General Electric

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General Electric Company
Treddit asNYSEGE
Dow Jones Industrial
Average Component

S&P 500 Component
FoonditSchenectady, New York, U.S.
(1892 (1892))
FoonderThomas Edison, Charles Coffin,
Elihu Thomson, Edwin Houston
HeidquartersFairfield, Connecticut, U.S.[1]
Area served
Key fowk
Jeffrey Immelt
(Chairman & CEO)
ProductsAppliances, aviation,
consumer electronics,
electrical distreibution,
electric motors, energy, finance, gas,
healthcare, lichtin, locomotives,
ile, saftware, watter,
wappens, wind turbines
RevenueIncrease US$123.7 billion (2016)[2]
Increase US$9.03 billion (2016)[2]
Increase US$8.83 billion (2016)[2]
Tot assetsDecrease US$365.2 billion (2016)[2]
Tot equityDecrease US$75.80 billion (2016)[2]
Nummer o employees
333,000 (2016)[2]
SubsidiariesGE Capital, GE Energy,
GE Technology Infrastructure,
GE Home & Business Solutions

General Electric, or GE, is an American multinaitional conglomerate corporation incorporatit in Schenectady, New York an heidquartert in Fairfield, Connecticut, Unitit States.[1][3] The company operates throu five segments: Energy, Technology Infrastructure, Capital Finance an Consumer & Industrial.[4][5]

In 2011, GE ranked amang the Fortune 500 as the 26t-lairgest firm in the U.S. bi gross revenue,[6] as well as the 14t maist profitable.[7] Houiver, the company is currently leetit the 3rd-lairgest in the warld amang the Forbes Global 2000, further metrics bein taken intae accoont.[8] Ither rankins for 2011/2012 include No. 7 company for leaders (Fortune), No. 5 best global brand (Interbrand), No. 63 green company (Newsweek), No. 15 maist admired company (Fortune), an No. 19 maist innovative company (Fast Company).[9]

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  1. a b "GE Fact Sheet: Businesses, Locations, Awards, Leadership". GE company website. Archived frae the original on 4 December 2012. Retrieved 25 Januar 2013.
  2. a b c d e f "Financial Statements for General Electric Company". Google Finance. Retrieved 4 Februar 2017.
  3. "Company Search, EDGAR System, Securities and Exchange Commission". Retrieved 22 December 2009.
  4. "GE Fact Sheet: Businesses, Locations, Awards, Leadership". General Electric. Archived frae the original on 4 December 2012. Retrieved 10 Mey 2011.
  5. Wald, Matthew L. "General Electric Company". The New York Times. Retrieved 10 Mey 2011.
  6. "Fortune 500: GE". Fortune. 2011. Retrieved 17 December 2010.
  7. "Fortune 20 most profitable companies: IBM". Fortune. 2011. Retrieved 17 December 2010.
  8. General Electric, Forbes. Retrieved June 16, 2012
  9. "GE rankings". Ranking the Brands. Archived frae the original on 3 Juin 2011. Retrieved 17 December 2010.