General Mills, Inc. (GIS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for October 08, 2013

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General Mills, Inc. ( GIS ) 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 3.17%.

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. ( MDLZ ) and Kraft Foods Group, Inc. ( KRFT ). 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%.


For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the GIS Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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 ( PBJ )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Consumer Staples ( PSL )
  • iShares MSCI USA Minimum Volatility ETF ( USMV )
  • iShares MSCI All Country World Minimum Volatility Index Fund ( ACWV )
  • PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio ETF ( SPLV ).

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%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.




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