Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) January 20, 2017
General Electric Company
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
New York
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
File Number)
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)
41 Farnsworth Street, Boston, MA
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code   (617) 443-3000
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)

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Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On January 20, 2017, General Electric Company (the "Company") released its fourth-quarter 2016 financial results on its investor relations website at www.ge.com/investor. A copy of these is attached as Exhibit 99 and incorporated by reference herein.

Except as indicated below, the information provided pursuant to this Item 2.02, including Exhibit 99, is being furnished and shall not be deemed "filed" for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the "Exchange Act") or otherwise subject to the liabilities under that Section and shall not be deemed to be incorporated by reference into any filing of the Company under the Securities Act of 1933 or the Exchange Act.  The information set forth in Exhibit 99 under the headings "Condensed Statement of Earnings (Loss) (Unaudited),"  "Summary of Operating Segments (Unaudited)," and "Condensed Statement of Financial Position (Unaudited)" is being filed.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d) Exhibits
The following exhibit is being furnished (except for those portions that are deemed "filed" as indicated above) as part of this report:

Exhibit Description

99 Fourth-quarter 2016 financial results released on General Electric Company's website on January 20, 2017.

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

General Electric Company
Date: January 20, 2017
/s/ Jan R. Hauser
Jan R. Hauser
Vice President and Controller