Wealth Enhancement Advisory Services Lowers stake in General Mills (GIS)

General Mills (GIS) : Wealth Enhancement Advisory Services reduced its stake in General Mills by 41.82% during the most recent quarter end. The investment management company now holds a total of 28,748 shares of General Mills which is valued at $1,740,979 after selling 20,661 shares in General Mills , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Apr 20, 2016.General Mills makes up approximately 0.35% of Wealth Enhancement Advisory Services’s portfolio.

General Mills opened for trading at $60.23 and hit $60.59 on the upside on Friday, eventually ending the session at $60.56, with a gain of 0.73% or 0.44 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 32,07,147 shares. Company has a market cap of $35,997 M.

Other Hedge Funds, Including , Reilly Financial Advisors reduced its stake in GIS by selling 100 shares or 22.22% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 350 shares of GIS which is valued at $21,196.Btr Capital Management Inc reduced its stake in GIS by selling 4,000 shares or 41.13% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 5,725 shares of GIS which is valued at $357,526. General Mills makes up approx 0.08% of Btr Capital Management Inc’s portfolio.Gavekal Capital boosted its stake in GIS in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 17,885 additional shares and now holds a total of 260,187 shares of General Mills which is valued at $16,248,678. General Mills makes up approx 5.89% of Gavekal Capital’s portfolio.Rathbone Brothers Plc boosted its stake in GIS in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 23,676 additional shares and now holds a total of 52,031 shares of General Mills which is valued at $3,271,709. General Mills makes up approx 0.20% of Rathbone Brothers Plc’s portfolio.

On the company’s financial health, General Mills reported $0.65 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.03 according to the earnings call on Mar 23, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.62. The company had revenue of $4002.40 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $4083.56 million. The company’s revenue was down -8.0 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.70 EPS.

Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on General Mills. Company shares were Reiterated by Stifel on Mar 24, 2016 to “Buy”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 66 from a previous price target of $61 .

General Mills Inc. is a manufacturer and marketer of branded consumer foods sold through retail stores. The Company is also a supplier of branded and unbranded food products to the North American foodservice and commercial baking industries. The Company is organized into three operating segments: U.S. Retail International and Convenience Stores and Foodservice. The Company offers a range of food products with a focus on five categories: ready-to-eat cereal; convenient meals including meal kits ethnic meals pizza soup side dish mixes frozen breakfast and frozen entrees; snacks including grain fruit and savory snacks nutrition bars and frozen hot snacks; yogurt and super-premium ice cream. The Company’s other product categories include baking mixes and ingredients; refrigerated and frozen dough and frozen and shelf-stable vegetables. The Company has 50% interests in two joint ventures that manufacture and market food products.

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