GE has announced plans to spin off its healthcare and renewable energy businesses in 2023 and 2024, respectively. The company also plans to become a global leader in digital media and aviation. GE stock rises 6.97% today to $115.98 per share. Strong momentum from the improved financial position and operational performance. Operationally, GE is focused on driving sustainable profitable growth in its current portfolio. GE wishes to create a company that is focused on the precision of health in early 2023. This will involve spinning off GE Healthcare, which is expected to receive spin-offs without tax in 2024.
GE is ready to take on the next phase of its transformation, which includes accelerating its efforts to improve profitability and build a sustainable, profitable future. As part of its plan to reduce debt, GE is on the way to achieving its goal of bringing its net-debt-to-EBITDA ratio to 2.5x by 2023. The company also plans to drive profitable growth through operating improvements. Through the transition, GE will monetize its stakes in Baker Hughes and AerCap, while at the same time, creating three well-capitalized independent companies. Following the spin-off of GE’s healthcare business, the company will retain its remaining assets and liabilities, including its run-off insurance operations. Upon the closing of the transaction, GE will retain a majority stake in the company.