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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) from Consumer Goods

Today’s top gainers include the company General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) which is in the industry Processed & Packaged Goods, gaining 0.87% today. In the last week its performance is -0.34%, and -1.06% for the past quarter. Currently, General Mills, Inc., GIS has a target price of 68.75, so today’s gain of 0.87% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.99%.

General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS), has a market cap of 39336.77, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.30%, and institutional ownership is 71.70%.

At the current price of 65.26, it has a dividend yield of 2.94%, and its target price is 68.75. This is with a profit margin of 10.20%, and total debt/equity of 1.71. General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) has a P/E of 23.53, as well as a forward P/E of 19.

With a current EPS of 2.77, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 10.95%,General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 0.50%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 6.66%.

Performance for the year is 17.66%. Since its IPO date on 6/10/1983, the total performance to date is 15.65%.

Volume today for General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS), is 5330300, while its average volume is 3643.58. Whilst the total gain today was 0.87%, it did have a day high of -10.23%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.47%, and 1.57% for the month. The 52-week low for General Mills, Inc., GIS has been 23.61%, while the 52-week-high has reached -10.32%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 14.60%, and its return on assets is 7.80%. General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) has an operating margin of 16.30%. With a sales growth of -8.60% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that General Mills, Inc., GIS is in the sector Consumer Goods, its long-term debt/equity is 1.43, and has a current ratio of 0.8 and 0.5 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of General Mills, Inc.? Well its PEG is 3.53, and the P/S is 2.37, along with a P/B of 7.92. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 51.51.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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