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General Mills, Inc. (GIS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 08, 2015

General Mills, Inc. ( GIS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 08, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.44 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 01, 2015. Shareholders who purchased GIS prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 7.32% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $56.74, the dividend yield is 3.1%.

The previous trading day's last sale of GIS was $56.74, representing a -1.71% decrease from the 52 week high of $57.73 and a 17.43% increase over the 52 week low of $48.32.

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 $2.32. Zacks Investment Research reports GIS's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as .35%, compared to an industry average of 7.5%.

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 ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PBJ with an increase of 9.04% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of GIS at 4.84%.

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


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

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