GENERAL ELECTRIC CO.
GE is ranked as the world's third-largest company (trailing ExxonMobil and JPMorgan Chase), and world's largest conglomerate by Forbes.
2012 figures: Revenue of $147 billion, profits of $13.6 billion, and assets of $685 billion.
Current market value: $244 billion.
Employees: 305,000, including 134,000 in the United States.
Business segments: Power & Water, Oil & Gas, Energy Management, Aviation, Healthcare, Transportation, Home & Business Solutions and GE Capital.
Products and services: Include diesel-electric locomotives, aircraft engines, power generation turbines, water processing, household appliances, medical imaging devices, as well as business and consumer financing and industrial products.
SOURCE: GE regulatory filings and Forbes.