GIS:NYE-General Mills, Inc

COMMON STOCK | Packaged Foods | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 53.63

Change

-1.05 (-1.92)%

Market Cap

USD -1,360,848,896.00

Volume

2.72M

Average Target Price

USD 53.25 (-0.71%)
Average Analyst Rating

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About

General Mills, Inc. manufactures and markets branded consumer foods worldwide. The company operates in five segments: North America Retail; Convenience Stores & Foodservice; Europe & Australia; Asia & Latin America; and Pet. It offers ready-to-eat cereals, refrigerated yogurt, soup, meal kits, refrigerated and frozen dough products, dessert and baking mixes, frozen pizza and pizza snacks, grain, fruit, and savory snacks, as well as organic products, including refrigerated yogurt, nutrition bars, meal kits, salty snacks, ready-to-eat cereal, and grain snacks. It also supplies branded and unbranded food products to the North American foodservice and commercial baking industries; and manufactures and markets pet food products, including dog and cat food. The company markets its products under the Annie's, Betty Crocker, Bisquick, Blue Buffalo, BLUE Basics, BLUE Freedom, BLUE Wilderness, Bugles, Cascadian Farm, Cheerios, Chex, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Cocoa Puffs, Cookie Crisp, EPIC, Fiber One, Food Should Taste Good, Fruit by the Foot, Fruit Gushers, Fruit Roll-Ups, Gardetto's, Go-Gurt, Gold Medal, Golden Grahams, Häagen-Dazs, Helpers, Jeno's, Jus-Rol, Kitano, Kix, Lärabar, Latina, Liberté, Lucky Charms, Muir Glen, Nature Valley, Oatmeal Crisp, Old El Paso, Pillsbury, Progresso, Raisin Nut Bran, Total, Totino's, Trix, Wanchai Ferry, Wheaties, Yoki, and Yoplait trademarks. General Mills, Inc. sells its products directly, as well as through broker and distribution arrangements to grocery stores, mass merchandisers, membership stores, natural food chains, e-commerce retailers, commercial and noncommercial foodservice distributors and operators, restaurants, convenience stores, and pet specialty stores, as well as drug, dollar, and discount chains. It operates 525 leased and 365 franchise branded ice cream parlors. General Mills, Inc. was founded in 1866 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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ETFs Containing GIS

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
JHMS John Hancock Multifactor .. 5.22 % 0.47 %

-0.51 (-1.78%)

USD 0.03B
PBJ Invesco Dynamic Food & Be.. 5.12 % 0.63 %

-0.64 (-1.81%)

USD 0.07B
FTXG First Trust Nasdaq Food &.. 4.21 % 0.60 %

-0.11 (-0.52%)

USD 2.02M
LVHD Legg Mason Low Volatility.. 2.55 % 0.27 %

-0.55 (-1.70%)

USD 0.68B
DIV Global X SuperDividend U... 2.36 % 0.46 %

-0.29 (-1.28%)

USD 0.49B
SPHD Invesco S&P 500 High Divi.. 2.35 % 0.30 %

-1.00 (-2.46%)

USD 3.32B
SPDV AAM S&P 500 High Dividend.. 2.10 % 0.29 %

-0.80 (-3.20%)

USD 0.03B
DTN WisdomTree U.S. Dividend .. 1.84 % 0.38 %

-2.74 (-3.25%)

USD 0.79B
SPYD SPDR Portfolio S&P 50.. 1.44 % 0.08 %

-0.97 (-2.67%)

USD 1.68B

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Packaged Foods)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 37.72% 90% A- 92% A-
Dividend Return 2.52% 62% D- 67% D+
Total Return 40.24% 95% A 92% A-
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 17.64% 85% B 89% B+
Dividend Return 3.22% 64% D 61% D-
Total Return 20.86% 85% B 90% A-
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 1.75% 65% D 54% F
Dividend Return 16.85% 92% A- 61% D-
Total Return 18.59% 65% D 53% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain -1.99% 37% F 29% F
Dividend Return 3.36% 93% A 66% D
Total Return 1.37% 37% F 33% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 16.62% 79% C+ 48% F
Risk Adjusted Return 8.22% 37% F 30% F
Market Capitalization -1,360,848,896.00 14% F 8% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Packaged Foods)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 18.86 76% C 44% F
Price/Book Ratio 4.67 24% F 20% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 11.76 48% F 36% F
EV/EBITDA 13.16 38% F 35% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 23.52% 95% A 89% B+
Return on Invested Capital 13.00% 67% D+ 80% B-
Return on Assets 6.17% 71% C- 82% B-
Debt to Equity Ratio 164.78% 35% F 19% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 4.58 75% C 31% F
Short Percent 2.83% 89% B+ 73% C
Beta 0.93 29% F 48% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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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:
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.

Underpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to earning 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.

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:
Low market capitalization

This is among the smaller entities in its sectors with below median market capitalization. That may make it less stable in the long run unless it has a unique technology or market which can help it grow or get acquired in future.

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.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

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

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.