.55) to $22.07 on average volume Thus far, 22.5 million shares of General Electric exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 39.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $21.97-$22.21 after having opened the day at $22.00 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $21.95.

General Electric Company operates as an infrastructure and financial services company worldwide. General Electric has a market cap of $227.7 billion and is part of the industrial industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.2, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 4.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

TheStreet Ratings rates General Electric as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, revenue growth and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full General Electric Ratings Report now.

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A reminder about TheStreet Ratings group: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model.
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