As of September 2015, General Electric stock pays a dividend each quarter, according to GE. GE has paid a dividend each quarter for more than 100 years.
As of September 2015, the dividend yield for GE stock is 3.66 percent, states Dividend.com. This yield is higher than the average yield of 2.62 percent in the conglomerates industry. The annual payout is 92 cents per share, based on four quarterly payouts of 23 cents. The payout ratio of 70.8 percent is also considerably higher than the industry average. The EPS is $1.30, and EPS growth is on par with analysts' expectations. The stock has shown dividend growth for the five years since 2010.