ABOUT 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