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General Mills Inc (GIS)

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General Mills issues voluntary recall of Cascadian Farm Organic Cinnamon Raisin Granola cereal
Monday, 9 Oct 2017 02:30pm EDT 

Oct 10 (Reuters) - General Mills Inc ::General Mills issues voluntary recall of Cascadian Farm Organic Cinnamon Raisin Granola cereal.General Mills Inc - ‍There have been no reports of illness​.General Mills - ‍Cascadian Farm Organic Cinnamon Raisin Granola cereal produced on July 15, 16, is being recalled because product may contain almonds.  Full Article

General Mills says ‍board of directors declared a quarterly dividend at prevailing rate of $0.49 per share​
Tuesday, 26 Sep 2017 05:00pm EDT 

Sept 26 (Reuters) - General Mills Inc :General Mills Inc - ‍board of directors declared a quarterly dividend at prevailing rate of $0.49 per share​.  Full Article

General Mills reports Q1 adjusted non-GAAP EPS of $0.71
Wednesday, 20 Sep 2017 07:00am EDT 

Sept 20 (Reuters) - General Mills Inc :General mills reports fiscal 2018 first-quarter results.Q1 adjusted non-GAAP earnings per share $0.71.Q1 earnings per share view $0.76 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Q1 sales $3.8 billion versus I/B/E/S view $3.79 billion.Q1 earnings per share $0.69.General Mills Inc - ‍company reaffirms fiscal 2018 full-year outlook​.General Mills Inc qtrly net sales for General Mills' North America retail segment ‍totaled $2.44 billion, down 5 percent from prior year​.General Mills Inc - ‍first-quarter net sales for convenience stores & foodservice segment were essentially flat to year-ago levels at $447 million​.General Mills Inc - ‍restructuring, impairment, and other exit costs totaled $5 million in quarter compared to $59 million a year ago​.General Mills Inc - ‍company now estimates currency translation will be a 1 cent benefit to full-year fiscal 2018 adjusted diluted EPS​.General Mills -‍ anticipated a slow start to year on bottom line, and co continues to expect sequential improvement in profitability in coming quarters​.FY2018 earnings per share view $3.10, revenue view $15.36 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

General Mills reaffirms guidance for fiscal 2018
Thursday, 7 Sep 2017 07:00am EDT 

Sept 7 (Reuters) - General Mills Inc ::General Mills reaffirms guidance for fiscal 2018.FY 2018 earnings per share view $3.11, revenue view $15.33 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

General Mills CEO - We've pulled back too far on investments in some key categories in FY2017
Wednesday, 28 Jun 2017 11:51am EDT 

June 28 (Reuters) - General Mills :CEO - we've pulled back too far on investments in some key categories and our overall execution was not up to our normal standards in fy2017.CEO - Q4 U.S. Meals & baking net sales decreased 1% hurt by declines in pillsbury refrigerated dough.CFO - " U.S. Industry trends in last few quarters have been challenging, not planning for a significant turnaround in those trends this year".CEO- began to see some improvement in our u.s. Retail sales trends in Q4.CEO- saw improvement in retail sales trends driven by strong merchandising execution and lower price, expect to drive further improvement over fy 2018.CEO- Oui yogurt pricing is premium but affordable.CEO- moderating pace of margin expansion as we focus on topline growth.CEO- " missed the mark last year on promotional spending, on soup and refrigerated dough. So in fy18 our goal is to be in the zone on pricing during the key season".CEO- "we're not looking to win on price... But we know we need to be more competitive this year".CEO- " all of our major customers have e-commerce components. ..there are a variety of customers who participate in e-commerce and so it's not going to be just one winner".CEO on Amazon-Whole Foods deal- "we've got great relationships with Amazon, and with Whole Foods...we feel like we're pretty well positioned".  Full Article

General Mills reports Q4 earnings per share $0.69
Wednesday, 28 Jun 2017 06:57am EDT 

June 28 (Reuters) - General Mills Inc :General Mills reports fourth-quarter and full-year fiscal 2017 results; provides 2018 outlook.Q4 adjusted non-GAAP earnings per share $0.73.Q4 earnings per share view $0.71 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Q4 earnings per share $0.69.General Mills Inc - Fourth-quarter net sales for General Mills' North America retail segment totaled $2.39 billion, down 3 percent from prior year.General Mills Inc - General Mills board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.49 per share, payable August 1, 2017.FY 2018 organic net sales are expected to decline 1 to 2 percent..General Mills - Sees 2018 constant-currency adjusted diluted eps is expected to increase 1 to 2 percent from base of $3.08 earned in fiscal 2017.General Mills Inc - FY 2018 constant-currency total segment operating profit is expected to be in a range between flat and up 1 percent.General Mills Inc - Quarterly dividend of $0.49 per share represents an increase of 2 percent from previous quarterly rate of $0.48 per share.General Mills Inc - FY 2018 adjusted operating profit margin is expected to be above year-ago levels.General Mills Inc - Company estimates a 1 cent headwind from currency translation on full-year fiscal 2018 adjusted diluted EPS..General Mills Inc- Restructuring, impairment, and other exit costs totaled $183 million in 2017 compared to $151 million in 2016.General Mills Inc - "Results on topline fell well short of our standards" for fiscal 2017.  Full Article

General Mills signs deal with Renewable Energy Systems
Thursday, 8 Jun 2017 09:00am EDT 

June 8 (Reuters) - General Mills Inc ::General Mills Inc says signing of a virtual 15-year power purchase agreement with Renewable Energy Systems for 100-mw of its Cactus Flats wind project.  Full Article

Report that 3G Capital is interested in General Mills is not true - CNBC
Thursday, 4 May 2017 11:00am EDT 

May 4 (Reuters) - :Report that 3G Capital is interested in General Mills is not true - CNBC.  Full Article

General Mills names Jeff Harmening CEO
Wednesday, 3 May 2017 09:00am EDT 

May 3 (Reuters) - General Mills Inc :Jeff Harmening named chief executive officer of General Mills.General mills inc - harmening succeeds ken powell.General mills inc - powell will continue to serve as company's chairman for a transition period until his retirement, expected within next year.General mills inc - also elected harmening to general mills board of directors.  Full Article

J&J Snack Foods Corp says partnership with General Mills by announcing launch of Pillsbury Churro Bites
Tuesday, 11 Apr 2017 09:30am EDT 

General Mills Inc :J&J Snack Foods Corp says partnership with General Mills by announcing launch of Pillsbury Churro Bites.  Full Article

BRIEF-General Mills files preliminary prospectus supplement related to a potential offering of notes due 2022

* Files preliminary prospectus supplement related to a potential offering of notes due 2022 - SEC filing‍​ Source text: (http://bit.ly/2gb6R8y) Further company coverage: