Analyst at Goldman Sticks With General Mills (NYSE:GIS)Stock Rating as a ‘”Neutral”’


General Mills (NYSE:GIS) Rating Reaffirmed

In a recent report revealed on 1 December, Goldman reconfirmed their “Neutral” rating on General Mills (NYSE:GIS) shares.

From a total of 14 analysts covering General Mills Inc. (NYSE:GIS) stock, 4 rate it a ”Buy”, 3 a “Sell”, and 11 a ”Hold”. This means that 22% of the ratings are positive. The highest target price is $65 while the lowest target price is $50. The mean of all analyst targets is $58.57 with a 1.03% above today’s ($58.4) stock price. General Mills Inc. was the topic of 6 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to the firm StockzIntelligence Inc. Susquehanna initiated shares on October 26 with “Neutral” rating. RBC Capital Markets upgraded GIS stock in a recent report from July 21 to “Outperform” rating.

Approximately 760,741 shares of stock traded hands. General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) has risen 2.96% since April 28, 2015 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.58% the S&P500.

Analysts await General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) to reports earnings on December, 16. They expect $0.83 EPS, up 3.75% or $0.03 from last year’s $0.8 per share. GIS’s profit will be $501.70M for 17.59 P/E if the $0.83 EPS becomes reality. After $0.79 actual EPS reported by General Mills, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 5.06% EPS growth.

General Mills, Inc. is a manufacturer and marketer of branded consumer foods sold through retail stores. The company has a market cap of $35.30 billion. The Firm is also a supplier of branded and unbranded food products to the North American foodservice and commercial baking industries. It has 27.6 P/E ratio. The Firm is organized into three operating divisions: U.S.

According to Zacks Investment Research, “General Mills, Inc. is one of the leading producers of packaged consumer foods and markets its products primarily through its own sales organizations, supported by advertising and other promotional activities. Such products are primarily distributed directly to retail food chains, cooperatives, membership stores and wholesalers.” Get a free copy of the Zacks research report on General Mills, Inc. (GIS)