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Also, currency fluctuations and escalating restructuring charges also pose as concerns.

EDE has been the subject of several research reports.

12/16/2016 - Empire District Electric Company (The) had its " rating reiterated by analysts at Scotiabank. Barclays PLC set a $36.00 target price on shares of General Electric Company and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research note on Thursday, December 15th. Holderness Investments Co.'s holdings in General Electric Company were worth $2,568,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Analyst's mean target price for AVGR is $6.20 while analysts mean recommendation is 1.60. The company has an average rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $22.00.

Emerson Electric Co. (NYSE:EMR) has the market capitalization of $39.36 Billion. Company's distance from 20 day simple moving average is 0.18% and distance from 50-Day simple moving average is -2.33%. Stock has got OUTPERFORM rating from 4 analysts of Thomson Reuters, 7 analysts given HOLD rating to the stock and 0 given UNDERPERFORM rating.

General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) topped its 52-week high price of $33 on Jul 20, 2016 and 52-Week Low Price of $28.19 on Nov 3, 2016. The firm has a market cap of $263.40 billion, a PE ratio of 33.81 and a beta of 1.20.

On Dec 16 General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $0.46/Share lagging the analyst estimate of $0.46/Share by the difference of $0. General Electric Company had a return on equity of 15.99% and a net margin of 6.86%. The stock has a 5 year average dividend yield of 3.29% and the stock has a Indicated annual dividend of $0.96. Looking ahead, analysts on average predict that earnings for the current quarter would come in in the range of $0.16 to $0.27. Analysts have a mean recommendation of 2.10 on this stock (A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range, "sell" within the 4 range, and "strong sell" within the 5 range).

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The consensus recommendation, according to Zacks Investment research, is 2.57.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, March 10th. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, November 29th. Portland General Electric Company now has a MF Rank of 7660.

In the transaction dated February 09, 2017, the great number of shares disposed came courtesy the Senior Exec. VP and CFO; DELLAQUILA FRANK J disposed a total of 14,552 shares at an average price of $62.54, amounting to approximately $910,082. The shares were bought at an average price of $29.63 per share, with a total value of $148,150.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink.

A number of other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in EMR. BlackRock Group LTD raised its position in shares of Emerson Electric Company by 0.5% in the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 3,409,135 shares of the company's stock valued at $115,809,000 after buying an additional 115,632 shares during the period. The Company Touched its 52-Week High on Jan 25, 2017 and 52-Week Low on Jun 27, 2016.

09/22/2016 - Empire District Electric Company (The) had its " rating reiterated by analysts at Dundee Securities. The ROIC 5 year average is 0.052704 and the ROIC Quality ratio is at 6.486287.

Its last month's stock price volatility remained 1.24% which for the week stands at 1.45%. A P/B ratio of less than 1.0 can indicate that a stock is undervalued, while a ratio of greater than 1.0 may indicate that a stock is overvalued.

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