General Mills (NYSE:GIS) had declared a cash dividend of $0.4800 on Sep 27, 2016. The shares will quote ex-dividend on Oct 6, 2016 and the record date has been fixed for Oct 10, 2016. On Sep 27, 2016 share price, the yield comes out to be 3.0038%. The dividend payable date has been fixed on Nov 1, 2016.
In a different note, On Sep 22, 2016, UBS said it Maintains its rating on General Mills. In the research note, the firm Lowers the price-target to $71.00 per share. The shares have been rated ‘Neutral’ by the firm. On Sep 20, 2016, Consumer Edge said it Downgrades its rating on General Mills. The shares have been rated ‘Underperform’ by the firm. On Jul 14, 2016, Morgan Stanley said it Maintains its rating on General Mills. In the research note, the firm Raises the price-target to $63.00 per share. The shares have been rated ‘Equalweight’ by the firm. On Jun 30, 2016, Goldman Sachs said it Maintains its rating on General Mills. In the research note, the firm Raises the price-target to $58.00 per share. The shares have been rated ‘Sell’ by the firm. On Jun 30, 2016, Bank of America said it Upgrades its rating on General Mills. The shares have been rated ‘Neutral’ by the firm.
General Mills (GIS) made into the market gainers list on Fridays trading session with the shares advancing 0.35% or 0.22 points. Due to strong positive momentum, the stock ended at $63.88, which is also near the day’s high of $64.18. The stock began the session at $63.92 and the volume stood at 33,28,379 shares. The 52-week high of the shares is $72.95 and the 52 week low is $53.53. The company has a current market capitalization of $37,778 M and it has 59,13,83,340 shares in outstanding.
General Mills(GIS) last announced its earnings results on Sep 21, 2016 for Fiscal Year 2017 and Q1.Company reported revenue of $3.91B. Analysts had an estimated revenue of $3.96B. Earnings per share were $0.78. Analysts had estimated an EPS of $0.77.
Several Insider Transactions has been reported to the SEC. On Aug 22, 2016, Michael D Rose (director) sold 10,000 shares at $71.11 per share price.Also, On Aug 16, 2016, John R Church (Executive Vice President) sold 99,373 shares at $71.09 per share price.On Aug 12, 2016, Jeffrey L Harmening (President, COO) sold 33,150 shares at $71.05 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.
General Mills Inc. is a manufacturer and marketer of branded consumer foods sold through retail stores. The Company is also a supplier of branded and unbranded food products to the North American foodservice and commercial baking industries. The Company is organized into three operating segments: U.S. Retail International and Convenience Stores and Foodservice. The Company offers a range of food products with a focus on five categories: ready-to-eat cereal; convenient meals including meal kits ethnic meals pizza soup side dish mixes frozen breakfast and frozen entrees; snacks including grain fruit and savory snacks nutrition bars and frozen hot snacks; yogurt and super-premium ice cream. The Company’s other product categories include baking mixes and ingredients; refrigerated and frozen dough and frozen and shelf-stable vegetables. The Company has 50% interests in two joint ventures that manufacture and market food products.