General Mills, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 08, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.38 per share is scheduled to be paid on
November 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 same period a year ago.
At the current stock price of $47.95, the dividend yield is
The previous trading day's last sale of GIS was $47.95,
representing a -9.65% decrease from the 52 week high of $53.07 and
a 22.73% increase over the 52 week low of $39.07.
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 $2.67. Zacks Investment Research reports GIS's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 8.04%, compared to an
industry average of 11.2%.
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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 USA Minimum Volatility ETF (
- iShares MSCI All Country World Minimum Volatility Index Fund
- PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PBJ with an increase of
4.31% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of GIS at 5.1%.