General Mills Company Profile (NYSE:GIS)

About General Mills

General Mills logoGeneral Mills, Inc. is a manufacturer and marketer of branded consumer foods sold through retail stores. The Company is also a supplier of branded and unbranded food products to the North American foodservice and commercial baking industries. The Company is organized into three operating segments: U.S. Retail, International, and Convenience Stores and Foodservice. The Company offers a range of food products with a focus on five categories: ready-to-eat cereal; convenient meals, including meal kits, ethnic meals, pizza, soup, side dish mixes, frozen breakfast and frozen entrees; snacks, including grain, fruit and savory snacks, nutrition bars and frozen hot snacks; yogurt, and super-premium ice cream. The Company's other product categories include baking mixes and ingredients; refrigerated and frozen dough, and frozen and shelf-stable vegetables. The Company has 50% interests in two joint ventures that manufacture and market food products.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Staples
  • Industry: Processed & Packaged Goods
  • Sub-Industry: Packaged Foods & Meats
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: GIS
  • CUSIP: 37033410
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $70.87
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $71.26
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $65.14
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 25.78
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 20.94
  • P/E Growth: 3.42
  • Market Cap: $42.64B
  • Outstanding Shares: 597,020,000
  • Beta: 0.36
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for General Mills (NYSE:GIS) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 9 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.07)
Consensus Price Target: $65.54 (8.24% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for General Mills (NYSE:GIS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
7/17/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
7/15/2016Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuy$76.00 -> $83.00View Rating Details
7/15/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Reiterated RatingSell$60.00 -> $61.00View Rating Details
7/14/2016Bank of America Corp.Reiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
7/14/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
7/1/2016Credit Agricole SAReiterated RatingUnderperform$65.00View Rating Details
6/30/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$70.00 -> $73.00View Rating Details
6/28/2016SusquehannaReiterated RatingHold$59.00View Rating Details
6/23/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHold$62.00 -> $63.00View Rating Details
4/8/2016Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy$66.00View Rating Details
3/27/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
3/27/2016Wells Fargo & Co.Reiterated RatingHold$61.00View Rating Details
3/25/2016Sanford C. BernsteinBoost Price Target$61.00 -> $62.00View Rating Details
3/24/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetNeutral$58.00 -> $63.00View Rating Details
9/17/2014Societe GeneraleDowngradeHold -> Sell$53.00 -> $50.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 8/30/2014 forward)


Earnings History for General Mills (NYSE:GIS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
6/29/2016Q416$0.60$0.66$3.86 billion$3.93 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/23/2016Q316$0.62$0.65$4.09 billion$4.00 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/17/2015Q216$0.83$0.82$4.42 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
9/22/2015Q116$0.69$0.79$4.21 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/1/2015Q415$0.71$0.75$4.30 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/18/2015Q315$0.67$0.70$4.35 billion$4.35 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/17/2014Q215$0.77$0.80$4.78 billion$4.71 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
9/17/2014Q115$0.69$0.61$4.27 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
6/25/2014Q414$0.72$0.67$4.42 billion$4.28 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/19/2014Q314$0.65$0.62$4.41 billion$4.38 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
12/18/2013Q2$0.88$0.83$4.95 billion$4.88 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
9/18/2013Q1 2014$0.70$0.70$4.30 billion$4.37 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
6/26/2013Q4 2013$0.53$0.53$4.32 billion$4.40 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/20/2013Q3 2013$0.57$0.64$4.36 billion$4.43 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
12/19/2012Q2 2013$0.79$0.86$4.88 billion$4.88 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
9/19/2012Q113$0.63$0.66$4.09 billion$4.05 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/27/2012$0.59$0.60ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/21/2012$0.55$0.55ViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/20/2011$0.79$0.76ViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/21/2011$0.62$0.64ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/23/2011$0.56$0.56ViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/16/2010$0.78$0.76$4.11 billion$4.07 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for General Mills (NYSE:GIS)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.08 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.41 EPS


Current Dividend Information for General Mills (NYSE:GIS)
Annual Dividend:$1.92
Dividend Yield:2.69%
Payout Ratio:69.31% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
62.34% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
56.30% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Dividend Growth:10.90% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for General Mills (NYSE:GIS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for General Mills (NYSE:GIS)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/18/2016Michael D RoseDirectorSell10,000$71.11$711,100.00View SEC Filing  
8/15/2016John R ChurchInsiderSell99,373$71.17$7,072,376.41View SEC Filing  
8/10/2016Jeffrey L HarmeningCOOSell33,150$71.05$2,355,307.50View SEC Filing  
7/15/2016Jerald A YoungVPSell27,890$72.03$2,008,916.70View SEC Filing  
7/6/2016Michael D RoseDirectorSell10,000$72.32$723,200.00View SEC Filing  
7/1/2016Dorothy A TerrellDirectorSell13,556$71.70$971,965.20View SEC Filing  
7/1/2016Peter C EricksonEVPSell83,850$71.90$6,028,815.00View SEC Filing  
6/30/2016Paul DanosDirectorSell20,000$71.53$1,430,600.00View SEC Filing  
5/12/2016Donal L MulliganEVPSell45,968$64.50$2,964,936.00View SEC Filing  
4/5/2016Dorothy A TerrellDirectorSell10,280$64.51$663,162.80View SEC Filing  
4/4/2016John R ChurchEVPSell78,673$64.58$5,080,702.34View SEC Filing  
3/17/2016Kimberly A NelsonSVPSell83,850$61.80$5,181,930.00View SEC Filing  
2/16/2016Jerald A. YoungVPSell8,080$57.62$465,569.60View SEC Filing  
8/17/2015Peter C EricksonEVPSell60,000$59.34$3,560,400.00View SEC Filing  
7/21/2015Donal L MulliganEVPSell12,000$57.38$688,560.00View SEC Filing  
5/14/2015Michael D RoseDirectorSell20,000$56.68$1,133,600.00View SEC Filing  
4/8/2015John R ChurchEVPSell7,250$55.60$403,100.00View SEC Filing  
4/7/2015Brillembourg Hilda OchoaDirectorSell60,000$56.27$3,376,200.00View SEC Filing  
4/7/2015Kimberly A NelsonSVPSell14,900$56.20$837,380.00View SEC Filing  
4/2/2015Richards Judith HopeDirectorSell10,000$56.55$565,500.00View SEC Filing  
3/30/2015Paul DanosDirectorSell20,000$55.03$1,100,600.00View SEC Filing  
1/27/2015Jeffrey L HarmeningEVPSell30,876$55.18$1,703,737.68View SEC Filing  
1/27/2015Jerald A YoungVPSell15,000$54.36$815,400.00View SEC Filing  
1/14/2015Dorothy A TerrellDirectorSell11,398$52.42$597,483.16View SEC Filing  
12/22/2014Peter C EricksonEVPSell26,400$53.96$1,424,544.00View SEC Filing  
11/12/2014Jerald A YoungVPSell6,800$50.96$346,528.00View SEC Filing  
9/22/2014William T EsreyDirectorSell20,000$50.80$1,016,000.00View SEC Filing  
7/24/2014Stephen A OdlandDirectorSell20,000$52.94$1,058,800.00View SEC Filing  
6/26/2014Paul DanosDirectorSell3,000$52.06$156,180.00View SEC Filing  
6/2/2014Paul DanosDirectorSell10,000$55.00$550,000.00View SEC Filing  
4/10/2014Brillembourg Hilda OchoaDirectorSell16,289$51.31$835,788.59View SEC Filing  
4/9/2014Kimberly NelsonSVPSell52,201$51.21$2,673,213.21View SEC Filing  
4/7/2014Richards Judith HopeDirectorSell10,000$52.15$521,500.00View SEC Filing  
3/28/2014John ChurchEVPSell134,912$51.10$6,894,003.20View SEC Filing  
10/25/2013Peter C EricksonEVPSell26,400$50.00$1,320,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/24/2013Peter C EricksonEVPSell6,000$50.00$300,000.00View SEC Filing  
7/30/2013Paul DanosDirectorSell10,000$52.00$520,000.00View SEC Filing  
7/11/2013Y Marc BeltonEVPSell91,008$50.65$4,609,555.20View SEC Filing  
5/13/2013Richards Judith HopeDirectorSell10,526$50.06$526,931.56View SEC Filing  
10/4/2012Brillembourg Hilda OchoaDirectorSell25,976$40.35$1,048,131.60View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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General Mills (NYSE:GIS) Chart for Tuesday, August, 30, 2016

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