General Mills, Inc. (GIS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 09, 2019

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General Mills, Inc. ( GIS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 09, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.49 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 01, 2019. Shareholders who purchased GIS prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 7th quarter that GIS has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of GIS was $40.48, representing a -33.3% decrease from the 52 week high of $60.69 and a 11.15% increase over the 52 week low of $36.42.

GIS is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Mondelez International, Inc. ( MDLZ ) and The Kraft Heinz Company ( KHC ). GIS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.43. Zacks Investment Research reports GIS's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as -1.04%, compared to an industry average of 3.3%.

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:

  • John Hancock Multifactor Consumer Staples ETF ( JHMS )
  • Invesco S&P 500 Equal Weight Consumer Staples ETF ( RHS )
  • ALPS Sector Dividend Dogs ETF ( SDOG )
  • SPDR Russell 1000 Yield Focus ETF ( ONEY )
  • Invesco Russell 1000 Equal Weight ETF ( EQAL ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is JHMS with an decrease of -5.84% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of GIS at 3.48%.

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