General Electric Co (GE) Closes 2.1% Down on the Day for January 15

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Dow Jones component General Electric Co (GE) saw its stock move -2.1% to $28.45, representing a per-share move of $0.61, on volume of 49.81 million shares for Friday.

General Electric Co currently has a total float of 10.11 billion shares and moves 54.32 million a day, on average. The stock opened at $28.14 on January 15 and traded between a low of $28.10 and a high of $28.76. The stock now has a 50-day SMA of $30.05 and 200-day SMA of $27.13, and it has a high of $31.49 and low of $19.37 over the last year.

General Electric Co provides services ranging from aircraft engines, power generation, water processing & household appliances to medical imaging, business & consumer financing, media content & industrial products.

Based out of Fairfield, CT, General Electric Co has 305,000 employees and is helmed by CEO Jeffrey R. Immelt.

For a deeper dive into the fundamentals of General Electric Co, check out’s E.V.A. report for GE.


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The history of the index dates all the way back to 1896 when it was first created by Charles Dow, the legendary founding editor of the Wall Street Journal and founder of Dow Jones & Company, and Edward Jones, a statistician. The price-weighted, scaled index has since become a standard part of most major daily news recaps and has seen dozens of different companies pass through its ranks, with only General Electric (GE) remaining on the index since its inception.

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