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General Mills, Inc.
IndexS&P 500 P/E22.51 EPS (ttm)2.39 Insider Own0.30% Shs Outstand603.75M Perf Week0.60%
Market Cap32.48B Forward P/E17.85 EPS next Y3.01 Insider Trans-7.43% Shs Float601.86M Perf Month-0.54%
Income1.51B PEG3.65 EPS next Q0.67 Inst Own69.30% Short Float2.50% Perf Quarter4.96%
Sales17.64B P/S1.84 EPS this Y1.40% Inst Trans0.76% Short Ratio4.88 Perf Half Y2.61%
Book/sh9.41 P/B5.72 EPS next Y6.73% ROA6.40% Target Price52.57 Perf Year11.53%
Cash/sh1.48 P/C36.31 EPS next 5Y6.16% ROE24.40% 52W Range47.90 - 55.59 Perf YTD1.64%
Dividend1.64 P/FCF47.32 EPS past 5Y8.30% ROI13.50% 52W High-3.24% Beta0.17
Dividend %3.05% Quick Ratio0.50 Sales past 5Y4.20% Gross Margin34.80% 52W Low12.30% ATR0.66
Employees43000 Current Ratio0.80 Sales Q/Q-3.40% Oper. Margin15.40% RSI (14)54.47 Volatility0.71% 1.14%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq1.86 EPS Q/Q-34.10% Profit Margin8.50% Rel Volume0.98 Prev Close53.42
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq1.36 EarningsMar 18 BMO Payout65.70% Avg Volume3.08M Price53.79
Recom3.00 SMA201.20% SMA501.03% SMA2003.38% Volume3,031,391 Change0.69%
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Mar-21-13Reiterated Deutsche Bank Buy $49 → $53
Feb-20-13Reiterated Deutsche Bank Buy $46 → $49
Dec-20-12Reiterated UBS Neutral $39 → $42
Dec-20-12Reiterated Barclays Overweight $43 → $45
Sep-22-11Reiterated Stifel Nicolaus Buy $40 → $44
Sep-21-11Reiterated Longbow Buy $45 → $48
Jul-01-11Downgrade Argus Buy → Hold
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May-16-11Reiterated Deutsche Bank Buy $42 → $44
Mar-24-11Reiterated RBC Capital Mkts Outperform $38 → $41
Nov-18-10Reiterated RBC Capital Mkts Outperform $40 → $38
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09:11AM  Calling All Food Lovers! Bizarre Foods Host Andrew Zimmern, Panel Of 43 Celebrity Tastemakers Team Up With General Mills To Serve Up Fourth Annual The Munchies: People's Choice Food Awards PR Newswire
05:00AM  Pinnacle Foods Feeds Profit-Hungry Investors Ahead of Fourth-Quarter Earnings at TheStreet
Feb-20-15 12:36AM  [$$] Drone Ban? Corporations Skirt Rules at The Wall Street Journal
Feb-19-15 08:00AM  General Mills Marks 10 Years Of Health Improvements PR Newswire
Feb-18-15 11:30AM  Consumers Want Healthy Foods--And Will Pay More For Them at Forbes
Feb-17-15 06:50AM  General Mills Reaffirms Guidance For Fiscal 2015 PR Newswire
Feb-13-15 06:25PM  Cramer: These food companies now irrelevant CNBC
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08:00AM  Krave CEO: Jerky With Your Joe and More Innovations Ahead at Forbes
Feb-12-15 05:06PM  Kellogg Posts Loss, Cautions on Outlook at The Wall Street Journal
01:45PM  General Mills layoffs likely to start in January at American City Business Journals
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Feb-10-15 03:45PM  Hain Celestial Hurdles Fire, Recall On Growth Path at Investor's Business Daily
Feb-09-15 03:43PM  General Mills Will Webcast February 17 Analyst Presentation PR Newswire
Feb-03-15 11:59AM  Morgan Stanley Names Its Favorite U.S. Foods Stocks, Previews Earnings Benzinga
10:22AM  Takeaways From Brian Sozzi's Interview With General Mills U.S. Chief Benzinga
07:00AM  Quinoa Clusters and Protein Snacks: How Your Cereals and Snacks Will Change This Year at TheStreet
Feb-02-15 11:01AM  Who's winning the CEREAL WARS? Yahoo Finance Contributors
Jan-29-15 08:40AM  General Mills (GIS) Stock Downgraded Today at BMO Capital Markets at TheStreet
Jan-28-15 07:00PM  Cramer emphatic on the McDonald's news CNBC
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Jan-27-15 06:34PM  Post Holdings to Buy MOM Brands, Boost Cereal Category - Analyst Blog Zacks
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12:33PM  Mondelz restructuring aimed at lowering operating costs Market Realist
12:30PM  How is General Mills (GIS) Poised for Second-Half FY15? - Analyst Blog Zacks
11:00AM  Yoplait® Brings Runway Style To The Yogurt Aisle With A Signature Collection Styled By Fashion Designer Christopher Straub PR Newswire
Jan-23-15 09:20AM  Cramer's Mad Dash: SWKS, KMB & more CNBC
07:00AM  General Mills Inc. (GIS): New Analyst Report from Zacks Equity Research - Zacks Equity Research Report Zacks
Jan-21-15 07:32AM  Review: Mindful Work at Financial Times
Jan-14-15 08:48AM  French toast drenched in popularity at USA TODAY
Jan-12-15 10:00AM  New Fiber One Products Offer Low Calorie Better-For-You Dessert Options Just In Time For Resolution Season PR Newswire
Jan-09-15 09:37AM  General Mills (GIS) Stock Lower Today on Plan to Shut Two Plants at TheStreet
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Jan-08-15 07:32PM  [$$] General Mills Plans to Close Two Plants at The Wall Street Journal
06:47PM  General Mills plans to shut down two plants, cut 500 jobs Reuters
05:52PM  General Mills says plans to close Midland, New Albany plants Reuters
05:03PM  GENERAL MILLS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Costs Associated with Exit or Disposal Activities EDGAR Online
04:32PM  Pillsbury plans to close 400-worker New Albany plant AP
04:00PM  Pillsbury announcement was 'almost like a death in the family' at American City Business Journals
Jan-06-15 06:02PM  Strong dollar means cheap gas, imports for US, pain abroad AP
01:06PM  UPDATE 3-Yogurt maker Chobani says may tap turnaround expert to replace founder as CEO Reuters
Jan-05-15 06:20PM  Hot Dividend Stocks: Analyst Downgrades General Mills at Investor's Business Daily
Dec-31-14 09:53AM  2015 playbook: Consumer comeback? CNBC
Dec-29-14 02:04PM  General Mills quietly breaks up organic and frozen food divisions at
Dec-24-14 01:04PM  GENERAL MILLS INC Financials EDGAR Online Financials
Dec-19-14 07:07PM  10-Q for General Mills, Inc. Company Spotlight
Dec-18-14 04:50PM  Company News: American Apparel, Puma, American ­Airlines, NBC, ­General Mills at BusinessWeek
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12:15AM  General Mills Sales Slip on U.S. Weakness, Slow Growth Elsewhere at The Wall Street Journal
Dec-17-14 06:59PM  US STOCKS-Wall St rallies after Fed, energy gains; S&P 500 posts best day since 2013 Reuters
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04:39PM  US STOCKS-Wall St rallies after Fed statement; S&P has best day this year Reuters
03:32PM  General Mills brings quinoa to the cereal aisle
03:04PM  General Mills (GIS) Earnings Report: Q2 2015 Conference Call Transcript at TheStreet
02:26PM  US STOCKS-Wall St adds to gains as Fed upbeat on economy Reuters
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11:36AM  General Mills profit beats estimates due to cost cuts Reuters
09:36AM  General Mills (GIS) Stock Climbs Today Following Second Quarter Earnings Beat at TheStreet
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09:15AM  General Mills Q2 Sales Miss On Weakness In N. America at Investor's Business Daily
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08:30AM  General Mills Inc Earnings Call scheduled for 8:30 am ET today CCBN
08:25AM  General Mills reports weaker cereal, baking goods sales at Fortune
08:02AM  Stocks rise ahead of Fed rate news; Consumer prices post biggest drop in six years Hot Stock Minute
07:43AM  General Mills Sales Slip on U.S. Weakness, Slow Growth Elsewhere at The Wall Street Journal
07:38AM  GENERAL MILLS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Exhibit EDGAR Online
07:37AM  General Mills Profit Falls 37% Business Insider
07:28AM  General Mills profit falls 37 percent on weak U.S. demand Reuters
07:25AM  General Mills profit falls 37 percent on weak US demand Reuters
07:21AM  General Mills tops 2Q profit forecasts AP
07:11AM  General Mills Reports Fiscal 2015 Second-Quarter Results PR Newswire
07:07AM  Q2 2015 General Mills Inc Earnings Release - Before Market Open CCBN
Dec-16-14 05:01PM  General Mills Board Of Directors Declares Quarterly Dividend PR Newswire
12:31PM  General Mills Unveils 50 Snack Products, Just in Time for Earnings at TheStreet
10:33AM  General Mills Faces Skeptics With Upcoming Q2 Results Benzinga
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08:00AM  General Mills announces strong product lineup in the queue for the New Year PR Newswire
Dec-15-14 11:00AM  Immaculate Baking Company and Whole Foods Market® Offer Limited Edition Holiday Favorites PR Newswire
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01:14AM  General Mills Whips Yoplait Into Shape at The Wall Street Journal
Dec-14-14 08:41PM  Yogurt Is Pick-Me-Up for General Mills at The Wall Street Journal
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General Mills, Inc. manufactures and markets branded consumer foods in the United States and internationally. It also supplies branded and unbranded food products to the foodservice and commercial baking industries. The company operates in three segments: U.S. Retail, International, and Convenience Stores and Foodservice. Its products include ready-to-eat cereals; convenient meals, including meal kits, ethnic meals, pizza, frozen breakfast, and frozen entrees; snacks comprising grain, fruit, and savory snacks, as well as nutrition bars and frozen hot snacks; refrigerated yogurt products; ice creams; baking mixes and ingredients; refrigerated and frozen dough products; and frozen and shelf-stable vegetable products. In addition, the company's products comprise organic products, such as granola bars, cereals, and soups. It sells its products directly, as well as through broker and distribution arrangements to grocery stores, mass merchandisers, membership stores, natural food chains, commercial and noncommercial foodservice distributors and operators, restaurants, and convenience stores, as well as to drug, dollar, and discount chains. Further, it owns retail shops that offer ice creams and frozen desserts. 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.
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