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Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc

General Electric Co. (NYSE:GE)


Analysis of Solvency Ratios

Beginner level


Solvency Ratios (Summary)

General Electric Co., solvency ratios

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
Debt Ratios
Debt to equity
Debt to equity (including operating lease liability)
Debt to capital
Debt to capital (including operating lease liability)
Debt to assets
Debt to assets (including operating lease liability)
Financial leverage
Coverage Ratios
Interest coverage
Fixed charge coverage

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-24), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-26), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-23), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-24), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-26).

Solvency ratio Description The company
Debt to equity ratio A solvency ratio calculated as total debt divided by total shareholders’ equity. General Electric Co.’s debt to equity ratio deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 but then slightly improved from 2018 to 2019.
Debt to equity ratio (including operating lease liability) A solvency ratio calculated as total debt (including operating lease liability) divided by total shareholders’ equity. General Electric Co.’s debt to equity ratio (including operating lease liability) deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 but then slightly improved from 2018 to 2019.
Debt to capital ratio A solvency ratio calculated as total debt divided by total debt plus shareholders’ equity. General Electric Co.’s debt to capital ratio deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 but then slightly improved from 2018 to 2019.
Debt to capital ratio (including operating lease liability) A solvency ratio calculated as total debt (including operating lease liability) divided by total debt (including operating lease liability) plus shareholders’ equity. General Electric Co.’s debt to capital ratio (including operating lease liability) deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 but then slightly improved from 2018 to 2019.
Debt to assets ratio A solvency ratio calculated as total debt divided by total assets. General Electric Co.’s debt to assets ratio improved from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.
Debt to assets ratio (including operating lease liability) A solvency ratio calculated as total debt (including operating lease liability) divided by total assets. General Electric Co.’s debt to assets ratio (including operating lease liability) improved from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.
Financial leverage ratio A solvency ratio calculated as total assets divided by total shareholders’ equity. General Electric Co.’s financial leverage ratio increased from 2017 to 2018 but then slightly decreased from 2018 to 2019.

Solvency ratio Description The company
Interest coverage ratio A solvency ratio calculated as EBIT divided by interest payments. General Electric Co.’s interest coverage ratio deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 but then improved from 2018 to 2019 exceeding 2017 level.
Fixed charge coverage ratio A solvency ratio calculated as earnings before fixed charges and tax divided by fixed charges. General Electric Co.’s fixed charge coverage ratio deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 but then improved from 2018 to 2019 exceeding 2017 level.

Debt to Equity

General Electric Co., debt to equity calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Short-term borrowings
Non-recourse borrowings of consolidated securitization entities
Long-term borrowings
Total debt
 
Total GE shareholders’ equity
Solvency Ratio
Debt to equity1
Benchmarks
Debt to Equity, Competitors2
3M Co.
Danaher Corp.
Honeywell International Inc.
Debt to Equity, Sector
General Industrials
Debt to Equity, Industry
Industrials

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-24), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-26), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-23), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-24), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-26).

1 2019 Calculation
Debt to equity = Total debt ÷ Total GE shareholders’ equity
= ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Solvency ratio Description The company
Debt to equity ratio A solvency ratio calculated as total debt divided by total shareholders’ equity. General Electric Co.’s debt to equity ratio deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 but then slightly improved from 2018 to 2019.

Debt to Equity (including Operating Lease Liability)

General Electric Co., debt to equity (including operating lease liability) calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Short-term borrowings
Non-recourse borrowings of consolidated securitization entities
Long-term borrowings
Total debt
Operating lease liabilities
Total debt (including operating lease liability)
 
Total GE shareholders’ equity
Solvency Ratio
Debt to equity (including operating lease liability)1
Benchmarks
Debt to Equity (including Operating Lease Liability), Competitors2
3M Co.
Danaher Corp.
Honeywell International Inc.
Debt to Equity (including Operating Lease Liability), Sector
General Industrials
Debt to Equity (including Operating Lease Liability), Industry
Industrials

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-24), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-26), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-23), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-24), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-26).

1 2019 Calculation
Debt to equity (including operating lease liability) = Total debt (including operating lease liability) ÷ Total GE shareholders’ equity
= ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Solvency ratio Description The company
Debt to equity ratio (including operating lease liability) A solvency ratio calculated as total debt (including operating lease liability) divided by total shareholders’ equity. General Electric Co.’s debt to equity ratio (including operating lease liability) deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 but then slightly improved from 2018 to 2019.

Debt to Capital

General Electric Co., debt to capital calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Short-term borrowings
Non-recourse borrowings of consolidated securitization entities
Long-term borrowings
Total debt
Total GE shareholders’ equity
Total capital
Solvency Ratio
Debt to capital1
Benchmarks
Debt to Capital, Competitors2
3M Co.
Danaher Corp.
Honeywell International Inc.
Debt to Capital, Sector
General Industrials
Debt to Capital, Industry
Industrials

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-24), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-26), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-23), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-24), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-26).

1 2019 Calculation
Debt to capital = Total debt ÷ Total capital
= ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Solvency ratio Description The company
Debt to capital ratio A solvency ratio calculated as total debt divided by total debt plus shareholders’ equity. General Electric Co.’s debt to capital ratio deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 but then slightly improved from 2018 to 2019.

Debt to Capital (including Operating Lease Liability)

General Electric Co., debt to capital (including operating lease liability) calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Short-term borrowings
Non-recourse borrowings of consolidated securitization entities
Long-term borrowings
Total debt
Operating lease liabilities
Total debt (including operating lease liability)
Total GE shareholders’ equity
Total capital (including operating lease liability)
Solvency Ratio
Debt to capital (including operating lease liability)1
Benchmarks
Debt to Capital (including Operating Lease Liability), Competitors2
3M Co.
Danaher Corp.
Honeywell International Inc.
Debt to Capital (including Operating Lease Liability), Sector
General Industrials
Debt to Capital (including Operating Lease Liability), Industry
Industrials

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-24), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-26), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-23), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-24), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-26).

1 2019 Calculation
Debt to capital (including operating lease liability) = Total debt (including operating lease liability) ÷ Total capital (including operating lease liability)
= ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Solvency ratio Description The company
Debt to capital ratio (including operating lease liability) A solvency ratio calculated as total debt (including operating lease liability) divided by total debt (including operating lease liability) plus shareholders’ equity. General Electric Co.’s debt to capital ratio (including operating lease liability) deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 but then slightly improved from 2018 to 2019.

Debt to Assets

General Electric Co., debt to assets calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Short-term borrowings
Non-recourse borrowings of consolidated securitization entities
Long-term borrowings
Total debt
 
Total assets
Solvency Ratio
Debt to assets1
Benchmarks
Debt to Assets, Competitors2
3M Co.
Danaher Corp.
Honeywell International Inc.
Debt to Assets, Sector
General Industrials
Debt to Assets, Industry
Industrials

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-24), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-26), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-23), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-24), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-26).

1 2019 Calculation
Debt to assets = Total debt ÷ Total assets
= ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Solvency ratio Description The company
Debt to assets ratio A solvency ratio calculated as total debt divided by total assets. General Electric Co.’s debt to assets ratio improved from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.

Debt to Assets (including Operating Lease Liability)

General Electric Co., debt to assets (including operating lease liability) calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Short-term borrowings
Non-recourse borrowings of consolidated securitization entities
Long-term borrowings
Total debt
Operating lease liabilities
Total debt (including operating lease liability)
 
Total assets
Solvency Ratio
Debt to assets (including operating lease liability)1
Benchmarks
Debt to Assets (including Operating Lease Liability), Competitors2
3M Co.
Danaher Corp.
Honeywell International Inc.
Debt to Assets (including Operating Lease Liability), Sector
General Industrials
Debt to Assets (including Operating Lease Liability), Industry
Industrials

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-24), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-26), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-23), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-24), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-26).

1 2019 Calculation
Debt to assets (including operating lease liability) = Total debt (including operating lease liability) ÷ Total assets
= ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Solvency ratio Description The company
Debt to assets ratio (including operating lease liability) A solvency ratio calculated as total debt (including operating lease liability) divided by total assets. General Electric Co.’s debt to assets ratio (including operating lease liability) improved from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.

Financial Leverage

General Electric Co., financial leverage calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Total assets
Total GE shareholders’ equity
Solvency Ratio
Financial leverage1
Benchmarks
Financial Leverage, Competitors2
3M Co.
Danaher Corp.
Honeywell International Inc.
Financial Leverage, Sector
General Industrials
Financial Leverage, Industry
Industrials

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-24), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-26), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-23), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-24), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-26).

1 2019 Calculation
Financial leverage = Total assets ÷ Total GE shareholders’ equity
= ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Solvency ratio Description The company
Financial leverage ratio A solvency ratio calculated as total assets divided by total shareholders’ equity. General Electric Co.’s financial leverage ratio increased from 2017 to 2018 but then slightly decreased from 2018 to 2019.

Interest Coverage

General Electric Co., interest coverage calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net earnings (loss) attributable to the Company
Add: Net income attributable to noncontrolling interest
Less: Loss from discontinued operations, net of taxes
Add: Income tax expense
Add: Interest and other financial charges
Earnings before interest and tax (EBIT)
Solvency Ratio
Interest coverage1
Benchmarks
Interest Coverage, Competitors2
3M Co.
Danaher Corp.
Honeywell International Inc.
Interest Coverage, Sector
General Industrials
Interest Coverage, Industry
Industrials

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-24), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-26), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-23), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-24), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-26).

1 2019 Calculation
Interest coverage = EBIT ÷ Interest expense
= ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Solvency ratio Description The company
Interest coverage ratio A solvency ratio calculated as EBIT divided by interest payments. General Electric Co.’s interest coverage ratio deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 but then improved from 2018 to 2019 exceeding 2017 level.

Fixed Charge Coverage

General Electric Co., fixed charge coverage calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
U.S. federal statutory income tax rate
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net earnings (loss) attributable to the Company
Add: Net income attributable to noncontrolling interest
Less: Loss from discontinued operations, net of taxes
Add: Income tax expense
Add: Interest and other financial charges
Earnings before interest and tax (EBIT)
Add: Operating lease expense
Earnings before fixed charges and tax
 
Interest and other financial charges
Operating lease expense
Preferred stock dividends
Preferred stock dividends, tax adjustment1
Preferred stock dividends, after tax adjustment
Fixed charges
Solvency Ratio
Fixed charge coverage2
Benchmarks
Fixed Charge Coverage, Competitors3
3M Co.
Danaher Corp.
Honeywell International Inc.
Fixed Charge Coverage, Sector
General Industrials
Fixed Charge Coverage, Industry
Industrials

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-24), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-26), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-23), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-24), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-26).

1 2019 Calculation
Preferred stock dividends, tax adjustment = (Preferred stock dividends × U.S. federal statutory income tax rate) ÷ (1 − U.S. federal statutory income tax rate)
= ( × ) ÷ (1 − ) =

2 2019 Calculation
Fixed charge coverage = Earnings before fixed charges and tax ÷ Fixed charges
= ÷ =

3 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Solvency ratio Description The company
Fixed charge coverage ratio A solvency ratio calculated as earnings before fixed charges and tax divided by fixed charges. General Electric Co.’s fixed charge coverage ratio deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 but then improved from 2018 to 2019 exceeding 2017 level.