General Mills, Inc.
IndexS&P 500 P/E22.44 EPS (ttm)2.39 Insider Own0.30% Shs Outstand603.75M Perf Week-2.10%
Market Cap32.38B Forward P/E17.71 EPS next Y3.03 Insider Trans-7.43% Shs Float601.88M Perf Month-0.48%
Income1.51B PEG3.64 EPS next Q0.67 Inst Own68.60% Short Float2.63% Perf Quarter5.20%
Sales17.64B P/S1.84 EPS this Y1.40% Inst Trans-0.01% Short Ratio5.17 Perf Half Y5.51%
Book/sh9.41 P/B5.70 EPS next Y6.88% ROA6.40% Target Price52.36 Perf Year15.46%
Cash/sh1.48 P/C36.20 EPS next 5Y6.16% ROE24.40% 52W Range45.25 - 55.59 Perf YTD1.34%
Dividend1.64 P/FCF47.18 EPS past 5Y8.30% ROI13.50% 52W High-3.53% Beta0.16
Dividend %3.06% Quick Ratio0.50 Sales past 5Y4.20% Gross Margin34.80% 52W Low18.52% ATR0.87
Employees43000 Current Ratio0.80 Sales Q/Q-3.40% Oper. Margin15.40% RSI (14)50.32 Volatility1.78% 1.56%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq1.86 EPS Q/Q-34.10% Profit Margin8.50% Rel Volume1.45 Prev Close54.08
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq1.36 EarningsDec 17 BMO Payout65.70% Avg Volume3.07M Price53.63
Recom2.90 SMA200.31% SMA501.78% SMA2003.40% Volume4,441,442 Change-0.83%
Nov-10-14Downgrade RBC Capital Mkts Outperform → Sector Perform $58 → $54
Jun-26-14Reiterated Stifel Buy $55 → $57
Jun-02-14Reiterated Deutsche Bank Buy $56 → $59
Apr-04-14Downgrade Argus Buy → Hold
Nov-26-13Initiated RBC Capital Mkts Outperform $58
Apr-03-13Reiterated Deutsche Bank Buy $53 → $55
Mar-27-13Upgrade Argus Hold → Buy $57
Mar-21-13Reiterated UBS Neutral $42 → $47
Mar-21-13Reiterated Stifel Buy $46 → $51
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
Jun-02-11Downgrade UBS Buy → Neutral
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
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
06:59PM  Cramer Remix: I'm empathetic on McDonald's news at CNBC
Jan-27-15 06:34PM  Post Holdings to Buy MOM Brands, Boost Cereal Category - Analyst Blog Zacks
Jan-26-15 02:24PM  Post Holdings, Inc. -- Moody's reviews Post B1 rating for downgrade on $1.15B MOM Brands deal at Moody's
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
07:56AM  Early movers: GPS, SBUX, SHOO, BHI & more at CNBC
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
09:00AM  Muir Glen Launches New Jarred Line PR Newswire
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
06:25PM  Cramer: If you can't beat these stocks, buy them CNBC
06:19PM  Your first trade for Thursday, December 18 at CNBC
05:58PM  Fast Money Final Trade: GOOGL, TLT, WFM & GIS CNBC
05:45PM  Stock Pops & Drops: GIS, SDRL, PAY & CLF CNBC
04:48PM  Equity markets many stories where to begin? Yahoo Finance Blogs
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
01:23PM  US STOCKS-Wall St climbs with energy shares; Fed decision ahead Reuters
12:47PM  Story Stocks from
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
09:33AM  Cramer: Exactly what you want from activism CNBC
09:15AM  General Mills Q2 Sales Miss On Weakness In N. America at Investor's Business Daily
09:12AM  FedEx fails to deliver; General Mills' mixed results; American Apparel back in vogue Hot Stock Minute
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
10:00AM  What to Expect When General Mills (GIS) Reports Earnings Results at TheStreet
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
08:30AM  Will General Mills (GIS) Disappoint Earnings Again in Q2? Zacks
08:29AM  Deutsche Bank Cautious On General Mills Ahead Of Q2 Print Benzinga
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
10:18AM  Week Ahead: Will Federal Reserve Burst The Bubble On Wednesday? at Forbes
Dec-13-14 12:59AM  Next Week at
Dec-12-14 09:30AM  'Tis The Season For Food And Beverage Stocks at Investopedia
Dec-11-14 09:21AM  The Packaged-Food Industry: Here's What to Expect in 2015 at TheStreet
Dec-10-14 06:09PM  Final Glance: Food companies AP
04:22PM  General Mills To Webcast Earnings Conference Call On Wednesday, December 17, 2014 PR Newswire
01:19PM  Midday Glance: Food companies AP
10:41AM  Early Glance: Food companies AP
Dec-09-14 07:03PM  Carl's Jr. to roll out 'natural' burger at USA TODAY
12:50PM  Will French Toast Crunch Relaunch Aid General Mills Sales? Zacks
Dec-08-14 06:28PM  Dividend Stocks: Will Old Brand Help General Mills? at Investor's Business Daily
02:08PM  French Toast Crunch returns as cereal sales slide AP
01:47PM  French Toast Crunch Cereal Makes Slammin' Return PR Newswire
01:08PM  Sweet! French Toast Crunch has returned at CNBC
11:02AM  General Mills faces bearish play optionMONSTER
09:26AM  Why Diamond Foods Remains in the Rough Ahead of Earnings Report at TheStreet
Dec-03-14 02:44PM  47th Pillsbury Bake-Off® Contest Names Peanutty Pie Crust Clusters its Latest $1 Million Grand Prize Winner PR Newswire
01:14PM  Verizon-funded tech news site shuts down at USA TODAY
Dec-02-14 02:57PM  'Slawsa' entrepreneur dreams big CNBC
09:00AM  Holiday Cookie Baking Made Easy with Online Gadgets PR Newswire
Dec-01-14 01:22PM  Kellogg, Post, General Mills Quietly Poised for Wider Profit Margins at TheStreet
Nov-23-14 08:05AM  5 States With Unemployment Under 4% at 24/7 Wall St.
Nov-21-14 07:00AM  Strong dollar may slam the brakes on Ford's rally at CNBC
Nov-20-14 09:30AM  General Mills CEO Says Water is Critical to Business and Engagement is Key PR Newswire
Nov-19-14 01:04AM  PRESS DIGEST - Wall Street Journal - Nov 19 Reuters
12:21AM  General Mills in Settlement Over 100% Natural Claim at The Wall Street Journal
Nov-18-14 07:19PM  [$$] General Mills in Settlement Over '100% Natural' Claim at The Wall Street Journal
Nov-14-14 09:22AM  Cramer's Mad Dash: TJX & ROST go higher CNBC
Nov-13-14 10:30AM  Hain Celestial to Gain as Demand for Organic Food Increases Zacks
Nov-12-14 12:08PM  Coffee Sales Jam J.M. Smucker at
Nov-10-14 03:10PM  General Mills Boards The 'Ancient Grains' Marketing Train Benzinga
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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