General Mills, Inc. (GIS): Price and Financial Metrics

General Mills, Inc. (GIS): $69.26

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  • Quality is the dimension where GIS ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 78.77% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for GIS is in Quality, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • GIS's current lowest rank is in the Momentum metric (where it is better than 36.65% of US stocks).

GIS Stock Summary

  • GIS has a higher market value than 92.98% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $40,745,666,017.
  • GIS's went public 36.27 years ago, making it older than 92.84% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • Of note is the ratio of General Mills Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 96.03% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to General Mills Inc are TT, HSY, ROK, TSN, and LULU.
  • GIS's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit General Mills Inc's official web site, go to

GIS Valuation Summary

  • GIS's price/sales ratio is 1.9; this is 29.63% lower than that of the median Consumer Defensive stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, GIS's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.1.
  • GIS's price/earnings ratio has moved down 4.6 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for GIS.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
GIS 2021-09-03 1.9 3.7 15.0 13.6
GIS 2021-09-02 1.9 3.7 15.0 13.7
GIS 2021-09-01 1.9 3.7 15.0 13.6
GIS 2021-08-31 1.9 3.7 15.0 13.6
GIS 2021-08-30 1.9 3.7 14.9 13.6
GIS 2021-08-27 1.9 3.7 15.0 13.6

GIS Growth Metrics

    The 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 1.71%.
  • Its year over year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 353.81%.
  • Its 5 year revenue growth rate is now at -1%.
Over the past 70 months, GIS's revenue has gone up $1,673,500,000.

The table below shows GIS's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-12-31 18,607.5 3,054.2 2,236.7
2021-09-30 18,302.9 2,769.4 2,327.9
2021-06-30 18,127 2,983.2 2,339.8
2021-03-31 18,626.4 3,724.3 2,548.7
2020-12-31 18,286.7 3,646.4 2,407.1
2020-09-30 17,988.1 3,687.7 2,299.5

GIS's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • GIS has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 74.14% of graded US stocks.
  • GIS's asset turnover comes in at 0.567 -- ranking 38th of 59 Food Products stocks.
  • CAG, CPB, and PLAG are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with GIS.

The table below shows GIS's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-08-29 0.567 0.353 0.242
2021-05-30 0.566 0.356 0.247
2021-02-28 0.587 0.356 0.263
2020-11-29 0.587 0.355 0.239
2020-08-30 0.586 0.352 0.226
2020-05-31 0.579 0.348 0.205

GIS Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of GIS, see our GIS price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $63.17 Average Broker Recommendation 1.95 (Hold)

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GIS Price/Volume Stats

Current price $69.26 52-week high $73.99
Prev. close $69.14 52-week low $56.67
Day low $68.71 Volume 2,876,484
Day high $69.51 Avg. volume 3,814,121
50-day MA $69.33 Dividend yield 3.02%
200-day MA $65.16 Market Cap 41.71B

General Mills, Inc. (GIS) Company Bio

General Mills sells products including 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. The company was founded in 1928 and is based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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Latest GIS News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about General Mills Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate GIS as an investment opportunity.

Russia''s invasion of Ukraine puts wheat supplies at risk

A key ingredient in bread, cereal and baked goods is facing the prospect of supply disruptions as Russia barrels down on Ukraine. Why it matters: Russia and Ukraine were two of the top five largest exporters of wheat before the pandemic, leading experts to fear that a war could disrupt supplies at a time when the market for the agricultural commodity is already stressed. "A prolonged conflict would create bread shortages [and increase consumer prices] this fall," Alan Holland, CEO of sourcing technology company Keelvar, told CNBC. The big picture: Global wheat supplies plunged to a five-year low in 2021, while prices hit an all-time high, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture . Poor growing conditions in the Northern Hemisphere have strained wheat markets in recent years. Thre...

Axios | February 23, 2022

Expert Ratings For General Mills

Within the last quarter, General Mills (NYSE: GIS ) has observed the following analyst ratings: Bullish Somewhat Bullish Indifferent Somewhat Bearish Bearish Total Ratings 2 0 1 1 0 Last 30D 1 0 0 0 0 1M Ago 0 0 0 0 0 2M Ago 0 0 0 0 0 3M Ago 1 0 1 1 0 In the last 3 months, 4 analysts have offered 12-month price targets for General Mills. The company has an average price target of $67.0 with a high of $74.00 and a low of $56.00. Below is a summary of how these 4 analysts rated General Mills over the … Full story available on

Benzinga | February 23, 2022

General Mills Consensus Indicates Potential -3.3% Downside

General Mills with ticker code (GIS) have now 18 analysts covering the stock. The analyst consensus points to a rating of ''Hold''. The range between the high target price and low target price is between 74 and 52 with a mean TP of 65.89. Now with the previous closing price of 68.15 this indicates there is a potential downside of -3.3%. The 50 day MA is 67.81 and the 200 moving average now moves to 62.69. The market cap for the company is $40,620m. Visit the company website at: [stock_market_widget type="chart" template="basic" color="green" assets=GIS" range="6mo" interval="1d" axes="true" cursor="true" api="yf"] The potential market cap would be $39,273m based on the market concensus. General Mills manufactures and markets branded consumer foods worldwide....

DirectorsTalk | February 23, 2022

General Mills (GIS) Stock Moves -0.34%: What You Should Know

In the latest trading session, General Mills (GIS) closed at $67.11, marking a -0.34% move from the previous day.

Yahoo | February 23, 2022

The Story of Lucky: Cereal’s Most Recognized Leprechaun Takes Readers on Journey of Discovery with New Book, ‘The Magic Inside’

MINNEAPOLIS, February 23, 2022--Lucky Charms is officially taking the magic of breakfast to the bookshelf with the introduction of The Magic Inside, a universal coming-of-age story of how Lucky discovered his magic. Families can enjoy the book in both digital and print versions, at select Little Free Library® book-sharing boxes across the country and with Taye Diggs – dad, singer, actor and children’s book author – as he reads the first chapter live and hosts a Q&A on Instagram from the @LuckyCh

Yahoo | February 23, 2022

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GIS Price Returns

1-mo -4.07%
3-mo 6.42%
6-mo 12.00%
1-year 13.73%
3-year 45.07%
5-year 44.95%
YTD 4.32%
2021 18.53%
2020 13.60%
2019 43.13%
2018 -31.57%
2017 -0.65%

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