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General Electric Company
Public
Tradit as NYSEGE
Dow Jones Industrial
Average Component

S&P 500 Component
Industry Conglomerate
Foondit Schenectady, New York, U.S.
(1892 (1892))
Foonder Thomas Edison, Charles Coffin,
Elihu Thomson, Edwin Houston
Heidquarters Fairfield, Connecticut, U.S.[1]
Aurie served
Warldwide
Key fowk
Jeffrey Immelt
(Chairman & CEO)
Products Appliances, aviation,
consumer electronics,
electrical distreibution,
electric motors, energy, finance, gas,
healthcare, lichtin, locomotives,
ile, saftware, watter,
weapons, wind turbines
Revenue Increase US$123.7 billion (2016)[2]
Increase US$9.03 billion (2016)[2]
Increase US$8.83 billion (2016)[2]
Tot assets Decrease US$365.2 billion (2016)[2]
Tot equity Decrease US$75.80 billion (2016)[2]
Nummer o employees
333,000 (2016)[2]
Subsidiaries GE Capital, GE Energy,
GE Technology Infrastructure,
GE Home & Business Solutions
Wabsteid GE.com

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 through 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] However, 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 Januar 25, 2013. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 "Financial Statements for General Electric Company". Google Finance. Retrieved Februar 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 Mey 10, 2011. 
  5. Wald, Matthew L. "General Electric Company". The New York Times. Retrieved Mey 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.