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

General Mills, Inc. ( GIS ) has announced an ex-dividend date of January 08, 2013 and a cash dividend payment of $0.33 per share scheduled for February 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased GIS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that GIS has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of GIS was $41.34, representing a -1.29% decrease from the 52 week high of $41.88 and a 12.49% increase over the 52 week low of $36.75.

GIS is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Unilever PLC ( UL ) and Unilever NV ( UN ). GIS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.71. Zacks Investment Research reports GIS's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 4.69%, compared to an industry average of 2.9%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the GIS Dividend History page.

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 1.49% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of GIS at 4.94%.

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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