General Electric Co. (GE)
The income statement presents information on the financial results of a company’s business activities over a period of time. The income statement communicates how much revenue the company generated during a period and what cost it incurred in connection with generating that revenue.
General Electric Co., Consolidated Income Statement
USD $ in millions
|Sales of goods and services||Amount, including tax collected from customer, of revenue from satisfaction of performance obligation by transferring promised good or service to customer. Tax collected from customer is tax assessed by governmental authority that is both imposed on and concurrent with specific revenue-producing transaction, including, but not limited to, sales, use, value-added and excise.||General Electric Co.’s sales of goods and services increased from 2016 to 2017 and from 2017 to 2018.|
|Operating earnings||The net result for the period of deducting operating expenses from operating revenues.||General Electric Co.’s operating earnings declined from 2016 to 2017 but then slightly increased from 2017 to 2018.|
|Earnings (loss) from continuing operations before income taxes||Amount of income (loss) from continuing operations, including income (loss) from equity method investments, before deduction of income tax expense (benefit), and income (loss) attributable to noncontrolling interest.||General Electric Co.’s earnings (loss) from continuing operations before income taxes declined from 2016 to 2017 and from 2017 to 2018.|
|Net earnings (loss) attributable to the Company||The portion of profit or loss for the period, net of income taxes, which is attributable to the parent.||General Electric Co.’s net earnings (loss) attributable to the Company declined from 2016 to 2017 and from 2017 to 2018.|