An analyst who's been covering GE since 1983 says the split is happening at right time for investors

A General Electric (GE) sign is seen at the second China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai, China November 6, 2019.
Aly Song | Reuters

GE's move to split itself into three different companies comes at the right time to create success at each new firm, according to a veteran Wall Street analyst.