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- Who is the player?
General Electric (GE) is a US-based multinational industrial conglomerate. The company was incorporated in 1892 and has a wide portfolio of activities, ranging from aviation, healthcare, oil and gas, renewable energies, energy transmission and distribution, to transportation, lighting and financing solutions. In recent years, the company has nevertheless pursued a far-reaching restructuring plan to raise cash, divest several activities and refocus on its aviation, healthcare and energy businesses. [...]
- What are the player's strategies?
Recent years have seen GE strengthen its core businesses through an increased focus on innovation, particularly in the fields of additive manufacturing, industrial AI, and cloud-based services. In 2016, GE for instance purchased two leading companies in the metal additive manufacturing field to expand its technology know-how and extend its product and service portfolio. In parallel, it has been developing intelligent solutions designed to boost operating efficiency and productivity for industrial customers. […]
- What are the player's strengths and weaknesses?
Strong portfolio of diversified industrial activities helps mitigate sector-specific cycles – healthcare and aviation have partly offset ailing power and oil & gas business
Robust and growing IT-based digital offerings […]
Falling revenues and persistent volatility in crucial oil and gas business further weighed on results and cash flow
High debt levels and interest expense […]
- What is the player's financial position?
The financial indicators presented in the report include: Consolidated net revenues, Consolidated operating income and margin, Consolidated net profit and margin, R&D spending and ratio, Sales by segment, Sales performance by segment, Sales by region, Sales performance by region, Profitability ratios, Liquidity ratios, Solvency ratios and Free cash flow and capital expenditure.