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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
84% of the 1329 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 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
91% of the 1295 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 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
63% of the 1445 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 19.05 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
Piotroski F-Score: 8
Altman Z-Score: 3.07
Beneish M-Score: -2.74
WACC vs ROIC
5.99%
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

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 15.88
GIS's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
85% of the 1315 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.11 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
81% of the 1316 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.64 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 1286 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 7.65 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
75% of the 1346 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.46 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
93% of the 1334 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 12.60 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
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 0.50
GIS's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
57% of the 1253 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. GIS: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
GIS' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.1  Med: 6 Max: 18.2
Current: 0.5
-1.1
18.2
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 1.60
GIS's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
57% of the 1101 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. GIS: 1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
GIS' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.5  Med: 5.4 Max: 18.1
Current: 1.6
-2.5
18.1
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -0.20
GIS's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
57% of the 976 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. GIS: -0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
GIS' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 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)
Paul Tudor Jones 16,300 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 100,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Bill Nygren 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%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 18,300 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 12,600 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 18,200 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%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 18,300 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 26,000 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox 11,200 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

Joel Greenblatt 177,771 sh (+1592.73%)
Ray Dalio 258,002 sh (+178.62%)
Ken Fisher 7,845 sh (+12.93%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 97,555 sh (+5.54%)
Mairs and Power 3,199,581 sh (+3.53%)
Mario Gabelli 2,320,468 sh (+0.67%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 18,300 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 100,000 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates 175,000 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox 11,200 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 4,298 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Jim Simons 814,100 sh (-55.80%)
Pioneer Investments 344,500 sh (-80.98%)
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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
PE Ratio 22.53
GIS's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 1074 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 20.09 vs. GIS: 22.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
GIS' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.28  Med: 17.59 Max: 29.55
Current: 22.53
13.28
29.55
Forward PE Ratio 18.08
GIS's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 18.52 vs. GIS: 18.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 22.53
GIS's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
58% of the 1059 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 20.53 vs. GIS: 22.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
GIS' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.15  Med: 17.51 Max: 29.55
Current: 22.53
13.15
29.55
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 21.37
GIS's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
52% of the 645 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 20.72 vs. GIS: 21.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
GIS' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.96  Med: 16.03 Max: 24.67
Current: 21.37
8.96
24.67
PB Ratio 8.38
GIS's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
95% of the 1284 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. GIS: 8.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
GIS' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.81  Med: 3.96 Max: 8.81
Current: 8.38
2.81
8.81
PS Ratio 2.30
GIS's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
76% of the 1308 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. GIS: 2.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
GIS' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.13  Med: 1.69 Max: 2.69
Current: 2.3
1.13
2.69
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 21.46
GIS's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
56% of the 532 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 18.75 vs. GIS: 21.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
GIS' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.83  Med: 17.37 Max: 29.8
Current: 21.46
11.83
29.8
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 14.90
GIS's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
60% of the 736 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 11.79 vs. GIS: 14.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
GIS' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.36  Med: 12.54 Max: 17.56
Current: 14.9
8.36
17.56
EV-to-EBIT 17.31
GIS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
57% of the 1093 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 15.50 vs. GIS: 17.31 )
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: 17.31
8.8
21.7
EV-to-EBITDA 13.91
GIS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
60% of the 1129 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 12.08 vs. GIS: 13.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
GIS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.5  Med: 11.2 Max: 16.9
Current: 13.91
7.5
16.9
PEG Ratio 22.90
GIS's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
94% of the 526 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.19 vs. GIS: 22.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
GIS' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.51  Med: 2.92 Max: 33.99
Current: 22.9
1.51
33.99
Shiller PE Ratio 24.01
GIS's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 266 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 28.17 vs. GIS: 24.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
GIS' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.06  Med: 21.87 Max: 29.58
Current: 24.01
16.06
29.58
Current Ratio 0.66
GIS's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
92% of the 1188 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 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
90% of the 1188 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 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
61% of the 1233 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 66.12 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
60% of the 946 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 38.77 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 852 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 44.65 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 % 3.14
GIS's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
75% of the 1567 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. GIS: 3.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
GIS' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.29  Med: 2.87 Max: 3.58
Current: 3.14
2.29
3.58
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.69
GIS's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 930 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. GIS: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
GIS' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 0.46 Max: 0.85
Current: 0.69
0.42
0.85
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 10.50
GIS's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
70% of the 661 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. GIS: 10.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
GIS' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 8.7 Max: 12.6
Current: 10.5
0
12.6
Forward Dividend Yield % 3.20
GIS's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
72% of the 1508 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. GIS: 3.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 5.18
GIS's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
82% of the 2027 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.29 vs. GIS: 5.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
GIS' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.74  Med: 4.69 Max: 5.84
Current: 5.18
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 661 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-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.75
GIS's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
54% of the 648 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. GIS: 1.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
GIS' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.81  Med: 1.47 Max: 11.98
Current: 1.75
0.81
11.98
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) 2.00
GIS's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
71% of the 121 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. GIS: 2.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.36
GIS's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
63% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. GIS: 1.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
GIS' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.71  Med: 1.03 Max: 1.6
Current: 1.36
0.71
1.6
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 5.78
GIS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
54% of the 1349 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. GIS: 5.78 )
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: 5.78
4.6
11.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 6.17
GIS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
52% of the 749 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.37 vs. GIS: 6.17 )
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: 11.1 Max: 17
Current: 6.17
5
17

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $15,950
EPS (TTM) $ 2.68
Beta0.60
Short Percentage of Float1.60%
52-Week Range $58.66 - 72.95
Shares Outstanding (Mil)580.01

Analyst Estimate

May17 May18 May19 May20
Revenue (Mil $) 15,696 15,723 15,851 16,805
EPS ($) 3.07 3.31 3.46 3.95
EPS without NRI ($) 3.07 3.31 3.46 3.95
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
7.31%
Dividends per Share ($) 1.87 1.99 2.12
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Bill Nygren Gets Better Than Fair Value for 3 Stakes May 29 2016 
The Long-Term Investing Guide to Compounding Wealth Apr 13 2016 
Bill Nygren Sells General Mills, American Express, Chesapeake Energy in Q1 Apr 11 2016 
Bill Nygren Comments on General Mills Apr 11 2016 
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