GIS:NYE-General Mills Inc.

EQUITY | Consumer Packaged Goods | New York Stock Exchange

Last Closing Price

USD 43.41

Change

0.00 (0.00)%

Market Cap

USD 24.75B

Volume

5.46M

Yahoo Analyst Target

USD 49.89 (14.93%)

STA Analyst Target

USD 54.97 (26.62%)
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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)

N/A

USD 185.58B
UL Unilever PLC

N/A

USD 153.38B
UN Unilever NV

N/A

USD 152.31B
CL Colgate-Palmolive Company

N/A

USD 58.97B
EL Estee Lauder Companies Inc. (T..

N/A

USD 54.70B
KMB Kimberly-Clark Corporation

N/A

USD 35.02B
TSN Tyson Foods Inc.

N/A

USD 25.43B
ADM Archer-Daniels-Midland Company

N/A

USD 25.43B
K Kellogg Company

N/A

USD 20.89B
HSY The Hershey Company

N/A

USD 19.41B

ETFs Containing GIS

PBJ PowerShares Dynamic Food .. 4.14 % 0.59 %

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USD 0.08B
WBIY WBI Power Factor High Div.. 3.97 % 0.70 %

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USD 0.05B
JHMS John Hancock Multifactor .. 3.49 % 0.50 %

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USD 0.03B
PRP:CA Purpose Conservative Inco.. 0.68 % 0.74 %

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CAD 3.93M

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 -26.78% 11% F 3% F
Dividend Return 1.65% 100% A+ 74% C
Total Return -25.13% 11% F 3% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -24.81% 27% F 9% F
Dividend Return 3.40% 94% A 53% F
Total Return -21.41% 31% F 9% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -13.77% 25% F 29% F
Dividend Return 17.64% 92% A- 54% F
Total Return 3.87% 30% F 26% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 3.15% 38% F 51% F
Dividend Return 6.33% 40% F 46% F
Total Return 3.18% 90% A- 57% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 11.92% 77% C+ 62% D-
Risk Adjusted Return 53.11% 54% F 48% F
Market Capitalization 36.97B 83% B 93% 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 11.45 73% C 60% D-
Price/Book Ratio 5.85 25% F 14% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 2.59 67% D+ 51% F
Price/Free Cash Flow Ratio 11.36 77% C+ 52% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 50.16% 83% B 95% A
Return on Invested Capital 21.45% 67% D+ 87% B+
Return on Assets 9.88% 71% C- 88% B+
Debt to Equity Ratio 225.25% 17% F 15% F

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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.

Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

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.

Underpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

What to not like:
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.

Low Earnings Growth

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

Low Revenue Growth

This stock has shown below median revenue 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 43.41

Change

0.00 (0.00)%

Market Cap

USD 24.75B

Volume

5.46M

Yahoo Analyst Target

USD 49.89 (14.93%)

STA Analyst Target

USD 54.97 (26.62%)
Yahoo Analyst Rating

Verdict

STA Analyst Rating

Verdict

STA Verdict

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Values as of: 2018-04-21