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 a supplier of branded and unbranded food products to the North American foodservice and commercial baking industries. The Company has three segments: U.S. Retail, International, and Convenience Stores and Foodservice. Its products are marketed under various brands, which include Annie's and Betty Crocker. The Company's U.S. Retail segment reflects business with a range of grocery stores, mass merchandisers, membership stores, natural food chains, drug, dollar and discount chains, and e-commerce grocery providers operating throughout the United States. The International segment consists of retail and foodservice businesses outside of the United States. The Convenience Stores and Foodservice segment's product categories include ready-to-eat cereals, snacks, refrigerated yogurt, frozen meals, unbaked and fully baked frozen dough products, and baking mixes.

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: $60.72
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $63.53
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $66.11
  • 52-Week Range: $53.53 - $72.95
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 22.08
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 17.75
  • P/E Growth: 2.82
  • Market Cap: $35.91B
  • Outstanding Shares: 591,383,000
  • Beta: 0.45
  • Net Margins: 10.33%
  • Return on Equity: 33.82%
  • Return on Assets: 8.19%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.34%
  • Current Ratio: 0.80%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.51%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for General Mills (NYSE:GIS) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Sell Ratings, 9 Hold Ratings, 5 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.12)
Consensus Price Target: $67.47 (11.12% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for General Mills (NYSE:GIS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/27/2016S&P Equity ResearchReiterated RatingBuy$70.00View Rating Details
9/23/2016RBC Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperform$73.00View Rating Details
9/23/2016Barclays PLCReiterated RatingEqual Weight$66.00View Rating Details
9/22/2016Credit Agricole SASet Price TargetSell$65.00View Rating Details
9/22/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$74.00View Rating Details
9/22/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingHold$68.00View Rating Details
9/20/2016Consumer EdgeDowngradeNeutral -> UnderperformView Rating Details
9/14/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHold$67.00View Rating Details
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
6/30/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$70.00 -> $73.00View Rating Details
6/28/2016SusquehannaReiterated RatingHold$59.00View Rating Details
4/8/2016Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy$66.00View 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
(Data available from 10/27/2014 forward)


Earnings History for General Mills (NYSE:GIS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
9/21/2016Q117$0.75$0.78$3.91 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
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: $3.10 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.42 EPS


Current Dividend Information for General Mills (NYSE:GIS)
Annual Dividend:$1.92
Dividend Yield:3.16%
Dividend Growth:10.90% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:69.82% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
61.94% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
56.14% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:12 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

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)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.30%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 70.07%
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 Thursday, October, 27, 2016

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