The reported earnings per share topped the analyst's consensus by $0.15 with the percentage difference between estimated and actual earnings arriving at 4.70%. Essex Financial Services Inc. now owns 12,388 shares of the company's stock worth $691,000 after buying an additional 215 shares during the period. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its position in General Electric Company by 0.6% in the second quarter.
Want to see what other hedge funds are holding EDE? PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 3,267 shares of the company's stock valued at $140,000 after buying an additional 230 shares during the period. CNH Partners LLC now owns 1,713,586 shares of the company's stock valued at $58,211,000 after buying an additional 934,955 shares during the period. The insider owns 1,358,544 shares as of 0.21%, now worth $81933788.64. MA ended last trade at $30.19 a share and the price is up more than -3.70% so far this year. Following the purchase, the insider now directly owns 68,757 shares of the company's stock, valued at $2,037,269.91. BlackRock Fund Advisors increased its position in shares of Portland General Electric Company by 11.9% in the third quarter. After this transaction, the insider's stake stands at 169,697 shares, with a market value of $10234426. Finally, Renaissance Technologies LLC increased its position in shares of Portland General Electric Company by 37.5% in the fourth quarter. OMERS ADMINISTRATION Corp now owns 401,113 shares of the company's stock valued at $13,626,000 after buying an additional 13,320 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 94.37% of the company's stock.
General Motors Company closed its last trading session at $37.43 with the gain of 0.88%.
The share price of the company (NYSE:GE) was up +1.27%, with a high of 30.35 during the day and the volume of General Electric Company shares traded was 36882976.
General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) topped its 52-week high price of $38.38 on Jan 25, 2017 and 52-Week Low Price of $27.34 on Jun 27, 2016. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $30.24 and a 200-day moving average of $30.41.
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General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Friday, January 20th. The company reported $0.46 EPS for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.46. General Electric Company had a return on equity of 15.99% and a net margin of 6.86%. The firm had revenue of $33.10 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $33.67 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.57 EPS. Wolfe Research lowered shares of Portland General Electric Company from a "market perform" rating to an "underperform" rating in a research report on Tuesday, February 21st.
The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, April 25th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, December 1st were issued a dividend of $0.26 per share. This represents a $0.96 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.19%. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, November 29th. General Electric Company's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 106.67%. If you are accessing this article on another website, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of USA and worldwide copyright & trademark laws. Finally, FTB Advisors Inc. raised its position in Portland General Electric Company by 0.7% in the third quarter.
Several equities analysts have recently weighed in on POR shares. Dundee Securities restated a "neutral" rating and set a $20.00 price objective on shares of Empire District Electric Company (The) in a research report on Friday, September 23rd. Zacks Investment Research upgraded General Electric Company from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Thursday, November 24th.
General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) is partnering with AT&T to sell internet-connected sensors to cities in the USA and Mexico. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, twenty have assigned a hold recommendation and two have given a buy recommendation to the company. Barclays PLC set a $36.00 target price on shares of General Electric Company and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research note on Thursday, December 15th.
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