Long time readers know our thinking on Mr. Immelt and his leadership skills. For newcomers here's one metric, a ten year chart of the stock price versus both the Standard & Poor's 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average:
GE is a component of both indexes so it actually held back their performance.
(the S&P is back to LTCM levels, 1998)
We'll have much more over the next few weeks.