Zacks Rating on General Mills (GIS)

General Mills (GIS) : Zacks Investment Research ranks General Mills (GIS) as 3, which is a Hold recommendation. 2 research analysts consider that the stocks fundamentals point to a bright future, hence they rate the stock as a Strong Buy. 1 other analysts are mildly bullish on the stock and favor a Buy. Not everyone is convinced about the stocks future, hence, the stock receives 1 Sell recommendation. A total of 8 analysts believe that the stock has a limited upside, hence they advise a Hold. The average broker rating of 12 research analysts is 2.67, which indicates as a Hold.

General Mills (GIS) : 9 investment research analysts covering General Mills (GIS) have an average price target of $68.89 for the near short term. The highest target price given by the Brokerage Firm to the stock is $75 and the lowest target is $65 for the short term. Analysts expect the variance to be within $3.86 of the average price.


Shares of General Mills, Inc. appreciated by 0.85% during the last five trading days but lost 0.82% on a 4-week basis. General Mills, Inc. is up 14.7% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 26%. General Mills (NYSE:GIS): On Tuesdays trading session , Opening price of the stock was $71.56 with an intraday high of $71.625. The bears continued to sell at higher levels and eventually sold the stock down to an intraday low of $70.93. However, the stock managed to close at $71.1, a loss of 0.64% for the day. On the previous day, the stock had closed at $71.56. The total traded volume of the day was 2,270,255 shares.

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 Companys 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.

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