General Mills (GIS) : Progressive Investment Management Corp scooped up 736 additional shares in General Mills during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Aug 10, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 34,734 shares of General Mills which is valued at $2,472,019.General Mills makes up approximately 2.26% of Progressive Investment Management Corp’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Bryn Mawr Trust Co reduced its stake in GIS by selling 1,805 shares or 3.37% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 51,758 shares of GIS which is valued at $3,683,617. General Mills makes up approx 0.23% of Bryn Mawr Trust Co’s portfolio.Mark Sheptoff Financial Planning boosted its stake in GIS in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 5,000 additional shares and now holds a total of 9,200 shares of General Mills which is valued at $653,844. General Mills makes up approx 0.49% of Mark Sheptoff Financial Planning’s portfolio.Brick Kyle Associates boosted its stake in GIS in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 100 additional shares and now holds a total of 1,592 shares of General Mills which is valued at $112,316. General Mills makes up approx 0.09% of Brick Kyle Associates’s portfolio.Private Trust Co Na reduced its stake in GIS by selling 352 shares or 4.28% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 7,879 shares of GIS which is valued at $564,924. General Mills makes up approx 0.14% of Private Trust Co Na’s portfolio.
General Mills opened for trading at $71.26 and hit $71.5 on the upside on Friday, eventually ending the session at $71.45, with a gain of 0.25% or 0.18 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 25,43,727 shares. Company has a market cap of $42,657 M.
On the company’s financial health, General Mills reported $0.66 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.06 according to the earnings call on Jun 29, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.60. The company had revenue of $3928.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $3860.63 million. The company’s revenue was down -8.6 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.75 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on General Mills. Company shares were Reiterated by UBS on Jul 6, 2016 to “Neutral”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 71 from a previous price target of $60 .General Mills was Upgraded by BofA/Merrill to ” Neutral” on Jun 30, 2016. Company shares were Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts on Jun 30, 2016 to “Outperform”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 73 from a previous price target of $70 .
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.