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How has General Mills, Inc.:(NYSE:GIS) performed recently?

General Mills, Inc. (NYSE: GIS) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 37416. It is in the Processed & Packaged Goods industry and sector Consumer Goods, with a current P/E of 22.69, a forward P/E of 18.23 and EPS of 2.75. At a stock price of 62.36 (-0.34%) it has a dividend yield of 3.08%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 0.50%, more recently this last year it has grown by 40.60%. The next year growth is going to be about 10.18% and more long-term 6.95% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -3.60%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 2.20% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -7.10%.

For performance, General Mills, Inc. the past week has seen a gain of -1.94%. For the last month performance for General Mills, Inc. is -11.37%. While the last quarter is -12.75% and half year, 0.22%. Finally for the year, performance is 16.20%.

The 52-week high for General Mills, Inc., is at -14.31%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 18.12%. The 20-day simple moving average is -9.06% and -1.27% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.19%, and for the month it is 1.50%. General Mills, Inc., has a target price of 67.5.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1.44, and for total debt/equity General Mills, Inc. has 1.81. The gross margin is 35.10%, while operating margin is 16.40%, the profit margin is 10.30%. The current ratio is 0.8 and the quick ratio is 0.5.

Insider ownership is at 0.30%, with instituitional ownership at 72.50%. General Mills, Inc. has a payout ratio of 64.80%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 600. The shares float is 589.83, with the float short at 1.93%, with short ratio coming to 3.41.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see General Mills, Inc., get 7.70%, with its returns on investment at 14.60%. Return on equity is 34.40%. So will the investors see the target price of 67.5, reached soon?

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