GE started reporting
its revenues under two segments, effective from the first quarter of 2023,
namely GE Aerospace and GE Vernova. The company completed the spin-off of GE
HealthCare into an independent publicly traded company, retaining an
approximately 19.9% stake in GE HealthCare’s common stock.
Aerospace revenues jumped 28% year over year to $7,860 million in the reported
quarter, driven by continued growth in demand for commercial air travel. The Consensus
Estimate for the quarter was $7443 million. Organic revenues rose 28% year over
year. Orders grew 37% year over year.
The GE Vernova has two subsegments, namely Renewable Energy and Power.....
The Renewable Energy segment’s revenues totaled $3,849 million, up 24% year
over year. The Consensus Estimate for the quarter was $3,241 million.
Organically, the same increased 27%. Results benefited from higher equipment
revenues across all businesses, most notably in Onshore Wind, Grid and Offshore
Wind. Orders increased favorably year over year on a reported basis.
The Power segment’s revenues were down 1% year over year to $4,152 million. The
consensus estimate for the quarter was $4,169 million. Organic revenues
decreased 2%. Lower aeroderivative shipments and a reduction in steam power
equipment due to the ongoing exit of new build coal hurt its performance.
Orders grew 7% on a reported basis year over year.
Why the GE Weekly
Options Trade was Executed?…..
General Electric Co (NYSE: GE) stock price has momentum, having
jumped by over 107% in the past 12 months. It has risen by over 66% this year.
Electric stock price has had a spectacular growth in 2023 as investors cheer
the company’s turnaround and strong demand in its aviation business. The shares
ended the first half of the year at $110. This means that the shares have
outperformed the S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 indices.
Electric, a giant manufacturing company, has been implementing a major
turnaround. Earlier this year, the company took GE Healthcare public. Today,
that company has a market cap of over $36 billion.
also launched GE Vernova, a company that houses its energy products. The
remaining company will see the company focus on civil and defense aviation. It
will primarily compete with the likes of Rolls-Royce Holdings, Safran, and
Pratt & Whitney.
GE stock price has soared this year as investors reflect on
the rising demand for jet engines. Most of these engines are narrow body
aircrafts, where GE has a leading market share. Demand for these aircraft has
also risen this year.
The GE Weekly
Options Trade Explained.....
** OPTION TRADE: Buy GE AUG 25 2023 110.000 CALLS - price at last close was $4.00 - adjust accordingly.
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Entered the GE Weekly Options (CALL) Trade on Monday, July 24,
2023, for $4.10.
Sold the GE Weekly Options contracts on Tuesday, July 25,
2023, for $9.05; a potential profit of 121%.
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GE is a
multi-national conglomerate that was originally incorporated in 1892. The
company was founded by Thomas Edison as the Edison General Electric Company and
shortened its name to General Electric following a merger with two other early
electric pioneers. The name was later shortened again to GE. The company is
headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts but has operations on a global scale.
One of the original 12 Dow stocks, the company was a component of the index for
122 years until its ousting in 2018.
intended to make and market Edison’s incandescent lamp and following products,
the company grew over the years through mergers, acquisitions, and natural
expansion into newly created fields. Among the many early accomplishments is
the creation of RCA and NBC which will both become forces of their own. Other
major innovations include the world’s first turbine superchargers, industrial
gas turbine engines, and the first jet engine. In the field of computing,
General Electric Company is credited as being one of the 8 major computer
companies of the 1960s and shares responsibility for today’s digital world. In
regard to its employees, two were awarded the Nobel Prize for their work with
operates as a high-tech industrial company in Europe, China, Asia, the
Americas, the Middle East, and Africa. The company operates through four
segments including Power, Renewables, Aerospace, and Healthcare although there
are plans in the works to split the company into three separate entities. The
three new companies would be GE Vernova (power and renewables), GE Health, and
GE Aerospace. The spin-offs are expected to be completed by 2025.
segment offers a variety of turbine engines for power production as well as the
full range of services from plant construction to retrofit and refit. The
Renewables segment is focused on solutions for renewable energy including wind
and hydro and the technology to operate them. The Aviation segment manufactures
aircraft engines of all varieties and the Healthcare segment offers technology
for imaging, monitoring, diagnostics, and drug discovery to health and medical
Electric is committed to helping the world transition to a greener way of life
and is exiting the new-build coal-fired power industry. Instead, its
advancements in wind, grid efficiency, and natural gas are being deployed
around the world helping to reduce emissions and generate cleaner energy for
businesses, industry, and communities. The company is targeting 2030 for its
own carbon neutrality and 2050 for net zero emissions.
Further Catalysts for the GE Weekly Options Trade…..
Strength was seen in the company’s
first-quarter results. It orders jumped by 26% as the LEAP engine continued
doing well. It doubled its operating profit and significantly reduced its debt
load. Its free cash flow came in at $102 million. The management expects that
its free cash flow will be between $3.6 billion and $4.2 billion.
In 2022, GE
earnings surged 53% as revenue grew 3%, according to the company's 2022 Annual
Report. On April 25, GE's first-quarter earnings crushed estimates.
After the GE
HealthCare Technologies spinoff, GE's two remaining businesses focus on
aerospace and energy, including renewable energy.
and energy combined, GE management projects earnings will more than double to
$1.70-$2 per share for full-year 2023, up from 77 cents in 2022.
flow (FCF) is a closely watched metric. In 2023, GE management expects FCF to
grow as much as 35% to $4.2 billion at the combined aerospace and energy
businesses. That would be up from $3.1 billion in 2022.
for the second quarter are due on July 25.
The chart below
shows that the GE share price has been in a strong bullish trend in the past
few months. This stock moved above the important resistance point at $90.16,
the highest point on March 15th, June 1st, and November 15th last year.
moved above the 50% Fibonacci Retracement level. Also, the shares have seen the
200-week and 50-week moving averages have formed a golden cross pattern. This
pattern is one of the most bullish signs.
the shares will likely continue rising as buyers target the next key resistance
point at $124.30, the 61.8% retracement level. A break above this level
will see it rise to the key level at $150 (78.6% retracement level).
industrial giant plans to spin off its energy business as GE Vernova in early
2024. That will allow the "new GE," GE Aerospace, the company's
jet-engine business, to emerge as a stand-alone company.
aerospace unit is benefiting from a recovery in commercial air travel.
care spinoff, GE HealthCare Technologies (GEHC), debuted on the Nasdaq in
January. General Electric had announced a three-way breakup — into independent
power, health care and aviation companies — in 2021. Prior to that, it shed a
series of assets, from lighting to locomotives.
aerospace segment — sometimes called GE's "crown jewel" — makes jet
engines and aviation systems for plane makers including Boeing. GE
Aerospace also runs a lucrative aftermarket business for engine repair and
pandemic, travel restrictions to halt the spread of Covid-19 negatively
affected aircraft deliveries and orders.
suppliers also struggled to deliver parts and equipment on time, due to
pandemic-fueled shortages of semiconductor chips and plastics. Costs of
aluminum and steel also rose.
Aerospace, many of those headwinds have eased.
According to the issued ratings of 14 analysts in the last
year, the consensus rating for General Electric stock is Moderate Buy based on
the current 2 hold ratings and 12 buy ratings for GE. The average twelve-month
price prediction for General Electric is $109.63 with a high price target of
$130.00 and a low price target of $84.00.
General Electric stock has more upside as the company’s turnaround continues.
Electric has a 12-month low of $48.06 and a 12-month high of $112.15. The
business has a 50-day moving average of $106.16 and a two-hundred day moving
average of $94.60. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.61, a quick
ratio of 0.92 and a current ratio of 1.25. The stock has a market
capitalization of $120.14 billion, a PE ratio of 14.38, a price-to-earnings-growth
ratio of 7.81 and a beta of 1.27.