Just breaking now, via Bloomberg: GE has cut its revenue growth forecast for 2013 to 3% from 5%.The stock is off 2% in pre-market trading.
Earlier, GE said that global growth was pretty much decent everywhere.
Via email, GE Clarifies:
Hi Joe—just so you have the right info—the reason you saw the Bloomberg headlines is that we’ve already hit our full-year target for taking down GECC ENI to $425bn. So we’re ahead of plan on shrinking assets there for the full year. We still expect ~10% organic revenue growth for Industrial business this year.