Table: The Two Faces of GE

General Electric's financing unit, GE Capital, has driven the company's revenue and profit growth. Still, its margins are lower than the industrial division

AVERAGE GROWTH RATE 1991-2001*

REVENUES INDUSTRIAL 4.7% CAPITAL 13.5

OPERATING PROFITS* INDUSTRIAL 9.1 CAPITAL 12.0

ANNUAL AVERAGE 1991-2001

OPERATING MARGINS** INDUSTRIAL 15.8 CAPITAL 10.3

* Compounded annually ** Excludes pension gains

Data: Standard & Poor's Equity Group

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