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GE ANNOUNCES 8 PERCENT QUARTERLY DIVIDEND INCREASE

 GE ANNOUNCES 8 PERCENT QUARTERLY DIVIDEND INCREASE
 FAIRFIELD, Conn., Nov. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- GE's (NYSE: GE) board of


directors today increased the company's quarterly dividend by 8 percent to 55 cents per share.
 This increase raises the annualized dividend rate to $2.20 a share from $2.04 and marks the 16th consecutive year of dividend increases for GE.
 Chairman John F. Welch Jr. said: "While we continue to operate in a difficult global economy, this dividend increase reflects our confidence in GE's ability to continue to deal with the uncertain environment."
 The dividend declared today is payable Jan. 27, 1992, to share owners of record at the close of business Dec. 9, 1991.
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 /CONTACT: Bruce Bunch of GE, 203-373-2039, or at home, 203-263-5595/
 (GE) CO: General Electric ST: Connecticut IN: SU: DIV


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