General Electric Earnings Higher Driven by Aerospace Segment

General Electric Second Quarter results beat EPS and revenue expectations. GE’s Aerospace segment saw 26% order growth which led to the company’s largest EPS beat in over five years and helped it to generate positive free cash flow of $200 million. GE is still forecasting growth of more than 20% and operating profit of $3.8-$4.3 bln for GE Aerospace. GE is on track to create three independent companies: GE Aerospace, GE HealthCare, and GE Vernova, GE’s portfolio of energy businesses. … Continue reading “General Electric Earnings Higher Driven by Aerospace Segment”

US Industrial Production in May Slows with Manufacturing Falling

Industrial production slowed in May with manufacturing the culprit. Total industrial production rose 0.2% month-over-month in May lower than the consensus 0.5% following an upwardly revised 1.4% increase (from 1.1%) in April. The capacity utilization rate increased to 79.0% again missing the consensus 79.3% from a downwardly revised 78.9% (from 79.0%) in April. US May Industrial Production Highlights Manufacturing output decreased 0.1% after increasing 0.8% in April. Motor vehicle assemblies increased 2.0% month-over-month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of … Continue reading “US Industrial Production in May Slows with Manufacturing Falling”