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Traded as NYSE: GE
Industry Diversified Machinery
Founded 1906, Wabash, Indiana, US
Headquarters Fairfield, CT 068228, US
CEO
Mr. Jeffrey R. Immelt
Revenue US$ 117.386 billion
Operating income
US$ 11.649 billion
Net income
US$ 1.700 billion
Total assets US$ 170.827 billion
Total equity US$ 98.274 billion
Number of employees
333.000
Website ge.com
Source http://www.ge.com/investor-relations/investor-services/personal-investing/annual-reports

About:

General Electric Company,

is one of the largest conglomerates in the world which includes energy, transport, health and finance. GE consists of the following business units: GE Power, GE Oil and Gas, GE Energy Connections, GE Healthcare, GE Lightning and GE Capital. With a revenue of 117.386 billion US $ and 333,000 employees worldwide, including 80.000 in Europe, GE is ranked 11th on the Fortune 500 list. Its Headquarter is located in Boston, Massachusetts.

The history of GE ranges back to Thomas Edison, who combined different companies under the Edison General Electric Company in 1890. Which merged in with his biggest competitor, the Thomas-Houston Electric Company to General Electric Company headquartered in Schenectady, NY. GE is still the only company that was among the first 12 residentially founded companies in the Dow Jones Index in 1896 and is to this day included in the index.

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