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General Electric Company (GE) Fundamental Valuation Report

General Electric stock is back in freefall amid concerns that the company could slash its dividend again. The shares remain below $13 after touching a new 52-week low last week, but some analysts are trying to convince investors that they are now undervalued.

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StockCalc estimates the value of GE stock at $14.73 per share, based on three different valuation models and using averages of estimates from three contributing analysts. At the time of this writing, GE stock is trading at $12.89 per share, meaning that it could be undervalued by approximately 15%. Here's the full report on GE stock from StockCalc:


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Valuation Summary:

General Electric $12.76 (USD) Close Price as of 21/06/2018

Based on the analysis conducted in this report, General Electric, (GE:NYS) is found to be U ndervalued.

General Electric Company (GE)

Valuation Details

We have up to 6 valuation points for each company. Details are at the bottom of the report.

General Electric Company (GE)

Discounted Cash Flow and Sensitivity Analysis for General Electric Company (GE)

Using a discounted cash flow model we generated an intrinsic value of $13.85 (USD) for General Electric Company (GE)

Sensitivity Analysis

(showing how changes in the input variables impact the DCF calculation)

General Electric Company (GE)

Comparables Model

Using similar companies and price based ratios we generated a valuation of $35.86 (USD) for GE:NYS. We also generated a valuation of $25.66 (USD) using other metrics and comparables. The comparable companies were Emerson Electric (EMR:NYS), Honeywell International (HON:NYS), Illinois Tool Works (ITW:NYS), 3M (MMM:NYS) and Roper Technologies (ROP:NYS).

General Electric Company (GE)

Multiples

Using a multiples approach we generated a valuation of $17.18 (USD) for GE:NYS

General Electric Company (GE)

Adjusted Book Value versus Historical Price to Book

The average the Price to Book ratio for GE:NYS for the last 10 years was 2.58

We ran the Adjusted Book Value for GE:NYS and generated a book value of $6.45 (USD) By multiplying these we get an adjusted valuation of $16.65 (USD)

Analyst Data

In the Stockcalc database there are 3 analysts that provide a valuation for GE:NYS. The 3 analysts have a concensus valuation for
GE:NYS for 2018 of $14.67 (USD).

General Electric Company (GE)

Company Overview (GE:NYS USD)

General Electric Company (GE)

Detailed Company Description

General Electric Co is a digital industrial company. It operates in various segments, including power and water, oil and gas, energy management, aviation, healthcare, transportation, appliances and lighting, and more.

Explanation of Valuation Models

We have up to 6 valuation points for each company in the database.

The Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) valuation is a cash flow model where cash flow projections are discounted back to the present to calculate value per share. DCF is a common valuation technique especially for companies undergoing irregular cash flows such as resource companies (mining, forestry, oil and gas) going though price cycles or smaller companies about to generate cash flow (junior exploration companies, junior pharma, technology firms…).

The Price Comparables valuation is the result of valuing the company we are looking at on the basis of ratios from selected comparable companies: Price to Earnings, Price to Book, Price to Sales, Price to Cash Flow, Enterprise Value (EV) to EBITDA. Each of these ratios for the selected comparable companies are averaged and multiplied by the values for the company we are interested in to calculate a value per share for our selected company.

We have included the Other Comparables as a way to value companies that cannot be valued using Earnings based ratios. This technique is very useful for companies still experiencing negative cash flows such as mining exploration firms. We use Cash/Share, Book Value/Share, MarketCap, 1 Year Return, NetPPE as the ratios here. Each of these ratios for the selected comparable companies are averaged and multiplied by the values for the company we are interested in to calculate a value per share for our selected company.

Multiples are similar to Price comparables where we look at current or historic ratios for the company in question to assess what it should be worth today based on those historic ratios. We use the same 5 ratios as in the price comparables and value the company with its historic averages.

With Adjusted Book Value (ABV) we calculate the book value per share for the company based on its balance sheet and multiply that book value per share by its historical price to book ratio to calculate a value per share.

If we have Analyst coverage for the company we use the consensus target price here.