The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which industrials editor/analyst Isaac Pino discusses topics around the investing world.
In today's edition, Isaac discusses the tremendous room for growth at the $200 billion conglomerate General Electric. CEO Jeff Immelt refers to a revived GE as an "infrastructure leader," and he's boosted prospects for the fastest-growing segments of the company: Aviation, Energy, and Transportation. Do the growth rates and backlog orders support the current valuation, however? Watch the video to find out.
For GE, the recent financial crisis struck a blow, but management was able to execute savvy acquisitions during the market's dip. The company made big bets in energy but also took steps to strengthen its balance sheet. If you're a GE investor, you need to understand how these bets could drive this company to become the world's "infrastructure leader." At the same time, you need to be aware of the threats to GE's portfolio. To help, we're offering comprehensive coverage for investors -- a premium report on General Electric. Our industrials analyst breaks down GE's product portfolio. You'll find reasons to buy or sell GE, and you'll receive continuing updates as major events strike during the year. To get started, click here now.