General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) reported fourth-quarter earnings of 83 cents per share, which beat the analyst consensus estimate of 76 cents. This is a 5.06% increase over earnings of 79 cents per share from the same period last year. The company reported quarterly sales of $4.16 billion, which missed the analyst consensus estimate of $4.25 billion by 2.12%. This is a 6.94% increase over sales of $3.89 billion the same period last year. Organic net sales are expected to increase 1-2% in fiscal 2020.
Technical Stock Analysis
General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS), a Consumer Goods sector firm, traded 5.87 Million shares in last trading session and stock elevated 0.06% with closing price of $53.70 per share. Company gross margins represents its total sales revenue minus its cost of goods sold (COGS), divided by the total sales revenue earned by the company, expressed as a percentage. And its good to know that the higher that percentage, the more the company retains on each dollar of sales, to service its other costs and the debt obligations, and General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS)’s gross margin stands at 34.50%.
Investment Worthy Stock or not?
For personal guess ROI is usually expressed as a percentage and is typically used for taking any financial decisions, for the purpose of comparing a General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS)’s profitability or to compare the efficiency of different investments, hence, GIS return on investment (ROI) is 8.80%.
52-Week Range are valuable stats for watching General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS)’s past year fluctuation as that gives investors an idea of how much the security has moved in the last year and whether it is trading near the top, middle or bottom of the range. General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS)’s stock value has moved between $36.53 – 54.24 in last one year.
Analysts mean target price for General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) is $50.47 while analysts mean recommendation is 2.80.
Its weekly performance is 2.38% while year to date (YTD) performance is 37.90%.
Earnings per share growth is defined as the percentage change in normalised earnings per share over the previous 12 month period to the latest year end. It gives a good picture of the rate at which a company has grown its profitability. General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS)’s EPS growth this year is -1.00%. For best decision making investors should look at General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS)’s EPS growth for next year stands at 5.11%.