General Mills, Inc. (NASDAQ:GIS) To Report Earnings

General Mills is committed to pursuing its strategy of Consumer First and leveraging its five global platforms - cereal, snacks, yogurt, convenient meals, and super-premium ice cream - along with its new global organizational structure to create market-leading growth.

Net income attributable to General Mills fell to $357.8 million or 61 cents per share, from $361.7 million or 59 cents per share, a year earlier. Buy rating has been given by 3 analysts to the company stock and 1 analyst given HOLD rating.

Expect to see some stability in the shares as they reach an oversold indication soon, but the trend indicators are suggesting that this consumer staples company is set to continue under performing the market. Sanford C. Bernstein lowered General Mills from a "market perform" rating to an "underperform" rating in a research note on Tuesday. The current consensus estimate compares to last year's same quarter result of $0.65 a share and an increase of 9.23%.

GIS was recently trading at $60.94, down $12.01 from its 12-month high and $2.24 above its 12-month low.

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The decline in sales was larger than Wall Street expected, and shares fell 2.2% to $58.91 in premarket trading.

Several equities analysts have weighed in on GIS shares. All of the computations are extremely subjective and, as an outcome, there exists a wide range of price targets for stock.

While there are a number of profitability ratios that measure a company's ability to generate profit from the sales or services it provides, one of the most important is the net profit margin.

The current assessment for General Mills, Inc.

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On 9/29/2015 General Mills announced a quarterly dividend of $0.44 3.14% with an ex dividend date of 10/7/2015 which will be payable on 11/2/2015. The dominant statistics will authorize the investment community to govern the size of General Mills, Inc. compared to the sales or total assets figures.

Nonetheless, and in the immediate aftermath of reporting, investor reaction in General Mills, Inc. Price targets frequently change, depending on the outlook for a company's earnings. Moreover, RBC Capital Mkts issued Downgrade rating for the stock on 15-Dec-16. Zacks Investment Research raised General Mills from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report on Friday, March 10th.

The Stock now has the market capitalization of $34.95 Billion, P/E (price to earnings ttm) of 22.43 and Weekly volatility of 1.04% and monthly volatility of 1.22% respectively. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 54,676 shares in the company, valued at $3,325,941.08. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link. That led to a 7 percent sales decline for the flagship North American retail segment, which accounts for 66 percent of the company's sales.

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