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Last $55.75 USD
Change Today -1.01 / -1.78%
Volume 514.8K
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general mills inc (GIS) Snapshot

Open
$55.85
Previous Close
$56.76
Day High
$55.96
Day Low
$55.53
52 Week High
08/6/15 - $59.87
52 Week Low
08/24/15 - $47.43
Market Cap
33.4B
Average Volume 10 Days
4.1M
EPS TTM
$2.72
Shares Outstanding
598.7M
EX-Date
07/8/15
P/E TM
20.5x
Dividend
$1.76
Dividend Yield
3.05%
Current Stock Chart for GENERAL MILLS INC (GIS)

general mills inc (GIS) Details

General Mills, Inc. manufactures and markets branded consumer foods in the United States and internationally. It also supplies branded and unbranded food products to the foodservice and commercial baking industries. The company operates in three segments: U.S. Retail, International, and Convenience Stores and Foodservice. Its products include ready-to-eat cereals; convenient meals, including meal kits, ethnic meals, pizza, soups, side dish mixes, frozen breakfast, and frozen entrees; snacks comprising grain, fruit, and savory snacks, as well as nutrition bars and frozen hot snacks; refrigerated yogurt products; ice creams; baking mixes and ingredients; refrigerated and frozen dough products; and frozen and shelf-stable vegetable products. In addition, the company’s products comprise organic products, such as meal kits, granola bars, and cereal. The company sells its products directly, as well as through broker and distribution arrangements to grocery stores, mass merchandisers, membership stores, natural food chains, commercial and noncommercial foodservice distributors and operators, restaurants, and convenience stores, as well as to drug, dollar, and discount chains. Further, it owns retail shops that offer ice creams and frozen desserts. General Mills, Inc. also exports its products primarily to Caribbean and Latin American markets. The company was founded in 1928 and is based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

42,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 07/6/15
Founded in 1928

general mills inc (GIS) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $1.2M
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $653.4K
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating ...
Total Annual Compensation: $653.4K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

general mills inc (GIS) Key Developments

B&G Foods In Talks To Buy General Mills

B&G Foods Inc. (NYSE:BGS) is in late-stage discussions to acquire Green Giant International, LLC of General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS), people familiar with the matter said. Cerberus Capital Management, L.P., Platinum Equity, LLC and Bonduelle SAS have also made offers for the business. General Mills may choose to engage in negotiations with them if its discussions with B&G are unsuccessful, the sources added. Spokespeople for General Mills, B&G, Cerberus, Platinum Equity and Bonduelle either declined to comment or did not respond immediately to requests for comment.

General Mills Launches The Good Table, New Sauce and Crust Mix for Family Dinner

General Mills launches its newest dinner solutions brand, The Good Table. The new product line of gourmet-style sauce and crust mixes for chicken and fish includes four restaurant-inspired flavors: Parmesan & Herb, Southwest Tortilla and Thai Peanut for Chicken, and Lemon & Herb for fish. The entire line of The Good Table's sauce and crust mixes do not contain added monosodium glutamate, artificial flavors, high fructose corn syrup or colors from artificial sources, making it an excellent choice for family dinner. For families tired of the same old chicken and fish at dinnertime, The Good Table offers a simple way to spice up dinner staples. The Good Table package contains two parts: a coating sauce which keeps meat moist and juicy, as well as crust mix that contains flavorful additions such as tomato pieces, crushed tortilla chips, herbs and peanuts. For a restaurant-inspired meal right from home, consumers simply coat one pound of boneless chicken breast or fish with the sauce, toss with the crust mix and bake. Each The Good Table package also comes with inspired side dish ideas to help families create an easy, well-balanced dinner with better ingredients everyone can enjoy and feel good about. The Good Table products have a suggested retail price of $2.99, and are available at Walmart stores and select retailers nationwide and will be available at additional retailers beginning in October.

General Mills Inc. Closes Frozen Dough Manufacturing Facility in Kaohsiung, Taiwan

General Mills Inc. announced that after several rounds of plant closings and layoffs at home, the company is cutting its international operations as well. The company reported that it closed the frozen dough manufacturing facility in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, that it has operated since 2006. It will offer severance to the plant's 78 laid-off employees. The company has also made what it called a " preliminary decision" to wind down its South African foodservice business and shutter its manufacturing plant in the Linbro Park suburb of Johannesburg. Before finalizing the decision the company will consult with employees and employee representatives. The move would affect production staff and some salaried employees, but did not say how many.

 

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