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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 42585.7. It is in the Processed & Packaged Goods industry and sector Consumer Goods, with a current P/E of 25.73, a forward P/E of 20.7 and EPS of 2.77. At a stock price of 72.04 (0.97%) it has a dividend yield of 2.69%.

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 10.98% and more long-term 6.66% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 104.30%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 2.20% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -8.60%.

For performance, General Mills, Inc. the past week has seen a gain of 0.18%. For the last month performance for General Mills, Inc. is 9.21%. While the last quarter is 17.23% and half year, 31.02%. Finally for the year, performance is 27.81%.

The 52-week high for General Mills, Inc., is at -1.01%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 56.20%. The 20-day simple moving average is 7.34% and 19.41% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.30%, and for the month it is 1.48%. General Mills, Inc., has a target price of 69.25.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1.43, and for total debt/equity General Mills, Inc. has 1.71. The gross margin is 35.30%, while operating margin is 16.30%, the profit margin is 10.20%. The current ratio is 0.8 and the quick ratio is 0.5.

Insider ownership is at 0.30%, with instituitional ownership at 71.50%. General Mills, Inc. has a payout ratio of 62.80%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 596.94. The shares float is 595.12, with the float short at 2.10%, with short ratio coming to 3.88.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see General Mills, Inc., get 7.80%, with its returns on investment at 14.60%. Return on equity is 34.70%. So will the investors see the target price of 69.25, reached soon?

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