General Mills, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 08, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.38 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 01,
2013. Shareholders who purchased GIS stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
15.15% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price
of $48.95, the dividend yield is 3.11%.
The previous trading day's last sale of GIS was $48.95,
representing a -3.96% decrease from the 52 week high of $50.97 and
a 29.77% increase over the 52 week low of $37.72.
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 $2.79. Zacks Investment Research reports GIS's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 8.24%, compared to an
industry average of 12.3%.
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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 (
- FlexShares Ready Access Variable Income Fund (
- PowerShares Dynamic Consumer Staples (
- IQ ARB Global Resources ETF (
- iShares MSCI USA Minimum Volatility ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PBJ with an increase of
15.98% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of GIS at 5.1%.