NEW YORK (AVAFIN) -- Block trades offer useful, insightful data used by both large and small investors to
determine if their stock trade will be profitable. By the end of today's trading
session, financial institutions exchanged 124 block trades. A total of
1,500,746 shares were bought and 1,576,353 shares were sold
forming a bought/sold ratio of 0.95 for General Electric Company.
A closer look at option trading reveals that a total of 30,036 call and 8,992 put contracts
were traded yielding a 0.30 put/call ratio.
General Electric is a diversified manufacturer and is organized into four segments: technology infrastructure, energy infrastructure, home and business services, and capital services. Financial services accounted for 25% of the firm's profit from continuing operations in 2010.
Shares of GE closed at $22.32 during the previous session. During the session,
the stock hit a low of $22.15 and high of $22.32. The current trading volume of 27M is
less than average volume of 39M shares. GE is trading below
the 50 day moving average and higher than the 200 day moving average.
The stock's 52 week low is $18.02 and 52 week high is $23.90. To date, the stock has gained 1.00% within the last quarter.