General Electric Company
|Company||Market Cap (USD)|
|Schneider Electric SE||$94.34 B|
|3M Company||$88.77 B|
|Illinois Tool Works Inc.||$67.49 B|
General Electric Company, more simply known as GE, is a multinational company primarily involved in engineering and machinery. Tracing its origins to 1889 with the foundation of the Edison Lamp Company by Thomas Edison, GE has grown and acquired engineering companies in a number of industries, including aviation, power generation, nuclear energy, renewable energy, and expanded into finance and asset management.
The market capitalization of a company, more simply referred to as "market cap", is the total market value of a publicly traded company's outstanding shares. It is often considered as a key indicator of what a company is worth.