GIS:NYE-General Mills Inc.

EQUITY | Consumer Packaged Goods | New York Stock Exchange

Last Closing Price

USD 45.48

Change

-0.20 (-0.44)%

Market Cap

USD 27.12B

Volume

3.72M

Average Target Price

USD 48.24 (6.06%)
Average Analyst Rating

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About

General Mills Inc is a manufacturer and marketer of branded consumer foods sold through retail stores. It supplies branded and unbranded food products to the foodservice and commercial baking industries.

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Largest Industry Peers for Consumer Packaged Goods

Symbol Name Price(Change) Market Cap
PG Procter & Gamble Company (The)

+0.77 (+0.83%)

USD 232.87B
UN Unilever NV

+0.52 (+0.95%)

USD 147.25B
UL Unilever PLC

+0.68 (+1.27%)

USD 145.61B
CL Colgate-Palmolive Company

+0.51 (+0.83%)

USD 53.65B
EL Estee Lauder Companies Inc. (T..

+2.29 (+1.62%)

USD 52.03B
KMB Kimberly-Clark Corporation

-0.41 (-0.37%)

USD 38.08B
ADM Archer-Daniels-Midland Company

+0.08 (+0.17%)

USD 26.92B
HRL Hormel Foods Corporation

-0.02 (-0.04%)

USD 24.14B
HSY The Hershey Company

+0.47 (+0.43%)

USD 22.90B
K Kellogg Company

-0.88 (-1.37%)

USD 22.01B

ETFs Containing GIS

WBIY WBI Power Factor High Div.. 4.85 % 0.70 %

-0.09 (-0.34%)

USD 0.12B
JHMS John Hancock Multifactor .. 3.34 % 0.50 %

-0.14 (-0.51%)

USD 0.02B
KNOW Direxion All Cap Insider .. 2.85 % 0.64 %

-0.17 (-0.44%)

USD 0.21B
DWSH AdvisorShares Dorsey Wrig.. 1.07 % 0.00 %

+0.02 (+0.07%)

USD 0.02B
ONEY SPDR Russell 1000 Yield F.. 1.03 % 0.20 %

N/A

USD 0.42B

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Consumer Packaged Goods)
Market Performance vs. Exchange (New York Stock Exchange)
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -23.29% 29% F 14% F
Dividend Return 3.31% 94% A 63% D
Total Return -19.99% 29% F 16% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -14.14% 33% F 24% F
Dividend Return 3.70% 87% B+ 61% D-
Total Return -10.44% 33% F 25% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -10.61% 33% F 35% F
Dividend Return 17.89% 91% A- 58% F
Total Return 7.27% 38% F 34% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain -0.55% 24% F 31% F
Dividend Return 2.68% 29% F 33% F
Total Return 3.24% 92% A- 59% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 14.11% 73% C 52% F
Risk Adjusted Return 19.01% 33% F 31% F
Market Capitalization 36.97B 87% B+ 94% A

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Consumer Packaged Goods)
Ratio vs. Market
(New York Stock Exchange)
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 12.49 62% D- 51% F
Price/Book Ratio 4.42 33% F 16% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 2.44 62% D- 51% F
Price/Free Cash Flow Ratio 11.78 67% D+ 50% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 39.30% 87% B+ 93% A
Return on Invested Capital 16.98% 56% F 78% C+
Return on Assets 8.02% 53% F 82% B-
Debt to Equity Ratio 233.25% 16% F 14% F

Annual Financials (USD)

Quarterly Financials (USD)

Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Superior total returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual total returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters then its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

What to not like:
Poor risk adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns , the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Higly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Low Revenue Growth

This stock has shown below median revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

Low Dividend Growth

This stock has shown below median dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

GIS:NYE-General Mills Inc.

EQUITY | Consumer Packaged Goods | New York Stock Exchange

Last Closing Price

USD 45.48

Change

-0.20 (-0.44)%

Market Cap

USD 27.12B

Volume

3.72M

Average Target Price

USD 48.24 (6.06%)
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

STA Verdict

Verdict

Values as of: 2018-11-13