General Mills, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 08, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.41 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 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 same period a year ago. At the current
stock price of $53.05, the dividend yield is 3.09%.
The previous trading day's last sale of GIS was $53.05,
representing a -4.65% decrease from the 52 week high of $55.64 and
a 13.6% increase over the 52 week low of $46.70.
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 $2.83. Zacks Investment Research reports GIS's
forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 7.38%, compared to an
industry average of 10.3%.
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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 USA Minimum Volatility ETF (
- 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 PBJ with an increase of
10.25% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of GIS at 4.86%.