NYSE:GIS - General Mills Stock Price, Price Target & More Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $43.36 +0.01 (+0.02 %) (As of 07/23/2018 06:00 AM ET)Previous Close$43.36Today's Range$43.13 - $43.5752-Week Range$41.01 - $60.69Volume3.43 million shsAverage Volume5.10 million shsMarket Capitalization$25.73 billionP/E Ratio13.94Dividend Yield4.52%Beta0.79 Company ProfileFinancialsAnalyst RatingsDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial MediaChart Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email General Mills, Inc. manufactures and markets branded consumer foods in the United States. The company operates in four segments: North America Retail; Convenience Stores & Foodservice; Europe & Australia; and Asia & Latin America. It offers ready-to-eat cereals, refrigerated yogurt, soup, meal kits, refrigerated and frozen dough products, dessert and baking mixes, frozen pizza and pizza snacks, shelf stable and frozen vegetables, and ice cream and frozen desserts, as well as grain, fruit and savory snacks; and various organic products, including nutrition bars, meal kits, salty snacks, and ready-to-eat cereal. The company markets its products under the Annie's, Betty Crocker, Bisquick, Bugles, Cascadian Farm, Cheerios, Chex, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Cocoa Puffs, Cookie Crisp, 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, Jeno's, Jus-Rol, Kitano, Kix, La Salteña, Lärabar, Latina, Liberté, Lucky Charms, Muir Glen, Nature Valley, Oatmeal Crisp, Old El Paso, Pillsbury, Progresso, Raisin Nut Bran, Total, Totino's, Trix, Wanchai Ferry, Wheaties, Yoki, and Yoplait names. It also supplies branded and unbranded food products to the foodservice and commercial baking industries. The company sells its products directly, as well as through broker and distribution arrangements to grocery stores, mass merchandisers, membership stores, natural food chains, e-commerce grocery providers, commercial and noncommercial foodservice distributors and operators, restaurants, and convenience stores, as well as drug, dollar, and discount chains. It operates 433 ice cream parlors; and franchises 356 branded ice cream parlors. General Mills, Inc. also exports its products primarily to Caribbean and Latin American markets. The company was founded in 1928 and is based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Receive GIS News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for GIS and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Grain mill products Sub-IndustryPackaged Foods & Meats SectorConsumer Staples SymbolNYSE:GIS CUSIP37033410 Webwww.generalmills.com Phone763-764-7600 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.95 Current Ratio0.56 Quick Ratio0.34 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio13.94 Forward P/E Ratio14.17 P/E Growth1.67 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$15.74 billion Price / Sales1.63 Cash Flow$4.1022 per share Price / Cash10.57 Book Value$10.94 per share Price / Book3.96 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.11 Net Income$2.13 billion Net Margins13.54% Return on Equity35.14% Return on Assets7.48% Miscellaneous Employees40,000 Outstanding Shares593,370,000Market Cap$25,728.43 General Mills (NYSE:GIS) Frequently Asked Questions What is General Mills' stock symbol? General Mills trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "GIS." How often does General Mills pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for General Mills? General Mills announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, June 26th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, July 10th will be given a dividend of $0.49 per share on Wednesday, August 1st. This represents a $1.96 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.52%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, July 9th. View General Mills' Dividend History. How will General Mills' stock buyback program work? General Mills declared that its board has approved a share buyback program on Monday, February 26th 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are typically a sign that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued. How were General Mills' earnings last quarter? General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, June, 27th. The company reported $0.79 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.72 by $0.07. The firm earned $3.89 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.89 billion. General Mills had a net margin of 13.54% and a return on equity of 35.14%. The company's revenue was up 2.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.73 EPS. View General Mills' Earnings History. When is General Mills' next earnings date? General Mills is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, September, 18th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for General Mills. What price target have analysts set for GIS? 21 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for General Mills' shares. Their forecasts range from $44.00 to $65.00. On average, they anticipate General Mills' stock price to reach $50.25 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 15.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for General Mills. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for General Mills? 21 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for General Mills in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 15 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." What are Wall Street analysts saying about General Mills stock? Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about General Mills stock: 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "General Mills has lagged the industry in the past three months, as the company is battling input cost inflation, which is likely to linger going forward. Evidently, the company expects input cost inflation of 5% in fiscal 2019, a point greater than the fiscal 2018 level. Also, General Mills is struggling with its U.S. Yogurt sales for the past few quarters. Nonetheless, the company is on track to restructure this category through fundamental innovation. Also, the company remains committed toward reshaping its portfolio, evident from its buyout of Blue Buffalo. These factors along with strong e-commerce business and savings from HMM initiatives should continue to fuel General Mills. Markedly, the company posted robust fourth-quarter fiscal 2018 results, wherein both top and bottom lines grew year over year. Also, organic sales grew on organic net price realization and mix. In fiscal 2019, management expects net sales to rise 9-10%." (7/3/2018) 2. Jefferies Financial Group Inc analysts commented, "On a like-for-like basis (excl. $0.79 was 3c or 4% above our estimate and 8c or 11% above consensus. Profitability during the qtr was significantly better than expected, particularly at the gross profit level which was encouraging given recent inflationary pressures. FY19 guidance was set ~2% below consensus (at the midpoint), including a 4c or ~1% drag related to BUFF." (6/27/2018) Who are some of General Mills' key competitors? Some companies that are related to General Mills include Kellogg (K), Ingredion (INGR), Post (POST), Freshpet (FRPT), RiceBran Technologies (RIBT) and Z-Trim Holdings, Inc. common stock (FBER). Who are General Mills' key executives? General Mills' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Jeffrey L. Harmening, Chairman, CEO & Director (Age 51)Mr. Donal Leo Mulligan, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 57)Mr. Richard C. Allendorf, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 57)Mr. John R. Church, Exec. VP of Supply Chain & Global Bus. Solutions and Chief Supply Chain Officer (Age 52)Ms. Marie C. Pillai, Chief Investment Officer, VP & Treasurer Has General Mills been receiving favorable news coverage? News coverage about GIS stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. General Mills earned a daily sentiment score of 0.21 on Accern's scale. They also gave news coverage about the company an impact score of 46.12 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. Who are General Mills' major shareholders? General Mills' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Bank of Montreal Can (0.13%), Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC (0.11%), RNC Capital Management LLC (0.10%), Berkshire Asset Management LLC PA (0.07%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.05%) and Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.04%). Company insiders that own General Mills stock include Bethany C Quam, Jacqueline Williams-Roll, Jeffrey L Harmening, Jeffrey Rohit Sundar, John R Church, Jonathon Nudi, Michael D Rose, Peter C Erickson, Robert L Ryan and Shawn P Ogrady. View Institutional Ownership Trends for General Mills. Which institutional investors are selling General Mills stock? GIS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Hexavest Inc., Handelsbanken Fonder AB, Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft MBH, Park National Corp OH, NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V., Hartford Investment Management Co., Huntington National Bank and Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc.. Company insiders that have sold General Mills company stock in the last year include Bethany C Quam, Jacqueline Williams-Roll, Jonathon Nudi, Peter C Erickson and Shawn P Ogrady. View Insider Buying and Selling for General Mills. Which institutional investors are buying General Mills stock? GIS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of Montreal Can, Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, RNC Capital Management LLC, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Howard Capital Management Inc., Edge Wealth Management LLC, Welch & Forbes LLC and DnB Asset Management AS. Company insiders that have bought General Mills stock in the last two years include Jeffrey L Harmening, Jeffrey Rohit Sundar and Jonathon Nudi. View Insider Buying and Selling for General Mills. How do I buy shares of General Mills? Shares of GIS can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is General Mills' stock price today? One share of GIS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $43.36. How big of a company is General Mills? General Mills has a market capitalization of $25.73 billion and generates $15.74 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $2.13 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.11 on an earnings per share basis. General Mills employs 40,000 workers across the globe. How can I contact General Mills? General Mills' mailing address is NUMBER ONE GENERAL MILLS BLVD, MINNEAPOLIS MN, 55440. The company can be reached via phone at 763-764-7600 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for General Mills (NYSE GIS)Community Ranking: 2.1 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 439 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 626 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,065MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about General Mills and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe GIS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe GIS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. 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