General Mills

A marketer of consumer foods based in Golden Valley.

56.45 USD  +0.36 (+0.64%)
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52 Week High 57.73
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Volume 2276570
Bid (Size) 300
Ask (Size) 300
Today's Range 57.11 - 56.395
Shares Outstanding 596089958
Dividend Yield 1.67

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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...

General Mills is adding 50 products to its lineup

ARTICLE Updated: Jan 31 2014 - 5:36 AM

General Mills Inc. is launching 50 new products, including Nature Valley breakfast biscuits and Fiber One nutrition bars.As it enters the second half of its fiscal year, the Golden Valley-based...

General Mills makes big push in Greek yogurt

ARTICLE Updated: Jan 20 2014 - 11:56 AM

General Mills Inc. will launch a new marketing offensive Monday for its Yoplait Greek yogurt, an attempt to take back precious market share lost in the past few years.It will be a tough slog. Golden...

General Mills launches snack delivery service

ARTICLE Updated: Jan 5 2014 - 7:40 AM

General Mills Inc. is betting consumers will be sweet on a snack service — munchies regularly delivered by mail to home or office — just as they might subscribe to Netflix or a...

Inside Business: New holiday products from Betty Crocker

VIDEO Updated: Dec 20 2013 - 11:36 AM

General Mills slips with packaged food market

ARTICLE Updated: Dec 19 2013 - 5:49 AM

The stock market is booming and by some measures the economy is perking up, but U.S. consumers aren’t opening their wallets in the grocery aisles — a notion General Mills Inc. reinforced...

Inside Business: Importance of the Pillsbury Bake-Off

VIDEO Updated: Nov 26 2013 - 10:35 AM

Mindfulness arrives in the workplace

ARTICLE Updated: Nov 24 2013 - 6:29 AM

It’s 8:30 a.m. in one of General Mills’ myriad conference rooms, and yet another meeting is about to begin. But there will be no talk about Cheerios or Betty Crocker cake...

Don’t bet against cereal, General Mills executives say

ARTICLE Updated: Sep 19 2013 - 6:12 AM

The cereal business has not gone soggy, General Mills maintains, and for the first time in more than a year the company posted results Wednesday to back up that claim.Product innovation and new...

CEO Pay Watch: Ken Powell, General Mills

ARTICLE Updated: Aug 13 2013 - 6:15 AM

CEO Pay Watch General Mills Inc.Ken Powell, chairman, CEOTotal compensation: $10,514,940 for the year ended May 31, 2013Salary: $1,133,583Non-equity incentive pay: $2,180,504Other compensation:...

Minority supplier council builds bridges to small, minority-owned firms

ARTICLE Updated: Aug 3 2013 - 4:02 PM

Since becoming president of the Midwest Minority Supplier Development Council (MMSDC) two years ago, Duane Ramseur has secured three wins:• Glen Taylor’s printing company finally joined MMSDC last...

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