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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.09
GIS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
81% of the 1577 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. GIS: 0.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
GIS' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.08 Max: N/A
Current: 0.09
Equity to Asset 0.19
GIS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
90% of the 1550 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. GIS: 0.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
GIS' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.06  Med: 0.27 Max: 0.34
Current: 0.19
-0.06
0.34
Interest Coverage 8.33
GIS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
62% of the 1372 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 19.55 vs. GIS: 8.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
GIS' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.82  Med: 7.08 Max: 9.29
Current: 8.33
4.82
9.29
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 3.05
M-Score: -2.74
WACC vs ROIC
6.09%
13.59%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 15.88
GIS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1580 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.36 vs. GIS: 15.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
GIS' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.78  Med: 16.34 Max: 18.65
Current: 15.88
11.78
18.65
Net-margin (%) 10.23
GIS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1581 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.69 vs. GIS: 10.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
GIS' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.93  Med: 9.84 Max: 12.09
Current: 10.23
6.93
12.09
ROE (%) 34.43
GIS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1537 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 7.77 vs. GIS: 34.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
GIS' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.63  Med: 26.07 Max: 34.43
Current: 34.43
20.63
34.43
ROA (%) 7.52
GIS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1615 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.62 vs. GIS: 7.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
GIS' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.43  Med: 7.84 Max: 9.89
Current: 7.52
5.43
9.89
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 69.93
GIS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1601 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 13.10 vs. GIS: 69.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
GIS' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 50.57  Med: 68.01 Max: 75.04
Current: 69.93
50.57
75.04
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 0.50
GIS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 1348 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. GIS: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GIS' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.1  Med: 6 Max: 18.2
Current: 0.5
-1.1
18.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 1.60
GIS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 1179 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. GIS: 1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GIS' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.5  Med: 5.4 Max: 18.1
Current: 1.6
-2.5
18.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -0.20
GIS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 1048 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. GIS: -0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GIS' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.4  Med: 6.9 Max: 31.6
Current: -0.2
-7.4
31.6
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

GIS Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Leucadia National 3,500 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 6,748 sh (+44.59%)
Murray Stahl 4,551 sh (+22.11%)
Pioneer Investments 1,763,811 sh (+12.26%)
Dodge & Cox 11,692 sh (+4.39%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 18,300 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 5,600 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 100,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 16,300 sh (unchged)
Bill Nygren Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Mairs and Power 3,273,319 sh (-0.56%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 93,478 sh (-1.11%)
Mario Gabelli 2,419,135 sh (-2.81%)
Joel Greenblatt 287,246 sh (-27.85%)
Jeremy Grantham 23,900 sh (-69.09%)
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Q2 2016

GIS Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Caxton Associates 15,000 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 204,863 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 1,935,530 sh (+9.74%)
Ken Fisher 6,881 sh (+1.97%)
Paul Tudor Jones 12,600 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 18,200 sh (unchged)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 18,300 sh (unchged)
Leucadia National Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 93,390 sh (-0.09%)
Mairs and Power 3,208,297 sh (-1.99%)
Mario Gabelli 2,366,500 sh (-2.18%)
Murray Stahl 4,448 sh (-2.26%)
Dodge & Cox 11,200 sh (-4.21%)
Joel Greenblatt 66,288 sh (-76.92%)
Jeremy Grantham 5,300 sh (-77.82%)
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Q3 2016

GIS Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Ray Dalio 92,600 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,841,800 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 6,947 sh (+0.96%)
Dodge & Cox 11,200 sh (unchged)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 18,300 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 26,000 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 92,434 sh (-1.02%)
Mario Gabelli 2,304,993 sh (-2.60%)
Murray Stahl 4,298 sh (-3.37%)
Mairs and Power 3,090,486 sh (-3.67%)
Pioneer Investments 1,811,346 sh (-6.42%)
Jeremy Grantham 3,700 sh (-30.19%)
Joel Greenblatt 10,502 sh (-84.16%)
Louis Moore Bacon 9,305 sh (-95.46%)
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Q4 2016

GIS Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Ken Fisher 7,845 sh (+12.93%)
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Business Description

Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods » Packaged Foods    NAICS: 311412    SIC: 5411
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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.

General Mills Inc was incorporated in Delaware in 1928. The Company 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. The Company manufactures its products in 16 countries and markets them in more than 100 countries. Its segments include U.S. Retail, International and Convenience Stores and Foodservice. Its U.S. Retail segment reflects business with a variety of grocery stores, mass merchandisers, membership stores, natural food chains, and drug, dollar and discount chains operating throughout the United States. Its product categories in this business segment are ready-to-eat cereals, refrigerated yogurt, soup, meal kits, shelf stable and frozen vegetables, refrigerated and frozen dough products, dessert and baking mixes, frozen pizza and pizza snacks, grain, fruit and savory snacks, and a variety of organic products including meal kits, granola bars, and cereal. Its International segment consists of retail and foodservice businesses outside of the United States. Its product categories include ready-to-eat cereals, shelf stable and frozen vegetables, meal kits, refrigerated and frozen dough products, dessert and baking mixes, frozen pizza snacks, refrigerated yogurt, grain and fruit snacks, and super-premium ice cream and frozen desserts. It also sells super-premium ice cream and frozen desserts directly to consumers through owned retail shops. Its International segment also includes products manufactured in the United States for export, mainly to Caribbean and Latin American markets, as well as products it manufactures for sale to its international joint ventures. Revenues from export activities and franchise fees are reported in the region or country where the end customer is located. In its Convenience Stores and Foodservice segment its product categories are ready-to-eat cereals, snacks, refrigerated yogurt, frozen breakfasts, unbaked and fully baked frozen dough products, baking mixes, and flour. Many products it sells are branded to the consumer and nearly all are branded to its customers. It sells to distributors and operators in many customer channels including foodservice, convenience stores, vending, and supermarket bakeries. Substantially all of this segment's operations are located in the United States. The principal raw materials that it uses are grains (wheat, oats, and corn), sugar, dairy products, vegetables, fruits, meats, vegetable oils, and other agricultural products. Its primary customers are grocery stores, mass merchandisers, membership stores, natural food chains, drug, dollar and discount chains, commercial and noncommercial foodservice distributors and operators, restaurants, and convenience stores. Its trademarks include Annie's, Betty Crocker, Bisquick, Bugles, Cascadian Farm, Cheerios, Chex, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Cocoa Puffs, Cookie Crisp, Fiber One, Food Should Tast

Guru Investment Theses on General Mills Inc

Bill Nygren Comments on General Mills - Apr 11, 2016

General Mills (NYSE:GIS) has provided favorable returns since we added the stock in early 2014, and we sold our position as the share price approached our estimate of intrinsic value.



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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 23.29
GIS's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
59% of the 1248 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 19.78 vs. GIS: 23.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
GIS' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.28  Med: 17.46 Max: 29.55
Current: 23.29
13.28
29.55
Forward P/E 20.20
GIS's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
57% of the 156 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 17.95 vs. GIS: 20.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 23.29
GIS's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
59% of the 1248 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 19.62 vs. GIS: 23.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
GIS' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.15  Med: 17.37 Max: 29.55
Current: 23.29
13.15
29.55
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 22.09
GIS's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
52% of the 689 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 20.55 vs. GIS: 22.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
GIS' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.96  Med: 15.93 Max: 24.67
Current: 22.09
8.96
24.67
P/B 8.66
GIS's P/B is ranked lower than
94% of the 1514 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. GIS: 8.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
GIS' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.81  Med: 3.93 Max: 8.81
Current: 8.66
2.81
8.81
P/S 2.38
GIS's P/S is ranked lower than
74% of the 1517 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. GIS: 2.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
GIS' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.13  Med: 1.69 Max: 2.69
Current: 2.38
1.13
2.69
PFCF 22.19
GIS's PFCF is ranked lower than
58% of the 586 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 17.93 vs. GIS: 22.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
GIS' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.19  Med: 17.27 Max: 29.8
Current: 22.19
11.19
29.8
POCF 15.40
GIS's POCF is ranked lower than
60% of the 837 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 11.79 vs. GIS: 15.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
GIS' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.36  Med: 12.49 Max: 17.56
Current: 15.4
8.36
17.56
EV-to-EBIT 17.78
GIS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
57% of the 1268 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 15.54 vs. GIS: 17.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
GIS' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.8  Med: 13.5 Max: 21.7
Current: 17.78
8.8
21.7
EV-to-EBITDA 14.31
GIS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
59% of the 1312 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 12.03 vs. GIS: 14.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
GIS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.5  Med: 11.1 Max: 16.9
Current: 14.31
7.5
16.9
PEG 23.30
GIS's PEG is ranked lower than
94% of the 556 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. GIS: 23.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
GIS' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.36  Med: 2.82 Max: 33.99
Current: 23.3
1.36
33.99
Shiller P/E 24.90
GIS's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
59% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 27.70 vs. GIS: 24.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
GIS' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.06  Med: 21.86 Max: 29.34
Current: 24.9
16.06
29.34
Current Ratio 0.66
GIS's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
91% of the 1582 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. GIS: 0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
GIS' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 0.79 Max: 1.4
Current: 0.66
0.42
1.4
Quick Ratio 0.41
GIS's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
88% of the 1582 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. GIS: 0.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
GIS' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 0.49 Max: 0.88
Current: 0.41
0.26
0.88
Days Inventory 51.78
GIS's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
60% of the 1472 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 64.58 vs. GIS: 51.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
GIS' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 48.44  Med: 51.75 Max: 60.38
Current: 51.78
48.44
60.38
Days Sales Outstanding 31.64
GIS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
61% of the 1150 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 39.50 vs. GIS: 31.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
GIS' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 23.69  Med: 28.82 Max: 34.65
Current: 31.64
23.69
34.65
Days Payable 68.82
GIS's Days Payable is ranked higher than
67% of the 1023 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 43.67 vs. GIS: 68.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
GIS' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 31.01  Med: 40.1 Max: 69.59
Current: 68.82
31.01
69.59

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 3.04
GIS's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
75% of the 1600 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. GIS: 3.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
GIS' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.29  Med: 2.85 Max: 3.58
Current: 3.04
2.29
3.58
Dividend Payout 0.69
GIS's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
50% of the 965 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.69 vs. GIS: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
GIS' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 0.46 Max: 0.85
Current: 0.69
0.42
0.85
Dividend Growth (3y) 10.50
GIS's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
69% of the 686 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. GIS: 10.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
GIS' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 8.7 Max: 12.6
Current: 10.5
0
12.6
Forward Dividend Yield 3.08
GIS's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
72% of the 1474 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.09 vs. GIS: 3.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.95
GIS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1991 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.29 vs. GIS: 4.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
GIS' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.74  Med: 4.65 Max: 5.84
Current: 4.95
3.74
5.84
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 2.30
GIS's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 695 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: -1.50 vs. GIS: 2.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
GIS' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.9  Med: 1.5 Max: 4.5
Current: 2.3
-9.9
4.5

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 1.81
GIS's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
57% of the 682 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. GIS: 1.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
GIS' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.81  Med: 1.47 Max: 11.98
Current: 1.81
0.81
11.98
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 2.07
GIS's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
68% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. GIS: 2.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 1.40
GIS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
66% of the 1330 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. GIS: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
GIS' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.71  Med: 1.03 Max: 1.6
Current: 1.4
0.71
1.6
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 5.60
GIS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 1557 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. GIS: 5.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
GIS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.6  Med: 7.4 Max: 11.4
Current: 5.6
4.6
11.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 6.09
GIS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 742 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.77 vs. GIS: 6.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
GIS' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5  Med: 11.3 Max: 17
Current: 6.09
5
17

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $15,950
EPS (TTM) $ 2.68
Beta0.61
Short Percentage of Float1.68%
52-Week Range $53.53 - 72.95
Shares Outstanding (Mil)580.01

Analyst Estimate

May17 May18 May19
Revenue (Mil $) 15,820 15,884 16,100
EPS ($) 3.08 3.37 3.55
EPS w/o NRI ($) 3.08 3.37 3.55
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
7.31%
Dividends Per Share ($) 1.85 1.98 2.11
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General Mills: What Drove Earnings in Fiscal 2Q17 Dec 26 2016
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