General Mills

A marketer of consumer foods based in Golden Valley.

51.20 USD  -0.02 (-0.04%)
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52 Week High 55.64
52 Week Low 46.70
Volume 1333182
Bid (Size) 800
Ask (Size) 500
Today's Range 51.45 - 51.09
Shares Outstanding 610054259
Dividend Yield 1.58

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General Mills to cut $100 million in costs as profits fall

ARTICLE Updated: Sep 18 2014 - 5:42 AM

General Mills Inc.’s first-quarter financial performance was about as appealing as a soggy bowl of cereal.The Golden Valley-based company reported results Wednesday that fell well short of Wall...

General Mills buys Annie's for $820M

ARTICLE Updated: Sep 8 2014 - 7:24 PM

General Mills is buying its way into the natural and organic food market as it wrestles with stagnating demand for its traditional packaged items.The company said Monday that it has agreed to...

Schafer: General Mills aims to think like a smaller company

ARTICLE Updated: Sep 6 2014 - 6:13 PM

The future of General Mills is partly in products like the Nature Valley Bistro Cup, a single serving of oatmeal that is prepared in a Keurig coffee brewer.It’s fast, tastes good and, based on...

General Mills scores a win in Greek yogurt ad fight against rival Chobani

ARTICLE Updated: Aug 22 2014 - 6:11 AM

In another round of the great Greek yogurt ad war, General Mills Inc. has mostly prevailed against archrival Chobani.An advertising industry self-regulatory group Thursday recommended that Chobani...

CEO Paywatch: Kendall Powell, General Mills Corp.

ARTICLE Updated: Aug 11 2014 - 8:09 PM

CEO Pay Watch General Mills Inc.Kendall Powell, Chairman and CEOTotal compensation: $10,465,412 for the year ending May 31, 2014Salary: $1,165,717Bonus: $0Non-equity incentive pay: $1,655,132Other...

General Mills goes creative, commissions artist to paint billboard on Hennepin Av.

ARTICLE Updated: Aug 8 2014 - 6:04 AM

After three days suspended above downtown Minneapolis, Andy Saczynski is now an official “walldog.”Since Tuesday, the Florida-based artist has been hand-painting a billboard atop 930...

General Mills' monster cereals pair with DC Comics

ARTICLE Updated: Aug 7 2014 - 5:53 AM

General Mills’ “monster” cereals — Count Chocula & Co. — will be back in stores with a twist this year: box art from DC Comics.Golden Valley-based General Mills Inc....

General Mills' new granolas offer gluten-free, high-protein options

ARTICLE Updated: Jul 13 2014 - 7:11 AM

Cascadian Farm is the top-selling brand of granola in the United States, but that didn’t stop its maker — Golden Valley-based General Mills — from introducing two new premium...

General Mills' lineup: More protein and less gluten

ARTICLE Updated: Jul 8 2014 - 5:28 AM

Hoping to capitalize on consumer preferences for gluten-free and organic foods, General Mills formally introduced 150 new products Monday, from granola with pea protein to hot and spicy iterations of...

Minnesota food companies back group fighting nutrition standards on Capitol Hill

ARTICLE Updated: Jul 5 2014 - 4:14 PM

WASHINGTON – A special-interest group representing school nutritionists and backed financially by big food companies — including six from Minnesota — is pushing legislation that...

General Mills misses on 4Q results, plans cost cuts

ARTICLE Updated: Jun 26 2014 - 5:57 AM

General Mills Inc. is looking to lop expenses beyond its customary efficiency programs as a malaise continues in the packaged food industry.The company said Wednesday that it aims to cut out $40...

Deal speculation intensifies in food business

ARTICLE Updated: Jun 8 2014 - 9:20 AM

The bidding war for Hillshire Brands that revved up last week has put a spotlight on growing buyout sentiment in the food industry.Deals are up this year, and so are a lot of food stocks on...

Yoplait's Greek yogurt challenge isn't getting any easier

BLOG POST Updated: May 9 2014 - 10:54 AM

While General Mills’ Yoplait brand has made some progress in Greek-style yogurt, it’s still an “eventual loser” in the Greek market, says a report this week from Bernstein...

Schafer: General Mills botched rollout of a routine policy

ARTICLE Updated: Apr 24 2014 - 8:49 AM

“YOUR CEO AND LAWYERS ARE SCUM” begins one online response to new legal terms that General Mills recently introduced for its websites.Well, at least the writer was direct about his...

General Mills 3Q profit fell, led by drop in U.S. sales

ARTICLE Updated: Mar 19 2014 - 9:36 PM

Slack consumer demand, bad weather and rising yogurt expenses combined to dent General Mills’ profit in its latest quarter.The weather led to plant shutdowns. High dairy prices and a big Yoplait...

History of pollution haunts Como neighborhood

ARTICLE Updated: Mar 17 2014 - 9:41 AM

Thirty years ago, state regulators let General Mills leave a swimming pool’s worth of chemicals beneath the Como neighborhood of southeast Minneapolis.They soon came to regret it.Today, the...

General Mills signals pressure on profits

ARTICLE Updated: Mar 15 2014 - 7:10 AM

General Mills Inc. on Friday signaled that its third-quarter profit will come in lower than expected, another sign of persistently weak sales volume in the packaged-food industry.The Golden...

Food makers' 'natural' claims draw scrutiny

ARTICLE Updated: Mar 2 2014 - 6:52 AM

A box of Nature Valley Oats ’n Honey granola bars declares that the popular snack is “made with 100 percent natural whole grain oats.” It used to say “100 percent...

Schafer: Innovator finds her niche amid big cereal companies

ARTICLE Updated: Feb 27 2014 - 8:55 PM

Hannah Barnstable is determined to achieve what shouldn’t even be possible — bootstrap a new breakfast cereal company.She has jumped into a nearly $10 billion-a-year business in the...

General Mills is seeing both sides of global sales coin

ARTICLE Updated: Feb 19 2014 - 10:14 AM

It’s a tale of two worlds for General Mills: a developing one with countries like China and Brazil where sales are solid, and a developed one where business has been stagnant, particularly in...

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