General Mills (GIS) Competitors

$71.24
-0.16 (-0.22%)
(As of 05/17/2024 ET)

GIS vs. CTVA, KVUE, HSY, SYY, ABEV, KHC, KMB, CCEP, KDP, and STZ

Should you be buying General Mills stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of General Mills include Corteva (CTVA), Kenvue (KVUE), Hershey (HSY), Sysco (SYY), Ambev (ABEV), Kraft Heinz (KHC), Kimberly-Clark (KMB), Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (CCEP), Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP), and Constellation Brands (STZ). These companies are all part of the "consumer staples" sector.

General Mills vs.

Corteva (NYSE:CTVA) and General Mills (NYSE:GIS) are both large-cap consumer staples companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their media sentiment, risk, institutional ownership, valuation, profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends and community ranking.

General Mills has higher revenue and earnings than Corteva. General Mills is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Corteva, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Corteva$17.23B2.28$735M$0.7971.46
General Mills$20.09B2.01$2.59B$4.3616.34

81.5% of Corteva shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 75.7% of General Mills shares are held by institutional investors. 0.1% of Corteva shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.2% of General Mills shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

General Mills received 500 more outperform votes than Corteva when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 58.37% of users gave Corteva an outperform vote while only 54.91% of users gave General Mills an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
CortevaOutperform Votes
143
58.37%
Underperform Votes
102
41.63%
General MillsOutperform Votes
643
54.91%
Underperform Votes
528
45.09%

General Mills has a net margin of 12.66% compared to General Mills' net margin of 3.32%. Corteva's return on equity of 26.84% beat General Mills' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Corteva3.32% 6.68% 3.92%
General Mills 12.66%26.84%8.71%

In the previous week, Corteva had 5 more articles in the media than General Mills. MarketBeat recorded 21 mentions for Corteva and 16 mentions for General Mills. Corteva's average media sentiment score of 1.00 beat General Mills' score of 0.65 indicating that General Mills is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Corteva
12 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
4 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
General Mills
8 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
4 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Corteva pays an annual dividend of $0.64 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.1%. General Mills pays an annual dividend of $2.36 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.3%. Corteva pays out 81.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. General Mills pays out 54.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Corteva has raised its dividend for 4 consecutive years and General Mills has raised its dividend for 4 consecutive years. General Mills is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Corteva has a beta of 0.78, suggesting that its share price is 22% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, General Mills has a beta of 0.15, suggesting that its share price is 85% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Corteva presently has a consensus target price of $63.24, indicating a potential upside of 12.02%. General Mills has a consensus target price of $72.06, indicating a potential upside of 1.14%. Given General Mills' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Corteva is more favorable than General Mills.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Corteva
0 Sell rating(s)
6 Hold rating(s)
16 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.73
General Mills
2 Sell rating(s)
13 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.06

Summary

General Mills beats Corteva on 11 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding GIS and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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GIS vs. The Competition

MetricGeneral MillsGrain mill products IndustryStaples SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$40.46B$9.37B$15.50B$18.14B
Dividend Yield3.31%3.34%2.76%3.44%
P/E Ratio16.3486.1517.5722.47
Price / Sales2.011.905.4510.59
Price / Cash13.3144.2334.8619.24
Price / Book3.905.186.336.00
Net Income$2.59B$566.92M$579.80M$966.17M
7 Day Performance0.76%-0.71%0.39%1.85%
1 Month Performance1.18%4.27%6.34%6.59%
1 Year Performance-18.70%0.18%6.12%23.69%

General Mills Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
CTVA
Corteva
4.6518 of 5 stars
$57.55
+0.4%
$63.24
+9.9%
+0.5%$40.11B$16.83B72.8522,500Insider Selling
Options Volume
KVUE
Kenvue
3.5645 of 5 stars
$20.63
+1.3%
$24.38
+18.2%
-24.3%$39.50B$15.44B26.4522,000
HSY
Hershey
4.3656 of 5 stars
$208.82
-0.3%
$213.06
+2.0%
-22.4%$42.23B$11.16B20.7020,505Short Interest ↓
SYY
Sysco
4.8206 of 5 stars
$75.89
+0.4%
$84.56
+11.4%
+3.7%$37.79B$76.32B18.5172,000Positive News
ABEV
Ambev
2.8189 of 5 stars
$2.36
+1.3%
$3.03
+28.5%
-16.6%$37.18B$79.48B12.4242,774Analyst Upgrade
Short Interest ↑
KHC
Kraft Heinz
3.9897 of 5 stars
$36.19
-0.8%
$39.50
+9.1%
-7.5%$43.95B$26.56B15.8036,000Analyst Revision
KMB
Kimberly-Clark
4.088 of 5 stars
$135.10
-0.9%
$134.85
-0.2%
-6.6%$45.49B$20.39B24.8341,000Short Interest ↑
Analyst Revision
CCEP
Coca-Cola Europacific Partners
1.1332 of 5 stars
$74.81
+0.5%
$73.56
-1.7%
+13.3%$34.17B$18.30B0.0032,000Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Forecast
KDP
Keurig Dr Pepper
4.3189 of 5 stars
$34.17
+0.1%
$36.64
+7.2%
+5.9%$46.32B$14.81B22.0521,700Dividend Announcement
Short Interest ↑
STZ
Constellation Brands
4.383 of 5 stars
$253.99
-1.8%
$298.55
+17.5%
+10.0%$46.48B$10.71B27.0810,600Insider Selling
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This page (NYSE:GIS) was last updated on 5/19/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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