General Mills, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 08, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.41 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 01, 2014.
Shareholders who purchased GIS stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
7.89% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price
of $51.25, the dividend yield is 3.2%.
The previous trading day's last sale of GIS was $51.25,
representing a -3.43% decrease from the 52 week high of $53.07 and
a 10.98% increase over the 52 week low of $46.18.
GIS is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which
includes companies such as Mondelez International, Inc. (
) and Kraft Foods Group, Inc. (
). GIS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.73. Zacks Investment Research reports GIS's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 6.47%, compared to an
industry average of 6.6%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to GIS through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have GIS as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Dynamic Food & Beverage (
- iShares MSCI All Country World Minimum Volatility Index Fund
- PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio ETF (
- iShares MSCI USA Size Factor (
The top-performing ETF of this group is SIZE with an increase of
13.36% over the last 100 days. PBJ has the highest percent
weighting of GIS at 4.75%.