General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) has a 1 Year Target Estimate of $66.56. The stock traded with the volume of 3.11 Million in the last trading session. General Mills, Inc. opened at $62.25 and closed by showing an increase of 0.93%. The Bid price in the last session was $62.24 x 100 and the Ask price was $63.25 x 100. (The ask price is what sellers are willing to take for it. If you are selling a stock, you are going to get the bid price, if you are buying a stock you are going to get the ask price. The difference (or spread) goes to the broker/specialist that handles the transaction).
General Mills, Inc. has the Market Capitalization of 37.06 Billion. The Stock has its 52-week High of $72.95 and 52-Week Low of $53.53 and it touched its 52-week high on Jul 6, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Jan 21, 2016.
General Mills, Inc. reported its last Earnings on Dec 21 BMO where the company reported Actual EPS of $0.78/Share whereas, the Analyst Estimated EPS was $0.75/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was $0.03/share. This represented an Earnings Surprise of 4%. The company will report its next earnings on Dec 15 – Dec 19 (Est.).
16 number of analysts also provided their insight on General Mills, Inc., where the Average Price Target for the stock is $66.56. They also projected Low Price Target as $55 while High Price Target is set at $83.
A number of analysts rated the stock as well: 2 analysts believe that the stock is a STRONG BUY while 2 reported it as Buy.12 analysts assigned a HOLD rating, 3 said it’s UNDERPERFORM and 0 say that this stock is a SELL.
General Mills, Inc. annual Divided is 1.92 while it’s Dividend Yield is 3.06%. The stock has its Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 22.8 and Forward Price to Earnings ratio of 18.34. The company has its Price to Sales (P/S) ratio of 2.28 where Price to Book (P/B) ratio of 7.66, Price to Cash Per share (P/C) of 48.39 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) has a value of 56.53.
The company has its Return on Assets (ROA) of 7.7 Percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 34.4% and Return on Investment (ROI) displays a value of 14.6%.
The stock is currently trading at Distance from 20-Day simple moving Average of 1.58% whereas, Distance from 50-Day Simple moving average is 0.78 Percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of -2.03 percent.
A look at performance overview of General Mills, Inc. depicts that Performance (Week) is 1.67 percent while Performance Month is 1.62%. Quarterly performance shows a value of -10.45% and Half Year Performance value stands at 0.62%. Yearly performance of the stock has the value of 11.7 percent. General Mills, Inc. has its YTD performance of 11.9 Percent. (YTD performance is the most important factor to consider; if YTD is negative, the stock is declining; if the YTD Performance value is Positive the stock is surging).
Many Insiders have done trades inside the company. The latest trade was made on 26 Sep 2016 where Director Miller (Heidi G) did a transaction type “Buy” in which 2816 shares were traded at a price of $0. Another insider trade includes Director Uribe (Jorge A.) who also initiated a transaction in which 641 shares were traded on 26 Sep 2016 as “Sell”. On 26 Sep 2016 Director Ryan (Robert L) traded 2816 shares as “Buy” at $0. Director Odland (Stephen A) Buy 2816 shares on 26 Sep 2016 at the price of $0.
The latest Upgrades/Downgrades was done by Research firm BofA/Merrill on 30-Jun-16 who Upgrade the stock from Underperform to Neutral. Other firms have also Upgraded/Downgraded the stock. On 24-May-16, Goldman took an action “Downgrade” from Neutral to Sell. On 27-Oct-15, the stock was Initiated to Neutral by Susquehanna.