General Electric Company (GE)
General Electric Co. is a technology and financial services company that develops and manufactures products for the generation, transmission, distribution, control and utilization of electricity. Its products and services include aircraft engines, power generation, water processing, security technology, medical imaging, business and consumer financing, media content and industrial products. The company operates through eight segments: Power, Oil & Gas, Aviation, Healthcare, Transportation, Appliances & Lighting and GE Capital. The Power segment serves power generation, industrial, government and other customers worldwide with products and services related to energy production. The Oil & Gas segment supplies mission critical equipment for the global oil and gas industry, used in applications spanning the entire value chain from drilling and completion through production, liquefied natural gas and pipeline compression, pipeline inspection, and downstream processing in refineries and petrochemical plants. The Aviation segment products and services include jet engines, aerospace systems and equipment, replacement parts and repair and maintenance services for all categories of commercial aircraft; for a wide variety of military aircraft, including fighters, bombers, tankers and helicopters; for marine applications; and for executive and regional aircraft. The Healthcare segment products include diagnostic imaging systems such as magnetic resonance, computed tomography and positron emission Tomography scanners, X-ray, nuclear imaging, digital mammography and molecular imaging technologies. The Transportation segment engages in global technology and supplier to the railroad, mining, marine and drilling industries. The Appliances & Lighting segment products include major appliances and related services for products such as refrigerators, freezers, electric and gas ranges, cooktops, dishwashers, clothes washers and dryers, microwave ovens, room air conditioners, residential water systems for filtration, softening and heating, and hybrid water heaters. The GE Capital segment offers financial services and products worldwide for businesses of all sizes, services include commercial loans and leases, fleet management, financial programs, credit cards, personal loans and other financial services. The company was founded by Thomas A. Edison in 1878 and is headquartered in Boston, MA.
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Saturday, August 19, 2017
After a week of Trump controversy and the Spain terror attack, China’s Shanghai Composite Index posted strongest weekly gains in four-months as investor optimism over strong corporate earnings and healthy economic fundamentals supported Chinese equities.
Monday, July 10, 2017
• Investors ponder upon relatively hawkish views from the central banks in the US and Europe.
• European markets edge higher as investor sentiment remains largely positive.
• Domestic economic cues direct Asian markets.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
In a webinar hosted at Skaffold in October 2014, financial Journalist Trevor Hoey gave his view on which sectors and stocks have the best growth prospects for Financial Year 2015. Check out the stocks and sectors trevor thinks will deliver impressive growth over the next 12 months.
Friday, October 17, 2014
In this final post of a three part series, financial journalist Trevor Hoey talks about how he analyses market opportunities and what he looks out for. He also shares his strengths and weaknesses and what lessons he has learnt about investing and what he looks out for in CEO statements. He mentions how to look at sectors and the different things to consider when looking at opportunities in a particular sector.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Overnight G8 Education’s (CODE:GEM) Skaffold Score fell from A3 to B3 – a decline in quality of the company’s balance sheet.
A quick check in Skaffold at GEM’s Capital History screen and bingo, there it is. In 2013 GEM had $114 million in debt on its balance sheet and a net debt to equity ratio of 0.06 per cent. Fast-forward six months to the half-year results and debt has more than doubled, to $262 million. GEM’s net debt / equity ratio now stands at 25 per cent.
Debt increases risk, and rising debt ultimately impacts how Skaffold rates the quality of a company’s balance sheet. That’s why GEM’s Skaffold Quality Score fell from A to B.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Stock broker and market commentator Marcus Padley was kind enough to join us for a recent webinar in which he shared his top investment themes for 2015.
Banks, Retirement, Agriculture and Housing are all on Marcus’ radar, what themes are you watching for 2015?
Friday, June 13, 2014
Once regarded as boring and fundamentally defensive, global healthcare stocks have re-emerged over the last few years as a powerhouse for future growth. Even though the S&P 500's healthcare sector is up over 20 per cent in the past year, it continues to offer more compelling entry points than its ASX-listed counterparts.
Given the strong run experienced by healthcare stocks globally, there are few – if any – absolute bargains left to pick off. Nevertheless, when you factor in their potential future upside, they still offer more compelling valuation propositions than their Aussie healthcare stocks. We found 9 future top performers in Skaffold Global.
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Today when you login to Skaffold we’ll take you straight into the members area of the website.
Your personalised homepage is filled with our latest news bites. In the left menu hover over the SKAFFOLD menu to uncover alerts, votes and our neat portfolio import tool.
The button to open Skaffold hasn’t moved; we’ve just renamed it to ‘Open App’.
If you’re new to Skaffold, or haven’t logged in recently, you may have missed these great new features. Check them out.
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
With much of their business model wired to complex actuarial calculations, and their fortunes based on the unknowable frequency of natural (and man-made) disasters – plus the probability of claims against a myriad types of cover, insurance companies are difficult beasts to value and accurately forecast future growth rates.
Even within the sector the key drivers of individual stocks can vary dramatically. For example, while life insurers have suffered from a surge in claims and an increase in consumers cancelling policies, general insurers have benefitted from a lack of natural weather events and strong results from a continued rise in premiums.
Given that insurance is a game of probabilities and pricing, their analysis requires a unique set of evaluation criteria.
Monday, March 24, 2014
If you take the 170-odd stocks that Skaffold currents rates as investment grade (A1, A2, B1 and B2) and then filter those with both a positive safety margin – trading at a discount to their intrinsic value – that are also forecast to grow their intrinsic value, we’re left with only a handful of stock to invest in. All things considered, these are the best quality companies that value investors could justifiably contemplate buying at current levels.
However, it’s important to remember that the share market is a constantly moving feast, and that companies can move in and out of investment grade status, as measured by the Skaffold Score, each reporting season due to any number of macro influences and company specific dynamics.
So with that in mind, we decided to go in search of companies that could potentially be knocking on the door of investment grade status if their fortunes continue to improve.