General Mills, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 08, 2014. A cash
dividend payment of $0.38 per share is scheduled to be paid on
February 03, 2014. Shareholders who purchased GIS stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This marks the 3rd quarter that GIS has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of GIS was $49.34,
representing a -7.03% decrease from the 52 week high of $53.07 and
a 22.01% increase over the 52 week low of $40.44.
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 $2.69. Zacks Investment Research reports GIS's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 6.83%, compared to an
industry average of 7.9%.
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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 (
- PowerShares Dynamic Consumer Staples (
- 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
11.2% over the last 100 days. PBJ has the highest percent weighting
of GIS at 4.83%.