General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) Risks You Should Know Before Investing

In yesterday’s Wall Street session, General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) shares traded at $65.53, up 0.37% from the previous session.

21 analysts cover General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS), according to research data. The consensus rating among analysts is ‘Hold’. As we calculate the median target price by taking the range between a high of $82.20 and a low of $58.00, we find $72.00. Given the previous closing price of $65.29, this indicates a potential upside of 10.28 percent. GIS stock price is now 1.30% away from the 50-day moving average and -14.15% away from the 200-day moving average. The market capitalization of the company currently stands at $38.09B.

The stock has received a hold rating from 13 analysts and a buy rating from 3. Brokers who have rated the stock have averaged $70.48 as their price target over the next twelve months.

With the price target of $74, HSBC Securities recently initiated with Hold rating for General Mills, Inc. (NYSE: GIS).

In other news, Cordani David, Director sold 8,675 shares of the company’s stock on May 17. The stock was sold for $776,847 at an average price of $89.55. Upon completion of the transaction, the Director now directly owns 7,885 shares in the company, valued at $0.52 million. An SEC document containing details of the transaction can be found on the SEC’s website. On May 16, Chief Accounting Officer Pallot Mark A sold 4,081 shares of the business’s stock. A total of $368,591 was realized by selling the stock at an average price of $90.32. This leaves the insider owning 13,121 shares of the company worth $0.86 million. Insiders disposed of 272,156 shares of company stock worth roughly $17.83 million over the past 1 year. A total of 0.28% of the company’s stock is owned by insiders.

On Thursday morning General Mills, Inc. (NYSE: GIS) stock kicked off with the opening price of $65.44. During the past 12 months, General Mills, Inc. has had a low of $60.33 and a high of $90.89. As of last week, the company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.20, a current ratio of 0.72, and a quick ratio of 0.41. According to the stock market information, the enterprise value for the company is $49.88B, which is based on a 15.99 price-to-earnings ratio, a 2.08 price-to-earnings-growth ratio, and a beta of 0.25. The fifty day moving average price for GIS is $64.69 and a two-hundred day moving average price translates $76.33 for the stock.

The latest earnings results from General Mills, Inc. (NYSE: GIS) was released for Aug, 2023. The net profit margin was 12.07% and return on equity was 23.49% for GIS. The company reported revenue of $4.9 billion for the quarter, compared to $4.72 billion a year earlier. Comparatively to last year’s same quarter, the company’s quarterly revenue rose 3.97 percent.

General Mills, Inc.(GIS) Company Profile

General Mills, Inc. manufactures and markets branded consumer foods worldwide. The company operates through four segments: North America Retail; International; Pet; and North America Foodservice. It offers grain, ready-to-eat cereals, refrigerated yogurt, soup, meal kits, refrigerated and frozen dough products, dessert and baking mixes, bakery flour, frozen pizza and pizza snacks, snack bars, fruit and salty snacks, ice cream and frozen desserts, nutrition bars, and savory snacks, as well as various organic products, including frozen and shelf-stable vegetables. It also manufactures and markets pet food products, including dog and cat food. The company markets its products under the Annie’s, Betty Crocker, Bisquick, Blue Buffalo, Blue Basics, Blue Freedom, Bugles, Cascadian Farm, Cheerios, Chex, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Cocoa Puffs, Cookie Crisp, EPIC, Fiber One, Fruit by the Foot, Fruit Gushers, Fruit Roll-Ups, Gardetto’s, Go-Gurt, Gold Medal, Golden Grahams, Häagen-Dazs, Kitano, Kix, Lärabar, Latina, Lucky Charms, Muir Glen, Nature Valley, Nudges, Oatmeal Crisp, Old El Paso, Pillsbury, Progresso, Raisin Nut Bran, Total, Top Chews Naturals, Totino’s, Trix, True Chews, Wanchai Ferry, Wheaties, Wilderness, Yoki, Reese’s Puffs, Green Giant, and Yoplait trademarks. It sells its products directly, as well as through broker and distribution arrangements to grocery stores, mass merchandisers, membership stores, natural food chains, e-commerce retailers, commercial and noncommercial foodservice distributors and operators, restaurants, convenience stores, and pet specialty stores, as well as drug, dollar, and discount chains. In addition, the company operates ice cream parlors. General Mills, Inc. was founded in 1866 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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