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]
Aurie 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. 1.0 1.1 "GE Fact Sheet: Businesses, Locations, Awards, Leadership". GE company website. Retrieved January 25, 2013.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 "Financial Statements for General Electric Company". Google Finance. Retrieved February 4, 2017.
  3. "Company Search, EDGAR System, Securities and Exchange Commission". Retrieved December 22, 2009.
  4. "GE Fact Sheet: Businesses, Locations, Awards, Leadership". General Electric. Retrieved May 10, 2011.
  5. Wald, Matthew L. "General Electric Company". The New York Times. Retrieved May 10, 2011.
  6. "Fortune 500: GE". Fortune. 2011. Retrieved December 17, 2010.
  7. "Fortune 20 most profitable companies: IBM". Fortune. 2011. Retrieved December 17, 2010.
  8. General Electric, Forbes. Retrieved June 16, 2012
  9. "GE rankings". Ranking the Brands. Retrieved December 17, 2010.