General Electric (GE +2.3%) has easily outperformed its peers since announcing a dividend raise...

|About: General Electric Company (GE)|By:, SA News Editor

General Electric (GE +2.3%) has easily outperformed its peers since announcing a dividend raise Dec. 9, and shares are posting another strong gain. Since Dec. 9, GE shares have climbed 5.9%, vs. a 1.5% drop for United Technologies (UTX) and a 3.3% fall for Siemens (SI). Against financial stocks, GE is also clearly ahead.