General Electric Co
GE has ceased providing specific per-share profit targets, instead offering a framework of how it expects its businesses to perform.
Analysts, on average, expect GE to post 2011 profit of $1.27 per share, up 13 percent from expected 2010 levels, on revenue of $145.4 billion, down 3 percent.
GE shares were up 1.3 percent to $17.85 in afternoon trading.
(Reporting by Scott Malone and Nick Zieminski; editing by John Wallace)