Tuesday, 12 December, 2017

General Electric cutting 12000 jobs in energy division

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Nellie Chapman | 07 December, 2017, 20:55

The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.14, a quick ratio of 1.53 and a current ratio of 1.86. Almost 2.63 million shares were traded by the close, higher than its average daily volume of 2.13 million shares. Shaker Financial Services Llc, a Virginia-based fund reported 191,023 shares.#img1#. Companies may issue new shares and buy back their own shares. Finally, Tuttle Tactical Management LLC bought a new position in General Electric in the 2nd quarter valued at $209,000. Inc. now owns 1,747 shares of the utilities provider's stock worth $121,000 after purchasing an additional 6 shares in the last quarter. American Electric Power Company Inc has a fifty-two week low of $59.35 and a fifty-two week high of $78.07. It has underperformed by 21.16% the S&P500.

1607 Capital Partners Llc holds 1.49% of its portfolio in BlackRock Enhanced International Dividend Trust for 3.97 million shares. It also increased its holding in Fortive Corporation by 5,470 shares in the quarter, for a total of 71,300 shares, and has risen its stake in Chevron Corp (NYSE:CVX). During the same period past year, the company posted $1.02 earnings per share. AEP's profit will be $373.83 million for 25.24 P/E if the $0.76 EPS becomes a reality. They expect $0.76 earnings per share, up 13.43% or $0.09 from last year's $0.67 per share.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.09 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.03, from 0.82 in 2017Q1. The stock's 50-day moving average price is $68.44 and its 200-day moving average price is $64.87. 111 funds opened positions while 598 raised stakes. Inc. boosted its stake in American Electric Power by 0.3% in the 2nd quarter. Charter Trust Communication holds 0.03% or 3,925 shares. Moreover, Commerce Bancorporation has 0.03% invested in American Electric Power Company, Inc. Reliant Investment Mgmt Ltd Llc owns 28,917 shares. Asset Mngmt invested in 0.11% or 45,471 shares. Its up 56.55% from 31,300 shares previously. Ramsay Stattman Vela Price Incorporated owns 66,825 shares. Smith Moore & invested in 4,890 shares.

General Electric Company's insider ownership stands at 0.08 percent, while its insider transaction is 86.82 percent. Allstate accumulated 22,323 shares or 0.08% of the stock. Finally, Argus cut their price target on shares of General Electric from $30.00 to $27.00 and set a "buy" rating for the company in a report on Monday, September 18th. The stock of American Electric Power Company, Inc. General Electric has an average rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $23.64. TD Securities reinitiated the shares of REF.UN in report on Friday, October 2 with "Buy" rating. The company was maintained on Monday, June 12 by Oppenheimer.

The company's consensus rating on Reuter's scale slipped from 2.91 to 2.55 during a month. (NYSE:AEP) earned "Buy" rating by SunTrust on Monday, December 4. The C-Score of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) is 5.00000. CFRA has "Hold" rating and $2700 target. (NYSE:AEP) on Friday, July 29 to "Hold" rating. In line with that objective, the company intends to cut 12,000 jobs in its power division. About 295,000 people worked for GE overall at the end of last year, but the company has cut jobs and costs throughout this year.

Among 5 analysts covering Canadian Reit (TSE:REF.UN), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 83% are positive. Canadian Reit had 13 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Thursday, January 26 by Pivotal Research. The firm has "Underperform" rating given on Tuesday, October 24 by Oppenheimer. The company was maintained on Wednesday, September 16 by Wunderlich. The stock has "Sector Perform" rating by Scotia Capital on Friday, November 4. Mizuho has "Hold" rating and $73.0 target. As per Thursday, July 23, the company rating was maintained by Pivotal Research. Typically, a stock scoring an 8 or 9 would be seen as strong.