Shedding GE Capital could benefit GE's valuation

April 10, 2015 5:54 PM

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April 10 (Reuters) - General Electric Co's move on Friday to shed most of its GE Capital unit over the next few years could finally reward the patience of shareholders who have endured years of holding a market laggard.

GE Capital's elephantine presence has long kept the conglomerate trapped between two worlds where its valuation was concerned: cheap for an industrial stock but rich for a bank.

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