Analyst Downgrades – General Mills (NYSE:GIS) Stock Gets Downgraded By Sanford C. Bernstein from Market Perform to Underperform

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Analyst Ratings For General Mills (NYSE:GIS)

Today, General Mills (NYSE:GIS) stock was downgraded by Sanford C. Bernstein from Market Perform to Underperform.

There are 3 sell ratings, 10 hold ratings, 3 buy ratings on the stock.

The current consensus rating on General Mills (NYSE:GIS) is Hold (Score: 2.00) with a consensus target price of $66.27 per share, a potential 9.97% upside.

Some recent analyst ratings include

  • 3/21/2017-Sanford C. Bernstein was Downgraded by analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein from a “Market Perform ” rating to a ” Underperform” rating.
  • 3/12/2017-Royal Bank of Canada Reiterated Rating of Neutral .
  • 2/15/2017-Deutsche Bank AG initiated coverage with a Hold rating.
  • 2/2/2017-Credit Suisse Group AG Reiterated Rating of Neutral.
  • 12/27/2016-Wells Fargo & Co Reiterated Rating of Market Perform.
  • 9/27/2016-S&P Equity Research Reiterated Rating of Buy.

Dividend information for General Mills (NYSE:GIS)

General Mills (NYSE:GIS) pays an annual dividend of $1.92 with a yield of 3.19% and an average dividend growth of 9.40% based on a 3 Year Average..

Dividend History for General Mills (NYSE:GIS)

  • On 3/14/2017 General Mills announced a quarterly dividend of $0.48 3.14% with an ex dividend date of 4/6/2017 which will be payable on 5/1/2017.
  • On 12/14/2016 General Mills announced a quarterly dividend of $0.48 3.05% with an ex dividend date of 1/6/2017 which will be payable on 2/1/2017.
  • On 9/27/2016 General Mills announced a quarterly dividend of $0.48 3% with an ex dividend date of 10/5/2016 which will be payable on 11/1/2016.
  • On 6/29/2016 General Mills announced a quarterly dividend of $0.48 2.69% with an ex dividend date of 7/7/2016 which will be payable on 8/1/2016.
  • On 3/9/2016 General Mills announced a quarterly dividend of $0.46 3.04% with an ex dividend date of 4/7/2016 which will be payable on 5/2/2016.
  • On 12/16/2015 General Mills announced a quarterly dividend of $0.44 2.97% with an ex dividend date of 1/7/2016 which will be payable on 2/1/2016.
  • On 9/29/2015 General Mills announced a quarterly dividend of $0.44 3.14% with an ex dividend date of 10/7/2015 which will be payable on 11/2/2015.

Recent Insider Trading Activity For General Mills (NYSE:GIS)
General Mills (NYSE:GIS) has insider ownership of 1.30% and institutional ownership of 69.77%.

  • On 1/11/2017 Robert L Ryan, Director, sold 20,000 with an average share price of $60.83 per share and the total transaction amounting to $1,216,600.00. View SEC Filing
  • On 8/18/2016 Michael D Rose, Director, sold 10,000 with an average share price of $71.11 per share and the total transaction amounting to $711,100.00. View SEC Filing
  • On 8/15/2016 John R Church, Insider, sold 99,373 with an average share price of $71.17 per share and the total transaction amounting to $7,072,376.41. View SEC Filing
  • On 8/10/2016 Jeffrey L Harmening, COO, sold 33,150 with an average share price of $71.05 per share and the total transaction amounting to $2,355,307.50. View SEC Filing
  • On 7/15/2016 Jerald A Young, VP, sold 27,890 with an average share price of $72.03 per share and the total transaction amounting to $2,008,916.70. View SEC Filing
  • On 7/6/2016 Michael D Rose, Director, sold 10,000 with an average share price of $72.32 per share and the total transaction amounting to $723,200.00. View SEC Filing
  • On 7/1/2016 Dorothy A Terrell, Director, sold 13,556 with an average share price of $71.70 per share and the total transaction amounting to $971,965.20. View SEC Filing

About General Mills (NYSE:GIS)
General Mills, Inc. is a manufacturer and marketer of branded consumer foods sold through retail stores. The Company is a supplier of branded and unbranded food products to the North American foodservice and commercial baking industries. The Company has three segments: U.S. Retail, International, and Convenience Stores and Foodservice. Its products are marketed under various brands, which include Annie’s and Betty Crocker. The Company’s U.S. Retail segment reflects business with a range of grocery stores, mass merchandisers, membership stores, natural food chains, drug, dollar and discount chains, and e-commerce grocery providers operating throughout the United States. The International segment consists of retail and foodservice businesses outside of the United States. The Convenience Stores and Foodservice segment’s product categories include ready-to-eat cereals, snacks, refrigerated yogurt, frozen meals, unbaked and fully baked frozen dough products, and baking mixes.

Recent Trading Activity for General Mills (NYSE:GIS)
Shares of General Mills closed the previous trading session at 60.26 down -0.40 -0.66% with 4,817,602 shares trading hands.

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