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General Mills Dividend Yield %

: 2.92% (As of Today)
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As of today (2022-05-28), the Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of General Mills is 2.92%.

Warning Sign:

General Mills Inc stock dividend yield is close to 5-year low.

The historical rank and industry rank for General Mills's Dividend Yield % or its related term are showing as below:

GIS' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.46   Med: 3.13   Max: 5.24
Current: 2.92

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of General Mills was 5.24%. The lowest was 2.46%. And the median was 3.13%.

GIS's Dividend Yield % is ranked better than
64.54% of 1066 companies
in the Consumer Packaged Goods industry
Industry Median: 2.24 vs GIS: 2.92

General Mills's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Feb. 2022 was 0.47.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of General Mills was 0.85. The lowest was 0.47. And the median was 0.55.

As of today (2022-05-28), the Forward Dividend Yield % of General Mills is 2.92%.

General Mills's Dividends per Share for the three months ended in Feb. 2022 was $0.51.

During the past 12 months, General Mills's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 2.00% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 1.00% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 2.00% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 6.20% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of General Mills was 48.90% per year. The lowest was 0.60% per year. And the median was 8.30% per year.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

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General Mills Dividend Yield % Historical Data

The historical data trend for General Mills's Dividend Yield % can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

* Premium members only.

General Mills Annual Data
Trend May12 May13 May14 May15 May16 May17 May18 May19 May20 May21
Dividend Yield %
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 3.38 4.63 3.96 3.11 3.21

General Mills Quarterly Data
May17 Aug17 Nov17 Feb18 May18 Aug18 Nov18 Feb19 May19 Aug19 Nov19 Feb20 May20 Aug20 Nov20 Feb21 May21 Aug21 Nov21 Feb22
Dividend Yield % Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 3.64 3.21 3.53 3.30 3.03

Competitive Comparison

For the Packaged Foods subindustry, General Mills's Dividend Yield %, along with its competitors' market caps and Dividend Yield % data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

General Mills Dividend Yield % Distribution

For the Consumer Packaged Goods industry and Consumer Defensive sector, General Mills's Dividend Yield % distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where General Mills's Dividend Yield % falls into.



General Mills Dividend Yield % Calculation

Dividend Yield measures how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its share price.

General Mills Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency Forex Rate
USD 0.5102022-04-072022-04-082022-05-02Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.000000
USD 0.5102022-01-072022-01-102022-02-01Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.000000
USD 0.5102021-10-072021-10-082021-11-01Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.000000
USD 0.5102021-07-082021-07-092021-08-02Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.000000

* GuruFocus converts dividend currency to local traded share price currency in order to calculate dividend yield. Please refer to the last column "Forex Rate" in the above table.

General Mills's Trailing Annual Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Trailing Annual Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=2.04/69.89
=2.92 %

Current Share Price is $69.89.
General Mills's Dividends per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $2.04.

General Mills's Forward Annual Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Forward Annual Dividend Yield=Forward Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=2.04/69.89
=2.92 %

Current Share Price is $69.89.
General Mills's Dividends per Share for the forward twelve months is calculated as $0.51 * 4 = $2.04.

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


General Mills  (NYSE:GIS) Dividend Yield % Explanation

Over the long term, the return from dividends has been a significant contributor to the total returns produced by equity securities. Studies by Elroy Dimson, Paul Marsh, and Mike Staunton of Princeton University (2002) found that a market-oriented portfolio, which included reinvested dividends, would have generated nearly 85 times the wealth generated by the same portfolio relying solely on capital gains.

Dividends may also qualify a lower tax rate for investors.

In dividends investing, Payout Ratio and Dividend Growth Rate are the two most important variables for consideration. A lower payout ratio may indicate that the company has more room to increase its dividends.

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General Mills Business Description

General Mills logo
Industry
Address
Number One General Mills Boulevard, Minneapolis, MN, USA, 55426
General Mills is a leading global packaged food company that produces snacks, cereal, convenient meals, yogurt, dough, baking mixes and ingredients, pet food, and superpremium ice cream. Its largest brands are Nature Valley, Cheerios, Old El Paso, Yoplait, Pillsbury, Betty Crocker, BLUE, and Haagen-Dazs. In fiscal 2021, 75% of its revenue was derived from the United States, although the company also operates in Canada, Europe, Australia, Asia, and Latin America. While most of General Mills' products are sold through retail stores to consumers, the company also sells products into the food-service channel and the commercial baking industry.
Executives
Walker Sean N officer: Group President NUMBER ONE GENERAL MILLS BLVD MINNEAPOLIS MN 55426
Church John R officer: Chief SC & GBS Officer ONE GENERAL MILLS BLVD MINNEAPOLIS MN 55426
Nudi Jonathon officer: Group President GENERAL MILLS, INC. ONE GENERAL MILLS BLVD MINNEAPOLIS MN 55426
Henry Maria director C/O THE HILLSHIRE BRANDS COMPANY 3500 LACEY ROAD DOWNERS GROVE IL 60515
Neal Diane L director PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"> Ownership Information: NEAL DIANE L a.header:link {color: #3b4fae; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: underline;} a.header:visited {color: #3b4fae; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: underline;} a.header:hover {color: #191970;}
Jenkins Jo Ann director 2211 SOUTH 47TH STREET PHOENIX AZ 85034
Lempres Elizabeth Cahill director TWO COMMERCE SQUARE 2001 MARKET STREET, SUITE 3600 PHILADELPHIA PA 19103
Uribe Jorge A. director 5 WESTBROOK CORPORATE CENTER WESTCHESTER IL 60154
Cordani David director CIGNA CORPORATION 900 COTTAGE GROVE ROAD BLOOMFIELD CT 06002
Odland Stephen A director ONE GENERAL MILLS BLVD M03-08 MINNEAPOLIS MN 55426
Clark R Kerry director C/O THE PROCTER & GAMBLE COMPANY ONE PROCTER & GAMBLE PLAZA CINCINNATI OH 45202
Sastre Maria director C/O DARDEN RESTAURANTS, INC. 1000 DARDEN CENTER DRIVE ORLANDO FL 32837
Sprunk Eric D director ONE BOWERMAN DRIVE BEAVERTON OR 97005
Ferguson Roger W. Jr. director INTERNATIONAL FLAVORS & FRAGRANCES INC. 521 WEST 57TH STREET NEW YORK NY 10019
Ogrady Shawn P officer: Group President ONE GENERAL MILLS BLVD MINNEAPOLIS MN 55426

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