General Mills, Inc. (New York Stock Exchange:GIS)

About the company

General Mills, Inc. engages in the manufacture and marketing of branded consumer foods sold through retail stores. It operates through the following segments: North America Retail; Convenience Stores and Foodservice; Europe and Australia; and Asia and Latin America; and Pet. The North America Retail segment reflects business with a variety of grocery stores, mass merchandisers, membership stores, natural food chains, drug, dollar and discount chains, and e-commerce grocery providers. The Convenience Stores and Foodservice segment consists of ready-to-eat cereals, snacks, refrigerated yogurt, frozen meals, unbaked and fully baked frozen dough products, and baking mixes. The Europe and Australia segment refers to the retail and foodservice businesses in the greater Europe and Australian region, which includes yogurt, meal kits, super-premium ice cream, refrigerated and frozen dough products, shelf stable vegetables, grain snacks, and dessert and baking mixes. The Asia and Latin America segment encompasses the retail and foodservice businesses in the greater Asia and South America regions, which consist of premium ice cream and frozen desserts, refrigerated and frozen dough products, dessert and baking mixes, meal kits, salty and grain snacks, wellness beverages, and refrigerated yogurt. The Pet segment represents the pet food products sold primarily in the United States in specialty channels, including national pet superstore chains, regional pet store chains, neighborhood pet stores, and farm and feed stores; e-commerce retailers; military outlets; hardware stores; veterinary clinics and hospitals; and grocery and mass merchandisers. The company was founded by Cadwallader C. Washburn in 1866 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, MN.


Consumer Non-Durables


Food: Major Diversified




Jeffrey L. Harmening


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Industry peers

Name Ticker Market capitalization (in USD Million) Revenues (in USD Million) Price/Book Price/Earning Net margin (in %)
Mondelez International, Inc. MDLZ 74866.46 26037.00 2.86 20.27 14.25
General Mills, Inc. GIS 37466.52 16765.00 4.91 17.62 12.68
The Kraft Heinz Co. KHC 35961.12 25175.00 0.70 18.83 7.58
The Kraft Heinz Co. KHC 35899.92 24977.00 0.69 18.56 7.75
Kellogg Co. K 22744.33 13468.00 8.50 22.18 7.61
Conagra Brands, Inc. CAG 17307.98 10380.00 2.18 22.78 7.37
Campbell Soup Co. CPB 14990.24 8363.00 5.79 9.78 18.34
Beyond Meat, Inc. BYND 8724.64 355.00 22.34 -2345.33 -1.12
TreeHouse Foods, Inc. THS 2414.72 4307.00 1.36 -6.64 -8.48
The Simply Good Foods Co. SMPL 1936.60 658.00 1.68 72.59 3.86
B&G Foods, Inc. BGS 1615.25 1697.00 2.00 18.41 5.17
Landec Corp. LNDC 229.10 587.00 0.93 -9.88 -3.97
Reliv' International, Inc. RELV 7.36 36.00 0.55 -16.00 -1.13

Latest insider transactions

Date Role Name Transaction Quantity Quantity Owned After

General Mills: Investors Should Buy the Dip Following Earnings

4d ago, source: YAHOO!

The company had outsized expectations for the fourth quarter due to the Covid-19 pandemic and largely topped all of them ...

General Mills Expects Elevated Demand for Soup, Baking Mixes to Continue Amid Pandemic

5d ago, source: Wall Street Journal

The food maker said it expects higher demand for its products amid the Covid-19 pandemic and an economic recession to ...

General Mills CEO Says Q4 Beat 'Built On The Back Of Three Good Quarters'

3d ago, source: YAHOO!

Food maker General Mills, Inc. (NYSE: GIS) CEO Jeff Harmening was on the receiving end of praise from CNBC's Jim Cramer after ...

General Mills CEO Sees a World With Fewer Soups on the Shelves

4d ago, source: Bloomberg on

General Mills Inc., whose vast array of packaged foods spans Progresso to Cheerios to Yoplait, has cut 40 types of soup from ...

General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) to Post Q1 2021 Earnings of $0.83 Per Share, Piper Sandler Forecasts

1d ago, source:

Research analysts at Piper Sandler reduced their Q1 2021 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for General Mills in a report ...

Huge gains in sales, profits at General Mills as people at home ate everything it makes

5d ago, source: Minneapolis Star Tribune on

General Mills Inc.'s latest profit rose 10% and its sales rose 21%, huge gains of a kind rarely seen at a large food company, ...

General Mills Inc.

4d ago, source: The Business Journals

General Mills Inc. posted better-than-expected sales and earnings for its fiscal fourth quarter as consumers shifted to making more meals at home during lockdowns related to the Covid-19 pandemic. And ...

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