Fri Jul 19, 2013 7:14am EDT
GE, the world's largest jet engine manufacturer, posted second-quarter net income of $3.69 billion, or 36 cents per share, for the second quarter, from $4.01 billion, or 38 cents per share, a year earlier.
Analysts expected earnings of 35 cents per share, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.
Revenue fell 4 percent to $35.1 billion. Analysts expected revenue of $35.56 billion.
(Reporting by Ernest Scheyder in New York and Bijoy Koyitty in Bangalore; Editing by Saumyadeb Chakrabarty and Jeffrey Benkoe)