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NYSE:GIS

General Mills - GIS Stock Forecast, Price & News

$76.92
-0.22 (-0.29%)
(As of 08/18/2022 09:57 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$76.54
$77.28
50-Day Range
$66.23
$77.58
52-Week Range
$56.67
$78.24
Volume
22,253 shs
Average Volume
3.55 million shs
Market Capitalization
$45.82 billion
P/E Ratio
17.40
Dividend Yield
2.79%
Price Target
$72.73

General Mills MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.18 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
5.7% Downside
$72.73 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.50% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-3.28
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.60mentions of General Mills in the last 14 days
Based on 4 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$4.40 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
7.00%
From $4.00 to $4.28 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.32 out of 5 stars

Consumer Staples Sector

63rd out of 149 stocks

Grain Mill Products Industry

4th out of 6 stocks

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About General Mills (NYSE:GIS) Stock

General Mills, Inc. manufactures and markets branded consumer foods worldwide. The company operates in five segments: North America Retail; Convenience Stores & Foodservice; Europe & Australia; Asia & Latin America; and Pet. It offers ready-to-eat cereals, refrigerated yogurt, soup, meal kits, refrigerated and frozen dough products, dessert and baking mixes, bakery flour, frozen pizza and pizza snacks, snack bars, fruit and salty snacks, ice cream, nutrition bars, wellness beverages, and savory and grain snacks, as well as various organic products, including frozen and shelf-stable vegetables. It also supplies branded and unbranded food products to the North American foodservice and commercial baking industries; and manufactures and markets pet food products, including dog and cat food. The company markets its products under the Annie's, Betty Crocker, Bisquick, Blue Buffalo, Blue Basics, Blue Freedom, Bugles, Cascadian Farm, Cheerios, Chex, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Cocoa Puffs, Cookie Crisp, EPIC, Fiber One, Food Should Taste Good, Fruit by the Foot, Fruit Gushers, Fruit Roll-Ups, Gardetto's, Go-Gurt, Gold Medal, Golden Grahams, Häagen-Dazs, Helpers, Jus-Rol, Kitano, Kix, Lärabar, Latina, Liberté, Lucky Charms, Muir Glen, Nature Valley, Oatmeal Crisp, Old El Paso, Oui, Pillsbury, Progresso, Raisin Nut Bran, Total, Totino's, Trix, Wanchai Ferry, Wheaties, Wilderness, Yoki, and Yoplait trademarks. It sells its products directly, as well as through broker and distribution arrangements to grocery stores, mass merchandisers, membership stores, natural food chains, e-commerce retailers, commercial and noncommercial foodservice distributors and operators, restaurants, convenience stores, and pet specialty stores, as well as drug, dollar, and discount chains. The company operates 466 leased and 392 franchise ice cream parlors. General Mills, Inc. was founded in 1866 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

A number of research analysts have commented on GIS shares. Piper Sandler lifted their price objective on shares of General Mills from $75.00 to $80.00 and gave the company an "overweight" rating in a research note on Thursday, June 30th. BMO Capital Markets boosted their price target on shares of General Mills from $66.00 to $80.00 and gave the stock a "market perform" rating in a research note on Thursday, June 30th. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft lifted their price objective on General Mills from $75.00 to $81.00 and gave the company a "buy" rating in a report on Thursday, June 30th. Morgan Stanley increased their target price on General Mills from $56.00 to $66.00 and gave the stock an "underweight" rating in a research note on Friday, July 1st. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada lifted their price target on General Mills from $66.00 to $68.00 and gave the company a "sector perform" rating in a research note on Friday, July 1st. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company's stock. According to data from MarketBeat, the stock presently has an average rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $72.73.

General Mills Stock Performance

General Mills stock opened at $77.14 on Thursday. General Mills has a fifty-two week low of $56.67 and a fifty-two week high of $78.24. The company has a market capitalization of $45.95 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.45, a PEG ratio of 2.58 and a beta of 0.35. The stock has a fifty day moving average of $73.38 and a two-hundred day moving average of $70.15. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.85, a quick ratio of 0.40 and a current ratio of 0.63.

General Mills (NYSE:GIS - Get Rating) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, June 29th. The company reported $1.12 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.01 by $0.11. The firm had revenue of $4.89 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $4.81 billion. General Mills had a return on equity of 23.74% and a net margin of 14.25%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 8.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.91 EPS. On average, analysts anticipate that General Mills will post 4 EPS for the current fiscal year.

General Mills Announces Dividend

The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which was paid on Thursday, July 7th. Shareholders of record on Friday, July 8th were issued a $0.54 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, July 7th. General Mills's dividend payout ratio is currently 48.87%.

Insider Buying and Selling

In other news, insider Jodi J. Benson sold 15,685 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, August 4th. The shares were sold at an average price of $75.25, for a total transaction of $1,180,296.25. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 38,085 shares of the company's stock, valued at $2,865,896.25. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. In other General Mills news, insider Sean N. Walker sold 29,489 shares of the business's stock in a transaction dated Thursday, June 30th. The shares were sold at an average price of $75.00, for a total transaction of $2,211,675.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 89,989 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $6,749,175. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Also, insider Jodi J. Benson sold 15,685 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Thursday, August 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $75.25, for a total transaction of $1,180,296.25. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 38,085 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $2,865,896.25. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last 90 days, insiders have sold 58,422 shares of company stock worth $4,397,556. 0.67% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

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GIS Stock News Headlines

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GIS Company Calendar

Last Earnings
6/29/2022
Ex-Dividend for 7/7 Dividend
7/07/2022
Dividend Payable
7/07/2022
Ex-Dividend for 8/1 Dividend
7/07/2022
Dividend Payable
8/01/2022
Today
8/18/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
9/28/2022
Fiscal Year End
5/31/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Grain mill products
Sub-Industry
Packaged Foods & Meats
CUSIP
37033410
Employees
32,500
Year Founded
1928

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$72.73
High Stock Price Forecast
$88.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$64.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
-5.5%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.18
Research Coverage
11 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$2.71 billion
Pretax Margin
16.90%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$18.99 billion
Cash Flow
$4.96 per share
Book Value
$18.07 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
591,719,000
Market Cap
$45.82 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.35

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GIS Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell General Mills stock right now?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for General Mills in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 7 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" GIS shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in GIS, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is General Mills' stock price forecast for 2022?

11 analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for General Mills' stock. Their GIS share price forecasts range from $64.00 to $88.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $72.73 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.7%.
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How have GIS shares performed in 2022?

General Mills' stock was trading at $67.38 at the start of the year. Since then, GIS shares have increased by 14.5% and is now trading at $77.14.
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When is General Mills' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, September 28th 2022.
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How were General Mills' earnings last quarter?

General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, June, 29th. The company reported $1.12 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.01 by $0.11. The firm earned $4.89 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $4.81 billion. General Mills had a net margin of 14.25% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 23.74%. General Mills's revenue was up 8.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.91 EPS.
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How often does General Mills pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for General Mills?

General Mills announced a dividend on Wednesday, June 29th. Investors of record on Friday, July 8th will be paid a dividend of $0.54 per share on Thursday, July 7th. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, July 7th.
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Is General Mills a good dividend stock?

General Mills (NYSE:GIS) pays an annual dividend of $2.16 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.79%. The company does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 48.87%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, GIS will have a dividend payout ratio of 50.47% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has General Mills issued on next quarter's earnings?

General Mills updated its FY 2023 earnings guidance on Wednesday, July, 27th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $3.94-$4.06 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.96. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What is Jeff Harmening's approval rating as General Mills' CEO?

372 employees have rated General Mills Chief Executive Officer Jeff Harmening on Glassdoor.com. Jeff Harmening has an approval rating of 95% among the company's employees. This puts Jeff Harmening in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of General Mills own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other General Mills investors own include AT&T (T), Verizon Communications (VZ), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Pfizer (PFE), Intel (INTC), Procter & Gamble (PG), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Walt Disney (DIS) and AbbVie (ABBV).

What is General Mills' stock symbol?

General Mills trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "GIS."

Who are General Mills' major shareholders?

General Mills' stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (5.89%), Northern Trust Corp (1.28%), UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. (0.80%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.77%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.75%) and Nordea Investment Management AB (0.57%). Insiders that own company stock include Bethany C Quam, Dana M Mcnabb, Jacqueline Williams-Roll, Jodi J Benson, John R Church, Jonathon Nudi, Kofi A Bruce, Mark A Pallot, R Kerry Clark, Richard C Allendorf, Sean N Walker and Shawn P Ogrady.
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How do I buy shares of General Mills?

Shares of GIS stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is General Mills' stock price today?

One share of GIS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $77.14.

How much money does General Mills make?

General Mills (NYSE:GIS) has a market capitalization of $45.95 billion and generates $18.99 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $2.71 billion in net income (profit) each year or $4.42 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does General Mills have?

The company employs 32,500 workers across the globe.

Does General Mills have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of General Mills: Annie’s, Annie’s, Blue Buffalo, Blue Buffalo Company Ltd., Blue Buffalo Pet Products, C.P.D. Cereal Partners Deutschland Gmbh & Co. Ohg, C.P.W. Hellas Breakfast Cereals Societe Anonyme, C.P.W. Mexico S. De R.L. De C.V., CEREAL PARTNERS ESPANA A.E.I.E., CEREAL PARTNERS U.K., CP MIDDLE EAST FZCO, CPW HONG KONG LIMITED, CPW NEW ZEALAND, Carolina Administracao e Participacoes Societarias Ltda., Carolina Laticínios, Cereal Associados Portugal A.E.I.E., Cereal Partners (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd., Cereal Partners Australia Pty Limited, Cereal Partners France Snc, Cereal Partners Gida Ticaret Limited Sirketi, Cereal Partners Mexico S.A. De C.V., Cereal Partners Poland Torun-Pacific Sp. Z.O.O., Cereal Partners Rus Llc, Cereales C.P.W. Chile Limitada (Srl), Cpw Ama Dwc—Llc, Cpw Brasil Ltda., Cpw Operations S.A.R.L., Cpw Philippines Inc., Cpw S.A., Cpw Singapore (Pte.) Ltd., EPIC Provisions, Food Should Taste Good, General Mills Capital Inc., General Mills Finance Inc., General Mills Holding B.V., General Mills Holding K (Netherlands) B.V., General Mills Maarssen Holding Inc., General Mills Marketing Inc., General Mills Operations Llc, Gm Cereals Holdings Inc., Gm Cereals Manager Inc., Haagen-Dazs Japan Inc., Haagen-Dazs Korea Co. Ltd., Haagen-Dazs Nederland B.V., Humm Foods, Humm Foods, Parampara Food Products, Saxby Bros, The Pillsbury Company, The Pillsbury Company Llc, Tyson Foods, Yoki Alimentos, Yoplait, and Yoplait.
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When was General Mills founded?

General Mills was founded in 1928.

How can I contact General Mills?

General Mills' mailing address is NUMBER ONE GENERAL MILLS BOULEVARD, MINNEAPOLIS MN, 55440. The official website for the company is www.generalmills.com. The company can be reached via phone at (763) 764-7600, via email at media.line@genmills.com, or via fax at 763-764-8330.

This page (NYSE:GIS) was last updated on 8/18/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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