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General Electric Company (GE) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review


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Publisher GlobalData
Date of Report Apr 15, 2011
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General Electric Company (GE) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Summary

General Electric Company (GE) is a US-based conglomerate. It operates diversified business such as technology, media and financial services. The company's product portfolio comprises a wide range of products and services, including aircraft engines, power generation, water processing, lighting and security technology, medical imaging, business and consumer financing, media content, and industrial products. GE has operations spread across 100 countries wordwide. It operates through five business segments, namely, Energy Infrastructure; Technology Infrastructure; NBC Universal; Capital Finance; and Consumer & Industrial. GE is headquartered at Fairfield in Connecticut, the US.

General Electric Company Key Recent Developments…

Mar 31, 2011: GE Technology Provides Two South African Projects With Onsite Power
Mar 31, 2011: Association Of Four German Utilities Selects GE’s 109FB Combined-Cycle Technology For Mittelsburen Power Plant
Mar 28, 2011: Constellation Energy To Use GE's Proficy SmartSignal Solutions To Monitor Mission-Critical Assets And Balance-Of-Plant Equipment
Mar 22, 2011: GE Appoints Karl S. Fessenden As Vice President Of Power Generation Services And Energy Services
Mar 22, 2011: GE Intelligent Platforms Announces Proficy For Water InfoCenter

This comprehensive SWOT profile of General Electric Company provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:

- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.

Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company

Key benefits of buying this profile include:

You get detailed information about the company and its operations to identify potential customers and suppliers.
- The profile analyzes the company’s business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.

Understand and respond to your competitors’ business structure and strategies, and capitalize on their weaknesses. Stay up to date on the major developments affecting the company.
- The company’s core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent developments in the company covered in the profile help you track important events.

Equip yourself with information that enables you to sharpen your strategies and transform your operations profitably.
- Opportunities that the company can explore and exploit are sized up and its growth potential assessed in the profile. Competitive and/or technological threats are highlighted.

Scout for potential investments and acquisition targets, with detailed insight into the companies’ strategic, financial and operational performance.
- Financial ratio presented for major public companies in the profile include the revenue trends, profitability, growth, margins and returns, liquidity and leverage, financial position and efficiency ratios.

Gain key insights into the company for academic or business research.
- Key elements such as SWOT analysis, corporate strategy and financial ratios and charts are incorporated in the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.
Table of Contents

Table of Contents
Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 6
General Electric Company - Key Facts 6
General Electric Company - Key Employees 7
General Electric Company - Key Employee Biographies 11
General Electric Company - Major Products and Services 12
General Electric Company - History 20
General Electric Company - Company Statement 24
General Electric Company - Locations And Subsidiaries 30
Head Office 30
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 30
Joint Venture 38
Section 2 – Company Analysis 39
General Electric Company - Business Description 39
Business Description - Energy Infrastructure 39
Energy Infrastructure - Overview 39
Energy Infrastructure - Market View 40
Business Description - GE Capital 40
GE Capital - Overview 40
GE Capital - Financials 40
GE Capital - Market View 41
Business Description - Home & Business Solutions 41
Home & Business Solutions - Overview 41
Home & Business Solutions - Market View 41
Business Description - NBC Universal 41
NBC Universal - Overview 41
Business Description - Technology Infrastructure 41
Technology Infrastructure - Overview 41
Technology Infrastructure - Market View 42
General Electric Company - Corporate Strategy 43
General Electric Company - SWOT Analysis 44
SWOT Analysis - Overview 44
General Electric Company - Strengths 44
Strength - Strong Operating Performance 44
Strength - Innovative Solutions 44
Strength - Wide Geographical Presence 44
Strength - Diversified Business Portfolio 44
General Electric Company - Weaknesses 45
Weakness - Voluntary Product Recalls 45
Weakness - Pending Law Suits 45
General Electric Company - Opportunities 45
Opportunity - Focus on Wind Energy Sector 45
Opportunity - Growth of Oil and Gas Sector in Long-run 46
Opportunity - Strategic Healthcare Alliance 46
Opportunity - Growing Healthcare Market in Emerging Economies 46
Opportunity - Expansion through Acquisitions 46
Opportunity - Rising Demand for Renewable Energy Sources 47
General Electric Company - Threats 47
Threat - Changing Technological Trends 47
Threat - Sluggish Economic Growth 47
Threat - Stringent Government Regulations 47
Threat - Highly Competitive Environment 48
General Electric Company - Key Competitors 49
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 50
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 50
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 50
Performance Chart 52
Financial Performance 52
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 53
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 54
Section 4 – Company’s Power, Lifesciences Financial Deals and Alliances 55
General Electric Company, Power, Deals By Year, 2005 to YTD 2011 55
General Electric Company, Power, Deals By Type, 2005 to YTD 2011 56
General Electric Company, Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2005 to YTD 2011 57
General Electric Company, Clean Technology, Deals By Type, 2005 to YTD 2011 58
General Electric Company, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2005 to YTD 2011 59
General Electric Company, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2005 to YTD 2011 60
General Electric Company, Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare, Deals By Year, 2005 to YTD 2011 61
General Electric Company, Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare, Deals By Type, 2005 to YTD 2011 62
General Electric Company, Recent Deals Summary 63
Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments 65
Mar 31, 2011: GE Technology Provides Two South African Projects With Onsite Power 65
Mar 31, 2011: Association Of Four German Utilities Selects GE’s 109FB Combined-Cycle Technology For Mittelsburen Power Plant 65
Mar 28, 2011: Constellation Energy To Use GE's Proficy SmartSignal Solutions To Monitor Mission-Critical Assets And Balance-Of-Plant Equipment 66
Mar 22, 2011: GE Appoints Karl S. Fessenden As Vice President Of Power Generation Services And Energy Services 67
Mar 22, 2011: GE Intelligent Platforms Announces Proficy For Water InfoCenter 68
Mar 17, 2011: Wind And Solar Can Reliably Supply 25% Of O'ahu's Electricity Demand: OWIS 68
Mar 17, 2011: Reliance Infrastructure Secures EPC Contract For Combined-Cycle Power Project At Samalkot, Andhra Pradesh, India 69
Mar 17, 2011: TGC-9 Selects Gas Turbine Technology From GE For Combined-Cycle Power Plant In Russia 70
Mar 16, 2011: GE Opens New Aeroderivative Gas Turbine Service Center In Lincoln, UK 70
Mar 15, 2011: GE Claims To Offer Reliable Onsite Power To South African Industries 70
Section 6 – Appendix 72
Methodology 72
Ratio Definitions 72
About GlobalData 76
Contact Us 76
Disclaimer 76




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