December 19, 2012 / 12:15 PM / 5 years ago

General Mills profit rises

Dec 19 (Reuters) - General Mills Inc reported higher quarterly earnings on Wednesday as a newly acquired business boosted sales.

Net earnings were $541.6 million, or 82 cents per share, in the second quarter ended Nov. 25, compared with $444.8 million, or 67 cents per share, a year earlier.

Sales rose to $4.88 billion from $4.62 billion a year earlier, helped by the Yoki Alimentos business in Brazil.

Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles.
0 : 0
  • narrow-browser-and-phone
  • medium-browser-and-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser
  • wide-browser-and-larger
  • medium-browser-and-landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser-and-larger
  • above-phone
  • portrait-tablet-and-above
  • above-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet-and-above
  • landscape-tablet-and-medium-wide-browser
  • portrait-tablet-and-below
  • landscape-tablet-and-below