General Electric (NYSE: GE ) delivered an early holiday present to income investors on Friday: The company plans to raise its dividend by 5% in 2015, which will increase the quarterly payout from $0.22 to $0.23 per share starting in January.
Last week, I wrote an article on General Electric (NYSE:GE) that explained my concerns about how lower oil could adversely impact the company. On Tuesday evening, GE offered weak 2015 guidance, driven mainly by weaker results from its oil and gas unit.
The market has shrugged at General Electric's (NYSE: GE ) accomplishments so far in 2014: The manufacturer's shares are down 7% even as it has posted three strong quarters of financial performance, negotiated a savvy blockbuster acquisition, and ...
When we hear about or talk about the American conglomerate General Electric (NYSE: GE ) , we tend to think of its manufacturing roots, its engineering culture, or its large banking or energy businesses.