General Electric Co. GE shares rose 0.7% in premarket trade Tuesday to a five-year-high after the aerospace-and-energy company reported a first-quarter profit, revenue and free cash flow which were all above expectations. GE’s net earnings per share jumped to $6.71, up from a loss per share of $1.08 in the previous period. The adjusted EPS was 27 cents, which exceeded the FactSet consensus estimate of 14 cents. The total revenue grew by 14.3%, to $14.49 Billion, far exceeding the FactSet consensus estimate of $13.30 Billion. All three business segments – GE Aerospace Renewable Energy and…