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Corporate Information

Corporate Headquarters
General Electric Company
3135 Easton Turnpike
Fairfield, CT 06828
(203) 373-2211

Annual Meeting
General Electric Company’s 2005 Annual Meeting of Shareowners will be held on Wednesday, April 27, at the Aronoff Center in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Shareowner Services
To transfer securities, write to GE Share Owner Services, c/o The Bank of New York, P.O. Box 11002, New York, NY 10286-1002.

For shareowner inquiries, including enrollment information and a prospectus for the Direct Purchase and Reinvestment Plan, “GE Stock Direct,” write to GE Share Owner Services, c/o The Bank of New York, P.O. Box 11402, New York, NY 10286-1402; or call (800) 786-2543 (800-STOCK-GE) or (941) 906-4657; or send an e-mail to ge-shareowners@bankofny.com.

For Internet access to general shareowner information and certain forms, including transfer instructions or stock power, visit the Web site at www.stockbny.com/ge.

Stock Exchange Information
In the United States, GE common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (its principal market) and the Boston Stock Exchange. It also is listed on certain non-U.S. exchanges, including the London Stock Exchange and Euronext Paris.

Trading and Dividend Information

  Common Stock Market Price Dividends
Declared
 
(In dollars) High   Low    
2004                  
Fourth quarter $ 37.75   $ 32.65   $ .22  
Third quarter   34.53     31.42     .20  
Second quarter   33.49     29.55     .20  
First quarter   34.57     28.88     .20  
2003                  
Fourth quarter $ 31.30   $ 27.37   $ .20  
Third quarter   32.42     26.90     .19  
Second quarter   31.66     25.50     .19  
First quarter   28.00     21.30     .19  

As of December 31, 2004, there were about 662,000 shareowner accounts of record.

Form 10-K and Other Reports
The financial information in this report, in the opinion of management, substantially conforms with information required in the “Form 10-K Report” to be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in March 2005. However, the Form 10-K Report also contains additional information, and it can be viewed at www.ge.com/secreports.

GE has included as Exhibit 31 to its Annual Report on Form 10-K for fiscal year 2004 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission certificates of GE’s Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer certifying the quality of the company’s public disclosure. GE’s Chief Executive Officer has also submitted to the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) a certificate certifying that he is not aware of any violations by GE of the NYSE corporate governance listing standards.

Copies of GE’s Form 10-K report also are available, without charge, from GE Corporate Investor Communications, 3135 Easton Turnpike, Fairfield, CT 06828.

GE Capital Services and GE Capital Corporation file Form 10-K Reports with the SEC, and these can also be viewed at www.ge.com/secreports.

Information on the GE Foundation, GE’s philanthropic organization, can be viewed at www.gefoundation.com.

Internet Address Information
Visit us online at www.ge.com for more information about GE and its products and services.

The 2004 GE Annual Report is available online at www.ge.com/annual04. For detailed news and information regarding our strategy and our businesses, please visit our Press Room online at www.ge.com/news and our Investor Information site at www.ge.com/investor.

Product Information
For information about GE’s consumer products and services, visit us at www.geconsumerandindustrial.com.

Cassette Recordings
For an audiocassette version of this report, write to Target Mail, 705 Corporations Park, Scotia, NY 12302; or call (518) 381-3824; or send an e-mail to target.mail@corporate.ge.com.

Corporate Ombudsperson
To report concerns related to compliance with the law, GE policies or government contracting requirements, write to GE Corporate Ombudsperson, P.O. Box 911, Fairfield, CT 06430; or call (800) 227-5003 or (203) 373-2603; or send an e-mail to ombudsperson@corporate.ge.com.

Contact the GE Board of Directors
For reporting complaints about GE’s accounting, internal controls and procedures, auditing matters or other concerns to the Board of Directors or the Audit Committee, write to GE Board of Directors, General Electric Company (W2E), 3135 Easton Turnpike, Fairfield, CT 06828; or call (800) 417-0575 or (203) 373-2652; or send an e-mail to Directors@corporate.ge.com.

© 2005 General Electric Company, Printed in U.S.A.

Note: Unless otherwise indicated by the context, the term “GE,” “General Electric” and “Company” are used on the basis of consolidation described on page 78.

GE andGE Monogramare trademarks and service marks of General Electric Company; NBC andNBC logoare trademarks and service marks of NBC Universal, Inc. Digital Railroad, GE90, GE Money, GEnx, Entellisys, Evolution, H System, ILLUMINEX, Lexan, LightSpeed, StreetLab, VeriWise and Vivid are trademarks of General Electric Company.

Caution Concerning Forward-Looking Statements: This document contains “forward-looking statements” — that is, statements related to future, not past, events. In this context, forward-looking statements often address our expected future business and financial performance, and often contain words such as “expects,” “anticipates,” “intends,” “plans,” “believes,” “seeks,” or “will.” Forward-looking statements by their nature address matters that are, to different degrees, uncertain. For us, particular uncertainties arise from the behavior of financial markets, including fluctuations in interest rates and commodity prices, from future integration of acquired businesses, from future financial performance of major industries which we serve, including, without limitation, the air and rail transportation, energy generation and healthcare industries, from unanticipated loss development in our insurance businesses, and from numerous other matters of national, regional and global scale, including those of a political, economic, business, competitive or regulatory nature. These uncertainties may cause our actual future results to be materially different than those expressed in our forward-looking statements. We do not undertake to update our forward-looking statements.

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